Islanders Select With 92nd: Casey Cizikas

The Islanders have selected Center Casey Cizikas with the 92nd overall selection, the first pick of the fourth round. Cizikas was ranked 92nd out of North American skaters and surprise, was selected at number 92.

Some info from My NHL Draft:

A player who has a solid all around game and does a lot of things right. He has decent offensive skills, putting up 18 goals and 41 points in his rookie season in the OHL last year. He is capable of far more offensively. He is a great passer, has great skating ability and a knack for finding room for himself.

This player is definitely very crafty with the puck when pressured. He also has a very nice set of hands and should shoot a little more than he does. He does need to get a little stronger in his upper body, to be able to better battle in traffic. He’s a good solid prospect who at 5-11, 185 lbs will get a little more filled out. We like his upside.

Michael Schuerlein

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