No. 1 overall pick Tavares won't suit up yet 

September, 14, 2009
09/14/09
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According to a New York Islanders spokesman, top prospect John Tavares won't be in the lineup for the club's Monday night preseason opener against the Vancouver Canucks in Terrace, British Columbia.


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E.J. Hradek

Senior Writer, ESPN The Magazine
E.J. Hradek is a senior writer at ESPN The Magazine, joining the staff prior to its launch in 1998. He began covering hockey as a writer/editor for Hockey Illustrated in 1989.

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