Don’t expect the New York Islanders to forgive Tom Wilson for his hit on Lubomir Visnovsky any time soon.

Tom Wilson, the Washington Capitals’ first-round selection in 2012, is notorious on Long Island for his career-ending hit on former Isles defenseman Lubomir Visnovsky.

In what vaguely resembled Dale Hunter‘s cheap shot on Pierre Turgeon in 1993, Wilson left his feet and viciously boarded Visnovsky during the first-round of the 2014-15 NHL Playoffs.

While he wasn’t suspended for his actions (to the ire of many fans), Wilson did receive a charging penalty for the bone-crushing hit (video above).

Throughout the duration of the series, New York Islanders players such as Matt Martin and Cal Clutterbuck retaliated against Wilson.

But nothing compared to their treatment of Wilson on Thursday night, when Thomas Hickey twice took exception and retaliated against the 21-year-old.

“It was a really intense game and so close, you knew it was going to come down to one goal and they happened to get it,” Hickey said. “I thought we had a really good effort and most nights that’s going to win you a lot of games against any team and sometimes it’s going to beat them, but just not quite enough. We can be proud of our effort.”

Who said Hickey doesn’t have a physical side?

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Justin Weiss is a staff editor at Elite Sports New York, where he covers the New York Islanders and Brooklyn Cyclones. In 2016, he received a Quill Award for Freelance Journalism. He has written for the Long Island Herald, FanSided and YardBarker.