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John Tavares carrying the Islanders to daylight
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04-05-2013, 11:00 PM
manage the *uck
Join Date: Mar 2008
Originally Posted by
A Pointed Stick
It seems like it is only us though. Some of the comments on the main board about JT not being elite or capable of leading the team to greatness can make your head spin. That's one of the reasons why I would like to see him with at least one worthy forward, because IMO, the points will flow like water, much more than with Moulson, or any of the other half measures they have paired him with to date.
If they end up missing the playoffs by a point or two I will be a bit sad the season didn't just fall apart, because MacKinnon would have been a scary forward to pair with John and worth more than coming shy of the playoffs.
Mario Lemieux missed the playoffs his first four years. Stamkos will miss the playoffs, again, this year. It takes a team. That's where the main board is a disaster, preys on reactive in-the-moment nonsense based on the day's highlights and slick shoot out moves...little logic there.
Tavares is a star, the hockey world knows this. And he's getting better and better.
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