John Tavares Joins Mark Streit in Switzerland

Two weeks ago, Mark Streit signed with SC Bern in his home country of Switzerland. Today, Streit’s got company as John Tavares has signed on with the Swiss team. According to SC Bern’s website, Tavares will arrive on Tuesday and has signed on for two months. Tavares is the first North American born Islander to sign in Europe during the lockout and is also one of the club’s NHLPA representatives, a sign that we could be in this lockout for the long haul.