New York Islanders Daily: John Tavares Again Preaches Loyalty

NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 25: John Tavares
NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 25: John Tavares /

For what seems like the millionth time, John Tavares reiterated his loyalty to the New York Islanders franchise on Canada radio.

I feel like I’ve written this same thing millions of times. Every time John Tavares is asked about his future with the New York Islanders it’s the same response. Today, was no different when he joined TSN Toronto.

Shocker! The Toronto media was interested in knowing what John Tavares thought about his future with his current organization. I wonder why that could be! Well, Tavares again, crushed the hopes and dreams of those wishing for the prodigal son to return to the motherland.

Here’s what Tavares had to say:

"“We’ve had great open communication. It’s obviously a great place to play. I’ve really enjoyed my time being an Islander and I want that to continue.”"

It’s no different from any other time he was asked about it. Although, to be fair, as much as I rip on the notion of John Tavares leaving it does make me feel better that he says the communication is there between him and the organization.

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That wasn’t the only nice quote we got from Tavares yesterday:

"“For me personally, I don’t know why I would change my approach. I think I keep learning, keep getting better. You’re always tweaking things, seeing where some things have worked well and parts of your game have come a long way. I’m just trying to get better and be the best player I can be for the Islanders.”"

Tavares is going to handle this like a professional, just like how he handles everything else in his career. He’ll continue with his stellar play and eventually, I, like many, expect a deal to be reached.

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