Mika Zibanejad RUMORS & NEWS

  • Mika Zibanejad finally shows why the Rangers traded for him

    New York Post "These are words Mika Zibanejad is going to live with, for good or for bad, or as long as he is a Ranger. He will forever be linked to Derick Brassard, for whom he was traded this summer, as “Big Game Brass” was sent north to his hometown Senators. So before Zibanejad’s first postseason with the..." April 19

  • Why Mika Zibanejad was congratulated on trade out of Ottawa

    Sportsnet "Mika Zibanejad‘s trade from the Ottawa Senators to the New York Rangers for Derick Brassard last summer didn’t feel real until the congratulations began rolling in. The dark-haired, soft-spoken Swede smiles as he recalled the bizarre reaction the trade evoked from friends overseas. “I didn’t..." April 08

  • Rangers’ Mika Zibanejad on family being in Iran: ‘Right now it just sucks’

    New York Daily News "President Trump's executive order barring travelers from seven countries from entering the United States affects family members of Rangers center Mika Zibanejad, the 23-year-old Swede whose father is a native of Iran, one of the countries named in the executive order. Zibanejad's father lives in..." January 31

  • Rangers goalie Antti Raanta out 7-10 days with lower-body injury as Mika Zibanejad is set to return

    New York Daily News "Rangers backup goalie Antti Raanta (lower body injury) is expected to be sidelined 7-10 days, coach Alain Vigneault said Monday in Greenburgh, likely but not definitely pushing his return past the NHL All-Star break. Vigneault said he therefore intends to ride Henrik Lundqvist during this..." January 16

  • Zibanejad out 6-8 weeks with broken fibula

    TSN "New York Rangers forward Mika Zibanejad broke his fibula in his team's 3-2 shootout loss to the Florida Panthers Sunday, Rangers head coach Alain Vigneault said post-game. Vigneault said Zibanejad will be out 6-8 weeks." November 21

  • Struggling Rangers center Mika Zibanejad working hard to get out of funk

    New York Daily News "If he's not the last player on the ice, Mika Zibanejad is always among the few remaining players at the end of practices, morning skates and warmups. He relishes the freedom to mess around with the puck or take extra shots. He's been leaning on that time lately as a means to rediscover the form..." November 13