Monday, February 23, 2015

The Best Of John Tavares — New York Islanders' #1 Hockey Player

The Best Of John Tavares
Highlights of #91 John Tavares — Goals, Plays, Pass, Shots, Dekes, Shootouts, Moves, Tricks, Breakaway, Dangles
Song: "Radioactive" by Imagine Dragons

John Tavares | #91 | C | 6' 0" 199 lbs | New York Islanders

Born: September 20th, 1990
Birthplace: Mississauga, Ontario
Drafted: 2009 1st Round NHL Draft Pick by New York Islanders

  • John Tavares' childhood heroes were Joe Sakic & Steve Yzerman.
  • John was an accomplished soccer player during his childhood years
  • John’s hometown of Oakville also produced NHL stars Vic Hadfield & Adam Graves
  • At 16, John was selected to play for the OHL All-Stars in a series against Russian juniors
  • In December of 2009, John scored five consecutive goals for the Islanders —  tying-a-team record shared by Bryan Trottier & Mariusz Czerkawski
  • John made the NHL All-Rookie Team in 2009–10
  • In 2011, John signed a 6-year contract extension w/ the New York Islanders
  • John scored a total of 13 game-winning goals in 2011–12 & 2012–13
  • In 2011–12, John had back-to-back 4-point games
  • John’s 50 assists in 2011–12 put him in the NHL’s Top 10
  • In 2015, Tavares was elected to the NHL All-Star Game

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