Description: Islanders forward Brock Nelson was a force on the power play Tuesday night.
Insight: Nelson scored the first goal of the game on the man advantage less than two minutes into the contest. He then added an assist on John Tavares' power-play score. Nelson has six goals and six assists this season.
10/11/2014 10:46:00 PM
Description: Islanders forward Brock Nelson has now scored six points in his first two games after posting a goal and assist Saturday night versus Carolina.
Insight: Perhaps fantasy owners should pay attention to the 22-year-old as he's getting plenty of opportunites on the Islanders second line.
10/10/2014 9:38:00 PM
Description: Islanders forward Brock Nelson scored two goals to help New York score the first three goals against the Hurricanes in the season opener, and the Islanders won, 5-2.
Insight: Two of the first three Islanders' goals came on the power play with the other coming about one second after a Hurricane penalty expired. For all intents and purposes, the Islanders scored all three goals on the man advantage because Carolina still did not have their fifth guy in position. Nelson also added two assists and finished plus-two.