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Islanders' Hickey practices, but return is 'still some time away'

New York Islanders defenseman Thomas Hickey returned to practice on Monday for the first time since suffering a lower-body injury on Oct. 24."He's still some time away," coach Jack Capuano told Newsday of Hickey. "But it's good to have him out there. He went through the protocol of what he needs to do. Now you'll probably see him practice with us for the next week or so."Hickey recorded...
Via Fox Sports
November 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Islanders: Who Takes Hickey’s Roster Spot?

With Macklemore and Ryan Lewis’ ‘Downtown’ continuing to blare from the Islanders new high-powered amplification system at Barclays Center, there he was in the hallway leading into the dressing area. Leaning against the opening to the newly designed, and plenty fantastic, players lounge, a celebratory fist bump for each of his teammates coming off the ice after a well deserved...
Via Islanders Insight
October 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Islanders' Hickey out at least a month with lower-body injury

New York Islanders defenseman Thomas Hickey hasn't enjoyed a healthy beginning to the 2015-16 season.After missing the start of the campaign with a fractured thumb, Hickey was placed on injured reserve with a lower-body ailment on Monday. The team announced the move, but Arthur Staple of Newsday reported that the 26-year-old Calgary native is expected to miss at least one month.Veteran...
Via Fox Sports
October 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Islanders' Hickey sidelined a month, Bernier out 1-2 weeks

The New York Islanders are accumulating injuries before the regular season has officially started.Defenseman Thomas Hickey is expected to be sidelined four weeks with an upper-body injury and forward Steve Bernier will be out one-to-two weeks with a lower-body ailment, Islanders coach Jack Capuano told Arthur Staple of Newsday on Tuesday.Blue-liners Brian Strait and prospect Ryan...
Via Fox Sports
September 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Islanders Over/Under: Thomas Hickey, Ryan Pulock

First line: Tavares, Okposo, LeeSecond Line: Strome, Nelson, BaileyThird Line: Nielsen Grabovski, KuleminFourth Line: Martin, Cizikas, Clutterbuck/Grabner Defensive Pair One: Boychuk, LeddyDefensive Pair Two: de Haan, Hamonic Taking a further look at defenseman in the Over/Under series, the assumed bottom pair of Thomas Hickey and Ryan Pulock will be examined. This tandem is not...
Via Islanders Insight
September 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Islanders agree to deals with Hickey, Greiss, Petrov

NEW YORK -- The New York Islanders have signed defenseman Thomas Hickey, goaltender Thomas Greiss and forward Kirill Petrov. The Islanders announced the moves on Wednesday, the opening day of free agency in the NHL. Hickey got a three-year deal in re-signing with the Islanders. Greiss was given a two-year contract after playing 20 games with the Penguins last season. Petrov, a third...
Via Associated Press
July 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Islanders Insight’s Top Shelf: 6|17|15

What’s in the news? Well, apparently the New York Islanders are nearing a new deal with restricted free agent Thomas Hickey. According to Islanders beat writer Arthur Staple, the two sides are are close, while there is nothing new to report out of the camps of fellow RFAs Brock Nelson and Anders Lee. Heard today that #Isles and RFA D Thomas Hickey getting closer on a new contract...
Via Islanders Insight
June 17, 2015  |  Discuss

After the Contract Extension, Mats Zuccarello is Back to Business as Usual

Mats Zuccarello #36 of the New York Rangers handles the puck under pressure from Cal Clutterbuck #15 and Thomas Hickey #14 of the New York Islanders at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum. (Mandatory Credit: ESPN/Getty Images) Mats Zuccarello is here to stay. After a haze of contract offers and back and forth negotiations, general manager, Glen Sathers will not be trading the 5...
Via The Sports Journal
March 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Hickey's winner keeps Islanders perfect in OT; Halak ties team record

  Thomas Hickey set up a third-period goal and scored 3:06 into overtime as the New York Islanders started December just as they ended November, with a victory -- 3-2 over the Ottawa Senators on Tuesday night. The defenseman netted his second of the season with a wraparound goal to help the Islanders improve to 8-0 in games decided after regulation. Jaroslav Halak, the NHL's No...
Via Associated Press
December 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Islanders Injury Update: Thomas Hickey Returns to Practice After Cut to Face from Skate

Tuesday night saw another potentially gruesome injury occur in the NHL. Thomas Hickey  defenseman from the New York Islanders, was struck in the face by the skate of Toronto forward Mike Santorelli. Chris Peters of reported that Hickey immediately left the ice and did not return to the game. Cut in the face by a skate last night, but he's back out for practice...
Via Sports Injury Alert
October 22, 2014  |  Discuss

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