by Christopher BottaFiled under: Islanders, PenguinsUNIONDALE, N.Y. -- The kid didn't even try to act cool. Immediately after backhanding the puck past Marc-Andre Fleury at 7:01 of the second period for his first NHL goal, John Tavares joyously pointed toward the hysterical home crowd and jumped into the arms of linemate Matt Moulson. The 2009 first overall pick didn't have to act like he'd been there before.
by Christopher BottaFiled under: Islanders, FanHouse ExclusiveJohn Tavares is serious. As he prepares to make his NHL debut on Saturday night when the Islanders host Pittsburgh, the 2009 first overall pick has reminded observers of ... Read Post
Well this is disgusting. Early in the second period in Chicago, Islanders captain John Tavares got hit in the face trying to dig out a puck along the boards and must have knocked a tooth loose. When he eventually made his way to the... Read Post