The New York Islanders announced that center John Tavares will be out tonight against the New Jersey Devils.
Capuano: Tavares will not play tonight (day-to-day, lower body). Brock Nelson to play first line center. #Isles 
— NYIslanders (@NYIslanders) December 28, 2013 
Capuano continued: Peter Regin into the lineup at wing. Carkner in for Ness at defense. Nabokov in goal. #Isles 
— NYIslanders (@NYIslanders) December 28, 2013