Mika Zibanejad

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Birthday
18, 1993
Birthplace
Sweden
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
18, 1993 (age 25)
Birthplace
Sweden

About

Swedish center who made his NHL debut with the Ottawa Senators during the 2011-12 season. He has represented his native Sweden internationally at tournaments like the World Junior Ice Hockey Championships and World Hockey Challenge.

Before Fame

He played soccer as a child before deciding to focus on hockey. He played seven seasons with Hammarby IF before playing junior hockey with Djurgardens IF.

Trivia

In January 2012, he scored the gold medal-winning goal for Sweden in the 2012 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships against Russia.

Family Life

His mother is from Finland and his father is from Iran. His half-brother Monir Kalgoum is also a hockey player.

Associated With

He and Jared Cowen are both former first-round draft picks of the Ottawa Senators.