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The 5 Hole: Success in Smashville

John Tavares  scored three times in the 3rd period for his second hat trick in three games as the New York Islanders smashed the Nashville Predators with a 6-2 victory Saturday Night at Bridgestone Arena.

Jordan Eberle scored his first two goals as an Islanders and New York scored 3 Power Play goals, including one from Ryan Pulock that gave the team the lead for good in the second period. The three power play goals was the most for the Isles on the road since March of 2014 against the Vancouver Canucks.

Overall, six different Islanders  had multi-point nights Jaroslav Halak made 28 saves in the win. Next up for the Isles is the surprising Vegas Golden Knights as the expansion visit Barclays Center.

Here is the social media recap of the Islanders 6-2 win:

Jordan Eberle is off the snide! His first goal as a New York Islanders in game 11.

This is why #IslesTwitter is the best. No other fanbase is making Aha! “Take On Me” parodies and waiting 11 games to use it.

Tie Game

Unlock the Pulock

Mat Barzal continues to impress EVERYONE

Jordan Eberle’s second of the night … by a centimeter.

12 seconds into the 3rd period …

Some puck luck for JT adds to the lead three minutes into the 3rd period.

Islanders POURING it on! Tavares Hat Trick!

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