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Poll: Should the Senators keep rookie Mika Zibanejad in the NHL?
Mika Zibanejad has one more game to prove he belongs in the best hockey league in the world. What do you think the Senators should do with their 18-year-old rookie?
Mika Zibanejad has one more game to prove he belongs in the best hockey league in the world. Tuesday’s contest in Raleigh will mark his ninth game in the NHL this season, and the last he can play before the season counts against his entry-level contract. If the Senators don’t feel the 18-year-old belongs here, they have the option of sending him for another year of seasoning in the Swedish Elite League. Zibanejad has one point (an assist) in eight games and is averaging 12:41 of ice time per game.