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Video: Review needed on Tavares’ 100th career goal

Mar 9, 2013, 8:44 PM EDT

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UNIONDALE, NY - MARCH 09: John Tavares #91 of the New York Islanders celebrates his third period goal with teammate Matt Moulson #26 at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on March 9, 2013 in Uniondale, New York. The Islanders defeated the Capitals 5-2. (Photo by Mike Stobe/NHLI via Getty Images) Getty Images

If John Tavares‘ 2011-12 campaign was about proving that he’s a top-tier player worthy of the hype, his 2013 campaign is about solidifying his place as a superstar.

At the age of 22, the New York Islanders forward ranks fifth in the league with 16 goals and 29 points in 25 games.

On Saturday he also hit the first major milestone of his career with his 100th career goal, although you could have missed it if you blinked. At first it appeared that Tavares hit the post and the play continued.

It wasn’t until the shot was reviewed that it became apparent that he scored.

You can watch the goal below:

Tavares ended up with two power-play goals in the Islanders’ 5-2 victory over Washington.

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