While one Swedish Senators’ forward prospect is being shut down for the season, another made his anticipated return to the Binghamton Senators last night.
In his first game back since November 24th, Mika Zibanejad suited up against the Norfolk Admirals and finished the night +1, with 0 points and 4 shots on net. It's an encouraging start for a player whose development has been stalled over the past season and a half because of injuries.
Zibanejad is not the only one to see his development stunted however, according to a report from the Press Sun Bulletin, Andre Petersson will undergo the same surgical procedure that Jared Cowen had to repair a torn labrum in his hip. Like Cowen, Petersson, Binghamton’s second leading scorer from the 2011-12 season, will miss the remainder of this season.
It’s the most recent in a series of unfortunate events involving the talented offensive forward. Last season he created quite the stir by speaking candidly with a Swedish journalist...