Breaking: Mika Zibanejad is a go for tonight’s Rangers season opener against the Islanders

The Rangers will open the 2020-21 season at full force. It was just announced that Mika Zibanejad is a go for tonight’s opener against the New York Islanders.

Yesterday David Quinn announced that Igor Shesterkin will start in goal.

Mika Zibanejad revealed he tested positive for COVID-19

New York Rangers superstar, Mika Zibanejad told the media today that he tested positive for COVID-19 prior to the start of camp. The Rangers top center missed a majority of camp but will not be limited tonight.

Mika Zibanejad key to the Rangers success this season

Recently, Mika Zibanejad was ranked as the 10th best center in the NHL. It helps to have the highest goals per game average in the league to get you there. His 41 goals in just 57 games played was staggering as were his 75 points.

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Mika Zibanejad (Getty Images)

The Rangers will need Mika this season to replicate his efforts in order to make the post season.

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