Originally posted on The 6th Sens  |  Last updated 4/11/12
In a few interviews earlier this month, management acknowledged that the Senators were going to bring Mika Zibanejad back over to North America to play in Binghamton’s final two AHL regular season games before allowing him to experience the NHL playoff atmosphere as a "Black Ace". It’s funny how quickly things can change. When head coach Paul MacLean replaced Colin Greening with Mika Zibanejad atop the team’s first line during this afternoon’s practice, it sent waves through the media and the internets. With nine games already under his belt this season, would the Senators be prepared to burn the first year of Zibanejad’s entry level contract (ELC) by playing him in one more game? Afterwards in his scrum, head coach Paul MacLean explained the move by saying, “We wanted to see how he’s doing now that his season in Sweden is over, we wanted to give him the opportunity to play with our best guys and see how he looks. We wanted to see how he has progressed.” ... “If we feel like...
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