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Canada John Tavares

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2. Patrick Bjorkstrand 22 11 17 28
3. Joseph Jonsson 22 12 15 27
4. Mathias Bau Hansen 21 15 11 26
5. Søren Nielsen 23 8 15 23
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Player Facts
Date of Birth
Position
C
Age
31
Height
6'1" / 185 cm
Place of Birth
Weight
212 lbs / 96 kg
Nation
Shoots
L
Youth Team
Contract
24/25
Cap Hit
$11,000,000 Powered by
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Highlights
2-time U20 WJC Gold Medal 2
1-time Olympic Gold Medal 1
1-time World Cup Gold Medal 1

Cousin: Quinn Tavares

Tavares is a franchise center with great offensive instincts and anticipation of the play. He is the OHL's all-time goal leader with 215 in 247 games. He won gold twice at the World Juniors before making his NHL debut and later won gold at the Olympics and World Cup. After 9 years with the New York Islanders, John joined his childhood team, the Toronto Maple Leafs.

Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
2003-04 Toronto Marlboros U15 AAA GTHL U15 90 95 92 187 76 |
2004-05 Toronto Marlboros U16 AAA “A” GTHL U16 72 91 67 158 62 |
Milton Icehawks OPJHL 20 13 15 28 10 |
2005-06 Oshawa Generals OHL 65 45 32 77 72 -13 |
Canada Ontario U17 WHC-17 5 6 8 13 8 |
Canada U18 WJC-18 7 2 3 5 4 4 |
2006-07 Oshawa Generals OHL 67 72 62 134 60 25 | Playoffs 9 7 12 19 6 -4
2007-08 Oshawa Generals “A” OHL 59 40 78 118 69 22 | Playoffs 15 3 13 16 20 3
Canada U20 WJC-20 7 4 1 5 2 0 |
2008-09 Oshawa Generals “C” OHL 32 26 28 54 32 5 |
London Knights OHL 24 32 18 50 22 5 | Playoffs 14 10 11 21 8 -2
Canada U20 “A” WJC-20 6 8 7 15 0 7 |
2009-10 New York Islanders NHL 82 24 30 54 22 -15 |
Canada WC 7 7 0 7 6 2 |
2010-11 New York Islanders NHL 79 29 38 67 53 -16 |
Canada WC 7 5 4 9 12 6 |
2011-12 New York Islanders “A” NHL 82 31 50 81 26 -6 |
Canada WC 8 4 5 9 12 4 |
2012-13 SC Bern NLA 28 17 25 42 28 16 |
New York Islanders “A” NHL 48 28 19 47 18 -2 | Playoffs 6 3 2 5 4 -4
2013-14 New York Islanders “C” NHL 59 24 42 66 40 -6 |
Canada OG 4 0 0 0 0 3 |
2014-15 New York Islanders “C” NHL 82 38 48 86 46 5 | Playoffs 7 2 4 6 2 2
2015-16 New York Islanders “C” NHL 78 33 37 70 38 6 | Playoffs 11 6 5 11 6 -3
2016-17 New York Islanders “C” NHL 77 28 38 66 38 4 |
Canada WCup 6 1 3 4 0 2 |
2017-18 New York Islanders “C” NHL 82 37 47 84 26 -12 |
2018-19 Toronto Maple Leafs “A” NHL 82 47 41 88 34 19 | Playoffs 7 2 3 5 0 -5
2019-20 Toronto Maple Leafs “C” NHL 63 26 34 60 24 -7 | Playoffs 5 2 1 3 0 -3
2020-21 Toronto Maple Leafs “C” NHL 56 19 31 50 14 12 | Playoffs 1 0 0 0 0 0
2021-22 Toronto Maple Leafs “C” NHL 23 11 14 25 10 6 |
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Tournament Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
2003-04 Toronto Marlboros U15 AAA Big Nickel Bantam 7 8 13 21 2 |
2004-05 Toronto Marlboros U16 AAA OHL Cup 5 6 2 8 0 |
2006-07 OHL All-Stars CHL Challenge 2 1 1 2 0 -1 |
2007-08 Canada U20 Super Series 8 1 8 9 26 |
OHL All-Stars “A” CHL Challenge 2 1 3 4 0 1 |
2008-09 OHL All-Stars “C” CHL Challenge 2 3 1 4 2 1 |
2012-13 SC Bern ET 1 1 2 3 0 |
Team Canada Spengler Cup 4 3 1 4 0 2 |
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Game Log
Date Team Opp Score G A TP PIM +/- SOG PPG SHG TOI
NHL
Thu 02/12 Toronto Maple Leafs vs Colorado Avalanche
Mon 29/11 Toronto Maple Leafs @ Anaheim Ducks
Sat 27/11 Toronto Maple Leafs @ San Jose Sharks
Thu 25/11 Toronto Maple Leafs @ Los Angeles Kings
Mon 22/11 Toronto Maple Leafs @ New York Islanders
Sun 21/11 Toronto Maple Leafs vs Pittsburgh Penguins
Fri 19/11 Toronto Maple Leafs vs New York Rangers
Wed 17/11 Toronto Maple Leafs vs Nashville Predators
Sun 14/11 Toronto Maple Leafs @ Buffalo Sabres
Sat 13/11 Toronto Maple Leafs vs Calgary Flames
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Player Career Totals
League Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- | Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
Big Nickel Bantam 1 7 8 13 21 3.00 2 - | 0
CHL Challenge 3 6 5 5 10 1.67 2 1 | 0
ET 1 1 1 2 3 3.00 0 - | 0
GTHL U15 1 90 95 92 187 2.08 76 - | 0
GTHL U16 1 72 91 67 158 2.19 62 - | 0
NHL 13 893 375 469 844 0.95 389 -12 | 6 37 15 15 30 0.81 12 -13
NLA (NL) 1 28 17 25 42 1.50 28 16 | 0
OG 1 4 0 0 0 0.00 0 3 | 0
OHL 4 247 215 218 433 1.75 255 44 | 3 38 20 36 56 1.47 34 -3
OHL Cup 1 5 6 2 8 1.60 0 - | 0
OPJHL (OJHL) 1 20 13 15 28 1.40 10 - | 0
Spengler Cup 1 4 3 1 4 1.00 0 2 | 0
Super Series 1 8 1 8 9 1.13 26 - | 0
WC 3 22 16 9 25 1.14 30 12 | 0
WCup 1 6 1 3 4 0.67 0 2 | 0
WHC-17 1 5 6 8 13 2.60 8 - | 0
WJC-18 1 7 2 3 5 0.71 4 4 | 0
WJC-20 2 13 12 8 20 1.54 2 7 | 0
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Shooting Accuracy
18
Puckhandling
18
Passing
18
Teamwork
17

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Player Connections
Player Period Teams
Josh Bailey (F) 2005-2018 11 Canada Ontario U17, New York Islanders, OHL All-Stars
Thomas Hickey (D) 2007-2018 8 Canada U20, Canada U20, New York Islanders
Cal Clutterbuck (F) 2005-2018 8 Canada, New York Islanders, OHL All-Stars, Oshawa Generals
Casey Cizikas (F) 2008-2018 8 New York Islanders, OHL All-Stars

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Transactions
DATE STATUS FROM TO SOURCE
07/01/2018
07/01/2018 Confirmed New York Islanders Toronto Maple Leafs
09/28/2012
09/28/2012 Confirmed New York Islanders SC Bern
09/15/2011
09/15/2011 Extension New York Islanders New York Islanders
07/15/2009
07/15/2009 Confirmed London Knights New York Islanders
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Date Article Website
07/11/2018 To the Islanders Faithful The Player's Tribune
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Player Biography and Trivia

Drafted 2007, 15 #137 overall by Indiana Ice in the USHL Entry Draft

Drafted 2005, 1 #1 overall by Oshawa Generals in the OHL Priority Selection

Number 91 retired by Oshawa Generals

Cult/Star player for Bern

Cult/Star player for Boston Jr. Rangers 18U AAA

Cult/Star player for Canada

Cult/Star player for London Knights

Cult/Star player for New York Islanders

Cult/Star player for Oshawa Generals

Cult/Star player for Toronto Maple Leafs

Cult/Star player for Toronto Marlboros U16 AAA

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