Todd Matthews

Todd Matthews

Todd Matthews ran Sabre Noise and Raising Zona under the pen name Sion Fawkes between 2022 and 2024 before he switched his full focus to the NHL. A lifelong hockey fan, Todd now covers the entire NHL at FanSided as the Lead Editor and he is always happy to write about the league’s current happenings and its history. When he’s not writing about hockey, Todd is often found working out either in the gym or running on trails. He is a fan of symphonic and power metal, and an avid listener of audiobooks, particularly in the fantasy genre, and he can be reached at todd.matthews@fansided.com.

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Predicting the Pick: NY Islanders will take a hard-hitting blueliner in the NHL Draft

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Russia U20 Hockey team player, Igor Chernyshov (25) seen in...

NY Islanders take some intriguing mid-round prospects in NHL Mock Draft 2.0

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2024 Kubota CHL Top Prospects Game - Practice Sessions

One ideal prospect we would like to see fall to the NY Islanders in the NHL Draft

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Vancouver Canucks v New York Islanders

One dream, one realistic, and one bargain player for the NY Islanders in free agency

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Mar 14, 2024; Buffalo, New York, USA;  Buffalo Sabres center Peyton Krebs (19) defends as New York Islanders center Kyle Palmieri (21) passes the puck during the first period at KeyBank Center. Mandatory Credit: Timothy T. Ludwig-USA TODAY Sports

One player the NY Islanders could acquire in a shocking trade with the Sabres this offseason

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Russia U20 Hockey team player, Igor Chernyshov (25) seen in...

NHL Draft Profile 1.0 features a prospect who fits the NY Islanders identity

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Apr 30, 2024; Raleigh, North Carolina, USA; New York Islanders center Casey Cizikas (53) celebrates his goal against the Carolina Hurricanes during the second period in game five of the first round of the 2024 Stanley Cup Playoffs at PNC Arena. Mandatory Credit: James Guillory-USA TODAY Sports

One player the NY Islanders could unexpectedly trade in the 2024 offseason

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Dec 29, 2023; Elmont, New York, USA; Washington Capitals right wing Anthony Mantha (39) skate with the puck chased by New York Islanders center Brock Nelson (29)   during the third period at UBS Arena. Mandatory Credit: Dennis Schneidler-USA TODAY Sports

3 recently traded forwards the NY Islanders must target in NHL free agency

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2022 Upper Deck NHL Draft - Round 2-7

Islanders land a potential star scorer with first pick of seven-round NHL Mock Draft

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New York Islanders v Carolina Hurricanes - Game Five

How much cap space do the Islanders have in the 2024 NHL offseason?

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Apr 22, 2024; Raleigh, North Carolina, USA; New York  New York Islanders center Bo Horvat (14)

3 reasons fans can still be optimistic about the Islanders in Round 1 of the NHL Playoffs

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New York Islanders v Carolina Hurricanes - Game One

3 reasons the Islanders can bounce back from a tough loss in Game 1 to Carolina

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Pittsburgh Penguins v New York Islanders

How to watch the Islanders in the First Round of the NHL Playoffs

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Apr 13, 2024; New York, New York, USA;  New York Islanders center Mathew Barzal (13) controls the

3 New York Islanders players who surprised us this season

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Apr 25, 2023; Raleigh, North Carolina, USA; New York Islanders center Mathew Barzal (13) skates with

The ultimate list of unrestricted free agents the Islanders can steal from their Metropolitan Division rivals

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Winnipeg Jets v New York Islanders

4 Islanders players who shouldn’t return next season

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