Tavares has 8 goals and 13 assists during his 12-game run
Tavares is likely the second-hottest player in hockey, right behind Evgeni Malkin. Expect him to hit career highs across the board in his third season.
Source: NHL.com 01/23/12, 6:25 am EST
John Tavares extends his point streak to 10 games. 1-0 #Isles.
Tavares, as you would guess, leads the Isles in points. The team's top-line center has taken his game to the next level with a harder work ethic this season.
John Tavares heads to the dressing room after taking a hit from Andy Sutton.
Tavares was injured by a late Andy Sutton hit and was seen favoring his shoulder. Tavares would later return to the game but could be playing through an injury.
John Tavares' goal drought is at 10 games, and that's one of the main reasons why the Islanders have struggled so much.
The former 1st overall pick has registered four assists over that span.
Source: Newsday 11/26/11, 8:01 pm EST
#Isles center John Tavares named #NHL second star of the week
Over four games, John Tavares scored five goals and eight points.
The 20-year-old center has agreed to a six-year contract extension with the Islanders, although the paperwork has yet to be completed, a source told ESPNNewYork.com.
Important move for the Isles as his re-signing ensures the team will remain competitive. It also solidifies his line-mates' fantasy value from Matt Moulson during even strength to Kyle Okposo on the PP.