Senators' Mika Zibanejad returns to lineup after brief hiatus

Ottawa Senators' center Mika Zibanejad, sidelined with unspecified upper-body injury for Saturday's game against the Phoenix Coyotes, is expected to be back in the lineup against the Pittsburgh Penguins on Monday night.Many in the media were speculating that the concussion-prone Zibanejad suffered yet another at the hands of the Florida Panthers, and coach Paul MacLean...
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December 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Mika Zibanejad concussed? Senators' to evaluate on Saturday

The Ottawa Senators held center Mika Zibanejad out of practice on Friday as a precaution after the 20-year-old left Thursday night's game with the Florida Panthers with what the team is classifying as an upper-body injury.Though coach Paul MacLean maintains the cryptic diagnosis, there are many in the media speculating that Zibanejad has a concussion, given his history...
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December 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Senators forward Mika Zibanejad goes from minors to top line

Mika Zibanejad is actually on a three-game point scoring streak. It started six days ago, when he had a goal and two assists in Bridgeport to lead the Binghamton Senators to a 6-5 win over the Sound Tigers. From his exile to the minors, Ottawa's first round pick in 2011 has rapidly climbed back into a position of importance with the big team. Zibanejad finished Friday's...
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October 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Senators make surprising cut, demote Mika Zibanejad to AHL

In their final preparations for the upcoming season the Ottawa Senators made a somewhat surprising move on Monday electing to send young center Mika Zibanejad down to AHL Binghamton. Zibanejad the sixth overall pick in the 2011 draft by the Senators spent last season at the NHL level playing 42 games. In those 42 games he had seven goals with 13 assists while averaging just 13:34...
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September 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Video- Mika Zibanejad Goal, You Decide

Most of the folks I follow on Twitter thought this goal would not count, what about you? via the Situation Room Blog at NHL.com, At 11:55 of the third period in the Canadiens/Senators game, video review upheld the referee's call on the ice that the puck deflected off Mika Zibanejad's left skate and into the net in a legal fashion. Good goal Ottawa. According to...
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May 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Zibanejad called up by Ottawa Senators

Mika Zibanejad was called up by the Ottawa Senators on Monday. The Senators' first selection, sixth overall, at the 2011 draft, was in Ottawa enjoying a few days off due to the American Hockey League All-Star break when he received a call saying the Senators wanted him at practice. ''I got the call this morning so it was nice,'' Zibanejad said. ''It...
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January 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Travis Yost: Let's Dial Down the Mika Zibanejad Scrutiny Just a Bit

Make sure to follow Travis on Twitter! -- Reports have surfaced that Mika Zibanejad, he of many alleged illnesses, is likely suffering from concussion-like symptoms. It certainly explains why Binghamton (and presumably, Ottawa) has shut him down indefinitely, even if executives have tried every move in the book to keep this story from hitting the newswire. The SensProspects...
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December 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Zibanejad And The World Junior Championships

The World Junior Championships begin on December 26th in Ufa, Russia.  They will be a stronger tournament that usual because players who would be in the NHL are available since they are locked out.  Except things are not quite that simple.  Even though the NHL is locked out, one team is preventing their player from participating in the tournament. Mika Zibanejad is Ottawa Senator...
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December 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Sens send rookie forward Zibanejad back to Sweden

The Ottawa Senators sent first-round draft pick Mika Zibanejad back to Swedish club team Djurgardens on Wednesday rather than burn the first year of his entry-level contract. Zibanejad appeared in nine games for the Senators this season, with one assist and a minus-3 rating. A 10th game with Ottawa would have meant the 18-year-old was sticking in the NHL. The Stockholm native played...
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October 26, 2011  |  Discuss

Senators send first-rounder Zibanejad back to Sweden

The Ottawa Senators are shipping their prized rookie back across the Atlantic Ocean. The Senators announced on Wednesday that they are returning sixth overall pick Mika Zibanejad to Djurgarden of the Swedish Elite League. "I think at 18 years of age, he was playing in the last little bit to survive and not to not make mistakes rather than be a creative kind of kid that we...
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October 26, 2011  |  Discuss

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