New York Islanders

John Tavares
current status: Off season
Birth Date:September 20, 1990 (25 years old)
Place of Birth:Mississauga, Ont.
Experience:7 years
Drafted:Drafted by NY Islanders in 2009 (1/1).
Season Stats
YTD 78 33 37 70 6 38 7 0 5 19:59 250 0.90
Playoffs 11 6 5 11 -3 6 2 0 2 22:53 40 1.00
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 many of his peers in the National Hockey League. 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, he can be prone to extensive goal-scoring slumps (though he contributes in other ways).
Career Potential: Elite franchise center.
Career Honors & Awards
League Honor Description
NHL First All-Star Team 2014-15
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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