New York Islanders Brock Nelson Has Hat-trick In Da Beauty League
New York Islanders forward Brock Nelson has been participating in Da Beauty League, and last night he put up a hat-trick.
Isles Twitter’s number one punching bag Brock Nelson has been participating in Minnesota’s Da Beauty League. The Minnesota native actually had a pretty solid game last night that would make the New York Islanders rather envious.
While playing for Team Tria Brock scored three goals for a hat-trick. It was a massacre, Brock’s team ended up winning by a score of 10-3. Here’s a look at two of his three goals from last night (Sorry, Da Beauty League didn’t have a video of the first goal):
First off, nine unanswered goals is rather impressive, even if it’s just an exhibition type of game. As for Brock, I can safely saw Islander fans are wondering if that’s going to translate to the ice in Brooklyn.
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Nelson has one career hat-trick with the Isles and it came in January of 2016 against the Columbus Blue Jackets. Fun fact, I was at that game, so maybe I just need to go to more games to get Brock to score to his potential? I’m just trying to do my part for the team.
Nelson is coming off his third season in a row with 20 goals and 40 points yet fans, myself included, expect more out of him.
His wrist shot is too good for him to sleepwalk through stretches of the season as often as he does. It makes it him one of the more frustrating players on the team to watch. It’s not that Nelson’s bad, it’s just he’s not reaching his fullest potential which drives Isles Twitter up a wall.
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Brock’s on the last year of his $2.5 million cap hit before becoming an RFA. His play in 2017-2018 will be a huge factor in the team’s decision to bring him back, likely on a raise, or let him go elsewhere.