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Rangers' Mika Zibanejad: Full participant at practice
Zibanejad (upper body) was a full participant during Tuesday's practice, NHL.com's Jim Cerny reports.
Zibanejad suffered an upper-body injury during Sunday's intrasquad scrimmage, but it appears he's already put that issue behind him. Look for the 30-year-old pivot, who racked up 39 goals and 91 points through 82 games last campaign, to continue to feature on New York's first line and top power-play unit this year.... See More ... See Less
Rangers' Mika Zibanejad: Injured during scrimmage
Zibanejad suffered an upper-body injury during an intrasquad scrimmage Sunday, Vince Z. Mercogliano of USA Today reports.
Zibanejad is considered day-to-day, according to head coach Peter Laviolette. It's unclear at this time if the injury will prevent Zibanejad from playing in the preseason, but the Rangers will probably be cautious with his recovery. The 30-year-old forward amassed 39 goals and 91 points in 82 games last campaign.... See More ... See Less
Rangers' Mika Zibanejad: Has two-point game
Zibanejad had a goal and an assist in the Rangers' 5-2 victory over New Jersey in Game 6 on Saturday.
Zibanejad ended his 10-game goal scoring drought, though he did register 10 assists in that span. He collected another helper late in the first period on Chris Kreider's marker, which tied the contest at 1-1. Zibanejad then handed the Rangers a 2-1 edge when he found the back of the net midway through the second frame. The 30-year-old has a tally and four points in six playoff outings this year.... See More ... See Less
Rangers' Mika Zibanejad: Contributes assist
Zibanejad notched an assist and four shots on goal in Saturday's 2-1 overtime loss to the Devils in Game 3.
Zibanejad hasn't scored a goal in eight games, but he has 10 assists over that span, including six on the power play. The 30-year-old center can get by with strong playmaking, and it helps when linemate Chris Kreider has been one of the best finishers in the postseason so far. Zibanejad put together an excellent regular season with 39 tallies and 52 helpers for a career-best 91 points in 82 contests.... See More ... See Less
Rangers' Mika Zibanejad: Four-game, seven-point streak
Zibanejad picked up two assists in a 4-0 win over Columbus on Saturday.
Zibanejad is riding a four-game, seven-point streak (one goal, six assists). He continues to pad his career high in points and now has 89 (39 goals, 50 assists) in 80 games. Zibanejad's previous best (81) was set last season. He has two more games to reach his career mark in assists (52) and goals (41).... See More ... See Less
Rangers' Mika Zibanejad: Raises season total to 86 points
Zibanejad dished out three assists -- two on the power play -- in Wednesday's 6-3 win over the Lightning.
Zibanejad assisted on power-play goals by Chris Kreider and Artemi Panarin, as well as an even-strength marker by Kreider, which came on a rebound after Zibanejad hit the post. New York's No. 1 center raised his career high point total to 86, but he has yet to reach his previous bests in either goals or assists, sitting two goals shy of his 41 from 2019-20 and five assists short of last year's 52 with four games to play.... See More ... See Less
Rangers' Mika Zibanejad: Tops 80 points in win
Zibanejad picked up a goal and an assist in Tuesday's 6-2 win over the Blue Jackets.
Zibanejad assisted on Artemi Panarin's power-play goal in the second period before Panarin would return the favor in the third, setting up Zibanejad for a one-timer that extended New York's lead to 5-2. The two-point effort gives Zibanejad 81 points (38 goals, 43 assists) in 74 contests this season, matching his career high set last year. The 29-year-old center has six goals and seven assists in his last eight games.... See More ... See Less
Rangers' Mika Zibanejad: Two helpers against Canes
Zibanejad notched two assists in Thursday's 2-1 win over Carolina.
The 29-year-old remains red hot, producing multiple points in five of the last six games. Zibanejad has piled up seven goals and 19 points over his last 14 contests, and he sits one point shy of his second straight 80-point campaign.... See More ... See Less
Rangers' Mika Zibanejad: Adds another two points in win
Zibanejad tallied a goal and an assist in Sunday's 7-0 win over Nashville.
Zibanejad extended New York's lead to 2-0 with a tally early in the first period before adding an assist on Artemi Panarin's power-play goal later in the frame. Zibanejad has been on a tear of late -- Sunday's performance was his fourth straight multi-point game, as he's tallied five goals and four assists in that span. The 29-year-old center is up to 37 goals and 77 points, four shy of his career high set in 81 games last season.... See More ... See Less
Rangers' Mika Zibanejad: Third straight multi-point game
Zibanejad collected a goal and two assists in the Rangers' 6-0 win over Pittsburgh on Saturday.
Zibanejad scored the opening goal early in the first period and it was ultimately the game-winner. This was his third consecutive multi-point contest, pushing him up to four goals and seven points in that span. Through 69 appearances in 2022-23, Zibanejad has 36 goals and 75 points.... See More ... See Less
Rangers' Mika Zibanejad: Two-point effort Thursday
Zibanejad scored a goal and an assist in Thursday's 4-2 win over the Penguins.
He opened the scoring early in the first period before helping to set up Chris Kreider for an empty-netter inside the final minute of the third. Zibanejad has back-to-back multi-point performances and five in the last 10 games, a stretch in which the 29-year-old has five goals and 12 points.... See More ... See Less
Rangers' Mika Zibanejad: Lights lamp twice in win
Zibanejad scored two goals in Tuesday's 5-3 win over the Capitals.
Both goals came in the first period as the Rangers raced out to a 3-1 lead. Zibanejad has four multi-point efforts in the last nine games, racking up four goals and 10 points over that stretch, and the surge has carried him up to 70 points on the season -- the fourth time in his career he's reached that mark.... See More ... See Less
Rangers' Mika Zibanejad: Four-game, seven-point streak
Zibanejad picked up two assists in a 5-3 loss to Ottawa on Thursday.
The points stretched Zibanejad's point streak to four games and seven points, including five assists. He sits second in team scoring with 67 points (32 goals, 35 assists) in 62 games. And his 32 goals lead the Rangers.... See More ... See Less
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