New York Islanders

 
John Tavares
current status: On roster
Birth Date:September 20, 1990 (24 years old)
Place of Birth:Mississauga, Ont.
Shoots:L
Experience:5 years
Drafted:Drafted by NY Islanders in 2009 (1/1).
HOT
3 pts in last 3 GP
Season Stats
GP G A Pts +/- PIM PPG SHG GWG TOI S PtsPG
YTD 22 9 12 21 -4 12 5 0 2 20:49 66 0.95
On Pace 82 34 45 79 -15 45 19 0 7 20:49 246 0.96
Scouting Report
Assets: Boasts the hand/eye coordination, imagination and hockey sense of an offensive stud. Doesn't shy away from heavy traffic areas, and is a constant top-end threat when roaming around an opponent's goal. Is extremely determined to be the best he can be. Scores goals with a great shot and is also a great passer.
Flaws: Isn't nearly as good in the skating department as his numbers suggest. His top-end speed is below-average. Also, he's only an average defensive player and doesn't have a physical edge to his game. Also lacks ideal size down the middle, though he does boast a very strong lower base.
Career Potential: Excellent offensive center with great upside.
Career Honors & Awards
League Honor Description
NHL All-Rookie Team 2009-10
NHL Named to play in the NHL All-Star Game 2011-12
Canadian Major Junior Player of the Year 2006-07
Canadian Major Junior Rookie of the Year 2005-06
Canadian Major Junior Top Draft Prospect 2008-09
OHL Red Tilson Trophy 2006-07
OHL Eddie Powers Memorial Trophy 2008-09
OHL Emms Family Award 2005-06
OHL First All-Star Team 2006-07
OHL First All-Rookie Team 2005-06
OHL Second All-Star Team 2008-09
Olympic Olympic Gold Medal 2014 (Canada)

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