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Wednesday, February 1, 2012
Tavares named First Star of the month
By Mike Hume
Perhaps to the chagrin of so-called
New York Islanders
was named the NHL's First Star for the month of January.
It was a tremendous start to 2012 for Tavares, as the award wraps a 31-day stretch in which he notched a league-best nine goals and 13 assists, and earned his first trip to the All-Star game.
Tavares currently sits tied for fourth in the NHL points standings with 53, six behind league-leader Evgeni Malkin.