The Islanders captain has scored an incredible nine goals over his last five contests.
Nelson is up to four points in four games but should finish off the season around the 40-50 point mark.
Anders Lee and Cal Clutterbuck also scored for the Islanders in the win.
Believe it or not, all of Tavares' offense came in the third period, as he scored three consecutive goals in .
Those markers gave the Islanders 4-1, 5-1 and 6-1 leads at the time.
His first goal (scored on the power play) tied the game at two in the second period, while his second tally made it 6-2 for his team.
Tavares finished the game with a plus-1 rating, two penalty minutes and seven shots on goal in of ice time.Tavares finished the night with a plus-1 rating and four shots on goal in of ice time.The Islanders captain has nine goals and 13 points in 11 games this season. He's collected an incredible 10 points in his last four contests.Lee found himself in the right spot when Thomas Hickey's feed ricocheted off of him and in behind Holtby to tie the game.Unfortunately, Lars Eller scored less than 10 minutes later to win it for the Capitals.Expect him to be a little more comfortable now that he's entering his second year with the Islanders, but that might not translate into more fantasy success.