Thread: Claimed off Waivers: NYI takes Thomas Hickey
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01-15-2013, 02:13 PM
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Originally Posted by WarriorofTime View Post
I hope you're not going to blame injuries. When you're a 4th overall pick you shouldn't need AHL time to begin with. Hickey is an AHL vet at this point with 227 games under his belt. Missing 3/4 of one season doesn't explain 0 NHL games. Kid's a bust. Good Junior player. Reminded me a bit of Morgan Rielly now in the WHL. But he wasn't able to translate his game. That pick was awful from the moment it was made.
It's not the first time LA has overseen a prospect bust.

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