Rumor: Arthur Staple: Isles Remain Front-Runner for Tavares | Other teams still in mix

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  1. leospaceman3434

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    He wrote that Sharks, Blues, Sabres, Canadiens and Knights will make pitches. But Tavares would prefer to sign in LA or Toronto.
     
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    Link?
     
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    I heard Tavares wants a low key place where there is very little media attention. In that case i think San Jose would be a great spot for him.
     
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    let me guess. Lou was hire by the Maple leaf to get hired by the Isles to get Tavares in Toronto. Seems pretty legit.
     
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    Sounds like his opinion rather than news.
     
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    If true, Toronto will probably get their guy.
     
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    Who the hell is Arthur Staple?

    Sounds like the hero of a children's novel. :laugh:
     
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    San Jose and rest of Cali have a great media coverage of the cali team.. Hockey is really present in California and arenas are packed
     
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    He was the former beat writer for the Islanders for newsday and now writes for the Athletic. He's definitely connected to the organization. I've even had him on my radio show.
     
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    For the sake of argument Staple doesn't have the greatest track record for Islander rumors(even though he reported on us for a bunch of years). Only on occasion he would call a signing a day or so before it would happen(and I am guessing he was feed that info)
     
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    I get Toronto... but why LA?
     
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    Not gonna argue cuz Hockey is really present in Cali but it’s completely different media/pressure playing in Toronto
     
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    Islander insider. Rumoured to be the only guy that really got anything from Snow. Snow’s gone, so...
     
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    Article also states that the Isles are the front-runners, so...
     
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    def agreeing there. Mtl, Toronto and Edmonton are on an other planet.
     
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    i'm actually surprised and happy at this news
     
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    What's his connection to LA?
     
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    Oh Arthur.
     
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    With him wanting to play in a lower pressure environment, I think him wanting to sign in Toronto is BS
     
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    The kings have less than 10 million in cap space even if the cap goes up to 80 million how do they make the room
     
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    source?
     
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