Islanders C Tavares out with lower body injury

The Sports Xchange
The SportsXchangeDecember 28, 2013


New York Islanders center John Tavares will not play Saturday night's game against the New Jersey Devils due to a lower body injury.
Tavares did not practice Friday. Coach Jack Capuano would not specify the nature of the injury, what caused it or when it occurred, according to Newsday.
Tavares, 23, has 13 goals and 26 assists in 38 games this season.