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Lighthouse Hockey Feb 4, 2016

Thomas Hickey Penalized for Hitting Tom Wilson Too Hard

Or: Hi, I remember when you threatened Lubo's head all series and then knocked him out. Sports fans are partisan hypocrites. This we know. Thus no surprise that when Thomas Hickey checked Tom Wilson hard in the corner and punctuated with a sneak elbow -- though mercifully not charging him with a concussion bomb as the latter did to end Lubomir Visnovsky's career last spring -- that Washington Capitals and New York Islanders fans had the opposite reaction from last spring's incident. In the parlance of our courageous partisan times, Hickey "stopped his legs but didn't shy away from the hit."...
Lighthouse Hockey Jan 28, 2016

Islanders News: Tigers win, pods away, Somerby progress, Assault Your Linesman Night

Also: Travis Hamonic and Thomas Hickey are nice dudes. And now, the All-Star break begins for real. Islanders Reads The Sound Tigers won with just one goal, Mike Halmo's overtime tally. [CT Post | BST | AHL video] Podcast alley coming at you. #1: Dan and Mike discuss the season thus far in Islanders Anxiety. [LHH] #2: The Hockey PDOcast takes on the Islanders season in a rather enjoyable listen. [HockeyPDOcast] #3: The Isles Buzz podcast features Ryan Pulock and Brett Cyrgalis of the Post. [Hockeybuzz] Travis Hamonic's message of hope. [NHLPA] Thomas Hickey visits LeFrak Center...
Japers' Rink Jan 8, 2016

Marcus Johansson Suspended Two Games

Johansson will sit out Saturday and Sunday Per the NHL's Department of Player Safety, Marcus Johansson has been suspended for two games for his hit on Thomas Hickey in last night's game against the Islanders. According to the League, Johansson "extends his body unnecessarily upward and makes Hickey's head the main point of contact". See the rest of the disciplinary video below: Considering Johansson has never been suspended before (and in fact has barely been penalized over the course of his career), and considering that Hickey wasn't injured on the play, this is a pretty harsh punishment...

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