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New York Islanders
Position
C
 
Jersey
91
Name  John Tavares
Born  9/20/1990
Height  6-1
Weight  209
Shoots  L
4/19/2015 3:07:00 PM
Description: Islanders center John Tavares was the hero during Sunday's Game 3 OT win over the Capitals.
Insight: Tavares scored just 15 seconds into the extra session. He also had four shots and a plus-two rating.
 
4/11/2015 10:49:00 PM
Description: Islanders center John Tavares had two points on Saturday in the season finale, but that wasn't enough to win the Art Ross Trophy.
Insight: Tavares had a goal and an assist, but Stars' Jamie Benn recorded a hat trick and added an assist to pass Tavares by one point. Still, Tavares had a great season with 38 goals and 48 assists, playing in all 82 games.
 
4/10/2015 9:34:00 PM
Description: Islanders center John Tavares scored a goal during Friday's win over Pittsburgh.
Insight: He keeps trucking along and now has 37 goals and 84 points through 81 games this season.
 
4/2/2015 9:47:00 PM
Description: Islanders center John Tavares had a goal and an assist in the loss to the Blue Jackets on Thursday.
Insight: This was a costly loss for the Islanders, who are trying to stay in front of the Penguins for second place in the Metropolitian Division. New York led, 3-1, but allowed two goals in the final nine minutes and lost in the shootout. Tavares was still productive, though, and he has 35 goals and 44 assists in 78 games this season.
 
3/28/2015 7:15:00 PM
Description: Islanders center John Tavares led New York with four shots on net Saturday versus the Ducks, but he still finished minus-two in the game.
Insight: Tavares a now minus-three this season. He has 74 points in 76 games, falling off the pace to lead the league in scoring. Sidney Crosby has 78 points, which is the most in the NHL.
 
3/24/2015 9:46:00 PM
Description: Islanders center John Tavares scored the team's lone goal during Tuesday's shootout loss to the Wild.
Insight: Hehalso had an impressive eight shots on goal and a plus-one rating on the night. Tavares now has 34 goals and 74 points through 74 games this season.
 
3/9/2015 10:45:00 PM
Description: Islanders center John Tavares scored the game-winning overtime goal versus the Maple Leafs on Monday.
Insight: New York scored two goals within 30 seconds of each other in the third period to tie the game at three, and then the Islanders won it on Tavares' 33rd goal of the season. Tavares also had an assist in the game and has 39 of those on the season.
 
3/7/2015 9:48:00 PM
Description: Islanders center John Tavares recorded three points during Saturday's shootout loss against the Panthers.
Insight: He recorded a goal and two assists, along with four shots and a plus-two rating. Tavares now has 31 goals, 70 points, and 40 penalty minutes through 67 games this season.
 
3/5/2015 10:44:00 PM
Description: Islanders center John Tavares scored a goal and an assist in the, 4-3, victory over the Predators on Thursday.
Insight: Taraves started the scoring with a goal and then assisted Anders Lee's power-play goal. Tavares has 30 goals and 35 assists in 66 games this season.
 
2/19/2015 9:50:00 PM
Description: Islanders center John Tavares scored a goal and an assist in Thursday's victory over the Predators.
Insight: It was an impressive victory over the top team from the Western Conference. New York jumped out to a, 3-0, lead with Tavares scoring the third Islanders' goal of the first period. It came on the power play. Tavares also assisted Josh Bailey's goal in the final period. He has 29 goals and 31 assists in 59 games this season.
 
2/17/2015 9:37:00 PM
Description: Islanders center John Tavares scored a goal and an assist in Tuesday's game versus the Hurricanes.
Insight: Tavares assisted Anders Lee's power-play goal in the first period and then finished the game with an empty-net score. Tavares has 28 goals and 30 assists this season.
 
2/14/2015 10:00:00 PM
Description: Islanders center John Tavares had two goals and two assists to lead New York over Columbus, 6-3.
Insight: Tavares assisted both of Josh Bailey's goals in the first period and then added two of his own goals to give the Islanders insurance in the third period. Tavares has 26 goals and 29 assists in 56 games this season.
 
2/7/2015 9:46:00 PM
Description: Islanders center John Tavares scored the team's lone goal during Saturday's loss versus Boston.
Insight: Tavares continued his solid season, and now has 24 goals and 50 points through 52 games.
 
1/29/2015 9:37:00 PM
Description: Islanders center John Tavares had a point on each of New York's two goals on Thursday.
Insight: Unfortunately, the Islanders only scored two goals and lost to the Bruins, 5-2. Tavares had a goal and an assist with an incredible nine shots on goal. He has 48 points in 48 games.
 
1/27/2015 9:45:00 PM
Description: Islanders center John Tavares lit the lamp during Tuesday's win against the Rangers.
Insight: After scoring four goals in the All-Star Game, Tavares continued where he left off by scoring his 22nd goal of the season. He now has 46 points through 47 games.
 
1/16/2015 9:54:00 PM
Description: Islanders center John Tavares had three assists in the, 6-3, victory over the Penguins on Friday.
Insight: Tavares drew in defenders and setup his linemate Kyle Okposo three times. Okposo set a career-high with four goals. The last assist for Tavares came on the power play. Tavares was also plus-three in the game which raises his plus/minus to even for the season. The Islander captain has 19 goals and 23 assists in 44 games this season.
 
1/9/2015 9:41:00 PM
Description: Islanders center John Tavares netted the overtime winner Friday against the Devils.
Insight: Tavares had a point on all three of the team's goals (two goals, one assist), along with five shots, two penalty minutes, and a plus-two rating. He now has 19 goals and 39 points through 41 games.
 
1/3/2015 9:27:00 AM
Description: Islanders center John Tavares scored both goals in New York's, 2-1, victory over Calgary on Friday.
Insight: Tavares scored the first goal in the first period on the power play and then scored again in the third period on even strength. Tavares has 17 goals and 17 assists this season.
 
12/27/2014 10:00:00 PM
Description: Islanders center John Tavares scored a pair of goals versus the Sabres on Saturday.
Insight: Tavares led the team with six shots on net and scored twice in the second period. Unfortunately, Buffalo rallied to score three goals in the third and won in a shootout. Tavares has 15 goals and 16 assists in 35 games this season, but he is minus-four as well.
 
12/20/2014 9:30:00 PM
Description: Islanders center John Tavares scored a goal during Saturday's victory over Tampa Bay.
Insight: He also had four shots on goal and a plus-one rating on the night. Tavares now has 13 goals and 28 points through 33 games.
 

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