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It’s official: Isles name Tavares 14th captain in franchise history (NBC Sports)

By at 9 September, 2013, 9:02 am

He becomes the NHL’s second-youngest captain in the process.


Tavares would not take Isles captaincy for granted (NBC Sports)

By at 6 September, 2013, 2:40 pm

“So much history and a lot of great captains, a lot of great players.”


Report: Tavares to be named Isles captain next week (NBC Sports)

By at 3 September, 2013, 8:45 am

He’ll become the 14th captain in franchise history.


Nabokov: I think Tavares is ready to be captain (NBC Sports)

By at 11 August, 2013, 5:24 pm

“We knew last year that he was a leader, not just on the ice.”


Josh Bailey signs 5-year deal with New York Islanders, Garth Snow remains smart (Puck Daddy)

By at 15 July, 2013, 10:32 am

Josh Bailey signed a 5-year contract extension ( worth $16.5 million ) with the New York Islanders on Monday, which is pretty amazing when you consider where he was three years ago.
He was 21 years old, having been rushed to the NHL as an 18 year old…


Five underrated signings on Free Agent Frenzy Day 2013 (Puck Daddy)

By at 6 July, 2013, 12:43 pm

There are big deals during the Free Agent Frenzy, and then there are the smaller, quieter deals that serve to build up a roster or fill a need.
So while none of these signings were on the Daniel Alfredsson or Nathan Horton level, we might look back…


NHL-Top picks in the NHL Draft by year (Reuters)

By at 30 June, 2013, 6:02 pm

June 30 (Reuters) – List of number one picks in the National Hockey League Draft (year, team, player, nationality), including the Colorado Avalanche’s selection of Nathan MacKinnon on Sunday: 2013 Colorado Avalanche,Nathan MacKinnon, Canada 2012 Edmont…


Brooks Orpik scores OT winner as Penguins finish off Islanders in six (Video) (Puck Daddy)

By at 11 May, 2013, 8:39 pm

The New York Islanders deserved better, especially after the way they played in Game 6. But in the end, they just couldn’t hold the Pittsburgh Penguins at bay. New York led for much of the third period, but with five minutes remaining in regulation, a …


Tavares, Crosby face off in playoffs and Hart race (The Associated Press)

By at 11 May, 2013, 12:46 pm

UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) — For five games, Sidney Crosby and John Tavares have been on opposite sides in the quest to lead their teams to the second round of the Stanley Cup playoffs.