JOHN TAVARES NEWS

Islanders-Capitals Preview

It's easy for Alex Ovechkin to believe the Washington Capitals will fare better in the finale of their home-and-home set with the surging New York Islanders than they did in the opener. Actually getting it done Friday remains a serious challenge for the Capitals, who will try to keep the visiting Islanders from their first six-game winning streak in seven seasons. John Tavares scored...
Via AP on Fox
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Happy Thanksgiving -- 2, from the crowd, videos of John Tavares' OT game winner

New York Islanders forward John Tavares sends the fans home happy, beating Capitals goalie Braden Holtby on the power play for the OT winner.2nd video shows how the non-bougie (think not Boomer Esiason) fans are the loud fans...Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return home for Top sports news.
Via Bob's Blitz
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Tavares OT goal gives Isles 3-2 win over Caps

UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) John Tavares scored a power-play goal late in overtime to lift the New York Islanders to a 3-2 victory over the Washington Capitals on Wednesday night. The goal, the ninth of the season for Tavares, came at 4:36 and was assisted by Ryan Strome and Johnny Boychuk. Washington's Nicklas Backstrom was sent off for holding the stick at 2:38 to set up Tavares' heroics...
Via AP on Fox
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Morning Links 11/25/14

Here are your morning links, a collection of stories and news from around the web that are definitely worth a look. Bruins GM Peter Chiarelli is hoping to get rather large defenseman Zdeno Chara back within the next 10-14 days. (Pro Hockey Talk) John Tavares is kind of good at hockey, you guys. (Gyfcat) Nino […] The post Morning Links 11/25/14 appeared first on Two Pad Stack.
Via Two Pad Stack
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Jaroslav Halak robbed Claude Giroux, then John Tavares went schoolyard for the sick shootout goal and win

New York Islanders goalie Jaroslav Halak put his glove on the ice and robbed Philadelphia Flyers forward Claude Giroux of a sure goal in the shootout last night. Inspired...Islanders forward John Tavares used a series of dekes to beat Philadelphia Flyers goalie Steve Mason for the beautiful shootout finish.Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return...
Via Bob's Blitz
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Islanders still unbeaten in shootouts after downing Flyers

  Steve Mason was good enough to earn a shutout and get the Philadelphia Flyers a rare point on the road. Jaroslav Halak and the New York Islanders are just too good in shootouts for Mason to leave Long Island with a win, too. Frans Nielsen and John Tavares finally solved Mason, and the Islanders outlasted the Flyers 1-0 on Monday night to post the best 21-game start in franchise...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

NHL Week 7 Roundup: Islanders reemerge

History has shown us that the NHL standings come Thanksgiving are often a good indicator of where teams will be at the end of the season. With a few notable exceptions, the teams that are in playoff position at this time of year are usually able to hold on to those spots and make postseason runs in April. The teams that are off the back usually have to do something special to fight...
Via isportsweb.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Islanders outlast Mason, Flyers 1-0 in SO

UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) Frans Nielsen and John Tavares finally solved Philadelphia's Steve Mason in a shootout, and the New York Islanders outlasted the Flyers 1-0 on Monday night to post the best 21-game start in franchise history. Mason stopped 46 shots before the tiebreaker, but after denying Kyle Okposo, he was beaten twice. New York has a team-record 15 wins through 21 games ...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Islanders finally solve Mason, Flyers in shootout

  There was a force field around Steve Mason's net for 65 minutes. Then the dreaded shootout robbed the Flyers of a second point. Mason made 46 saves in the first 65 minutes of play. But the Islanders got the only two goals of the night in the shootout to beat the Flyers, 1-0, in a shootout on Monday night at Nassau Coliseum. The Flyers again rotated 11 forwards and seven...
Via Flyerdelphia
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Flyers-Islanders Preview

John Tavares hasn't had much to celebrate since the New York Islanders made him the No. 1 overall draft pick in 2009, gaining a reputation as the best player on a bad team. He has plenty to be excited about now. The Islanders seek their fourth straight victory when they host the Philadelphia Flyers on Monday night. Tavares led the club in points in each of his first four years...
Via AP on Fox
4 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 Bloguin Best
9 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
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Top NHL Draft Prospect Connor McDavid Fractures Bone In Hand

The anti-fighting crowd in hockey will be out in full force Wednesday. That’s because Erie Otters center Connor McDavid, the top prospect in the 2015 NHL draft, fractured a bone in his hand fighting Mississauga Steelheads center Bryson Cianfrone in an OHL game Tuesday night. Update: Connor McDavid has a slight fracture of a small bone in his right hand. Specialist appt Wed in...
Via NESN.com
15 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
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Tavares' OT goal for Isles beats ailing Ducks 3-2

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) 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...
Via AP on Fox
21 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
October 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Zdeno Chara Blasts John Tavares (video)

Boston Bruins defenseman Zdeno Chara blasts New York Islanders forward John Tavares with a good, hard, clean check. Incidentally, Chara would go to the dressing room after the hit and wouldn't return to the Bruins bench. Svedberg under pressure - he makes the stops; Chara lands a big hit on Tavares. 8:42 left in the first. Shots 10-5 Isles ^CS— Boston Bruins (@NHLBruins) October 23, 2014
Via Goon's World
October 23, 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

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 Bloguin Best
October 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Gameday 4: New York Islanders at Pittsburgh Penguins

New York Islanders (4-0-0) at Pittsburgh Penguins (2-1-0) 7:00 PM - ROOT Sports Consol Energy Center – Pittsburgh, PA The Pens lost a tough one Thursday night against Dallas.  They’ll look to bounce back tonight against an Islanders team that is undefeated thanks in part to playing Carolina twice.  Games like Thursday night just happen.  You can pick it apart and look...
Via The Pensblog
October 18, 2014  |  Discuss

John Taveres deked a dozen times before netting the SO winning score

New York Islanders captain John Tavares shows off spectacular patience as he dekes out San Jose Sharks goalie Alex Stalock, 12 times, for a beautiful shootout winning goal.Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return Home
Via Bob's Blitz
October 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Islanders’ John Tavares Pulls Off Filthy Shootout Move To Win

New York Islanders superstar captain John Tavares took a page out of Patrick Kane’s playbook and outwaited San Jose Sharks goalie Alex Stalock. The poor guy never stood a chance. [NHL] The post Islanders’ John Tavares Pulls Off Filthy Shootout Move To Win appeared first on Diehardsport.
Via Diehardsport
October 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: John Tavares shows off some sick hands in the shootout

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 Bloguin Best
October 16, 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

Tavares scores in shootout, lifts Islanders

UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) John Tavares scored the decisive goal of the shootout and the New York Islanders remained unbeaten with a 4-3 win over the San Jose Sharks on Thursday night. San Jose's Logan Couture and New York's Kyle Okposo traded goals earlier in the shootout before Tavares beat Alex Stalock in the fifth round. San Jose's Joe Thornton missed on his turn and the...
Via AP on Fox
October 16, 2014  |  Discuss
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