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Zemgus Girgensons

Zemgus Girgensons  #28

NUMBER: 28 BIRTHDATE: January 5, 1994  (AGE 20)
HEIGHT: 6' 1" BIRTHPLACE: Riga, Latvia
WEIGHT: 190 DRAFTED: BUF / 2012 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 1st   (14th overall)    Prospect Bio
• Was one of only nine players to dress in both the first and last games of the season
• Earned his first career two-goal game vs. DET (4/8)
• Credited with nine hits vs. NJD (4/1)
• Missed 11 games with an undisclosed injury (3/7-3/27) 
• Recorded a goal and an assist vs. BOS (2/26)
• Tallied two points (1+1) over five games for Team Latvia at the 2014 Winter Olympics
• Tallied a shorthanded goal and an assist at PHX (1/30)
• Credited with a career-high 13 hits over 20:45 TOI at TOR (1/15)
• Registered a goal, five shots and three hits at BOS (12/21)
• Career-best three game point-streak on two separate ocassions (12/5-12/10 and 12/21-12/27)
• Notched a goal in regulation play as well as the shootout winner vs. OTT (12/10)
• Contributed a goal and six hits at MTL (12/7)
• Logged a career-high 23:50 TOI vs. NYR (12/5)
• Contributed two assists and was a plus- 2 at SJS (11/5)
• Scored his first career goal and logged 11:23 TOI in his NHL debut at DET (10/2)
Quote of the Day

He's able to play now, we just want to see other guys. We know what he can do.

— Tampa Bay Lightning coach Jon Cooper on not rushing Steven Stamkos onto the ice