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Zemgus Girgensons | Winger | #28

Team: Buffalo Sabres
Age / DOB:  (24) / 1/5/1994
Ht / Wt:  6'2' / 207
Drafted: 2012 / Rd. 1 (14) / BUF
Contract: view contract details

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Zemgus Girgensons has undergone facial surgery.
Girgensons will miss what little is left of the season as a result. He took a puck to the face on March 23 and had been wearing a shield before having a procedure Wednesday. He had seven goals and 15 points in 71 games this season. Apr 4 - 1:20 PM

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Zemgus Girgensons earned a pair of assists in a 3-2 win over Toronto on Monday night.

Girgensons had a hand in both goals scored by Jack Eichel. He didn't have a point in his previous seven outings. Girgensons has registered just seven goals and seven helpers in 68 games this year.
Mar 27 - 10:03 AM

Zemgus Girgensons was back alongside Jack Eichel and Jason Pominville at Thursday's practice.

It seems like he will be back in the lineup on Friday against Montreal after missing the last two games due to an undisclosed injury. The Sabres also returned Seth Griffith to the minors.
Mar 23 - 9:25 AM

The Buffalo Sabres ruled out Zemgus Girgensons for the remainder of today's game.

Girgensons had a spill along the boards and was slow to get up. He went straight to the locker room and was ruled out for the remainder of the game. With just 12 points in 64 games this season, the Latvian forward has no fantasy value.
Mar 17 - 2:25 PM

Zemgus Girgensons skated with Ryan O'Reilly and Sam Reinhart at Tuesday's practice.

Buffalo traded Evander Kane to San Jose on Monday, so Girgensons could get a long look on the top line. He also played there when Kane was scratched prior to being moved. Girgensons only has six goals and 11 points in 57 games this season.
Feb 28 - 9:46 AM

Zemgus Girgensons has recovered from the illness that kept him out of the lineup on Saturday.

Girgensons will probably be back against Colorado on Sunday night. He has contributed six goals and 10 points in 49 games this season.
Feb 11 - 5:22 PM

Zemgus Girgensons is battling an illness and will be a game-time tonight against the Boston Bruins.

Girgensons has failed to live up to his 14th overall status from the 2012 NHL Entry Draft. He has 96 points in 326 career contests, including just 10 points in 49 games this season.
Feb 10 - 12:55 PM

Zemgus Girgensons has two goals in two games after getting his third marker of the season on Wednesday night.

Girgensons has only contributed six points in 32 games and this is just the second time he has earned points in two straight matches this year. However, he still shouldn't be on your fantasy radar.
Thu, Dec 28, 2017 09:08:00 AM

Zemgus Girgensons found the back of the net in Buffalo's 4-2 loss to Carolina on Saturday.

Girgensons has two goals and five points in 31 contests this season. He set a career-low in 2016-17 with 16 points, but unfortunately there's a good chance he'll end up below that mark this time around.
Sun, Dec 24, 2017 04:48:00 AM

Zemgus Girgensons got back in the lineup on Sunday after two games in the press box as a healthy scratch.

Girgensons logged 11:18 of ice time in a 3-2 OT loss to St. Louis, while playing on the fourth line alongside Johan Larsson and Hudson Fasching. His return bumped Jordan Nolan from the lineup. Girgensons has just one goal and two assists in 24 games this season. He hasn't picked up a point since Oct. 14.
Mon, Dec 11, 2017 10:06:00 AM

Zemgus Girgensons will be a healthy scratch in Friday's game against the Chicago Blackhawks.

The Sabres forward has just one goal and two assists in 24 games this season. This will be his second straight game in the press box. Josh Gorges will also serve as a healthy scratch.
Fri, Dec 8, 2017 08:31:00 PM

Zemgus Girgensons will be a healthy scratch on Tuesday night when the Buffalo Sabres visit the Colorado Avalanche.

Girgensons has one goal and three points in 24 games this season with the Sabres. The 14th overall pick of the 2012 NHL draft has been disappointing production-wise for Buffalo, with just 38 goals in over 300 NHL games. His fantasy value is virtually non-existent.
Tue, Dec 5, 2017 09:05:00 PM

Zemgus Girgensons (lower body) will play against the Blue Jackets on Wednesday.

The injury ended up costing Girgensons three games. He has one goal, two assists and a plus-2 rating in seven games this season. He doesn't need to be owned in standard fantasy leagues.
Wed, Oct 25, 2017 06:37:00 PM

Zemgus Girgensons (lower body) didn't participate in Thursday's practice.

Girgensons left Tuesday's game after being struck by a shot. The Sabres consider him day-to-day, but he'll be reevaluated on Friday.
Thu, Oct 19, 2017 05:15:00 PM

Zemgus Girgensons exited Tuesday's contest against Vegas after taking a shot to his foot.

Girgensons was hurt while killing a penalty and his night ended after just 2:30 of ice time.
Wed, Oct 18, 2017 07:58:00 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
C1Jack Eichel
2Ryan O'Reilly
3Sam Reinhart
4Evan Rodrigues
5Johan Larsson
LW1Benoit Pouliot
2Zemgus Girgensons
3Nicholas Baptiste
4Jordan Nolan
5Scott Wilson
RW1Kyle Okposo
2Jason Pominville
3Justin Bailey
D1Rasmus Ristolainen
2Marco Scandella
3Zach Bogosian
4Nathan Beaulieu
5Jake McCabe
6Josh Gorges
7Victor Antipin
8Justin Falk
G1Robin Lehner
2Chad Johnson