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Islanders Insight’s Top Shelf: 6/3/16

The New York Islanders signed Bracken Kearns and Ben Holmstrom earlier in the week, but the biggest news of this past week was Casey Cizikas’ contract. He signed a five-year deal worth an annual average of $3.35 million—quite a hefty price for a 4th line player. With that being said, it seems pretty apparent the Islanders are projecting that Cizikas will garner more minutes in...
Via Islanders Insight
June 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Islanders sign Casey Cizikas to absurd five-year deal

Garth Snow has never met a player he didn’t want to sign to a long-term deal. Kidding aside, the New York Islanders general manager inked forward Casey Cizikas to a five-year deal, worth $16.75 million, reports Arthur Staple of Newsday Sports. The contract averages out to $3.35 million per season and will keep the 25-year-old under contract until the 2020-21 season. It’s an...
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June 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Islanders agree to terms on 5-year deal with Cizikas

NEW YORK (AP) The New York Islanders have agreed to terms on a $16.75-million, five-year contract extension with forward Casey Cizikas. The team announced the deal Thursday. Agent Mark Guy confirmed the terms in an email to The Associated Press. Cizikas will count $3.35 million against the salary cap through the 2020-21 NHL season. He was at $1 million on his previous contract...
Via Associated Press
June 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Video: Casey Cizikas demolishes Erik Condra

Sometimes at the beginning of a series you have a slow feeling out period or two. In the case of the Lightning and Islanders, that lasted all of five or so minutes. Watch as Casey Cizikas absolutely lays out Erik Condra in the corner. It is a violent looking hit and immediately caused a stir on the ice. The Islanders aren’t going to be content with winning the first round ...
Via Puck Drunk Love
April 27, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Cizikas obliterates Condra against the boards

Watch as Casey Cizikas lays a massive hit on Erik Condra, taking him down with a hit against the boards.
Via SportsNetCanada
April 27, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Gotta See It: Cizikas punches Ekblad in the private area during scrum

Watch closely as Casey Cizikas nails Aaron Ekblad with a shot below the belt during this spirited scrum between the Islanders and Panthers.
Via SportsNetCanada
April 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Cizikas goal, Halak shutout lead Islanders over Devils

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) Casey Cizikas scored a lucky early goal, Jaroslav Halak had 27 saves and the New York Islanders opened a season-long, seven-game trip with a 1-0 win over the New Jersey Devils on Friday night. Halak was outstanding and had a little help from the post while getting his third shutout. Reid Boucher's 1-on-1 chance in the first period hit iron, but Halak also made...
Via Associated Press
February 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Defensive Miscue Costs Bruins On Casey Cizikas’ First-Period Goal (Video)

Defensive miscues continue to haunt the Boston Bruins. Bruins goalie Jonas Gustavsson turned the puck over in the defensive zone during the first period of Friday’s game against the Islanders. New York quickly capitalized when Johnny Boychuk found Casey Cizikas open in front of the net for the goal. Hear NESN’s Tom Caron, Billy Jaffe and Gord Kluzak break down the goal in...
Via NESN.com
October 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Islanders Insight Top Shelf: Mysterious Trip Edition: 6/20/2015

‘Come on ref, what is this? FIFA?’ I have no other reason for choosing today’s featured image other than I like it. Casey Cizikas tripping – and I use that term loosely – Rangers Jesper Fast in a regular season game from earlier in the season at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum. Not much to report this summer so far. Islanders rookie mini-camp is coming with the...
Via Islanders Insight
June 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Farewell to the Nassau Coliseum: Day 53

I’m starting to get this feeling of repetitiveness during the 2014-15 hockey season for ever time the Islanders play the Rangers, I find myself saying, “this is the biggest match-up between the two in quite some time.” Well, it is true. And while it’s a wonderful thought that these two now-heavyweights will be slugging it out at the Coliseum, and who knows? Maybe in the playoffs...
Via Islanders Insight
February 16, 2015  |  Discuss

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