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Zemgus Girgensons | Center | #28

Team: Buffalo Sabres
Age / DOB:  (22) / 1/5/1994
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 203
Drafted: 2012 / Rd. 1 (14) / BUF
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Zemgus Girgensons won't play Tuesday night because of a lower-body injury.
He didn't skate in the morning after he missed Monday's session due to the ailment. Consider Girgensons as day-to-day for now. Feb 9 - 6:55 PM

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Zemgus Girgensons missed practice Monday because of a lower-body injury.

"I'm hoping this was nothing more than a maintenance day for Zemgus, but he is dealing with a lower-body injury," coach Dan Bylsma said. Consider him day-to-day for the time being.
Feb 8 - 2:29 PM

Buffalo forward Zemgus Girgensons scored twice in the Sabres' 6-3 loss to the Rangers in New York Monday night.

Girgensons was playing in his first game back after missing four with an upper-body injury. Sabres rookie center Jack Eichel had assists on each of Girgesons' goals, giving him 18 for the season. Brian Gionta also scored for the Sabres, who've lost three consecutive games. Girgensons goals were his fourth and fifth of the season.
Jan 25 - 10:50 PM

Zemgus Girgensons (upper body) will be back in the lineup on Monday night.

He will be taken off injured reserve prior to Buffalo's game against the Rangers, where he is slated to play on a line with Jack Eichel and Matt Moulson. Girgensons has missed the last four games with an upper-body injury.
Jan 25 - 3:58 PM

Zemgus Girgensons returned to Sabres' practice Sunday.

Girgensons can be lifted off IR whenever the team decides he's ready to play, which could be as soon as Monday against the Rangers. Girgensons was seen skating to the left of Jack Eichel and Matt Moulson at practice.
Jan 24 - 12:47 PM

Zemgus Girgensons (upper body) has been placed on the injured reserve list.

The move is likely retroactive to Jan. 15. What that means is that Buffalo has the ability to activate Girgensons whenever they need him, so putting him on the IR is really more a reflection of the Sabres' need for a roster spot than Girgensons' progress.
Jan 22 - 11:41 AM

Although Zemgus Girgensons (upper body) didn't play on Saturday, he is making progress.

"He’s feeling a lot better today, but day to day at this point," said Sabres coach Dan Bylsma. Girgensons will have Sunday to continue his recovery before he's in danger of missing another contest on Monday.
Jan 17 - 9:45 AM

Updating an earlier item, Zemgus Girgensons will not play Saturday against the Capitals due to his upper body injury.

Girgensons has just eight points and 64 hits in 40 games this season, a far cry from what was expected of him this season. We'll keep you posted on his status as it develops.
Jan 16 - 7:02 PM

According to Coach Dan Bylsma, Zemgus Girgensons is "highly unlikely" for Saturday's match with Washington.

Girgensons suffered an upper body injury during the first period of play on Friday, seeing just 3:05 of ice time. He has just eight points and 64 hits in 40 games this season. We'll keep you posted on his status as it develops.
Jan 15 - 10:09 PM

Zemgus Girgensons left Friday's game with an upper body injury.

Girgensons registered just two hits through 3:05 of play before departing. We'll keep you posted on his status.
Jan 15 - 8:31 PM

Zemgus Girgensons took line rushes in pre-game on Sunday, and is expected to play against the Jets.

Through 37 games this season Girgensons has posted eight points and 63 hits, which is fairly disappointing considering the love he received and production he produced last season.
Jan 10 - 2:43 PM

Zemgus Girgensons missed Saturday's practice for maintenance reasons.

This is just an FYI as Girgensons is still expected to play on Sunday. He has three goals and eight points in 37 contests in 2015-16.
Jan 10 - 9:40 AM

Zemgus Girgensons has a goal and two assists in his last three games.

He had two goals and three assists in 32 contests this year before being moved to a line with Jack Eichel and Brian Gionta. "He's cashed in and his line has cashed in," coach Dan Bylsma said. "The line's been quite good. They've got a number of opportunities. Jack's been really good with his speed and creating, and both those guys have been benefactors of that play." The trio has generated four goals and 10 points in the last three matches.
Jan 5 - 9:21 AM

Zemgus Girgensons earned a goal and an assist in Wednesday's 5-2 loss to Washington.

He helped set up a goal by linemate Brian Gionta and Jack Eichell posted two assists in the match. The trio was Buffalo's most effective combination in the loss. They combined to register 11 of the team's 27 shots in the game. Girgensons ended an 11-game goalless drought.
Thu, Dec 31, 2015 09:34:00 AM

Zemgus Girgensons played for a second straight game with a full face shield on Thursday night.

"It's definitely different," said Girgensons, who was cut in the mouth by a puck for 12 stitches. "You see double sometimes when you look down. The trainers want me to wear something to protect the stitches. You don't want to split it open again...It was just the lip. could have been worse." He has one shot and no points in his last three games.
Fri, Dec 11, 2015 07:46:00 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Ryan O'Reilly
2Jack Eichel
3Zemgus Girgensons
4Johan Larsson
5David Legwand
6Daniel Catenacci
LW1Evander Kane
2Matt Moulson
3Marcus Foligno
4Nicolas Deslauriers
5Cody McCormick
RW1Tyler Ennis
2Jamie McGinn
3Sam Reinhart
4Brian Gionta
D1Rasmus Ristolainen
2Zach Bogosian
3Cody Franson
4Mike Weber
5Mark Pysyk
6Josh Gorges
7Carlo Colaiacovo
8Jake McCabe
G1Robin Lehner
2Chad Johnson