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JOHN TAVARES RUMORS & GOSSIP

Patience is a virtue for the Islanders and John Tavares

The former child prodigy and number one overall pick of the New York Islanders in the 2009 NHL Entry draft, John Tavares, has been steadily improving and is now considered amongst the best players in the game. His drive and determination to be the best has no doubt kept him on the right path during the first portion of his NHL career. John Tavares has enduring some very lean times...
Via Puck Drunk Love
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Tavares' second goal, in OT, lifts Islanders over ailing Ducks

  John Tavares scored his second goal on a power play 2:18 into overtime, and the New York Islanders snapped their three-game skid with a 3-2 victory over the injury-depleted Anaheim Ducks on Wednesday night. Kyle Okposo also scored and Jaroslav Halak made 32 saves for the Islanders, who blew an early two-goal lead in their third stop on a five-game trip. Captain Ryan Getzlaf and...
Via AP on Fox
14 days ago  |  Discuss

NHL Week 3 Roundup: League starting to take shape

It was a busy week in the NHL, with one of the main events being an off-ice tragedy in Canada’s capital. The game between the Toronto Maple Leafs and Ottawa Senators was canceled after Canadian authorities responded to a gunfire at Parliament, which resulted in the death of Corporal Nathan Cirillo. After the initial shock, Canada and the entire NHL came together in support of those...
Via isportsweb.com
24 days ago  |  Discuss

John Tavares praises Connor McDavid

Connor McDavid is widely believed to be the best upcoming NHL prospect and most have penciled his name in to be called first during the 2015 NHL Draft. He has received praise from nearly every hockey outlet, but some recent comments from a former top overall pick go a long way in describing the youngster’s talent. John Tavares, the first overall pick back in 2009, had some big...
Via Puck Drunk Love
October 21, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: The sick hands of John Tavares

John Tavares showed off some quick hands in his shootout attempt against the San Jose Sharks and he made goaltender Alex Stalock look silly.
Via Puck Drunk Love
October 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Islanders Injury Update: John Tavares is fully recovered from knee injury

John Tavares from the New York Islanders is 100% ready for training camp and to start playing hockey again. #474397243 / gettyimages.comThe Islanders lost their captain John Tavares during the Olympic season when he severely injured his knee playing a game for team Canada. He missed the final 22 games of the regular season after he severely injured his MCL and Meniscus. Tavares...
Via Sports Injury Alert
September 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Why the New York Islanders missed the playoffs

To say this year was a disappointment for the Islanders is to say last year was an amusement. The 2013 season was a full-on thrill in Uniondale, a heady reawakening of a franchise and a fanbase that culminated in the team’s first playoff appearance in seven years. Last year was as much an “amusement ride” as Japan’s Takabisha coaster. This year, then, was as much a disappointment...
Via isportsweb.com
April 13, 2014  |  Discuss

8-year-old girl writes heartwarming letter to Islanders' John Tavares

This is a touching reminder of how a sports star can connect with a fanbase in a powerful fashion. John Tavares means a lot to New York Islanders fans (trust me I would know, I am wearing this shirt while typing this). He has absolutely revitalized a franchise once left for dead. Despite a disappointing season, Tavares’ injury, and ineptitude in the front office Islander fans continue...
Via Next Impulse Sports
February 25, 2014  |  Discuss

John Tavares injury exhibits NHL's Olympic dilemma but risk is still worth reward

Islanders center John Tavares will miss the rest of the season due to an injury suffered while suiting up for Team Canada in Sochi. His owner, Charles Wang, surely can't be happy to be losing the team's star player. Plenty of owners don't want their players going to the Olympic games for just the case of what happened to Tavares. They argue that games and practices are...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
February 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Islanders GM rips IOC after John Tavares' season-ending injury

New York Islanders general manager Garth Snow saw his best player John Tavares suffer a season-ending knee injury in Canada’s 2-1 victory over Latvia on Wednesday at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi. The Isles are 12 points out of a wild-card playoff spot and are likely destined for another top five NHL draft pick after losing their leading scorer and captain. As expected, Snow...
Via NESN.com
February 20, 2014  |  Discuss
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