John Tavares is the National Lacrosse League’s all-time leader in goals, assists, points and games in the regular season (306 GP, 815 goals, 934 assists, 1,749 points) and the playoffs (37 GP, 84 goals). One hundred sixteen assists, 200 points.
Tavares is the highest-scoring player in NLL history and spent his NHL career with the Buffalo Bandits. He excelled in lacrosse, following in his uncle’s footsteps, the all-time leader of the National Lacrosse League (NLL) was the ball boy of his uncle, the NLL team, the Buffalo Bandits. Tavares played a record 24 NLL seasons in the National Lacrosse League, all for Buffalo (1992–2015).
Tavares was a 19-time NLL All-Pro champion (1993–2009 and 2011–2012). NLL legend John Tavares’ most successful season came in 2001 when he scored 115 points (51 goals, 64 assists) to win his third MVP title. Not only was Tavares the first player to score 500 career goals and assists, but he also holds the record for career goals (815), assists (934) and points (1749), as well as the majority of games played in his career (308).
Tavares is the NLL’s all-time leader in games played (306), goals (815), assists (934) and points scored (1,749), and has played all 24 seasons of his NLL career with the Buffalo Bandits, including four league titles (1992, 1993, 1996, 2008). He made an immediate impact, scoring the winning goal in overtime to win the Buffalo Bandits for the first time in the National Lacrosse League championship.
At the end of last season when you would have been able to use the best free betting tips available to use on him, the future NLL Hall of Famer was second in appearances (287), fifth in goals (509) and third in assists (887).
His rebound in 2018-19 helped him move up several notches in the all-time points standings while passing Toronto rock legends Colin Doyle and Josh Sanderson, who now sits third, only next to John Tavares and John Grant Jr. (1446) with 1,396 career points. According to the 2019-2020 NLL Media Guide and Record Book, John Grant Jr. came in second with 1,446 points, and several others surpassed 1,000 points.
John Grant was also a five-time first-team All-Star, two second-team picks, and four-time MVP by the Cavaliers, which should have been higher. Grant, who left Rochester after the 2010 season, remains the franchise’s all-time leader in goals (433) and points (894) and second in assists with 461.
John Grant also led the Nighthawks to the European Cup finals in 2002 and 2003, holding the team’s playoff scoring record with 47 goals and second in the playoffs with 82 goals.
Counting John Grant’s 11 years in Rochester and seven years in Colorado, Grant is second only to Tavares in goals (668) and points (1,446), but he played 238 games more than Tavares. With 68 fewer games, he’s averaging 6.08 points per game compared to Tavares’ 5.72.