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Tavares scored four goals in the 2015 NHL All-Star Game at Nationwide Arena in Columbus on Sunday.

While it was Blue Jackets' Ryan Johansen (two goals, two assists) who was named the All-Star MVP, Tavares was easily the most dominant player out there. While the goals won't count in fantasy, it was just another fantastic outing for Tavares, who entered the break red-hot, recording six points in his last three games. With 21 goals and 45 points in 46 games, Tavares needs to be in your lineup when he returns to NHL action Tuesday vs. the Rangers. One thing to note, however, is that his talented linemate Kyle Okposo will miss 6-8 weeks with an upper-body injury. While the loss will hurt the Isles, Tavares should keep producing at close to a point-per-game pace. His production might drop a tad, but we wouldn't worry, as he can make things happen all on his own.

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Tavares picked up a power play goal and an assist in Monday's 7-4 win over the Flyers.

Tavares is on fire right now as he's picked up seven points in his last three games and has turned in six multi-point efforts in his last nine games. With 46 points through 46 games the 24-year-old has reached the rate of a point-per-game, and should continued to be rolled out there every night.

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Tavares collected a goal and assist and attempted eight shots in Saturday's loss to the Canadiens.

That's three multi-point games in his last five for Tavares, who is now just shy of a point-per-game pace for the season. There's no doubt he's one of the game's elite centers, and with linemates Kyle Okposo and Josh Bailey continuing to thrive, Tavares figures to remain extremely productive.

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Tavares assisted on three of Kyle Okposo's four goals in Friday's win over the Penguins.

Even after going two straight games without a point, Tavares still has 10 points (four goals) in his last seven games. The 24-year-old now has 19 goals and 42 points in 44 games on the season, helping the Islanders become the first team to 30 wins. This fantasy stud needs to be in your lineup every night he's in action.

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Tavares netted a pair of goals, including the overtime winner, dished out an assist, and recorded five shots on goal Friday against New Jersey.

After scoring the game-winning goal, Tavares celebrated by doing the traditional "Yes Yes Yes" chant done by Islanders fans after every goal. Although he went pointless Tuesday night in Vancouver, Tavares still has four goals and seven points in his last four games. The 24-year-old now has 39 points (19 goals) in 41 games on the season. With five game-winning goals, 121 shots on goal, and five power-play tallies, do we really need to tell you what to do with this all-around fantasy stud?

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Tavares went plus-1 and won 10 of 14 faceoffs in Tuesday's loss to Vancouver, but was held scoreless and didn't so much as put a shot on goal in his 21:36 of ice time.

A startlingly unproductive game from the star center, who was coming off consecutive multi-point efforts. It's precious rare for Tavares to be held without a shot -- that's happened just three times all year. Look for him to bounce back Friday in New Jersey.

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Tavares collected two assists and recorded five shots on goal in Sunday's loss to Edmonton.

Tavares now has five goals and nine points in his last seven games, giving him 36 points (17 goals) in 39 games on the season. The 24-year-old has been an all-around fantasy stud this season, scoring eight power-play goals, three game-winners, and recording 116 shots on goal. On pace for a career-high 35 goals, Tavares is an automatic roll every game.

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Tavares netted two goals -- including the game-winner -- in Friday's victory over the Flames.

Tavares' first goal came eight minutes into the first period, finishing off a power-play opportunity for his 16th goal of the season. He would claim No. 17 in the third period, giving him four goals in his two career games in Calgary. The center remains tied for 19th in the league in scoring this season, but with 34 points in 38 games, it's not as though he's seen a dramatic dip in his production from previous campaigns.

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Tavares netted two goals on six shot attempts in Saturday's loss to the Sabres.

With 15 goals and 16 assists over 35 games, Tavares isn't quite producing at a point-per-game clip, but he's more or less justified the lofty expectations placed on him on draft day. The six shots Tavares attempted Saturday was his second-highest total of the season, aiding him to his first multi-point outing since Nov. 22.

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Tavares needed a few stitches to close the wound but is not in any danger of missing Tuesday's game versus Montreal.