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Players who live together stick together. Well, most of the time.

Originally Published: December 2, 2013
By Doug Mittler | ESPN The Magazine

HOCKEY PLAYERS LOOK after their own. Take John Tavares, who, as a 19-year-old Islanders rookie four seasons ago, was taken in by Doug Weight, renting a ranch house on the vet's Long Island property.

Fast-forward to last season. Tavares, a Hart Trophy finalist and the captain of a re-emerging franchise, welcomed transplanted right winger Colin McDonald into his Garden City home. McDonald, on his third team in four years, became fast friends with Tavares, six years his ...

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