Thread: Claimed off Waivers: NYI takes Thomas Hickey
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01-16-2013, 07:00 AM
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Originally Posted by cyclones22 View Post
When you draft a ton of dmen, some are going to get lost in the shuffle. Other than injuries, the worst thing to happen to Hickey was Lombardi drafting Doughty AND Voynov in the following draft year.
Take a look at the Islanders' draft from this past year.
2012 Entry 4 1 Griffin Reinhart D Edmonton Oil Kings [WHL]
2012 Entry 34 2 Ville Pokka D Karpat [SM-liiga]
2012 Entry 65 3 Adam Pelech D Erie Otters [OHL]
2012 Entry 103 4 Loic Leduc D Cape Breton Screaming Eagles [QMJHL]
2012 Entry 125 5 Doyle Somerby D Kimball Union [Mass. H.S.]
2012 Entry 155 6 Jesse Graham D Niagara IceDogs [OHL]
2012 Entry 185 7 Jake Bischoff D Grand Rapids H.S. [Minn. H.S.]

Reinhardt, Pokka, Pelech and Graham all look solid, but there's little to no chance they all play as Islanders.

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