Discussion

Home ice

Players who live together stick together. Well, most of the time.

Originally Published: December 2, 2013
By Doug Mittler | ESPN The Magazine

HOCKEY PLAYERS LOOK after their own. Take John Tavares, who, as a 19-year-old Islanders rookie four seasons ago, was taken in by Doug Weight, renting a ranch house on the vet's Long Island property.

Fast-forward to last season. Tavares, a Hart Trophy finalist and the captain of a re-emerging franchise, welcomed transplanted right winger Colin McDonald into his Garden City home. McDonald, on his third team in four years, became fast friends with Tavares, six years his ...

Read full story

Comments

Use a Facebook account to add a comment, subject to Facebook's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your Facebook name, photo & other personal information you make public on Facebook will appear with your comment, and may be used on ESPN's media platforms. Learn more.


SPONSORED HEADLINES