Mika Zibanejad wins the 2020 Steven McDonald Extra Effort Award

Mika Zibanejad has been named the winner of the 2020 Steven McDonald Extra Effort Award. This is the second consecutive year that Zibanejad has won the award. The award is presented annually to the Ranger who, as chosen by the fans, “goes above and beyond the call of duty.” From the Rangers release: The award, which has been given annually since the 1987-88 season, bears the name of devoted Blueshirt…

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Watch: Every goal Mika Zibanejad has scored this season

Mika Zibanejad has scored 41 goals this season for the Rangers. From the Rangers Game Notes recently: According to NHL Stats and Information, Zibanejad is the first Ranger who has registered a goal in 12 games over a 13-game span in franchise history. Also according to NHL Stats and Information, he is the second Ranger in franchise history who has posted two separate six-game goal streaks in one season (Darren Turcotte…

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Mika Zibanejad is heading back to Sweden (Update: Others Leaving NY)

3/18/20 | Lundqvist told Brooks that he and his family were still deciding what to do. (NY Post) 3/17/20 | Larry Brooks notes that in addition to Zibanejad, Kaapo Kakko has returned to Finland, Henrik Lundqvist is making plans to return to Sweden and Ryan Strome, Tony DeAngelo, Julien Gauthier and Brett Howden have all gone to their offseason homes. (Brooks) 3/16/20 | 5:30PM: Larry Brooks tweets that Mika Zibanejad…

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Mika Zibanejad named NHL’s First Star of the Week

The NHL has announced that Mika Zibanejad has been named the First Star of the Week. From the release: Zibanejad topped the NHL with seven goals in three games to help the Rangers (36-28-4, 76 points) move within three points of the final playoff spot in the Eastern Conference. He potted New York’s lone goal in a 3-1 loss to the St. Louis Blues March 3. Zibanejad then scored five times, including…

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Watch: Mika Zibanejad’s FIVE goals

Mika Zibanejad scored five-goals against the Caps on Thursday: Are you kidding me??🤯 Did that just happen? What a performance!! #Mikaforpresident #NYR — Henrik Lundqvist (@HLundqvist30) March 6, 2020 Unbelievable @MikaZibanejad @NYRangers. @TheGarden was going off tonight!!!! LGR! — Ryan Strome (@strome18) March 6, 2020 Mika Zibanejad had himself a night as he scored 5 goals, including the OT winner, in the Rangers’ 6-5 victory over the Capitals. 👏🙌 pic.twitter.com/Wm6jk1BGDx…

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Mika Zibanejad named Second Star of the Month in the NHL

The NHL has announced that Mika Zibanejad was named the Second Star of the month for February. From the NHL’s release: Zibanejad tied for first in goals (11) and ranked second in points for the month (11-9—20) as the Rangers shared the League lead with 11 wins in February (11-4-0) to move from nine points outside a playoff position to within two points of a Wild Card spot (35-25-4, 74…

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