After scoring the first goal in yesterday's Swedish Elite relegation game, Mika Zibanejad "Tebowed". An over-the-top goal celebration? Shhhhhhhh... don't tell Ken Warren.
Watched OHL highlights last night. Stop with the soccer goal celebrations already -- diving on the ice, jumping into the glass. — Ken Warren (@Citizenkwarren) March 27, 2012
As Puck Daddy's Sean Leahy pointed out, it's been awhile since a hockey player has paid homage to the polarizing NFL quarterback.It's been a while since a hockey player celebrated a goal by Tebowing. Florida Panthers draft pick Rocco Grimaldi celebrated his first NCAA goal with North Dakota by doing so back in November. Same for former Los Angeles Kings defenseman Jack Johnson in January, who did so at the request of some friends who were in town for the game.
In an article that appeared on Aftonbladet's website, Zibanejad admitted that he celebrated by doing the Tebow because he's also Christian. (And also because Swedish comedy lags beh...