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Islanders: Vote In Brock Nelson For The All-Star Game

Brock Nelson #29 of the New York Islanders (Photo by Justin Berl/Getty Images)
Brock Nelson #29 of the New York Islanders (Photo by Justin Berl/Getty Images)
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Brock Nelson has had a stellar 2019-2020 campaign and deserves your vote to make the All-Star Game as an Islanders representative.

To no surprise, Mathew Barzal is the New York Islanders representative for the All-Star Game. He’s been the face of the franchise the last two years and there’s no better player from the Islanders for a 3v3.

With that being said, another Islander has the chance to get voted in and that’s Brock Nelson. Nelson, for the second year in a row, is off to a fantastic start. In 38 games, Nelson has 30 points (14 goals, 16 assists).

Nelly is on pace for a 65 point and 30 goal season, both of which would be career highs. He is definitely deserving of the All-Star Game nod, and fans have the opportunity to vote him in right here.

Out of everyone available in the Metro, Nelson is second in terms of goals and points trailing Mika Zibanejad in both categories. While Zibanejad has had arguably the better season (by one point) you have to take into context who he’s playing with.

He’s with Artemi Panarin who has 55 points in 39 games this year. Of course, he is going to put up big numbers and on top of that, the Rangers are in seventh place in the Division.

From a national perspective, would you rather have a team that is likely playoff-bound have two representatives or a bottom feeder have two representatives? For a change, the Isles deserve the extra recognition. Vote Brock Nelson and get him to St. Louis.

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