Jonathan Toews is known as a Canadian professional hockey player. He is most famous for being the captain of the Chicago Blackhawks.
Jonathan Bryan Toews was born on April 29, 1988 in Winnipeg, Canada. He went to college at the University of North Dakota.
In the 2006 NHL Draft, Jonathan Toews was chosen third overall by the Blackhawks. During his first season with Chicago he scored 24 goals and was selected for the Calder Trophy for best rookie in the NHL, Before the start of the 2008–09 season, Toews was named commander of the Blackhawks. In 2009 he appeared in his first All-Star Game, and he completed the regular season with 34 goals and 35 assists.
In the 2009–10 season, Toews and the Blackhawks progressed to the Stanley Cup finals, where they crushed the Philadelphia Flyers. It was the establishment's first Stanley Cup in a long time. Toews, who scored 29 points in the postseason, was granted the Conn Smythe Trophy. The next season, he scored a career-high 76 points and was chosen to his subsequent All-Star Game. In 2012–13 Toews averaged a career-high 1.02 points per game, and the Blackhawks progressed to another appearance in the Stanley Cup finals.
In Aug 2020, the Chicago Blackhawks pulled out a close win in Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Qualifiers against the Edmonton Oilers. In the wake of losing 3-2 going into the third period, the Blackhawks scored two goals in a range in the last six minutes with the help of Matthew Highmore and Jonathan Toews. It was Toews' second goal of the game and he recorded his eleventh postseason goal to tie Bobby Hull, Patrick Kane, and Stan Mikita for most in franchise history.
As the home squad in Game 3, the Blackhawks assumed control over the Oilers over the course of the game. They hit the ice in their red sweaters, which was odd to see outside the United Center and brought back recollections of the past times. Nothing caused the Blackhawks to feel more at home than when a recorded interpretation of the National Anthem and O Canada boomed over the speakers. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, there were no fans in attendance to pass the rooftop over Rogers Place.
Jonathan Toews is dating a model and entrepreneur named Lindsey Vecchione. She runs a company called Hair by Lindsey and has modeled for various brands and magazines including Playboy. Toews previously dated a model named Gabrielle Velasques in 2011.
Last Modified: Nov 11, 2020