James Neal is looking quite comfortable in blue and orange.
The Edmonton Oilers forward buried four goals - including a natural hat trick - in the team's 5-2 victory over the New York Islanders on Tuesday.
Neal scored his fourth tally on a nifty one-timer from a tight angle to put Edmonton up 5-1 in the third period.
The goal pushed Neal's season total to a league-leading six in three games after he notched only seven in 63 contests with the Calgary Flames in 2018-19.
The Oilers acquired Neal from the Flames for forward Milan Lucic on July 19. Lucic recorded just six goals in 79 contests in Edmonton last season and has yet to score through two games in 2019-20.
Neal tied the game in the first period with a wicked blast from the slot for goal No. 1:
Just 1:36 later, the 6-foot-3 sniper gave the Oilers the lead with a quick release in tight:
Neal completed his eighth career hat trick with a slick deflection on the power play:
The Oilers improved to 3-0 on the season with the victory.
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