Hickey (personal) took part in Monday's Phase 2 skate, Andrew Gross of Newsday reports.

When the league went on hiatus, Hickey was away from the team to tend to a personal matter but appears to have returned to Long Island. The defenseman will likely struggle to get into the lineup during the postseason following the trade deadline addition of Andy Greene but could be the next man up if somebody on the blue line picks up an injury.

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