Though it was a good sign, things aren't good enough for Tavares to compete tonight against New Jersey.
Tavares on the ice with #Isles for AM skate at Barclays.— Arthur Staple (@StapeNewsday) November 3, 2015
Not great news for the Islanders, losers of three in a row, or Tavares, but at least his appearance on the ice should put an end to some of the rumors about his mystery illness:
Ailing John Tavares likely to sit out again Tuesday night https://t.co/FMPbx6INyb— Arthur Staple (@StapeNewsday) November 3, 2015
Tavares leads all Isles scorers with 5-6-11 so far this season. The Mississauga, Ontario native has scored 179 career goals in six-plus NHL seasons.
Just to recap today's "Wild Guess Tavares Illness Extravaganza," so far I've heard: Lyme, mono, concussion, plague and mumps.— Arthur Staple (@StapeNewsday) November 2, 2015