John Tavares RUMORS & NEWS

  • 8-year, $80M offer 'likely' for Tavares

    TSN "According to a report from Newsday, New York Islanders captain John Tavares underwent right hand surgery last month to fix an issue that lingered throughout the regular season. However, the star centre is expected to be ready for the start of the 2017-18 season and the Islanders are looking to..." May 09

  • John Tavares had right hand surgery last month

    Newsday "John Tavares had surgery on his right hand last month but is expected to be fully ready for next season, the Islanders said. The captain had the surgery a week after the Islanders’ season ended to fix an issue that lingered through much of the season. His hand is still in a cast, which is..." May 09

  • Tavares hopes to sign extension this summer

    TSN "John Tavares doesn't want to go anywhere. The New York Islanders captain spoke to the media on Monday following the Isles elimination from playoff contention this weekend and said he hopes to sign an extension with the team this summer. Tavares also mentioned he doesn't know if he'd be willing..." April 10

  • John Tavares of Islanders out for regular season "Center John Tavares will be out for the remainder of the regular season for the New York Islanders, who trail the Ottawa Senators by seven points for the second wild card into the Stanley Cup Playoffs from the Eastern Conference. The Islanders announced Saturday that Tavares is week to week..." April 03

  • Clutterbuck blames ice for Tavares injury

    TSN "The New York Islanders forward Cal Clutterbuck believes the ice conditions at the Barclays Center played a role in John Tavares' lower-body injury. Tavares was injured in the third period of Friday's 2-1 win over the New Jersey Devils and ruled week-to-week on Saturday, likely putting him out..." April 02

  • Islanders' Tavares week to week with lower-body injury

    TSN "The New York Islanders will have to continue their playoff push without the services of captain John Tavares. Tavares is listed as week-to-week with a lower-body injury after leaving Friday's win over the New Jersey Devils in the third period with an injury. He appeared to injure his left..." April 01

  • John Tavares to be re-evaluated after suffering apparent leg injury "New York Islanders center John Tavares sustained a lower-body injury in the third period of a 2-1 win against the New Jersey Devils at Barclays Center on Friday. Tavares was battling for control of the puck behind the Devils net and tried to avoid defenseman Steven Santini before falling to the..." April 01

  • Would the Islanders consider trading John Tavares this summer?

    Sportsnet "Just how much longer will John Tavares remain with the New York Islanders? The team captain’s long-term future in Brooklyn remains an open question, as the 26-year-old has just one year remaining on his contract. “There were reports this week that if the New York Islanders aren’t moving..." March 26

  • Tavares praises Maple Leafs' Matthews, deflects UFA questions

    Toronto Sun "Being from the Toronto area, John Tavares is well aware of the hype that comes with the territory and the wild demand for the resident NHL team to have a homegrown superstar. The Mississauga native sees it whenever his New York Islanders are in town to face the Leafs, when he plays in front of..." February 07

  • The media scrum around John Tavares stresses what Isles are dealing with

    New York Post "Here is the reality that might be lost back in New York, where Islanders captain John Tavares goes about his business in relative anonymity: In the spotlight leading up to the NHL All-Star Game, which went down at Staples Center on Sunday afternoon, Tavares was inundated with questions about..." January 30

  • John Tavares Open To Extension With Islanders

    Pro Hockey Rumors "Talking to Chris Johnston of Sportsnet at the All-Star Game in Los Angeles, New York Islanders superstar John Tavares revealed that he would be open to an extension with the team this summer. The centerman has just one year remaining on his current deal, which pays him $5.5MM per season. " January 28

  • John Tavares could be gone if Islanders botch these hires

    New York Post "Here’s the hardest truth of them all: Just because John Tavares wants to stay with the Islanders doesn’t necessarily mean he will. Shivers down the spines of all those invested in this franchise, no doubt, especially for those at the top, Jon Ledecky and Scott Malkin. In their first year as..." January 19

  • Why John Tavares is suddenly picking up penalty-killing duties

    New York Post "It was hard to know how big an impact the absence of Casey Cizikas would have on the Islanders. But the gritty center missed a fifth straight game with an upper-body injury when his team beat the Capitals, 4-3, on Tuesday night at Barclays Center. It was the third straight game star center John..." December 28

  • Bob McKenzie on Tavares and Islanders’ continued downward spiral

    Fanrag Sports "Put yourself in the proverbial skates of John Tavares. What would you do? At the age of 26, you could sign a contract extension of eight year or fewer as early as this summer to stay with the New York Islanders. You could wait until any point next season to see if the team’s fortunes..." December 20