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02-11-2013, 10:10 PM
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Steve55
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Originally Posted by lacunacoil777 View Post
If the Isles plan on penny pinching untill brookly, they will be playing in BROOKLYN without TAVERES. Why would he spend all summer training, staying in shape, if he knows the team is elimintated before the season starts? Why would he put up with that? THe other players on the team couldnt get the same contract or playing time on a NHL team and the Isles are still a better option then a AHL team. Tavares has other options though, and he is good enought to play on a NHL team instead of the Islanders who are in a league of their own somewhere between the AHL and NHL.
Highly unlikely. His mega deal kicks in this year and ends in 2017/18.

http://stats.nhlnumbers.com/teams/NY...true&year=2013

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