Sign in with your NHL account:
  • Submit
  • Or
  • Sign in with Google
 

Cizikas named Sound Tigers IOA/American Specialty AHL Man of the Year

Forward recognized for outstanding work in the community

Monday, 04.02.2012 / 5:34 PM / News
New York Islanders
X
Share with your Friends


Cizikas named Sound Tigers IOA\/American Specialty AHL Man of the Year
The Bridgeport Sound Tigers are proud to announce that forward Casey Cizikas has been named the team's winner of the IOA/American Specialty AHL Man of the Year award for his outstanding contributions to the community.

Cizikas honored for outstanding work in the community.
Cizikas, 21, earns the honor during his first professional season. The rookie forward has made many contributions to the Sound Tigers community, most notably working with children from St. Vincent's Special Needs Services in Trumbull, Conn. Cizikas and the entire Sound Tigers team traveled to the special needs school early in the season and Cizikas continued to work with the children through the year, taking time after practices to skate with some of the kids at Webster Bank Arena.

Cizikas' contributions also included trips to Ronald McDonald House in New Haven, Conn. where he and fellow Sound Tigers teammates prepared meals for families whose children were in residence at nearby Yale/New Haven Hospital. Cizikas took time earlier in the season to skate with youth hockey teams during practices held at local area rinks as well as Webster Bank Arena.

The first-year Sound Tiger is now one of 30 finalists for the AHL’s 2011-12 Yanick Dupre Memorial Award, honoring the overall IOA/American Specialty AHL Man of the Year. The league award is named after the former Hershey Bears forward and AHL All-Star who died in 1997 following a 16-month battle with leukemia. The winner of the Yanick Dupre Memorial Award will be announced by the American Hockey League in the coming weeks.

SCHEDULE

HOME
AWAY
PROMOTIONAL

STATS

2013-2014 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
K. Okposo 71 27 42 -9 69
J. Tavares 59 24 42 -6 66
F. Nielsen 80 25 33 -11 58
J. Bailey 77 8 30 -8 38
B. Nelson 72 14 12 -10 26
M. Grabner 64 12 14 -10 26
T. Hickey 82 4 18 5 22
C. Clutterbuck 73 12 7 -9 19
C. McDonald 70 8 10 -22 18
R. Strome 37 7 11 -1 18
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
E. Nabokov 15 14 8 .905 2.74
K. Poulin 11 16 1 .891 3.29

NewYorkIslanders.com is the official Web site of the New York Islanders Hockey Club, L.P. and NewYorkIslanders.com are trademarks of New York Islanders Hockey Club, L.P.  NHL, the NHL Shield, the word mark and image of the Stanley Cup and NHL Conference logos are registered trademarks of the National Hockey League. All NHL logos and marks and NHL team logos and marks as well as all other proprietary materials depicted herein are the property of the NHL and the respective NHL teams and may not be reproduced without the prior written consent of NHL Enterprises, L.P. Copyright © 1999-2013 New York Islanders Hockey Club, L.P. and the National Hockey League. All Rights Reserved.

Privacy Policy |  AdChoices |  Terms of Use |  Contact  Us |  Employment |  Webmaster |  NHL.com Terms of Use