Thomas Hickey
POSITION: Defenseman
HEIGHT: 6' 0"
BIRTHDATE: 02/08/1989
AGE: 27
DRAFTED: LAK: 2007-4 overall
WHL West Second All-Star Team (2007) WHL West First All-Star Team (2008, 2009) Missed majority of 2009-10 due to shoulder injury vs. Providence (AHL), November 22, 2009. Claimed on waivers by NY Islanders from Los Angeles, January 15, 2013.
2010-11: Served as an alternate captain for Manchester…Third among club defensemen in goals, points and assists…Led club defensemen (third overall) in games played…Only Manchester defenseman to score a SHG…Points (2-4=6) in five straight games (Dec. 10-18, 2010).

2009-10: Missed 55 games in regular season with Manchester due to an upper body injury…Missed Manchester’s first 12 playoff games with a lower body injury.

2008-09: Served as Seattle’s (WHL) team captain…Led Seattle defensemen in points (10th among WHL defensemen, fifth among Western Conference defensemen)…Led Seattle defensemen in goals (tied for fourth among WHL defensemen, tied for first among Western Conference defensemen)…WHL First-Team All-Star (for second straight season)…Assigned to Manchester and made professional debut April 1, 2009 vs. Lowell (two assists in game)…Three multi-point efforts in seven playoff games with Manchester.

2007-08: 10th among WHL defensemen in points…Led Seattle defensemen in goals, assists and points…WHL First-Team All-Star…Helped Seattle advance to the WHL’s Western Conference Semifinals…Tied for second on Seattle in playoff points.

2006-07: Led Seattle in assists, penalty minutes and plus-minus (+15)…Led Seattle defensemen in goals…Tied for eighth among WHL defensemen in points, sixth among defensemen in assists…WHL Second-Team All-Star and played in CHL Top Prospects Game…Helped Seattle advance to the WHL’s Western Conference Semifinals.
2005-06: Led Seattle in assists and led club defensemen in points…Seattle’s Rookie of the Year.

2004-05: Began junior tenure with Seattle.  

Seattle, WHL…WHL First-Team All-Star in 2007-08 and 2008-09…WHL Second-Team All-Star and played in CHL Top Prospects Game in 2006-07…Seattle’s Rookie of the Year in 2005-06.

Played for Team Canada at the following tournaments: World Junior Championships (2009, 6 GP, 0-3=3, team captain, gold medal), (2008, 7 GP, 0-1=1, gold medal)...Other (2006 World U17 Hockey Challenge, led defensemen in tournament in assists, named First-Team All-Star).