Toews with the Blackhawks in December 2014
|Born||April 29, 1988
Winnipeg, MB, CAN
|Height||6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)|
|Weight||207 lb (94 kg; 14 st 11 lb)|
|NHL team||Chicago Blackhawks|
|NHL Draft||3rd overall, 2006
Jonathan Bryan Toews (// TAYVZ; born April 29, 1988 in Winnipeg, Manitoba) is an Canadian professional ice hockey centre. He currently plays for the Chicago Blackhawks of the National Hockey League (NHL). He serves as their captain.
Before playing in the NHL, Toews played college hockey for 2 years at the University of North Dakota. During his time there, he contributed 85 points (40 goals, 45 assists), a plus-38 rating and a 56.7% faceoff winning percentage in 76 games. He was also able to help UND reach the NCAA Frozen Four in both 2006 and 2007 and served as their alternate captain during his sophomore season He helped UND win the Broadmoor Cup as WCHA champions and he was also named the West Regional MVP after he tallied five points. Before he went into the 2006 NHL Entry Draft, the NHL Central Scouting Bureau ranked Toews third among North American prospects He was drafted with the 3rd overall pick by the Chicago Blackhawks in the 2006 NHL Entry Draft.
When Toews brought the Stanley Cup to his hometown of Winnipeg after the Blackhawks won it, the province of Manitoba named a lake in his honour. It is named Toews Lake and is 150 km north of Flin Flon. During that same day, Toews was given the Keys to the City and the Dakota Community Centre in St. Vital where he first played organized hockey was renamed the Jonathan Toews Community Centre in his honour.
Career statistics[change | change source]
Regular season and playoffs[change | change source]
|2004–05||Shattuck-Saint Mary's||Midget AAA||64||48||62||110||—||38||—||—||—||—||—||—|
|2005–06||The University of North Dakota||WCHA||42||22||17||39||—||22||—||—||—||—||—||—|
|2006–07||The University of North Dakota||WCHA||34||18||28||46||—||22||—||—||—||—||—||—|
International[change | change source]
|Senior int'l totals||31||6||17||23||16|
Awards[change | change source]
- World U-17 Hockey Challenge MVP (2005)
- WCHA Rookie of the Week (twice in 2005–2006)
- NCAA West Regional MVP (2006)
- World Junior All-Star Team (2007)
- Manitoba’s Male Athlete of the Year (2007, 2010, 2014)
- He was nominated for the Calder Memorial Trophy (2008)
- NHL All-Star Game (2009, 2011, 2012*)
- All-Star selection of the 2010 Olympic Hockey Tournament
- 2010 Winter Olympics (Best Forward)
- 2010 Stanley Cup Champion
- Conn Smythe Trophy (2010)
- He became the second-youngest person to win the Conn Smythe Trophy (22 years, 41 days; with only Patrick Roy being younger); he was also the youngest Captain to win the Conn Smythe Trophy.
- He became the youngest person to gain entry into the Triple Gold Club (22 years, 41 days at time last component was achieved)
- He was named full captain of an NHL team after only 64 NHL games; became the fourth youngest full captain (Landeskog, Crosby, Vincent Lecavalier) in NHL history and quickest by games.
- He became one of only six players to win Olympic gold and the Stanley Cup in the same year.
- Frank J. Selke Trophy (2013)
- NHL Second All-Star Team (2013)
- 2013 Stanley Cup Champion
* Didn't attend because of injury.
References[change | change source]
- "On Ice: Eastern Elites". NCAA. http://www.ncaa.com/news/icehockey-men/2009-01-15/ice-eastern-elites. Retrieved 2014-03-23.
- "2006 prospects: Jonathan Toews". Hockey's Future. http://www.hockeysfuture.com/articles/8682/2006_prospects_jonathan_toews/. Retrieved 2014-03-23.
- "Province naming lake after Blackhawks captain Toews". Winnipeg Free Press. http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/breakingnews/Province-naming-lake-after-Blackhawks-captain-Toews-97981849.html. Retrieved 2014-03-23.
- "Toews shows why he's the pride of Winnipeg". NHL. http://www.nhl.com/ice/news.htm?id=534256. Retrieved 2014-03-23.
- "City renames community centre after Jonathan Toews". Winnipeg Free Press. http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/breakingnews/City-renames-community-centre-after-Jonathan-Toews-98203759.html. Retrieved 2014-03-23.
- "Toews Wins Third MSSA Manitoba Male Athlete of the Year". Manitoba Hockey News. http://manitobahockeynews.com/toews-wins-third-mssa-manitoba-male-athlete-of-the-year/. Retrieved 2014-03-23.
- "Kane OT goal breaks Hawks' Stanley Cup drought". NHL. http://www.nhl.com/gamecenter/en/recap?id=2009030416. Retrieved 2014-03-23.
- "Frank J. Selke Trophy history". NHL. http://www.nhl.com/ice/page.htm?id=24962. Retrieved 2014-03-23.
- "Blackhawks' late goals stun Bruins to win Stanley Cup". NHL. http://www.nhl.com/gamecenter/en/recap?id=2012030416. Retrieved 2014-03-23.
Other websites[change | change source]
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