Tensions are high in Uniondale, New York at the Nassau Coliseum on Thursday, February 28th, 2019, the day John Tavares made his highly anticipated return to Long Island for the first time since signing with the Leafs last summer.

As expected, the Nassau Coliseum was highly hostile towards Tavares in warm-up, as the boos came roaring down as the Leafs and Tavares took the ice.

During line rushes, couple of plastic snakes were chucked towards Tavares' direction.

As Tavares exited the ice and headed back to the Leafs' dressing room prior to puck drop, one Islander fan chucked a sweater just before going through a tunnel.


An #Islanders fan threw a jersey at #JohnTavares as he exited warm-up.

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