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David Toews

North American Skater - Shattuck-St. Mary's, High-MN
Final Rank:79Midterm Rank:71
Height:5' 10"Weight:175
Born:June 7, 1990
Born in:Winnipeg, MB, CAN
Drafted: 2008: NYI (3rd Round / 66th Overall)  New York Islanders
  • Is the brother of Chicago Blackhawks’ Jonathan Toews and credits his brother for having had the most influence on his career – “we always used to play together on the outdoor rink and he’s always been there to help me better my game."
  • Played his minor hockey for the Dakota Lancers, St. Vital Victorians and the Winnipeg Warriors and started playing hockey at the age of four – “once my brother started playing I wanted to be just like him and play as well."
  • Patterns his game after Ottawa’s Dany Heatley – “he is strong on the puck and has a very good sense for the game."
  • His pre-game routing includes taking a cold shower before getting dressed and he has worn number 10 since he was little.
  • His most memorable hockey moment was winning nationals – “it was the best feeling ever working so hard all year and finally accomplishing our goal”.
  • The most embarrassing song on his iPod is “Big Girls Don’t Cry” by Fergie and if he could be in any one movie he would be in Anchorman.
  • If he could invite any three people to dinner he would choose: Will Ferrell, Sidney Crosby and Tiger Woods.




NHL Team: Chicago Blackhawks

NHL Player: Sidney Crosby

Shootout move: “Backhand toe pull”

Goal celebration: “Teemu Selanne’s shoot the duck”

Practice Drill: 1 on 1’s

Video Game: Tiger Woods ‘05

TV Show: Seinfeld and Family Guy

Actor: Will Ferrell

Group: Shinedown

Website: facebook.com

Pump-up song: “Right Now” by Van Halen

Food to cook: Pork

Sport (other than hockey): Golf

Activity away from the rink: Fishing

Toy growing up: Batmobile

Place to shop: Walmart

Place to visit: Australia