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WATCH: New York Islanders' Thomas Hickey Trucks Tampa Bay Lightning's Jonathan Drouin

New York Islanders defenseman Thomas Hickey hit Tampa Bay Lightning left wing Jonathan Drouin so hard Tuesday night Hickey couldn't even be mad at him. "I looked at the hit after, and it appears it was a clean hit," Drouin said after the game per ESPN.com's Joe McDonald. "He read what I was doing, and I have nothing against him." Though Drouin said the hit was clean, Hickey...
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May 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Video: Brian Boyle lights up Thomas Hickey, scores OT winner

Thomas Hickey had himself quite a night in Game 3. He probably had two of the most influential plays of the night and they were for two completely different reasons. First, he dished out a vicious hit on Jonathan Drouin. This time he was the victim of the big hit. The person laying down the hit? Brian Boyle – all 6’7″ of him. Following the hit, Boyle joined the play and chipped...
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May 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Video: Thomas Hickey blows up Jonathan Drouin

Physicality is a trademark of the Stanley Cup playoffs. The Islanders and Lightning had been mostly missing that component, but that all changed in Game 3. Thomas Hickey set the tone and destroyed Jonathan Drouin. Drouin has such a low center of gravity, I don’t even know how Hickey caught him the way that he did. That hit was so incredibly brutal that I am surprised no penalty...
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May 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Islanders Insight’s Top Shelf: 4/20/16

Over the last few days it has been hard to get that image of Thomas Hickey’s goal out of our collective minds. The unlikely, yet fulfilling, play was the perfect way to cap off a tremendous comeback, and being there to witness it in person made it all-the-more enjoyable. That was as resilient a win as the Islanders have strung together all season, and came at the most crucial...
Via Islanders Insight
April 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Bedlam In Brooklyn! Hickey Wins It In OT For Islanders

It’s been a long time since Brooklyn has seen a post-season sporting event. Boy, did they get a treat in its return. Thomas Hickey sent everyone home happy as he beat Roberto Luongo with 7:29 left in overtime to give the Islanders a 2-1 series lead. The Islanders were done. They were down and out. It was 2-0 and the Islanders had just let up a deflating third goal to Aaron Ekblad...
Via Islanders Insight
April 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Hickey scores in 3rd to help Islanders top Canucks 3-2

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) Thomas Hickey scored the tiebreaking goal in the third period to help the New York Islanders beat the Vancouver Canucks 3-2 on Tuesday night. Travis Hamonic and Anders Lee also scored for New York, and Thomas Greiss made 31 stops. Hickey also had an assist. Linden Vey and Daniel Sedin each had a goal for Vancouver, which got 21 saves from Jacob...
Via Associated Press
March 02, 2016  |  Discuss

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 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...
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September 03, 2015  |  Discuss

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