|September 4, 19681968-09-04|
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John Tavares (born September 4, 1968 in Toronto, Ontario) is a retired professional box lacrosse player. He is the National Lacrosse League's all-time leading scorer and also a mathematics teacher at Philip Pocock Catholic Secondary School in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada. He attended D'Youville College in Buffalo, New York. He is the uncle of NHL player John Tavares.
Tavares played his entire National Lacrosse League career with the Buffalo Bandits since their inaugural season in 1992. He was acquired from the Detroit Turbos in exchange for Brian Nikula in October 1991. John was also the Professional Lacrosse Players' Association Representative for the Bandits.
Tavares is the NLL's all-time leader in Goals (815), Assists (934), and Points (1,749).
|Height||5 ft 0 in / 180 cm|
|Weight||174 lb / 79 kg|
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