Bad news for the New York Rangers; top forward Mika Zibanejad missed Thursday's practice, and it has been revealed that it is because he has suffered a concussion.
The 24-year-old miss Tuesday's matchup against the Florida Panthers. With Zibanejad unavailable, David Desharnais drew into the lineup against the Panthers.
Losing Zibanejad is an immediate crisis for the Rangers. He’s gracefully stepped into Derek Stepan‘s former role this season with sparkling offensive play. Zibanejad has 11 goals and 11 assists for a total of 22 points in 24 games this season.
Will the Rangers need to make a trade if Zibanejad's absence grew too long?
What do you think they need to do?