Islanders C John Tavares was named the NHL's First Star of the Week after performances that included two hat tricks.
Tavares notched his first hat trick of the week against the Coyotes last Tuesday in a 5-3 victory. He didn't total a point against the Wild on Thursday, but he would rebound with another hat trick against the Predators on Saturday in a 6-2 win.
It was the 27-year-old's seventh and eighth career hat tricks while posting an NHL-best six goals for the week. He also tallied an assists for seven total points.
Tavares became the third player in Islanders history to put up two hat tricks within three games. He currently ranks third in the league with nine goals, and leads the Islanders with 13 points on the season.