Hickey (leg) was Islanders/status/670631530302173185">>activatedHickey has missed the Islanders' last 15 games with a leg injury, but has reportedly looked good in practice of late, and is now ready to return to game action Saturday against the Lightning. The 26-year-old blueliner, who has potted two goals in four games this season, is expected to return to his role skating alongside Marek Zidlicky on the Islanders' third pairing in Saturday's contest.
Hickey (leg) will travel with the Islanders for their upcoming two-game road trip, and could return to action Saturday against the Lightning, Newsday's Laura Albanese reports. Hickey has been out since Oct. 26 with a leg injury, but has reportedly looked good in practice of late, indicating he's likely on the verge of returning to game action. Although he won't play Wednesday against the Flyers or Friday against Florida, the Islanders' are hoping the 26-year-old blueliner will be good to go Saturday in Tampa Bay. Once healthy, Hickey will probably return to his role skating alongside Marek Zidlicky on the Islanders' third pairing.
Hickey (leg) could be ready to return to action Wednesday, reports Newsday's Arthur Staple. Hickey is skating with the team but not practicing. That could change as soon as Saturday or Monday with a return to action soon after that. Hickey will resume his bottom pairing with Marek Zidlicky upon his return to the team
Hickey (lower body) skated Monday for the first time since landing on the IR, Arthur Staple of Newsday reports. Hickey was initially slated to miss at least a month, but it appears as though he's progressing well enough to not miss much more than that after landing on the IR toward the end of October. The team will likely have an updated timetable as he continues to skate and practice, but his return to the ice Monday is encouraging either way.
Hickey (lower body) will miss at least a month, Arthur Staple of Newsday reports. Hickey was placed on injured reserve earlier Monday, but he now has a tentative timetable that will apparently keep him sidelined until December. With just six defensemen on the active roster, the Islanders could recall a blueliner in his absence.
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