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Will John Tavares sign with the Toronto Maple Leafs?

Will John Tavares sign with the Toronto Maple Leafs?

TSN 1050: John Tavares once again addressed speculation suggesting he could sign with the Toronto Maple Leafs when he becomes eligible for unrestricted free agency in 2018. Tavares acknowledged one cannot predict the future, he maintains he wants to stay with the New York Islanders and their management wants to keep him. “Hopefully when the time comes, we can extend and get that done,” said Tavares. If Tavares does not sign a contract extension next year, you can expect the Toronto media to be all over this story like the Steven Stamkos situation.

Will the Vancouver Canucks sign Kris Versteeg?

The Province: Kris Versteeg is returning to North America after his contract with Switzerland’s SC Bern fell through for insurance reasons. Patrick Johnston of The Province suggests Versteeg could be a good short-term option for the Vancouver Canucks, who need skilled depth on their wings.

Alex Tanguay still looking for a contract

The Hockey News: Left winger Alex Tanguay is still looking for a contract. Tanguay’s agent claims two or three teams are interested in his client.

Tanguay isn’t interested in a professional tryout deal. Having netted 35 points in 70 games last season, the veteran believes he’s in a position to receive a contract offer. He’s willing to accept a one-year deal.


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