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Casey Cizikas | Center | #53

Team: New York Islanders
Age / DOB:  (25) / 2/27/1991
Ht / Wt:  5'11' / 201
Drafted: 2009 / Rd. 4 (92) / NYI
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Casey Cizikas is projected to miss four weeks because of an upper-body injury, according to a source.
He was hurt in Tuesday's match against Detroit. Cizikas has 23 points and 124 hits in 53 games this campaign. Feb 22 - 4:42 PM

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Casey Cizikas suffered a hand injury Tuesday night.

Cizikas will be evaluated on Wednesday, so at the moment the severity of the injury isn't clear. He has seven goals and 23 points in 53 contests in 2016-17.
Feb 22 - 5:11 AM

Casey Cizikas will return to the Islanders forward corps on Saturday in Winnipeg.

The young veteran had been out since Dec. 15th with an upper body injury. Through 29 games this season he has four goals and 13 points with 18 PIMs, 34 blocks, and 71 hits.
Sat, Dec 31, 2016 05:17:00 PM

Casey Cizikas (upper body) took part in Thursday's practice.

Cizikas might be able to return as soon as Saturday, but he'll probably end up coming back next week instead. He has four goals and 13 points in 29 games this season.
Thu, Dec 29, 2016 03:35:00 PM

Casey Cizikas will be out indefinitely with an upper body injury.

As coach Jack Capuano said, "Casey (upper body) is going to be a little while. He hasn't even hit the ice yet, so we don't expect him anytime soon." That's a tough loss for the Islanders as Cizikas has been perhaps the game's best lower-six centermen for years. Through 29 games this season he has four goals and 13 points in 29 games with 18 PIMs and 71 hits to his credit.
Sun, Dec 18, 2016 12:16:00 PM

Casey Cizikas and Thomas Greiss will be scratched against the Sabres on Friday.

Cizikas is out with an upper body injury tonight. Through 29 games this season the veteran center has four goals and 13 points in 29 games with 18 PIMs and 71 hits to his credit.
Source: NHL.com
Fri, Dec 16, 2016 07:01:00 PM

Casey Cizikas is dealing with an upper-body injury.

Cizikas will miss Friday's game as a result. He has four goals and 13 points in 29 contests in 2016-17. Anthony Beauvillier will draw into the lineup.
Fri, Dec 16, 2016 05:08:00 PM

Casey Cizikas now owns a point streak.

Cizikas picked up his sixth helper of the season during Thursday's 3-0 win over the Capitals, giving him nine points in 23 games thus far.
Fri, Dec 2, 2016 01:01:00 AM

Casey Cizikas found the back of the net in the Islanders' 4-3 shootout loss versus Edmonton on Saturday.

Cizikas has recorded a point in three of his last four contests. He has two goals and six points in 12 games this season.
Sun, Nov 6, 2016 09:37:00 AM

Casey Cizikas registered an assist in a 3-2 win against Arizona on Friday.

Cizikas has three assists in five games this season. He set a career-high in 2015-16 with 29 points and he might be able to end up around that mark again.
Sat, Oct 22, 2016 09:30:00 AM

Casey Cizikas (leg) is expected to play in Tuesday's game against San Jose.

Cizikas took a puck off the leg in Sunday's game and it was unclear if he would be available for tonight's game. But Cizikas has jumped on the ice for the pregame warmup, which means he should be good to go.
Tue, Oct 18, 2016 06:33:00 PM

X-Rays on Casey Cizikas' injured leg was encouraging, per Islanders coach Jack Capuano.

Cizikas was struck with the puck during Sunday's contest. He remains questionable for Tuesday's contest.
Tue, Oct 18, 2016 05:19:00 AM

Casey Cizikas suffered a leg injury Sunday.

Cizikas suffered the injury in the second period while blocking a shot and returned briefly before shutting it down in the third. Consider Cizikas day-to-day for now. He has eight goals and 30 points last season and that seems like a good total to expect this season for fantasy fans.
Mon, Oct 17, 2016 08:00:00 AM

The yearly breakdown of Casey Cizikas' five-year, $16.75 million contract extension has been revealed.

Cizikas will earn $2 million in 2016-17, $3 million in 2017-18, and then $3.5 million, $3.75 million, and $4 million in each of the final three campaigns. All-in-all, it's a lot of money to give to a guy that averaged just 12:41 minutes per game in 2015-16. That being said, he managed to record 30 points despite that limited role and at the age of 25, it's not out of the question that he might develop a bit more.
Fri, Jun 3, 2016 02:39:00 PM

Casey Cizikas has inked a five-year, $16.75 million extension with the New York Islanders.

Cizikas would have been a restricted free agent this summer after completing his two-year, $2 million deal. The 25-year-old forward is getting that sizable raise after scoring eight goals and 30 points in 80 contests in 2015-16. He added another three assists in 11 playoff games.
Thu, Jun 2, 2016 03:28:00 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1John Tavares
2Brock Nelson
3Alan Quine
4Casey Cizikas
5Mikhail Grabovski
LW1Andrew Ladd
2Anders Lee
3Anthony Beauvillier
4Nikolay Kulemin
5Bracken Kearns
6Shane Prince
RW1Ryan Strome
2Josh Bailey
3Cal Clutterbuck
4Jason Chimera
5Stephen Gionta
D1Johnny Boychuk
2Nick Leddy
3Travis Hamonic
4Thomas Hickey
5Dennis Seidenberg
6Calvin de Haan
7Adam Pelech
8Scott Mayfield
G1Thomas Greiss
2Jean-Francois Berube