JOHN TAVARES NEWS

Lightning-Islanders Preview

The New York Islanders' final season at the Nassau Coliseum is becoming memorable, but their dominance of the Tampa Bay Lightning there goes back seven years. The Islanders look to continue their impressive play at home in order to beat the Atlantic Division-leading Lightning again Saturday night. New York (22-10-0) is moving to the Barclays Center in Brooklyn in 2015-16, and so...
Via AP on Fox
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

John Tavares spears Marek Zidlicky in the groin (GIF)

New York Islanders captain John Tavares speared New Jersey Devils defenseman Marek Zidlicky in the groin during the final minutes of the third period in Monday night's game at the Nassau Coliseum.Zidlicky had just knocked Tavares to the ice with a big hit and was skating back on defense when Tavares got back up and speared him in the crotch. Tavares was given a two-minute minor...
Via Holdout Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Islanders’ John Tavares Spears Devils’ Marek Zidlicky In The Nuts

New York Islanders forward John Tavares was cruising through the neutral zone when he took a hip check right to the knee from New Jersey Devils defenseman Marek Zidlicky. Tavares did not like the hit, to say the least, and got up and speared Zidlicky right in the family jewels. Tavares was only given two […] The post Islanders’ John Tavares Spears Devils’ Marek Zidlicky In...
Via Diehardsport
4 days ago  |  Discuss

GIF: John Tavares spears Marek Zidlicky in the groin

John Tavares was frustrated with Marek Zidlicky after a collision at center ice. Tavares took exception to Zidlicky’s knee/trip and retaliated with a spear in the groin. Remarkably, the spear only resulted in a two-minute penalty for slashing.
Via Puck Drunk Love
4 days ago  |  Discuss

GIF: John Tavares spears Marek Zidlicky in the groin

John Tavares was frustrated with Marek Zidlicky after a collision at center ice. Tavares took exception to Zidlicky’s knee/trip and retaliated with a spear in the groin. Remarkably, the spear only resulted in a two-minute penalty for slashing.
Via Bloguin Best
4 days ago  |  Discuss

John Tavares Revenge-Spears Marek Zidlicky Right In The Nuts

New York Islanders captain John Tavares was on the receiving end of an open-ice hit from the Devils’ Marek Zidlicky during the final few minutes of the third period on Monday night in Long Island, and Tavares clearly wasn’t happy about the check. After being sent spinning to the ice, Tavares got back on his feet and Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Devils-Islanders Preview

The New York Islanders got back to their winning ways with a much-needed victory last time out. The New Jersey Devils are still trying to stop the bleeding. Looking to continue its recent success in the series, New York tries to hand the visiting Devils a fourth consecutive loss Monday night. The Islanders (20-10-0) had allowed 17 goals during a season worst-tying three-game losing...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Kid skating pregame warm-ups with the Oshawa Generals.....gets leveled

#34, Damir Sharipzyanov, nails a kid skating with the OHL's Oshawa Generals during pregame warm-ups. John Tavares is the proud sponsor of the Junior Generals. “Playing in Oshawa in front of all the fans meant a lot to me so I’m really happy to be able to give back to minor hockey in the area. I hope the kids enjoy themselves.”Looks like it.Follow us on Twitter for exclusive...
Via Bob's Blitz
16 days 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
23 days 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
23 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
25 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
25 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 before...
Via AP on Fox
26 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
November 17, 2014  |  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

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
November 12, 2014  |  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
November 06, 2014  |  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

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

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

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

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 Islanders...
Via AP on Fox
October 16, 2014  |  Discuss
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