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John Tavares focused on hockey as arena questions loom

John Tavares isn’t fretting over the New York Islanders arena troubles.Earlier this week, reports suggested the Barclays Center was the verge of kicking the team out of the arena due to future earnings projections. With the Islanders drawing constantly low attendances, alternatives such as hosting concerts likely offer arena owners more of a profit share. Nothing has been settled...
Via Puck Drunk Love
19 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: John Tavares and Islanders react to Jack Capuano firing

John Tavares, Doug Weight, and Travis Hamonic discuss the firing of New York Islanders head coach Jack Capuano.
Via SNY
January 18, 2017  |  Discuss

John Tavares Reiterates His Committment to Islanders

If John Tavares plans on leaving the Islanders after next season, he sure has a funny way of showing it. Once again, Tavares told reporters he does not plan to leave the Isles when his contract ends. Speaking to Newsday at practice Monday, the captain once again stated his desire to see things through with the Isles. “I think for myself, I’ve always shown and talked about my...
Via Islanders Insight
January 11, 2017  |  Discuss

John Tavares Headed to the NHL All-Star Game

For the fourth consecutive year, John Tavares will represent the New York Islanders at the NHL All-Star Game. The announcement came on Tuesday afternoon from the NHL, along with a complete list of players and coaches participating in this year’s event. The Islanders’ captain leads the team in points, with 27 through 38 games, and is second on the team in goals with 11. Tavares...
Via Islanders Insight
January 10, 2017  |  Discuss

Video: John Tavares’ stick got caught in Josh Bailey’s visor

Hockey is a dangerous sport and is one where even the guys on your own team can accidentally give you a serious injury. Josh Bailey of the New York Islanders was pretty lucky to avoid any kind of injury when John Tavares’ stick got caught inside his visor. Bailey’s face here really says it all. He simultaneously has a look of pure frustration, annoyance and embarrassment. When...
Via Puck Drunk Love
December 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Islanders Insight’s Top Shelf: Tavares, Team Canada Win 2016 World Cup of Hockey

Team Canada defeated Team Europe last night to complete the first World Cup of Hockey in more than a decade. John Tavares was an integral part of the Canadian team, contributing one goal and three assists in five contests for the host country. For Tavares, winning gold as part of Canada is nothing new. As recent as 2014 Tavares won Olympic gold in Sochi. Unfortunately, many Islanders...
Via Islanders Insight
September 30, 2016  |  Discuss

Arizona Coyotes hire Dawn Braid, NHL’s first ever full-time female coach

The Arizona Coyotes hired the NHL’s first full-time female assistant coach Wednesday. After working with multiple teams in the past on a part-time basis, Dawn Braid was hired as the Coyotes’ skating coach. Prior to working in the NHL, Braid was the director of skating development at Athletes Training Centre in Mississauga, Ontario. In announcing the hire, Arizona heavily...
Via The Comeback
August 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Arizona Coyotes hire first full-time female coach in NHL history

The Arizona Coyotes have hired Dawn Braid as the organization’s skating coach which marks the first time in league history a woman has held a full-time coaching position in the NHL. OFFICIAL: Mike Van Ryn, Steve Potvin and Dawn Braid have been added to the coaching staff. https://t.co/r1YBjZ1IrI pic.twitter.com/bVCWTlAxHI — Yotes (@ArizonaCoyotes) August 24, 2016 Braid has...
Via Puck Drunk Love
August 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Tavares dismisses rumors, wants to stay with Islanders

John Tavares has squashed a season’s worth of narrative about joining the Toronto Maple Leafs when he hits unrestricted free agency at the end of the season. The London, Ontario native has been rumored to join the Leafs at the end of next season, which would be a homecoming of sorts. Tavares wants people to know the hype is unwarranted and he plans to stick with the New York Islanders...
Via Puck Drunk Love
July 27, 2016  |  Discuss

John Tavares lifts Islanders to win after controversial non-call

The New York Islanders are advancing in the Stanley Cup playoffs, but not without a little controversy. The Islanders were trailing the Florida Panthers with under a minute remaining in Sunday’s Game 6 in the teams’ first-round Stanley Cup playoff series, when John Tavares forced overtime with this goal: John Tavares scores with 53 seconds left in the game! 1-1 #Islanders...
Via NESN.com
April 24, 2016  |  Discuss
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