It’s Tavares-madness in the NHL as hockey fans await to see where the superstar lands. Many speculate that he will be heading back to the New York Islanders, where he has spent his entire career, especially after the team managed to land Barry Trotz at head coach and Lou Lamoriello as GM.
Not to be bothered, other teams have put together their pitches for JT. Tavares is listening to a number of team offers before he makes his decision, one that has potential to seriously shake up the NHL.
One team that has reportedly been extremely interested is the San Jose Sharks. The Sharks have been good for a long time, but they’ve never been able to secure that elusive Stanley Cup. They believe that a Tavares acquisition could just be the final piece of a puzzle (I mean, he’s a pretty massive piece to any puzzle…)
Ahead of Tavares’ meeting with the Sharks, one fan decided to come out and try his own luck at recruiting the star centre. Not quite sure if it is what Tavares is looking for, however…
Well, that’s one way to get your team noticed. Strangely, it’s not the oddest recruitment technique we’ve seen for Mr. Tavares. That title would go to New York bagel shop owner Donald Rosner.
The hashtag #bagelsfor91 has taken off as a result. No matter where Tavares lands, sparks are sure to fly.
(H/T John Lu)