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John Tavares has hat trick in Islanders' 5-1 win over Devils

John Tavares of the Islanders celebrates his third

John Tavares of the Islanders celebrates his third goal of the game during the third period against the New Jersey Devils at Nassau Coliseum. (Feb. 16, 2013) Photo Credit: Jim McIsaac

John Tavares and the Islanders had been foiled and frustrated by the Devils a couple of times this season. But Tavares, now in his fourth season, is a hard player to keep down for long.

Which means the Islanders are a hard team to keep down for long.

Tavares stole the show Saturday night at the Coliseum, recording his fourth career hat trick plus an assist in a 5-1 win over the Eastern...

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