Thread: Claimed off Waivers: NYI takes Thomas Hickey
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01-15-2013, 01:16 PM
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Originally Posted by broad View Post
As a Caps fan I remember the moment Hickey was drafted very vividly.

We were all expecting Lombardi to take Alzner which would leave Gagner for us to take. Just as Lombardi was about to pick, Pierre Mcguire chimed in about Lombardi being known for off the board picks. After Hickey was taken, Mcphee nearly ****ed up and took Gagner. He started "The Washington Capitals select from the London Knights..." then realized his mistake and took Alzner. Hilarious.

That draft worked out well for the Caps. Best of luck to Hickey.
Is there a video of that anywhere?

Back on topic, clearly Hickey was not going to get any ice-time in LA. This could be the best thing to ever happen to him.

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