Defenceman Thomas Hickey returns to Islanders on four-year deal

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New York Islanders defenceman Thomas Hickey controls the puck in front of new teammate Leo Komarov. (Kathy Willens/AP)

The New York Islanders have signed defender Thomas Hickey to a four-year contract, the club announced Sunday.

Hickey’s deal will pay him $10 million over those four years, according to Sportsnet’s John Shannon, which amounts to $2.5 million per season.

The 29-year-old, who was originally drafted fourth-overall by the Los Angeles Kings in 2007, has spent six seasons with the Islanders.

He posted 25 points through 69 games from the blue line in 2017-18, taking his career totals to 111 points in 409 games.

July 1, 2018

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Thomas Hickey
Defence
AGE: 30
LENGTH:
4 Years
CONTRACT TYPE:
Re-signing
SALARY CAP HIT:
$2.5 million
TOTAL:
$10 million

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