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Islanders’ Ideal Playoff Lineup

All season long there have been many discussions over what the ideal New York Islanders‘ lineup should look like. There has been two main staples in this argument; put Ryan Strome with John Tavares and of course the opposition who would say, “don’t put all of your eggs in the same basket.” With the playoffs coming and the team in a bit of a funk it may just be time to throw...
Via Islanders Insight
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Ducks-Islanders Preview

John Tavares has led the New York Islanders toward the top of the Eastern Conference with one of the best seasons of his career, but as his scoring has slowed so has his team's success. The Anaheim Ducks failed to stop Tavares in their only matchup with the Islanders this season, but few teams are having trouble slowing New York down heading into Saturday's matchup at Nassau Coliseum...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Tavares OT Winner Lifts Islanders Over Leafs

Tonight’s Recap The Islanders took the ice against the Toronto Maple Leafs at the Air Canada Centre tonight. Goalie Michal Neuvirth came in to the game hoping for better results in his second start with the Islanders after taking a shootout loss against the Panthers last time out. Trade deadline acquisition forward Tyler Kennedy was penciled in by Jack Capuano earlier in the day...
Via Islanders Insight
21 days ago  |  Discuss

John Tavares Carves Up Toronto Defense For Beautiful Overtime Winner

The New York Islanders managed to climb back from two two-goal deficits in Toronto on Monday night and win in the final minute of overtime on a gorgeous John Tavares goal. The Islanders captain – also the NHL’s leading scorer – took the puck from a teammate at center ice and managed to skate around the Leafs’ defense Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
21 days ago  |  Discuss

John Tavares scores in OT to cap Islanders' comeback vs. Leafs

  John Tavares scored 4:38 into overtime, capping the New York Islanders' two-goal comeback in a 4-3 victory over the Toronto Maple Leafs on Monday night. Tavares, an Ontario native, went around several defenders to score the winning goal during a delayed Toronto penalty. With his 33rd goal and 39th assist, the Islanders captain stretched his lead in the NHL scoring race to three...
Via AP on Fox
21 days ago  |  Discuss

John Tavares Scores A Sick Game Winner In OT To Give The Islanders A 4-3 Win Over Leafs (VIDEO)

New York Islanders captain John Tavares seemed like he just wanted it.  After trailing 2-0 to start the third period and then 3-1, Tavares and company scored three goals in the third, and with under 30 seconds left in overtime, Tavares took the puck at center ice and put on his own personal highlight show. In his hometown and with mom and dad on hand, Tavares might have just vaulted...
Via Total Sports Blog
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Islanders Insight’s Top Shelf: 3|9|15

Is it that hard to believe Islanders captain John Tavares sits atop the NHL scoring race with 70 points? Actually, sort of. Before this past October, nobody had seen Tavares in game-action since he suffered a knee injury, which required season-ending surgery, during the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi. After recovery, Tavares wasn’t producing at the rate Tavares had been capable...
Via Islanders Insight
22 days ago  |  Discuss

John Tavares and the Pursuit of the Art Ross Trophy

For the next 18 games, John Tavares’ number one goal will be to win hockey games. There’s a very good chance that if a reporter even mutters the word “Art Ross Trophy” to him, the trophy given annually to the NHL leader in points, he’ll stare back at said reporter blankly, almost in shock that the reporter can’t think of something more important to talk about at this...
Via Islanders Insight
28 days ago  |  Discuss

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
November 17, 2014  |  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

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