Thread: Confirmed with Link: Isles claim Thomas Hickey (D) off Waivers
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01-15-2013, 02:40 PM
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Originally Posted by CodeE View Post
Great pickup.

I've read the thread in the trade forums and I'm not seeing the typical "lol good luck with his piece of crap" sour grapes nonsense from Kings fans. Really have a good feeling about this kid succeeding on the Island.
He was stuck behind more developed players in LA so this is good. I am curious who passed on him before we could take him considering we had picked Finley earlier.

An earlier poster said he has shifted to a more conservative game, though I remember a good puckhandler his draft year, definitely a puck moving defenseman. I still think this is now Hickey vs Ness for a roster spot, but will see.

I am very OK with getting him this way. I am still confused about burning a pick on Ness, but that is history. I hope Hickey works out.

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