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John Tavares

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.
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That group is not satisfied until we win a Stanley Cup. When we do win that Stanley Cup, I don't think we'll be satisfied then either. We're going to want another one. We have the group to do it. We have all the pieces. We just need to put them together.

— Ducks forward Ryan Kesler after signing a six-year extension with Anaheim this past July