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Matt Hawkins

Matt Hawkins is a young sports journalist looking to share his love and knowledge of sports, especially hockey. He started contributing for Eyes on Isles in March of 2019. As of October 2020, he is the expert for Causeway Crowd. He previously contributed for Golden Gate Sports, mainly covering the San Jose Sharks.

Nick Leddy #2 of the New York Islanders (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Islanders: Five key players that need to step up vs Florida Panthers

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Derick Brassard #10 of the New York Islanders (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Islanders: Grading Derick Brassard’s lackluster 2019-20 season

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UNIONDALE, NEW YORK - MARCH 07: Ryan Pulock #6 of the New York Islanders celebrates his goal at 5:15 of the second period against the Carolina Hurricanes at NYCB Live's Nassau Coliseum on March 07, 2020 in Uniondale, New York. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Islanders: Grading Ryan Pulock’s very good 2019-20 season

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NEW YORK, NEW YORK - OCTOBER 06: Anthony Beauvillier #18 of the New York Islanders celebrates his goal at 1:25 of the third period against the Winnipeg Jets at NYCB Live's Nassau Coliseum on October 06, 2019 in New York City. The Islanders defeated the Jets 4-1. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Islanders: Grading Anthony Beauvillier’s bounce back 2019-20 season

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GLENDALE, ARIZONA - FEBRUARY 17: Andy Greene #4 of the New York Islanders in action during the NHL game against the Arizona Coyotes at Gila River Arena on February 17, 2020 in Glendale, Arizona. The Coyotes defeated the Islanders 2-1. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Islanders: Re-sign or decline Andy Greene

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UNIONDALE, NEW YORK - OCTOBER 08: Thomas Greiss #1 of the New York Islanders looks on during their game against the Edmonton Oilers at the NYCB's LIVE Nassau Coliseum on October 08, 2019 in Uniondale, New York. (Photo by Emilee Chinn/Getty Images)

Islanders: Re-sign or decline Thomas Greiss

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LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - MARCH 05: Alec Martinez #27 of the Los Angeles Kings battles Tomas Tatar #90 and Brendan Gallagher #11 of the Montreal Canadiens for a loose puck during the first period of a game at Staples Center on March 05, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images)

Islanders: Three Non-rental Trade Options

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UNIONDALE, NEW YORK - DECEMBER 17: General manager Lou Lamoriello watches the game between the New York Islanders and the Nashville Predators as he reaches the 2,500-game milestone as GM. Only two general managers in NHL history has served as many regular-season contests, including Lamoriello’s counterpart (2,816 GP) David Poile of Nashville and Glen Sather (2,700 GP).at NYCB Live's Nassau Coliseum on December 17, 2019 in Uniondale, New York. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Islanders 2019 draft pick Reece Newkirk another diamond in the rough

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NEW YORK, NEW YORK - SEPTEMBER 20: Kieffer Bellows #20 of the New York Islanders celebrates his powerplay goal at 19:19 of the first period against the New Jersey Devils during a preseason game at the Barclays Center on September 20, 2018 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Islanders: What to Expect From Kieffer Bellows

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UNIONDALE, NEW YORK - SEPTEMBER 23: Mason Jobst #66 and Kieffer Bellows #20 of the New York Islanders celebrate a 3-2 victory over the Detroit Red Wings at NYCB Live's Nassau Coliseum on September 23, 2019 in Uniondale, New York. The Islanders defeated the Red wings 3-2 in overtime. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Islanders: Bridgeport Coaching Change Needed

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NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 30: Casey Cizikas #53 of the New York Islanders skates against the New York Islanders at the Barclays Center on November 30, 2016 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. The Islanders defeated the Penguins 5-3. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Islanders 3 Takeaways From Rangers Loss: Cannot Give NYR Powerplays

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NEW YORK, NEW YORK - NOVEMBER 05: Cole Bardreau #34 of the New York Islanders celebrates scoring his first NHL goal in the second period against Craig Anderson #41 of the Ottawa Senators during their game at Barclays Center on November 05, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Islanders: Cole Bardreau Should Stay Over Michael Dal Colle

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UNIONDALE, NEW YORK - OCTOBER 14: Oliver Wahlstrom #26 of the New York Islanders skates in his first NHL game against the St. Louis Blues at NYCB Live's Nassau Coliseum on October 14, 2019 in Uniondale, New York. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

New York Islanders: Expectations For Oliver Wahlstrom

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UNIONDALE, NY - DECEMBER 9: Mike Sillinger #18 and Jason Blake #55 of the New York Islanders celebrate teammate Arron Asham's #45 first period goal against the Florida Panthers during their game at Nassau Coliseum December 9, 2006 in Uniondale, New York (Photo by Mike Stobe /Getty Images)

New York Islanders: Ranking Every Single Alternate Jersey

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NEWARK, NJ - NOVEMBER 28: Brendan Witt #32 of the New York Islanders plays the puck against Dean McAmmond #11 of the New Jersey Devils at the Prudential Center on November 28, 2009 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

New York Islanders: Ranking Every Single Away Jersey

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29 Oct 1997: Zigmund Palffy #16 of the New York Islanders in action during a game against the Montreal Canadiens at the Molson Center in Montreal, Canada. The Islanders defeated the Canadiens 5-2. Mandatory Credit: Robert Laberge /Allsport

New York Islanders: Ranking Every Single Home Jerseys

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