New York Islanders Daily: 2018 All-Star Game Recap

By Matt O'Leary
TAMPA, FL - JANUARY 27: Sidney Crosby
TAMPA, FL - JANUARY 27: Sidney Crosby /

The New York Islanders were lucky enough to send two people to the 2018 NHL All-Star Game. John Tavares and Josh Bailey both played for the Metropolitan team.

In the skills competition New York Islanders Captain John Tavares was good enough for second place in the Puck Control Relay. He finished with a 28.242 time on the always entertaining relay.

As for the games itself. The Metropolitan faced off against the Atlantic Division. The Metro fell by a score of 7-4 but both Bailey and Tavares were able to produce for the Metro squad.

After Nikita Kucherov tied up the game at three the Metro responded with a goal from Kris Letang of the Pittsburgh Penguins. Here’s a look at the assists from both Tavares and Bailey:

The bigger news really came off the ice for any of the Islanders at All-Star weekend. It was John Tavares saying that he wants to play for a team that is doing everything it can to win. Obviously, Isles Twitter went into a panic but there was more to the story.

He followed that up by saying he believes the Islanders are doing everything they can to win. A collective sigh of relief was let out by Islander fans everywhere.

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