Casey Cizikas
Casey Cizikas
Casey Cizikas
Casey Cizikas
27-Year-Old C
2017–18 NHL Stats
2017–18 NHL Projections
G
7
A
10
PP Pts
0
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-12
PIM
23
G
A
PP Pts
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PIM
2017–18 Fantasy Outlook
Cizikas endured an injury-shortened 2016-17, suiting up for just 59 contests for the Isles, but he saw his offense tick up a bit when he was able to take the ice -- despite playing 21 fewer games than the year before, he finished with just four fewer points (25) and two few... read more
Cizikas endured an injury-shortened 2016-17, suiting up for just 59 contests for the Isles, but he saw his offense tick up a bit when he was able to take the ice -- despite playing 21 fewer games than the year before, he finished with just four fewer points (25) and two fewer shots (82). What Cizikas lacks in size, he makes up for with gritty, physical bottom-six play and surprisingly soft hands. That said, although he played career-high minutes last year, 13:54 a game isn't much, and it's not likely that the 26-year-old will see his role expand significantly in 2017-18.
SHOOTS: Left   HT: 5'11"   WT: 200 lbs.   DOB: 2/27/1991   Drafted: 4th Rd, #92 Overall in 2009Show Contract
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Casey Cizikas Contract Info:
Signed a five-year, $16.75 million contract with the Islanders in June of 2016.
Feeling fine
CNew York Islanders
April 10, 2018
Cizikas has recovered from the upper-body injury that cost him the final seven games of the season, Andrew Gross of Newsday reports.
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Casey Cizikas 2017–18 Depth Chart Status
#3 Center
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  1. Casey Cizikas 2017–18 Preseason Outlook
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  2. Casey Cizikas 2016–17 Preseason Outlook
    Fresh off a season where he put up a career-high 29 points, the restricted free agent to-be wasted no time in signing a five-year extension before the calendar flipped to July. A solid and dependable two-way center, the 25-year old brings a ton of sandpaper to the Islanders on the fourth line as one of the better checking centers in the NHL. Though the abrasive Cizikas doesn’t figure to light up the scoresheet on a team loaded with offensive talent up the middle, the Islanders brass thought enough of his future to commit an annual cap hit of $3.35 million to their young forward just entering his prime. Perhaps they see a brighter future on the horizon in terms of his offensive game, and while it’s tough to get excited about a fourth-liner for fantasy purposes, Cizikas could make for a very sneaky play in daily formats and the very deepest season-long leagues.
  3. Casey Cizikas 2015–16 Preseason Outlook
    Cizikas is never going to be one to light up the scoreboard, but he is a part of what might be the best fourth line in hockey. The Isles use this line (which also includes Matt Martin and Cal Clutterbuck) as an energy line. When they play, they pretty much hit anything and everything, and scoring is just a bonus.
  4. Casey Cizikas 2014–15 Preseason Outlook
    Cizikas is the kind of player most teams would love to have - a high energy player who can add some jump to the fourth line. The problem he has is that the Islanders have quickly become loaded at center with John Tavares, Frans Nielsen, Mikhail Grabovski, Ryan Strome, and Anders Lee. Simple math tells you that not everyone can play center or remain on the team. Cizikas could end up being that odd person out.
  5. Casey Cizikas 2013–14 Preseason Outlook
    Cizikas was finally given his chance to earn a full-time role with the Isles and responded positively as a bottom-six forward. He's not likely to see a promotion this season as he is what he is -- a checking forward whose job it is to keep the other team's best offensive players in check. That being said, double digit goals should be within his capability.
  6. Casey Cizikas 2012–13 Preseason Outlook
    Cizikas played 15 games with the Isles last season without scoring a goal but he is expected to develop into a solid offensive player for the organization. The biggest problem for Cizikas could be where to play him. He is a center, but the Isles already have John Tavares, Frans Nielsen and up-and-coming star Ryan Strome at the position. Cizikas may have to learn to play one of the wings in order to become a top six forward for the club, as his opportunities are limited heading into camp.
  7. Casey Cizikas 2011–12 Preseason Outlook
    Cizikas is set to begin his professional career this season, most likely with Bridgeport of the AHL. He is not the Islanders' top prospect but certainly is someone who could develop into a top-six forward. Cizikas had 54 goals between his last two seasons in the AHL and could be ready to fight for a roster spot as soon as October of 2012.
  8. Casey Cizikas 2010–11 Preseason Outlook
    Cizikas is only 19 years of age, but is progressing nicely through the Islanders system. He had his best season to date with Mississauga of the OHL with 25 goals and 62 points last season. He is still two or three years away from being ready to compete for a spot with the Isles however.
  9. Casey Cizikas 2009–10 Preseason Outlook
    Drafted in the fourth round by the Islanders in the 2009 Draft, Cizikas will play for Mississauga (OHL) in 2009-10. He needs a lot of seasoning before being considered for a spot in the NHL.
Casey Cizikas News Updates
Likely out for season
CNew York Islanders
Upper Body
April 4, 2018
Cizikas (upper body) is back at practice but isn't expected to play again this season, Newsday reports.
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Misses practice
CNew York Islanders
Upper Body
April 2, 2018
Cizikas (upper body) didn't practice with the Islanders on Monday, Newsday reports.
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Will miss next two games
CNew York Islanders
Upper Body
March 29, 2018
Cizikas (upper body) is experiencing soreness and won't play either Friday or Saturday, Andrew Gross of Newsday reports.
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Ruled out next two games
CNew York Islanders
Upper Body
March 26, 2018
Cizikas is dealing with an upper-body injury and won't make the trip to Ottawa on Tuesday, Andrew Gross of Newsday reports.
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