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Islanders Not Worthy of Tavares?

According to Chris Botta of NYI Point Blank, there seems to be a misconception that the New York Islanders do not deserve No. 1 NHL prospect John Tavares.

“What a bizarre dynamic, this notion in some quarters of the Toronto media that somehow they and the Maple Leafs are above the game because - you know - hockey is very popular there.

Where does this come from, the idea that John Tavares somehow belongs to them and teams like the Islanders are not worthy?”

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Patrick has a tremendous passion for hockey. Besides covering the Rangers and the NHL for Kukla's Korner, you can also find Patrick's work over at Sportsnet.ca, The Red Light District Hockey Blog, NHL Home Ice, and Liam Maguire's Ultimate Hockey web site.

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