Mika Zibanejad C OTT 2 months ago

Zibanejad agreed to a two-year extension with the Senators on Thursday, the Ottawa Citizen reports.

Zibanejad -- whose new deal is for two years and $5.25 million -- contributing 20 goals and 26 assists in 80 games this past season, while serving primarily as the Sens' second-line center.

Mika Zibanejad C OTT 4 months ago

Zibanejad said Tuesday that he is suffering from a bruised knee, TSN.ca reports.

Zibanejad played through the injury during the Senators' first-round series defeat to the Canadiens, accumulating a goal and three assists over the six games. The ailment is just a minor one and should be fully healed by the time training camp commences in the fall.

Mika Zibanejad C OTT 4 months ago

Zibanejad contributed a pair of helpers in Friday's Game 5 win over Montreal.

It was the second multi-point outing of the playoffs for Zibanejad, who has collected four points in five games. Trailing the Canadiens 3-2 in their first-round series, the Senators will be looking to Zibanejad's line with Bobby Ryan to have another strong showing in Game 6 Sunday in Ottawa. With linemate Bobby Ryan snapping a 16-game goalless drought Friday, Zibanejad's production could increase as a result.

Mika Zibanejad C OTT 5 months ago

Zibanejad notched an assist in Tuesday's overtime win over the Penguins.

After collecting a pair of power-play points over the weekend against the Capitals, Zibanejad stayed involved Tuesday night, setting up Mike Hoffman's game-tying goal with less than two minutes remaining. The 21-year-old seems to have found his niche on the Sens' second line, where he's produced 20 goals and 46 points over 78 games this season.

Mika Zibanejad C OTT 5 months ago

Zibanejad potted two goals in Monday's 5-2 win over the Sharks.

Zibanejad has now worked his way onto the scoresheet in four straight and has run his March tally to 10 points in 12 games. The 21-year-old is having a breakout campaign with 19 goals to go along with 24 assists in 70 contests and figures to shoot up fantasy draft boards entering next season.

Mika Zibanejad C OTT 5 months ago

Zibanejad collected an assist in Thursday's 6-4 win over the Bruins.

Zibanejad, a forward in his third year, naturally keeps improving with more experience under his belt. He has used this season to establish career-bests in goals (17) and assists (23). Zibanejad is not someone you will want to forget in next year's fantasy drafts.

Mika Zibanejad C OTT 6 months ago

Zibanejad collected an assist in Wednesday's 3-1 win over the Jets.

Zibanejad has now recorded a point in a season-best five consecutive games. He's rebounded from a rough first two months of the season to provide 13 goals and 19 assists since the beginning of December, amounting to a splendid 0.82 points per game.

Mika Zibanejad C OTT 6 months ago

Zibanejad was credited with an assist in Saturday's 4-2 win over the Sharks.

The power-play helper brings Zibanejad's point streak to three games, the second such streak he's compiled in February. In the process of picking up the assist, Zibanejad tied last season's career-high total of 33 points, requiring 11 fewer games to do so.

Mika Zibanejad C OTT 6 months ago

Zibanejad registered a pair of helpers and finished with a plus-2 rating in Monday's 6-3 loss to the Red Wings.Zibanejad is getting back on a roll after four games off the scoresheet as he's rattled off four points in his last three games. He's just three points shy of his career-high mark of 33 points from last season, and should easily set a new best in both goals and assists.

Mika Zibanejad C OTT 7 months ago

Zibanejad claimed an assist and earned two PIM in Saturday's 7-2 win over the Oilers.After opening February without a point in his first four games, Zibanejad has recorded a goal and assist in back-to-back contests. The 21-year-old has been prone to inconsistency this season, but is still on track to surpass his production from 2013-14. It once appeared that Zibanejad was encroaching on Kyle Turris' territory as the Sens' No. 1 center, but Turris has since solidified himself in that role by improving his offensive output over the last several contests.