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 NHL: “Zibanejad topped the NHL with 4-4—8, collecting four points in each of his first two outings of the season to power the Rangers (2-0-0, 4 points) to a pair of victories. He registered 1‑3—4, including the tying goal in the third period, in a 6-4 triumph over the Winnipeg Jets Oct.…

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The way Mika Zibanejad tried to recruit Artemi Panarin

Mika Zibanejad told Chris Johnston of Sportsnet that he tried selling Artemi Panarin on coming to the Rangers when Columbus came to MSG on 4/5/18. (Sportsnet) Zibanejad said that he was “just trying to get” Panarin “a little bit” while he told him that Panarin would be a “welcome” addition to the Rangers. (Sportsnet) He said that Panarin was “just laughing” in response. (Sportsnet) That night at MSG, Panarin scored…

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What David Quinn said after the win over Ottawa

David Quinn spoke after the Rangers win over Ottawa and said (MSG): “I thought we were better in a lot of areas, our puck support was much better, thought we defended better, we generated a little bit more offensive zone time and our special teams were huge tonight.” Was this closer to a Picasso, “no, it’s not..it is closer to a Picasso but it’s early, the thing I liked is…

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Zibanejad has another four-point game in 4-1 win over Ottawa

First Period: PPG – Mika Zibanejad (2) ASST: Jacob Trouba (3), Pavel Buchnevich (1) Brady Tkachuk (2) ASST: Thomas Chabot (1), Jean-Gabriel Pageau (2) Second Period: Mika Zibanejad (3) ASST: Pavel Buchnevich (2), Artemi Panarin (2) SHG – Mika Zibanejad (4) ASST: Brendan Smith (1) Third Period: PPG – Artemi Panarin (2) ASST: Mika Zibanejad (4), Pavel Buchnevich (3) Highlights: Zibanejad Hat Trick: Panarin’s Goal: Stats: Adam Rotter: There isn’t…

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Watch: Mika Zibanejad’s Hat Trick

Mika Zibanejad scored once in the first and twice in the second period to net the Rangers first Hat Trick of the season. Fitting. 🎩 🎩 🎩 pic.twitter.com/Tehh5VUOrt — New York Rangers (@NYRangers) October 6, 2019


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Alex Georgiev in net and new defense pairs for Rangers against Sens

6:17PM: David Quinn spoke before the game and said (NYR): On the defense pairing, “we have basically three new defensemen and a lot of people made assumptions when the season started with Trouba and Skjei playing together. In the preseason and first game we stuck with it but as we looked at where we are at we felt these were the best pairings for us right now with DeAngelo and…

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