• How John Tavares helped 11-year old bullied fan from Winnipeg

    Summary of 2 articles · Updated Mar 13, 2014
    Tavares' solution? He'll be sending a brand new signed Islanders jersey and Jake will attend an Islanders morning skate when the team travels back to Winnipeg next season and meet Tavares and some of his teammates. When the Winnipeg Sun originally ran Lotocki’s story on Monday, John Tavares took notice and wanted to do something to lift the kid’s spirits. When the team visited the Jets last week, Lotocki and his family attended, with the youngster donning the jersey of his favorite player, John Tavares. That’s part of the game if you’re a dedicated fan. His parents warned him that he might hear some heckles, but the low-brow name-calling thrust upon him was far beyond the good-natured riddling that should be reserved for kids who root for the other team.
    Source: yahoo.com
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