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Casey Cizikas
Casey Cizikas
Center  - NYI
Number: 53
Height: 5' 11"
Weight: 201
Shoots: Left
Born: Feb 27, 1991  (Age 23)
Birthplace: Toronto, ON, Canada
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Drafted: NYI / 2009 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 4th (92nd overall) PROSPECT BIO
ISLANDERS TRANSACTIONS:
Selected by the Islanders in the fourth round (92nd overall) of the 2009 National Hockey League Draft. Agreed to a three-year, entry-level contract on May 31, 2011. Agreed to a two-year deal on July 15, 2014.

LAST SEASON:

Scored 16 points (6g/10a) in 80 games during his second full season with the Islanders...Established career highs in games, assists, points, penalty minutes (30) and power-play goals (1)...Recorded a team-high two shorthanded assists...Had a career-high, three-game goal scoring streak (3g) from Nov. 14-19...Had a career-high, five-game point streak (3g/2a) from Nov. 14-23...Suffered a broken jaw on Dec. 12 at Phoenix and missed two games...Appeared in his 100th NHL game on Jan. 2 vs. Chicago...Recorded a multi-point game (2a) on Jan. 6 vs. Dallas...Recorded a career-high 20:11 time on ice on Apr. 11 at New Jersey.

CAREER:
2012-13: Scored 15 points (6g/9a) in 45 games as a rookie with the Islanders...Finished with an even rating. Was one of seven Islanders to finish with an even-or-better rating...Scored his first NHL goal Jan. 29 at Pittsburgh (Fleury)...Named First Star of the Game after scoring the game winner on Mar. 16 at Florida...Played with the Bridgeport Sound Tigers (American Hockey League) during the NHL lockout, scoring 21 points (10g/11a) in 31 games before making the Islanders out of Training Camp.  2011-12: Finished second on the Bridgeport Sound Tigers in scoring with 45 points (15 goals, 30 assists) in 52 games as a rookie...Led the team with a plus-26 rating, which ranks second all-time behind Trent Hunter’s single-season record (+27, 2001-02)...Made his NHL debut with the Islanders, recording four assists in 15 games...With Bridgeport, recorded his first professional assist in a three-point game (3a) on Oct. 9 at Albany...Scored his first two professional goals, including the game-winning goal with 18.7 seconds left in the third period, on Oct. 29 vs. Providence...Earned AHL Player of the Month honors in January, recording 18 points (8g/10a) and a plus-14 rating in 11 games as the Sound Tigers went 10-0-1....Recorded three consecutive three-point games (4g/5a) to close out January, earning AHL Player of the Week honors for the period ending Jan. 29...Posted an eight-game point streak from Jan. 15 - Feb. 11, totaling 17 points (6g/11a)...Also had a five-game goal scoring streak from Jan. 15-28...Served as the Sound Tigers representative at the 2012 AHL All-Star Classic in Atlantic City...Earned his first NHL call-up on Feb. 23. At the time of his recall, was leading the Sound Tigers in points (45), assists (29) and plus-minus (+25)...Made his NHL debut on Feb. 24 vs. NY Rangers...Scored his first career NHL points with two assists on Mar. 1 at Philadelphia...Was out of the lineup with the flu on Mar. 10 vs. New Jersey...Left the game with an upper-body injury on Mar. 29 vs. Pittsburgh and missed the final five games of the season...Returned to Bridgeport for the playoffs and went scoreless in three games.

NHL PLAYOFFS:
2013: Made his Stanley Cup Playoffs debut, scoring four points (2g/2a) in six games during the Islanders’ Eastern Conference Quarterfinals against Pittsburgh...In Game 4 on May 7, became the youngest player (22 years, 2 months) with at least one goal, at least two assists and at least a plus-4 rating in a playoff game since Patrice Brisebois on Apr. 27, 1992.

INTERNATIONAL:

Helped Canada win the silver medal at the 2011 World Junior Championships in Buffalo, NY, scoring two goals and one assist in seven games.

JUNIOR:
2010-11: Established junior career highs in goals (29), points (64) and plus-minus rating (+43) in his fourth Ontario Hockey League season with the Mississauga St. Michael’s Majors...Served as team captain...Led the team with 11 power-play goals, finished second with three short-handed goals and ranked third in goals, assists (35) and points...Added a career-high 19 points (5g/14a) with a plus-11 rating in 16 OHL playoff games, as Mississauga fell in Game Seven of the OHL Finals to the Owen Sound Attack…Led the team in post-season assists and tied for second in points…Recorded 17 multi-point games, including a season-high, five-point night (3g/2a) on Jan. 8 at Sudbury…Finished his junior career with 203 points (88g/115a) and a plus-70 rating in 238 regular-season games and 45 points (18g/27a) with a plus-9 rating in 47 playoff games. 2009-10: Completed his third OHL season with Mississauga and established career highs in goals (25), assists (37) and points (62)...Led the team in assists and co-led Mississauga in points...Posted a team-high plus-32 rating...Netted nine power-play goals and one short-handed tally...Added a team-high, 14 points (7g/7a) in 16 OHL playoff games. 2008-09: Scored 36 points (16g/20a) in 55 games during his second OHL season with Mississauga...Ranked sixth on the team in scoring...Tied for fourth on the team in playoff scoring with nine points (5g/4a) in 11 games.  2007-08: Finished 10th among OHL rookies with 41 points (18g/23a) in 62 games for Mississauga...Ranked fourth on the team in scoring...Notched a plus-12 rating...Co-led the team in playoff scoring with three points (1g/2a) in four postseason games. 2006-07: Selected by Mississauga in the first round (third overall) of the 2007 OHL Draft...Played minor hockey for West Mall, the Mississauga Reps/IceDogs and the Toronto Avalanche...With the Mississauga Icedogs Minor Midget AAA, he scored 106 points in 77 games.

SCHEDULE

HOME
AWAY
PROMOTIONAL

STANDINGS

EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 PIT 30 20 6 4 98 71 44
2 TBL 33 20 10 3 110 87 43
3 NYI 31 21 10 0 99 89 42
4 MTL 32 20 10 2 87 80 42
5 DET 32 17 7 8 92 80 42
6 TOR 31 19 9 3 109 87 41
7 BOS 32 16 13 3 81 83 35
8 NYR 29 15 10 4 89 79 34
9 FLA 29 13 8 8 66 75 34
10 WSH 30 14 10 6 86 81 34
11 OTT 31 13 12 6 82 86 32
12 CBJ 30 13 15 2 72 95 28
13 BUF 32 13 17 2 62 100 28
14 NJD 33 11 16 6 74 96 28
15 PHI 30 11 14 5 80 90 27
16 CAR 30 8 19 3 62 87 19

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Tavares 31 12 15 -5 27
K. Okposo 31 7 20 -3 27
B. Nelson 31 13 11 4 24
R. Strome 31 6 15 10 21
F. Nielsen 31 6 11 0 17
N. Leddy 31 5 10 7 15
J. Boychuk 21 2 12 7 14
M. Grabovski 28 5 7 4 12
N. Kulemin 31 5 7 -3 12
T. Hickey 30 2 9 1 11
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
J. Halak 16 6 0 .917 2.35
C. Johnson 5 4 0 .868 3.59

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