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Casey Cizikas | Center | #53

Team: New York Islanders
Age / DOB:  (26) / 2/27/1991
Ht / Wt:  5'11' / 200
Drafted: 2009 / Rd. 4 (92) / NYI
Contract: view contract details

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Casey Cizikas's third goal of the season wasn't enough in a 3-2 loss in Los Angeles.
Cizikas now has three goals and five points through six games in a productive start to the season. The 26-year-old has a career high of 29 points. Oct 16 - 2:00 AM

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Casey Cizikas scored a pair of goals for the Islanders on Saturday.

It was the first two of the season for Cizikas as they evened their record at 1-1-0. He played between Anthony Beauvillier and Josh Ho-Sang in the contest. Cizikas' first goal was shorthanded, 50 seconds after John Tavares scored shorthanded on the same penalty. Cizikas had eight goals and 17 assists in 59 games last season. Look for 35-40 points from the center this year.
Oct 8 - 9:13 AM

Casey Cizikas will need six weeks to recover from his finger injury.

Cizikas missed the Islanders' final six games. The Islanders failed to make the playoffs, so he'll have all summer to recover and prepare for the 2017-18 campaign.
Apr 10 - 4:39 PM

Casey Cizikas is dealing with a hand injury.

It's unclear if he will be available for the final week of the regular season, but it sounds like he may not return. Cizikas has missed the last two games due to the injury.
Apr 2 - 8:43 PM

Casey Cizikas won't play in Friday's match with the Devils.

Through 59 games this season Cizikas has posted eight goals and 25 points along with 30 PIMs, 58 blocks and 144 hits.
Mar 31 - 5:55 PM

Casey Cizikas (upper body) has been taken off the injured reserve list.

Cizikas hasn't played since Feb. 21 due to what was reportedly a broken hand. This move sets the stage for him to return on Saturday.
Mar 17 - 4:44 PM

Casey Cizikas (upper body) has been moved to the injured reserve list.

The Islanders are calling it an upper-body injury, but it's reportedly a broken hand. Based on the same report, he's projected to be sidelined for a month.
Feb 23 - 11:00 AM

Casey Cizikas' upper-body injury is reportedly a broken hand.

As previously mentioned, Cizikas is also reported to be sidelined for a month. He sustained the injury during Tuesday's contest. He has seven goals and 23 points in 53 games this season.
Feb 23 - 7:26 AM

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

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.
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

Depth Charts

All Positions
C1John Tavares
2Mathew Barzal
3Brock Nelson
4Casey Cizikas
LW1Anders Lee
2Andrew Ladd
3Jason Chimera
4Alan Quine
5Shane Prince
6Nikolay Kulemin
RW1Jordan Eberle
2Josh Bailey
3Anthony Beauvillier
4Cal Clutterbuck
5Joshua Ho-Sang
D1Nick Leddy
2Johnny Boychuk
3Calvin de Haan
4Thomas Hickey
5Dennis Seidenberg
6Scott Mayfield
7Adam Pelech
8Ryan Pulock
G1Thomas Greiss
2Jaroslav Halak