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Eastern Atlantic Standings

Team W-L-OTL Pts
37-15-4 78
33-12-11 77
30-16-8 68
30-22-5 65
29-20-6 64
24-27-4 52
22-25-8 52
23-27-3 49

2023 Stats

Plus-Minus Goals Scored For or Against Total
Time On Ice Per Game
Penalty Minutes
Regular Season 25 40 -4 18:19 12

Top John Tavares News

  • Maple Leafs' John Tavares: Poised to play

    Tavares (undisclosed) is expected to play Monday against St. Louis, per David Alter of The Hockey News.

    Tavares, who sat out Saturday's 9-2 win over Anaheim, is slated to play on the second line and top power-play unit in Monday's contest. He has generated 15 goals, 40 points and 188 shots on net through 51 games this season.

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  • Maple Leafs' John Tavares: Game-time decision

    Tavares (undisclosed) will be a game-time decision Monday against St. Louis, per Joshua Kloke of The Athletic.

    Tavares participated fully in Sunday's practice after sitting out Saturday's 9-2 win over Anaheim. Barring any setbacks, he appears to be on track to return to the lineup Monday. Tavares has amassed 15 goals, 40 points and 188 shots on net through 51 outings this campaign.

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  • Maple Leafs' John Tavares: Won't play against Ducks

    Tavares (undisclosed) won't be in the lineup Saturday against Anaheim, per David Alter of The Hockey News.

    Tavares is dealing with a minor injury and will miss at least one contest as a result. He will be replaced on the second line by Max Domi. Tavares is considered day-to-day ahead of Monday's matchup against St. Louis. He has accounted for 15 goals, 40 points and 188 shots on net over 51 games this season.

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  • Maple Leafs' John Tavares: Expected back versus Flyers

    Tavares (illness) is slated to play in Thursday's clash with Philadelphia,'s Dave McCarthy reports.

    Tavares will return following a one-game absence due to his illness, returning to his spot anchoring the second line. Following a 10-game goal drought for much of January, the veteran has scored in three of his last four contests, adding three assists and 15 shots along the way.

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  • Maple Leafs' John Tavares: Late scratch Tuesday

    Tavares (illness) won't play Tuesday versus the Blues.

    Tavares' absence was announced just before the start of warmups. Alex Steeves and Bobby McMann will enter the lineup with Tavares and Mitchell Marner (illness) both out Tuesday. Tavares has five points over three games since the All-Star break.

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  • Maple Leafs' John Tavares: Three more points Wednesday

    Tavares tallied a goal and two assists in Wednesday's 5-4 win over Dallas.

    Tavares tied the game 2-2 with a power-play marker early in the second period before adding a pair of assists later in the contest. The veteran center now has five points (two goals, three assists) in two games since the All-Star break and six in his last three outings following a nine-game scoring drought. Overall, Tavares is up to 15 goals and 40 points through 49 games this season.

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  • Maple Leafs' John Tavares: Pair of points in loss

    Tavares scored a power-play goal on six shots, dished an assist and added two PIM in Monday's 3-2 loss to the Islanders.

    Tavares made an impact against his former team, but the Maple Leafs came up short anyway. Prior to the All-Star break, the center endured a nine-game point drought that he snapped in the last game before the pause. Monday marked his first multi-point effort since Dec. 14. With the slump behind him, Tavares should resume being a solid fantasy option. He's produced 14 goals, 23 assists, 180 shots on net, 52 hits and a minus-2 rating through 48 contests this season.

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  • Maple Leafs' John Tavares: Seven-game pointless skid

    Tavares was held off the scoresheet Saturday in a 6-4 loss to Vancouver.

    He fired six shots but had nothing to show for it. Tavares is stuck at 34 points (12 goals, 22 assists), and there is growing concern that his game has dropped off. He's gone seven contests without a point despite firing 21 shots. Tavares started the season so well, making this slump all the more glaring. He's on track to fire 300 shots for the first time in his career, but his shooting percentage is a measly 7.5 (12.8 career). We would hope there would be some reversion to the mean and those shots would start to go in more often. But the eye test on Tavares' game is pretty blurry right now. Start prepping a back-up plan for your fantasy postseason, just in case.

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  • Maple Leafs' John Tavares: Just three shifts in third period

    Tavares saw his ice time drop to 15:03 in Saturday's 5-3 loss to Colorado after getting just three shifts in the third period.

    Tavares took a penalty on his first shift of the third. His next shift was sketchy, resulting in Andrew Cogliano's game-tying goal at the 7:35 mark. Tavares was stapled to the bench until he had 1:33 shift at the end of the game, which concluded with an empty-net goal against. It was a statement from coach Sheldon Keefe, who didn't like what he saw from the Tavares, Tyler Bertuzzi and William Nylander line. The captain is in a three-game scoreless drought, and he hasn't had a multi-point effort since Jan. 14 against Columbus. Tavares has provided just three goals and five points in his past 10 outings.

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  • Maple Leafs' John Tavares: Tallies equalizer Wednesday

    Tavares scored a power-play goal on seven shots in Wednesday's 2-1 overtime win over the Ducks.

    On the Maple Leafs' 50th shot of the game, Tavares finally broke through Lukas Dostal to tie the game at 1-1. Over his last six games, Tavares has three goals, one assist and 26 shots. The center is up to 33 points (10 on the power play), 140 shots on net, 42 hits and a plus-2 rating through 36 appearances in a second-line role.

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  • Maple Leafs' John Tavares: Slides helper in win

    Tavares managed an assist, four shots on goal, two PIM and a plus-2 rating in Tuesday's 3-0 win over the Kings.

    Tavares had 11 points over 13 games in December, and he kept the offense rolling to begin January. The 33-year-old center has 11 goals, 21 helpers, 133 shots on net, 42 hits, eight PIM and a plus-2 rating through 35 contests overall. He continues to work on the second line and first power-play unit as a key part of Toronto's offense.

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  • Maple Leafs' John Tavares: Hits double digits in goals

    Tavares scored the game-winning goal Saturday in a 4-1 victory over the Blue Jackets.

    Tavares' shot the puck under the bar after making a spin move from the left circle. His 10th marker of the season came early in the second frame while the teams were playing 4-on-4. Tavares continues to chug along at almost a point-per-game pace with a total of 30 over 31 outings, but he's far off his goal pace from last season when he scored 36 times over 80 appearances. Tavares has delivered 384 points, including 165 goals, in 391 games in blue and white.

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  • Maple Leafs' John Tavares: Seven-game, nine-point streak

    Tavares scored a goal Saturday in a 7-0 blowout win over the Penguins.

    Tavares got a power-play goal in the second period when Willian Nylander's shot hit him in front of the net, and he backhanded in a loose puck at the top of the crease. Tavares extended his point streak to seven games (nine points; two goals, seven assists). He has 29 points, including nine goals, in 28 games, but only eight of his points (two goals) have come on the power play. Last season, Tavares put up 39 of his 80 points with the man advantage.

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  • Maple Leafs' John Tavares: Captain Consistency at it again

    Tavares picked up two assists Thursday in a 6-5 overtime loss to the Blue Jackets.

    Tavares might be the quietest point-per-game guy in the NHL. And a quietly effective 1,000-point guy. Tavares is on a six-game, eight-point streak that includes seven apples. And even though he has just one goal in his last 11 games, the captain has delivered eight goals and 20 assists in 27 games overall. If he keeps scoring at this pace, Tavares will vault up the list of all-time scorers toward the top-75 (he's currently 98th).

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  • Maple Leafs' John Tavares: Earns 1,000th point vs. Islanders

    Tavares tallied a goal and added an assist in Monday's 4-3 overtime loss to the Islanders.

    It was quite a night for Tavares against his former team. The 33-year-old center cut the Maple Leafs' deficit to 3-2 in the second period, deflecting a Connor Timmins feed past Ilya Sorokin, before notching his 1,000th NHL point on Morgan Rielly's game-tying goal with just seven seconds remaining in regulation. Tavares now has points in four straight games, though the goal was his first since Nov. 17. Overall, he has eight goals and 25 points through 25 outings this season.

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  • Maple Leafs' John Tavares: Approaching 1,000 career points

    Tavares picked up an assist Saturday in a 4-0 win over Nashville.

    He's on a three-game points streak, but is goalless in his last eight contests. Tavares has 23 points (seven goals, 16 assists) in 24 games, but more importantly, he is now just two points away from hitting the 1,000-point plateau in his career. The ex-Islander will face his former team Monday on Long Island, which would be a fitting place for him to become the 98th player in NHL history to earn the milestone.

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Player Bio

HT/WT: 6-1, 211 lbs
Birthplace: Mississauga, ON
Age: 33
Experience: 14
Shoots: Left