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2014 NHL Draft
Mika Zibanejad
NUMBER: 93 BIRTHDATE: April 18, 1993  (AGE 21)
HEIGHT: 6' 2" BIRTHPLACE: Stockholm, Sweden
WEIGHT: 211 DRAFTED: OTT / 2011 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Right ROUND: 1st   (6th overall)    Prospect Bio

Notes: Missed games: Has missed four 2013-14 regular season games due to injury and one due to the flu ... Was recalled by Ottawa on Oct. 22. Upon recall, had recorded a team-leading seven points (two goals, five assists) in six AHL games with Binghamton this season.
2012-13: Began the season with the B-Sens registering 11 points (four goals, seven assists) and 10 penalty minutes over 23 games ... Was recalled by Ottawa on Jan. 28 … Scored the first goal of his NHL career on Jan. 30 in a 5-1 home win over Montreal ... Led Ottawa rookies (ranking fourth among Senators) in team scoring … Was eighth among all NHL rookies in points ... Played in each of Ottawa’s 10 playoff games, scoring one goal and adding three assists.
2013-14 Season high: Face-offs: 10/12 (83%), April 2 vs N.Y. Islanders (2-1 loss)
Career game highs: Goals: 1 (23x) last: April 5 at N.Y. Rangers (3-2 win); Assists: 2 (4x) last: Feb. 4 at St. Louis (5-4 SO win); Points: 2 (7x) last: (1-1), April 4 vs Montreal (7-4 loss)

Assigned to Djurgarden (Sweden) by Ottawa, October 26, 2011.
Quote of the Day

We want to make sure that whoever makes our team really makes our team by earning it and not putting them in situations where they get preference because of their status as a first-round pick or whatever it might be. That's not going to happen. Everybody has to earn their way on our team.

— Columbus Blue Jackets general manager Jarmo Kekalainen on the team's prospects at development camp