Thomas Hickey

UNIONDALE, NY - DECEMBER 02: Mikhail Grabovski #84 and Thomas Hickey #14 of the New York Islanders celebrate the game winning overtime goal by Hickey against the Ottawa Senators at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on December 2, 2014 in Uniondale, New York. The Islanders defeated the Senators 3-2 in overtime.  (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Hickey Goal Pushes Isles To 3-2 OT Win Over Senators

Thomas Hickey set up a third-period goal and scored 3:06 into overtime as the New York Islanders started December just as they ended November, with a victory – 3-2 over the Ottawa Senators on Tuesday night.

12/03/2014

Thomas Vanek (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Friedman: Thomas Vanek Era Begins, Islanders Can’t Stand Pat

If you want to be the kind of team that Thomas Vanek will want to continue playing for, then you need to plug up the holes. That means trading for a top-four shutdown defenseman.

10/30/2013

John Tavares (Photo by Christopher Pasatieri/Getty Images)

Gallof: 5 Reasons The Islanders Made The Playoffs

All season I’ve stated the Islanders needed 54 points to make the playoffs. They have used a 7-0-3 run to get there. But where they are now can be attributed to many more factors, all of which had to happen.

04/25/2013

Islanders rookie defenseman Thomas Hickey celebrates his game-winning overtime goal against the Canadiens at the Bell Centre on Feb. 21, 2013 in Montreal. (Photo by Richard Wolowicz/Getty Images)

Islanders Come All The Way Back, Shock Canadiens In Overtime

Rookie Thomas Hickey couldn’t have scripted his first NHL goal any better. The 23-year-old defenseman scored 3:12 into overtime to complete the Islanders’ 4-3 come-from-behind victory over the Montreal Canadiens on Thursday night.

02/21/2013

Islanders winger Matt Martin scores against the Tampa Bay Lightning on January 21. (credit: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Gallof: Islanders Made Noticeable Improvements Over Their First 2 Games

After just two games, if you think you know what the New York Islanders are, think again. As bad as Saturday night made you feel, this team looked a lot better Monday.

01/22/2013