John Tavares

John Tavares named captain of the Toronto Maple Leafs

By: Canadian Press

John Tavares said recently when he used to dream about playing for the Toronto Maple Leafs there wasn't a 'C' on his jersey.

October 2, 2019

Fellow players rally for Foligno, pediatric care

By: Chris Lomon

“I learned from my parents… you try to leave the world a better place than when you came into it.” Nick Foligno is doing precisely that.

July 15, 2019

My biggest influence | Father's Day

By: NHLPA Staff

Max Domi, Bo Horvat, Nikita Kucherov, Taylor Hall, Nathan MacKinnon, Mark Scheifele and John Tavares weigh in on who they draw inspiration and guidance from most.

June 15, 2019

NHL players want to see LeBron on skates

By: NHLPA Staff

There’s no doubt King James dominates on the court. But our players have spoken – and they all want to see LeBron on skates!

May 24, 2019

Who said it | Part IV

By: NHLPA Staff

Jonathan Toews was quicker to the chirp than he and most of these players were to guessing which gap-toothed current player said it!

May 20, 2019

Player Q&A | John Tavares

By: NHLPA Staff

You already know his favourite NHL jersey growing up, but the reason he sports No. 91, his alternate career path, and more in this week's Player Q&A!

March 13, 2019

In The Locker Room | Valentine's Day

By: Ryan Parker

We went ‘In The Locker Room’ to ask players how they plan to treat their significant other on the most romantic day of the year!

February 14, 2019

Tavares still working overtime

By: Chris Lomon

When the London Knights acquired John Tavares in a blockbuster deal on January 8, 2009, team brass knew they were getting a game-changing superstar. As it turned out, it was even better than they expected.

September 18, 2018

Lacrosse great John Tavares pleased to have his nephew join Toronto Maple Leafs

By: Canadian Press

John Tavares might finally add a Toronto Maple Leafs jersey to his closet. Uncle John Tavares, that is.

July 3, 2018

Going Home: Star free-agent centre John Tavares signs with Toronto Maple Leafs

By: Canadian Press

John Tavares spent a lot of Saturday walking the length of his pool — back and forth, back and forth — trying to make what felt like an impossible decision.

July 1, 2018

Tavares a Leader Both On and Off the Ice for Barzal

By: Chris Lomon

His mere presence makes even the steeliest of competitors uncomfortable. But when it comes to his teammates, John Tavares has quite the opposite effect.

December 5, 2017

Player Q&A | John Tavares

By: Catherine Faas

John Tavares shares his favourite TV show and his number one pet peeve in this week's Player Q&A.

November 2, 2016

Tavares Takes Isles To Round Two

By: Chris Lomon

John Tavares scored late in the third & again in double-overtime in leading the Isles past the Panthers

April 25, 2016

John Tavares - Player of the Week

By: Ryan Parker

John Tavares has the Islanders poised for a playoff run. His strong play and leadership make him the NHLPA.com Player of the Week!

January 20, 2016

Players Primed For World Cup

By: Chris Lomon

With the 2016 World Cup of Hockey one year away, players from around the globe share their excitement .

September 9, 2015

The Great Outdoors

By: Chris Lomon

The outdoors will be the setting as the NHL once again ventures out of the arena and into the great wide open of two icon ballparks to kick off the 2014 Stadium Series.

January 24, 2014

Colin McDonald Campaigns for Teammate John Tavares

By: Catherine Faas

EA Sports’ NHL 14 Cover Vote campaign is coming to a close with just four candidates remaining in the competition.

May 23, 2013

NHL 14 Cover Vote: Into The Semifinals

By: Catherine Faas

We’re into the Semifinals of EA Sports’ NHL 14 Cover Vote, with players going head-to-head as we race to the finals.

May 21, 2013

John Tavares on Being a Mentor

By: NHLPA Staff

John Tavares discussing his role as a mentor for the NHLPA All-Canadians program and what it means to give back to the youth of the game in Canada.

November 20, 2012

What John Tavares Learned Along The Way

By: NHLPA Staff

Former #1 NHL draft pick and now NHL All-Star John Tavares reflects on his hockey journey from skating in his backyard with fellow NHL-er Sam Gagner as kids to being drafted into the league in 2009.

September 24, 2012