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Sportsnet.ca Mar 16, 2019
John Tavares gets his 700th NHL point and first 40-goal season

John Tavares gets his 700th NHL point and first 40-goal season

Toronto’s John Tavares buried a goal on a two-man advantage to get his 700th career NHL point, which also gave him his first career 40-goal season. The post NHL appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.
Toronto Sun Mar 16, 2019

SIMMONS: Tavares the right choice to be Maple Leafs captain

This much has become apparent: John Tavares should be the next captain of the Maple Leafs. Tavares looks the part, sounds the part, knows how best to play the public role and the internal workings that go along with the captaincy. And to a man, the Leafs players, hold him in high regard. Tavares likes […]
Editor In Leaf Mar 15, 2019

Toronto Maple Leafs: For John Tavares Every Goal Is a Career High Now

The Toronto Maple Leafs signed John Tavares to the biggest unrestricted free agency contract in NHL history this past July. As if you need me to tell you this. but it’s worked out perfectly.  The Toronto Maple Leafs sit in 5th place overall, and John Tavares is having a career year. When he scored his […] Toronto Maple Leafs: For John Tavares Every Goal Is a Career High Now - Editor In Leaf - Editor In Leaf - A Toronto Maple Leafs Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Sportsnet.ca Mar 14, 2019
John Tavares calls for net-off challenge after desperate finish

John Tavares calls for net-off challenge after desperate finish

A stick-less goalie relieving pressure by any means possible and giving his windblown defence a breather as his club claws for a wild-card berth? Well, that’s a savvy move for an undrafted kid with all of 18 NHL appearances. The post NHL appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.
Toronto Sun Mar 14, 2019

John Tavares: Leafs are playing a “dangerous game.”

The dressing room was open and silent and empty, a mirrored version of this rather pathetic, more than troubling night of Maple Leafs hockey. No one was at their stalls. No one was undressing by their nameplates. Only the individual players forced to stand by the Leafs banner were dragged out to face the music […]
Toronto Sun Mar 11, 2019

SIMMONS: The unlikely GTA Line making history, doing the miraculous for Maple Leafs

It is, in John Tavares’ words, the perfect match. The super-serious guy: Him. “I’m too serious for my own good sometimes,” he said. The funny, energetic kid, full of nerve and verve and oh-what-talent: “That’s Mitch,” he said of his young right winger, Marner. “He’s non-stop. “And there’s the smart guy,” he said of Zach […]
Sportsnet.ca Mar 11, 2019
Why Matthews is true X-factor in any playoff series vs. Bruins

Why Matthews is true X-factor in any playoff series vs. Bruins

HC analyst Doug MacLean joins the Starting Lineup to discuss how good the John Tavares and Mitch Marner duo has been all season, but why the Maple Leafs would need Auston Matthews to be a horse in order to beat the Bruins in a series. The post NHL appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.
Toronto Sun Mar 10, 2019

Tavares, Leafs prepared to use final 14 games as launchpad to playoffs

John Tavares thinks it’s a little strange. As great a regular season as the Maple Leafs have been enjoying — they were tied for fourth overall in the National Hockey League before games on Sunday — the Leafs in the first round of the playoffs are likely going to wind up playing the club with […]
Toronto Star Mar 10, 2019
Bruce Arthur: The Tavares way is a wakeup call for Leafs

Bruce Arthur: The Tavares way is a wakeup call for Leafs

John Tavares doesn’t always produce, but he gives the same, every day. That’s exactly what the Maple Leafs must do if they expect to get past the Bruins for a long playoff run, Bruce Arthur writes.
Tip of the Tower Mar 10, 2019

Toronto Maple Leafs: John Tavares is a man on a mission

The way John Tavares has rebounded from the Toronto Maple Leafs’ embarrassing loss to the Islanders tells you all you need to know about him. When the Toronto Maple Leafs recently lost 6-1 to the New York Islanders, it really felt like the team let John Tavares down. Especially when the players were well aware of the anger from […] Toronto Maple Leafs: John Tavares is a man on a mission - Tip of the Tower - Tip of the Tower - A Toronto Sports Site - Maple Leafs, Blue Jays, Raptors, Toronto FC, Raptors and Argonauts
The Hockey Writers Mar 10, 2019
Maple Leafs Snap Oilers’ Streak – Tavares Tallies Three

Maple Leafs Snap Oilers’ Streak – Tavares Tallies Three

EDMONTON — John Tavares had a goal and two assists as the Toronto Maple Leafs held on for a 3-2 victory over the Edmonton Oilers on Saturday. Morgan Rielly and Jake Muzzin also scored while Frederik Andersen made 33 saves for the Maple Leafs (42-21-5),... The post Maple Leafs Snap Oilers’ Streak – Tavares Tallies Three appeared first on The Hockey Writers.

Tavares has goal, 2 assists to help Maple Leafs beat Oilers

John Tavares had a goal and two assists and the Toronto Maple Leafs held off the Edmonton Oilers 3-2 on Saturday night.
Pension Plan Puppets Mar 9, 2019
Freddy Andersen and Maple Leafs nearly perfect in 3-2 win over Edmonton Oilers

Freddy Andersen and Maple Leafs nearly perfect in 3-2 win over Edmonton Oilers

Frederik Andersen had a pretty great night, all things considered. The Toronto Maple Leafs closed out their Western Conference road trip with a confident 3-2 victory over the Edmonton Oilers. The Leafs walked all over the Oilers, achieving 60% or better in shot attempts, shots, and scoring chances at even strength. Birthday boy Morgan Rielly, John Tavares, and Jake Muzzin scored the three goals for the Leafs on one side of the ice, while the penalty kill went 4/4 on the kill, including a 5-on-3 kill in the third period, at the other end. The unlucky finish should not cover up the George...
Sportsnet.ca Mar 9, 2019
Tavares has three points, Maple Leafs hold on to snap Oilers’ win streak

Tavares has three points, Maple Leafs hold on to snap Oilers’ win streak

John Tavares had a goal and two assists as the Toronto Maple Leafs held on for a 3-2 victory over the Edmonton Oilers on Saturday. The post NHL appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.
CBC News Mar 9, 2019
Too little, too late for Oilers in loss to Maple Leafs

Too little, too late for Oilers in loss to Maple Leafs

John Tavares had a goal and two assists as the Toronto Maple Leafs held on for a 3-2 victory over the Edmonton Oilers on Saturday.

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