|Final Rank:||2||Midterm Rank:||3|
|Born:||April 18, 1993||Hometown:||Huddinge, SWE|
|Born in:||Stockholm, SWE|
(1st Round / 6th Overall)
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• In 2010-11, Zibanejad began the season with Djurgarden’s junior team before getting the call up to the Swedish Elite League in December. He registered nine points (5-4--9) in 26 games in the Elite League and 21 points (12-9--21) in 27 games with the junior team.
• He turned heads for Team Sweden at the 2010 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge in Timmins, Ontario, recording five goals and nine points in six games helping lead Sweden to a bronze medal.
• Zibanejad, whose mother is Finnish and father is Iranian, speaks Swedish, Finnish and English.
• He credits his older brother, Monir Kalgoum, 27, for helping him achieve his hockey goals – “He helped me with the small details like faceoffs and how I should attack D-men in the offensive zone. He's a center, too, and has been a role model for me during his career.” Monir participated in the 2004 World Junior Championships for Sweden and currently plays for Milton Keynes Lightning in the English Premier League.
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