Cizikas has recovered from the upper-body injury that cost him the final seven games of the season, Andrew Gross of Newsday reports. The 2017-18 season was not a good one for Cizikas, as he finishes with seven goals, 10 assists, and a minus-12 rating in 64 games. He will likely return to the Islanders next season as their fourth-line center.
Cizikas (upper body) is back at practice but not isn't expected to play again this season, Newsday reports. Cizikas has missed the past five contests due to the injury and with the Islanders not playing for anything the team doesn't see a reason to put him back in the lineup. They will give him the entire offseason to rest and recuperate. Cizikas has been a disappointment for the Islanders this year with only seven goals, 10 assists, and a minus-12 rating in 64 games. The Islanders will expect more out of their fourth-line center next season.
Cizikas (upper body) is experiencing soreness and won't play either Friday or Saturday, Andrew Gross of Newsday reports. A prototypical checking specialist in the bottom six, Cizikas is done for the rest of March, which opens the door for Ross Johnston and Chris Wagner to see more playing time with the regular season coming to a close.
Cizikas is dealing with an upper-body injury and won't make the trip to Ottawa on Tuesday, Andrew Gross of Newsday reports. The news effectively rules Cizikas out for the next two outings -- Monday versus the Panthers and Tuesday against the Senators. Considering the center is bogged down in a 17-game goal drought and has a mere three helpers over that stretch, few fantasy owners will be impacted by his absence. Chris Wagner figures to slot into a fourth-line role in Cizikas' stead.
Cizikas (personal) will rejoin the lineup for Saturday's game against the Penguins. Cizikas was away from the team to be with his wife for the birth of their first child, but he is now back and ready to roll. The 27-year-old pivot will center the fourth line Saturday, with something more to play for moving forward.
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