F - NYR
Mika Zibanejad scored a goal and had an assist during a 3-2 game 1 qualifying loss to Carolina. He also fired four shots on goal in over 25 minutes of ice time.
It was his fifth career playoff goal in 29 games played. This season Zibanejad posted 41 goals and 34 assists in 57 games played.
Mika Zibanejad buried his 40th goal of the season 10:12 into the first period to extend New York's lead to 2-0 against the Stars Tuesday. He also had the primary assist on Kaapo Kakko's second goal scored to give the Rangers a 4-0 lead later on.
Zibanejad has done everything and more for the Rangers this season. He is one of the main reasons why they still have an outside shot at qualifying for the playoffs. It is a long-shot, but Zibanejad deserves a lot of the credit for the Rangers' late-season heroics. He has 40 goals and 74 points in 56 contests this year.
Mika Zibanejad notched a goal 7:18 into the first period to give back the lead to the Rangers at 2-1 against New Jersey Saturday.
After an incredible evening Thursday, Zibanejad followed up his five-goal performance with another score to pull the Rangers out in front of the Devils 2-1. Unfortunately, New Jersey would explode for four unanswered goals in the second frame to take control of the contest. He has 39 goals and 72 points in 55 games played this year.
Mika Zibanejad buried five goals including the game-winner in a 6-5 OT win over the Washington Capitals Thursday evening.
Zibanejad had quite a historic evening as he scored five of the six Ranger goals. Only Don Murdoch and Mark Pavelich have been able to accomplish such a feat in Rangers' history. He has 38 goals and 71 points in 54 games played this season.
Mika Zibanejad scored a power play goal 12:26 into the first period to give the Rangers a 1-0 lead over the St. Louis Blues Tuesday evening. Unfortunately, the Blues would score three unanswered goals and claim a 3-1 victory by the end of the contest.
Despite suffering a third-straight loss, Zibanejad continues to build on his phenomenal season. He has scored a goal in eight of his last nine contests as well. Through 53 games played, he has 33 goals and 66 points this year.