1:41PM: Alain Vigneault said the following about Zibanejad today:
- On Mika Zibanejad, "I found out about it on Tuesday morning, my understanding is that when he got hit in the game against Detroit, I don't know if you remember, he got hit by Helm in the corner, it didn't seem like much but my understanding is that he did talk with the docs after and felt fine, was cleared. We had optional the next day, came in, did off ice, played the next game, felt fine. Had the day off on Monday, came in for the morning skate and wasn't feeling well and had some symptoms. He came in at night tried warmups, still didn't feel well so we shut him down, following the protocol."
- Is it indefinite, "yea, he's got a concussion so he's gotta go through the normal protocol. He's got symptoms, I don't know how many or what exactly it is, but I do know that I found this out on Tuesday morning."
11:35AM: The Rangers have announced that Mika Zibanejad is not skating at practice today and is dealing with a concussion. (NYR)
Zibanejad missed Tuesday's game with what the team called an upper body injury and it was decided he could not play after going through warmups.
Zibanejad played 17:59 on Saturday in the Rangers win over Vancouver and attempted a shot in the shootout that went wide of the net.
He was hit at 9:47 of the first period by Michael Del Zotto & 6:03 of the third period by Marcus Granland.
On the season, Zibanejad has been hit 28 times and 11 times in the last 7 games. (Nat Stat Trick)