Not that long ago, Jack Capuano called for better play from certain New York Islanders.
Maybe Brock Nelson was immune to that criticism, maybe not … but regardless, he had a big night on Tuesday.
Nelson recorded his first career hat trick in helping the Islanders beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 5-2.
You can watch all three goals, including the funky game-winner, in the video above. Nelson grabbed the game-winner in this one, too, so he really stood out tonight.
From the Blue Jackets’ perspective, goaltending might be a bit of a concern: