Mika Zibanejad is Projected to Be the #3 Center the Rest of the Season...Behind Connor McDavid and Ahead of Evgeni Malkin

REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

Based on our latest projection, you can expect Mika Zibanejad to be an elite fantasy starter the rest of the season. His 47 projected fantasy points puts him at #3 behind Connor McDavid and ahead of Evgeni Malkin. He has averaged 2.97 fantasy points in his past 139 games, which is less than our projected per game average. He is projected to average 3.95 fantasy points. His rank based on average projected points is the same as his rank based on total fantasy points. He is owned in 100% of fantasy leagues so everyone expects him to be an elite center. He is projected to live up to these high expectations. Mika Zibanejad is expected to slightly improve on this season-to-date's #5 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (C) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2019
#1 Leon Draisaitl (100% OWN)50 FP, 4.51 per game297 FP, 82 gp, 3.62 per game (#3)
#2 Connor McDavid (100% OWN)49 FP, 4.47 per game290 FP, 78 gp, 3.72 per game (#1)
#3 Mika Zibanejad (100% OWN)47 FP, 3.95 per game190 FP, 82 gp, 2.31 per game (#28)
#4 Evgeni Malkin (99% OWN)41 FP, 3.4 per game171 FP, 68 gp, 2.52 per game (#21)
#5 Sidney Crosby (100% OWN)38 FP, 3.17 per game274 FP, 79 gp, 3.47 per game (#5)

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MIKA ZIBANEJAD WEEK 24 AND 25 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Mika Zibanejad is projected for 4.16 fantasy points in one game the rest of the week which is good enough to be the #18 ranked center and a must start for most owners. This is projected to be a slightly better than average game with more fantasy points than he is projected to average per game the rest of the season. He is ranked above Anthony Cirelli but behind Mathew Barzal the rest of the week. Week 25 will be a very good week and he is projected to be the number one center.

3/13 TO 3/15 RANK (C)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#16 David Krejci (71% OWN)4.5 FP, 2 GP2.24 FP
#17 Mathew Barzal (97% OWN)4.18 FP, 2 GP2.28 FP
#18 Mika Zibanejad (100% OWN)4.16 FP, 1 GP3.95 FP
#19 Anthony Cirelli (63% OWN)4.16 FP, 2 GP1.72 FP
#20 Matt Duchene (80% OWN)4.02 FP, 2 GP1.92 FP
3/16 TO 3/22 RANK (C)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#1 Mika Zibanejad (100% OWN)16.1 FP, 4 GP3.95 FP
#2 Patrice Bergeron (100% OWN)12.8 FP, 4 GP3.12 FP
#3 Leon Draisaitl (100% OWN)12.7 FP, 3 GP4.51 FP
#4 Jack Eichel (100% OWN)12.6 FP, 4 GP3.12 FP
#5 Connor McDavid (100% OWN)12.6 FP, 3 GP4.47 FP

FANTASY PROJECTIONS AND ACTUAL STATS

The tables below show projected stats (totals and averages) for the rest of the season and upcoming weeks. Also included are actual stats from the current and last season.

MIKA ZIBANEJADFPPTSGASOGPPG
Rest of '19-2047.415.98.47.538.63.0
-- Per Game (12 Proj)4.11.360.720.643.300.26
3/9 to 3/15 (1 Game)4.21.370.730.643.270.26
3/16 to 3/22 (4 Games)16.15.42.872.5412.81.02
'19-20 Season22274413320815
-- Per Game (57 GP)3.901.300.720.583.650.26
'18-20 Seasons412147717644426
-- Per Game (139 GP)2.971.060.510.553.190.19