You’ll also recall an incident late in the year a few years back where Zibanejad had to be taken to the hospital for precautionary reasons.
) with the most recent one coming in December of last season.
He’s absolutely 100% healthy now but it’s obviously a concern when a player has that many concussions that early in his career.
But if you accept that the Senators are a team under a strict budget and that financial considerations are central to any deal they make, well then it starts to look a little bit better for the Senators.
It’s a deal that will save them money in the short term and probably down the road too.
Some final thoughts on the Mika Zibanejad for Derick Brassard trade.
-In terms of assets for assets, it’s pretty easy to make the case that the New York Rangers won this deal.