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New York Islanders: John Tavares Isn’t Having “A Whole Lot of Fun”

UNIONDALE, NY - NOVEMBER 27: John Tavares
UNIONDALE, NY - NOVEMBER 27: John Tavares
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The New York Islanders, including their captain, aren’t having an enjoyable time during this seven-game skid. Also, Metro US uses it for clickbait.

Watching the New York Islanders from December to now has been tough. It hasn’t been easy for us living and dying on a nightly basis from this team, but it certainly has been tough on each of the players on the team as well.

After last night’s loss, the Islanders frustration boiled over. Doug Weight erupted again in another postgame tirade and players voiced their frustration as well.

John Tavares had this to say:

"“Whether it’s mental or just execution of a few plays, we just have to find a way to do it,” John Tavares said. “No one’s going to feel sorry for us … Obviously, this isn’t a whole lot of fun right now.”"

“This isn’t a whole lot of fun right now” is actually a perfect way to describe the season at the moment. I too am not having a whole lot of fun, so Tavares and I are on the same page.

I have to give credit to Metro US for taking this opportunity to cash in some pageviews with this title: “NHL rumors: John Tavares not having ‘a whole lot of fun’ with Islanders”. I can’t knock em’ for trying but this seems like a bit of a stretch. Be better Metro US.

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