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Isles young forwards on the upswing

John Tavares isn't the only intriguing young gun on the rise

Originally Published: July 24, 2009
By Timo Seppa & E.J. Hradek | Puck Prospectus/ESPN The Magazine

Using the newly debuted projection system of Puck Prospectus, VUKOTA, Insider takes the temperature of players on every NHL team, checking in Friday with the Islanders.

Summer Skate -- New York Islanders


Even with the draft and signing of John Tavares, the New York Islanders are a long, long way from relevance. Still, the 2009-10 campaign may be remembered as the first of a proud new era for the Isles. Who will prove worthy of remaining with Tavares as part of the solution?

To see which player could soar, which could sink and which could be a potential impact prospect, you must be an ESPN Insider.

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