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New York Islanders Tavares Looks To Be In Mid Season Form

Apr 30, 2016; Tampa, FL, USA; New York Islanders center John Tavares (91) looks on against the Tampa Bay Lightning during the second period of game two of the second round of the 2016 Stanley Cup Playoffs at Amalie Arena. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports
Apr 30, 2016; Tampa, FL, USA; New York Islanders center John Tavares (91) looks on against the Tampa Bay Lightning during the second period of game two of the second round of the 2016 Stanley Cup Playoffs at Amalie Arena. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports
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New York Islanders Captain John Tavares looks to be in mid season form as seen with this stick handling drill.


All I have to say is: Is it October yet?

What a beautiful thing to see John Tavares out on the ice, while I’m sitting in the air conditioning on this steamy hot day in the middle of August. It just makes me crave hockey that much more, although I’m not ready to give up my pool just yet.

While it’s been the summer of Jon Ledecky, free agency and the absence of Ryan Strome the Captain has remained rather quiet so far.

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After a “down year” in 2015-2016, Tavares is hoping to have a dominant year this year. Although 70 points is nothing to sneeze at, fans were hoping for more than 33 goals last year. But, boy did he ever turn it on in the playoffs.

An absolute dominating performance from Tavares led the Islanders to their first playoff series win in 23 years.

The video was taken by Mike Kelly as he seems to be at the BTNL Pro Camp. 

Good to see JT doing JT things.

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