Tag Archive for John Tavares

StanleyCupofChowder (cupofchowdah) on Twitter

RT @BigLeagueScrew 38% of voters on ESPN think the league’s likely #1 overall pick John Tavares is a soccer player. http://bit.ly/M7YHz And the only state where the majority of poll takers picked Tavares as a hockey player? Hawaii. via StanleyCupofChowder (cupofchowdah) on Twitter.  

From TSN: Tavares or Hedman? Remember “Daigle or Pronger?”

Well if the year was 1993, the Ottawa Senators would select slick centre Alexandre Daigle and leave stalwart defenceman Chris Pronger for the Hartford Whalers. In some cases, having the second overall pick can work out pretty well. The New York Islanders have a similar decision to make heading into Friday’s first round of the NHL Entry…

From Al Strachan: Lightning Rod

Al Strachan repackages the same old rumors; but at least he can write coherently. My comments are in brackets. The rumors regarding Vincent Lecavalier refuse to go away. [I resist inserting, "whose fault is that?"] Tampa Bay Lightning GM Brian Lawton insists that he has had no trade talks regarding Lecavalier and that he has no…

2009 NHL Draft Combine recap – Hockey’s Future

As far as the testing went, several of the shorter players stood out positively. Eden Prairie High School defenseman Nick Leddy was one of the most impressive in the vertical leap, and he had an excellent wing span for his size. Not the broadest of players, Leddy was finely tuned, with one of the lowest…

Bryan Cameron Selected by OHL GMs to OHL First Team All-Stars [UPDATE: and is released by the Kings]

2008-09 All-Star Teams First Team: Centre – Cody Hodgson, Brampton Battalion (81) Left Wing – Taylor Hall, Windsor Spitfires (68) Right Wing – Bryan Cameron, Belleville Bulls (63) Defence – Ryan Ellis, Windsor Spitfires (81) Defence – P.K Subban, Belleville Bulls (79) Goaltender – Mike Murphy, Belleville Bulls (81) Coach – Bob Boughner, Windsor Spitfires…

The Hockey News: THE HOT LIST:: Loktionov

Not only do we have major junior playoffs and the Frozen Four in full swing, but the IIHF World Under-18 Championship has taken over Fargo and Moorhead on the North Dakota-Minnesota border. It’s prospect overload, so let’s once again count down some of the youngsters we can’t wait to see make it to the pros.…

2009 NHL Mock Draft 1.0 | Bleacher Report

1. The New York Islanders will select John Tavares of the London Knights This is a no brainer pick. John Tavares is easily the best forward in this draft and has been compared to the likes of Wayne Gretzky. With absolutely no offensive talents on this team outside the likes of Kyle Okposo, Tavares will…

John Tavares Tells Isles Nyet! | Toronto Sports Media Blog

Lindros 2.0? Is Tavares worth the grief? I’m not saying he is or he isn’t…but that’s a lot of ill-will to generate before you’ve ever stepped on the ice for an NHL game. What will this do to draft day trade shenanigans? Pat Grissom, John Tavares’s agent apparently had a pretty pointed discussion with Garth…