NHL PLAYER, Casey Cizikas
Born Feb 27, 1991 -- Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Selected by New York Islanders round 4 #92 overall 2009 NHL Entry Draft
Casey Cizikas currently plays for the New York Islanders of the NHL. He was selected 92nd overall by the Islanders in the 2009 NHL Draft. After making his NHL-debut during the 2011-12 season, the Toronto-native has gone on to play 590 games for the club, tallying 185 points (81 goals,104 assists) in that span.
Pageau shines again in Isles’ victory, Cizikas nets O.T. winner June 01, 2021
Jean-Gabriel Pageau played a starring role in the New York Islanders 4-3 defeat of the Boston Bruins on Monday, in Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Second Round series. The 28-year-old centre was electric in the victory, tallying 2 points (1 goal, 1 assist), along with 5 hits and 5 shots on net. The Ottawa-native has been a breakout performer in the 2021 Playoffs, registering 9 points (2 goals, 7 assists) and a +5 rating in 8 games to date.
Casey Cizikas, meanwhile, was named the 1st star of the contest, after providing the game’s overtime winning goal. The 30-year-old centre also won 60% of his faceoffs in the win, along with 5 shots on net and 6 hits.
For more on Pageau and Cizikas last night’s game, check out the nhl.com post here.
Newport clients in running for Masterton Trophy May 10, 2021
The nominations for the Bill Masterton Trophy were announced on Monday, with numerous Newport Hockey Agency clients making the list. The group included Anaheim Ducks centre, David Backes, Arizona Coyotes winger, Phil Kessel, Detroit Red Wings defenceman, Danny DeKeyser, Minnesota Wild defenceman, Matt Dumba, Montreal Canadiens winger, Corey Perry, New York Islanders forward, Casey Cizikas, and Tampa Bay Lightning centre, Steven Stamkos.
Newport clients have won the previous two Masterton Trophies: Bobby Ryan in 2020 and Robin Lehner in 2019.
For more on the Masterton Trophy nominees, keep reading the nhl.com article here.
Cizikas scores winner in Isles’ victory March 08, 2021
Casey Cizikas scored the game-winning goal last night, as the New York Islanders defeated the Buffalo Sabres by a score of 5-2. The Toronto-native, who would eventually go on to be named the 1st star of the contest, tallied his 4th goal of the season while winning 57% of his faceoffs. The two-way centre has been hot of late, registering 4 points (1 goal, 3 assists) and a +3 rating in his last 3 games played.
For more on Cizikas, check out the nhl.com story here.