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John Tavares  #91

NUMBER: 91 BIRTHDATE: September 20, 1990  (AGE 24)
HEIGHT: 6' 1" BIRTHPLACE: Mississauga, ON, Canada
WEIGHT: 209 DRAFTED: NYI / 2009 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 1st   (1st overall)    Prospect Bio
Scored 86 points (38g/48a), one shy of the NHL lead, in 82 games during his sixth season with the Islanders...Established career highs in goals, points and power-play goals (13), leading the team in each category, while playing in every game for the fourth time in his career...Ranked fifth in the league with 31 power-play points (13g/18a)...Recorded 25 multi-point games...Had multi-point games in each of the Islanders' first four games (2g/7a) from Oct. 10 - Oct. 16...Broke the franchise record for career overtime goals with his fifth on Nov. 5 at Anaheim...Recorded three assists, including the 200th of his career on Jan. 16 vs. Pittsburgh...Scored four goals on Team Toews in his second career NHL All-Star Game on Jan. 25 in Columbus, tying an All-Star Game record as the sixth player ever to score four...Had a four-game point streak (3g/4a) from Jan. 16-27...Appeared in his 400th NHL game on Feb. 3 vs. Florida...Had a four-point game (2g/2a) on Feb. 14 vs. Columbus.
OHL All-Rookie Team (2006) Canadian Major Junior Rookie of the Year (2006) OHL First All-Star Team (2007) Canadian Major Junior First All-Star Team (2007, 2009) Canadian Major Junior Player of the Year (2007) OHL Second All-Star Team (2009) NHL All-Rookie Team (2010) Played in NHL All-Star Game (2012) Signed as a free agent by Bern (Swiss), September 28, 2012.
Quote of the Day

It's a moment that I've thought about for a very long time. It definitely feels great to get it out of the way. I couldn't have dreamed a better situation. I'm so thankful for this.

— Flames forward Sam Bennett after scoring his first career NHL goal in a Game 3 win vs. the Canucks