Toews scored a power-play goal and blocked six shots in Tuesday's 3-2 win over the Kings.
Toews got it done at both ends of the ice, converting on a Samuel Girard pass for the Avalanche's second goal. The six blocked shots allowed Toews to lead the team in that metric, making life a little easier for goalie Philipp Grubauer. The 26-year-old Toews has been everything the Avalanche could have asked for, as he has three points in as many games to go with nine blocks this year. He's also locked in as a top-pairing defenseman with a plus-2 rating.
Toews recorded a power-play goal and an assist in Friday's 8-0 win over the Blues.
There was plenty of offense to go around Friday, and Toews got his with an assist on Joonas Donskoi's tally in the third period. Toews sweetened his stat line with the eighth and final goal just 2:54 after Donskoi's marker. A solid two-way blueliner, the 26-year-old Toews has two points and three blocked shots through his first two appearances with the Avs. He produced 28 points in 68 outings with a much more defensive Islanders team last year.
Toews returned to Wednesday's game against the Blues after being checked for a concussion, Adrian Dater of ColoradoHockeyNow.com reports.
It appears Toews will finish his Avalanche debut. The 26-year-old slotted in with Cale Makar on the top defensive pairing to start the season, and he's expected to man the second power-play unit as well.
Toews left Wednesday's game against the Blues to be evaluated for a concussion, Adrian Dater of ColoradoHockeyNow.com reports.
Toews went to the locker room after absorbing Sammy Blais' elbow early in the first period. If he's diagnosed with a concussion, the 26-year-old won't return to the season opener.
Toews agreed to terms on a four-year, $16.4 million contract with Colorado on Tuesday.
Toews was acquired by the Avs via trade for a pair of second-round picks and has now signed a long-term extension. In 68 appearances for the Isles, the 26-year-old blueliner set personal bests in goals (six), assists (22) and power-play points (six). With Cale Makar holding down a spot with the No. 1 unit, Toews may be hard-pressed to secure regular minutes with the man advantage over the likes of Samuel Girard.
Toews was acquired by the Avalanche from the Islanders on Monday in exchange for second-round picks in 2021 and 2022.
Toews put together a solid sophomore campaign, as he set career highest in games (68), goals (six) and assists (22). In addition to his even-strength production, the 25-year-old blueliner averaged 2:14 of power-play ice time and tallied six of his 28 points with the man advantage. Toews should have the inside track on a spot in the lineup but will have to stave off challenges from Conor Timmins (undisclosed) and Bowen Byram.
Toews netted a goal, three blocked shots and four PIM in Thursday's 2-1 overtime loss to the Lightning in Game 6.
Toews got in deep and scored on a wrap-around at 4:15 of the first period for his second tally of the postseason. He also took a pair of penalties for putting the puck out of play. The 26-year-old blueliner finished the playoffs with 10 points, 38 blocks and a plus-3 rating in 22 contests.
Toews collected an assist in Friday's 5-3 win over the Lightning in Game 3.
Toews' helper came on Anthony Beauvillier's second-period goal that put the Islanders up 3-1 at the time. The 26-year-old Toews has a goal, eight assists, 32 blocked shots and a plus-4 rating through 19 contests. Four of his helpers have come in the last seven games.
Toews had an assist and four hits in Sunday's 3-2 win over the Flyers in Game 4.
Toews has a goal and an assist through four games against the Flyers. The defenseman was more productive earlier in the playoffs -- overall, he's at one goal, five helpers, a plus-6 rating and 25 blocked shots through 13 contests.
Toews scored an empty-net goal on his lone shot in Monday's 4-0 win over Philadelphia in Game 1.
Philadelphia coach Alain Vigneault took a calculated chance by pulling goaltender Carter Hart for an extra skater with more than seven minutes remaining and Toews capitalized. The defenseman rimmed a clearing attempt around the boards and it took a fortuitous carom off the wall and into the open net. Toews will take it; he hadn't scored a goal since Feb. 23, a 16-game dry spell. It was also his first point in the last six playoff games.
Toews picked up an assist during Wednesday's 3-2 loss to the Panthers in Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Qualifiers.
The 26-year-old blueliner has recorded one helper in every game of the series so far, although the outcome wasn't as favorable Wednesday. Toews will look to keep his point streak going Friday, when the Isles again attempt to advance to the next round in Game 4.
Toews finished Thursday's 4-3 loss to Ottawa with two assists.
Toews picked up a pair of secondary helpers in this game, bringing his season point total up to 28. In addition to his two assists, the defenseman picked up a minor penalty and a blocked shot in the loss.
Toews scored a goal and picked up an assist in Sunday's 4-1 win over the Sharks.
Brock Nelson found Toews all alone in the high slot and Toews picked a corner to put the Islanders up 4-1 late in the second period. It was the sixth goal of the season for Toews, a new career high. He also assisted on Anders Lee's game-winner earlier in the frame and now has 24 points in 61 games on the year.
Toews scored a goal on two shots and was plus-3 in Monday's 5-3 win over Washington.
Toews broke in alone to score his fifth goal of the season -- matching his rookie total from 2018-19 -- giving the Islanders a 3-1 lead late in the first period. The 25-year-old has seven points (two goals, five assists) over his last eight games and is up to a career-high 22 points on the year.
Toews scored a goal and added two assists, one on the power play, in Saturday's 6-4 loss to the Capitals.
The 25-year-old defenseman hadn't had a multi-point game all season and had only two helpers in his prior 16 games, but Toews busted out with a big afternoon, only to see it go to waste when the Caps scored five unanswered goals in the third period. Toews has almost exactly matched his production from his debut last year, posting four goals and 18 points through 47 games so far in 2019-20.
Toews recorded an assist, five shots on goal, two hits and two blocked shots in Monday's 1-0 win over the Avalanche.
Toews relayed a Michael Dal Colle pass through to Anders Lee, who beat Avalanche goalie Pavel Francouz glove-side for the only goal of the game. The assist snapped a 10-game point drought for Toews. The 25-year-old blueliner is up to 14 points, 76 shots and 43 blocked in 41 contests. He had 18 points in 48 outings last year -- Toews should be able to top both of those marks by the end of the season.
Toews hasn't registered a point and has a rating of minus-3 in his last five games.
Overall on the season, Toews has three goals and 10 assists along with a rating of plus-4 in 35 games. The long season may be catching up to Toews as this is his first full campaign in the NHL. Toews could eventually be the best overall defender for the Islanders as he has a solid defensive presence along with an ability to help out in the offensive zone. The defense for the Islanders should be in good shape for years to come with Noah Dobson, Ryan Pulock, and Toews.
Toews has hit a rut of late as he is scoreless with a rating of minus-3 in his last four games.
Overall Toews is having a solid season with three goals, 10 assists, and a plus-4 rating in 34 games. This will be the first full season for Toews as he only played 48 games in 2018-19. Toews shows flashes of being a very capable two-defender but will still need time to develop consistency. This Islanders future on defense looks bright with Noah Dobson, Ryan Pulock, and Toews leading the way.
Toews produced an assist and four shots on goal in Saturday's 3-1 loss to the Stars.
Toews delivered the primary assist on Mathew Barzal's third-period tally. The blueliner had gone eight straight games without a point. Toews is up to 12 points and 50 shots in 28 contests this season, but he'll need to be a bit more consistent to hold fantasy appeal. He's got 30-point potential, as long as he can mitigate the dry spells.
Toews hasn't scored a goal in his last 13 games for the Islanders.
Toews does have seven assists during this time period so all is not lost offensively. The Islanders are playing extremely well at present but any offense from their defensemen is always appreciated. On the season, Toews has two goals, nine assists and a rating of plus-5 in 19 games. Toews just might be the Islanders' most complete defender.
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