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Sens’ Zibanejad gives DJ gig a spin (update)

Aug 30, 2013, 8:10 PM EDT

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Update: Apparently the Ottawa Citizen was re-invited to the show, so PHT will put something together on it once a review sprouts up on Saturday.

You know what they say: athletes want to be musicians/actors/etc. and vice versa. Ideally, these urges manifest themselves in the funniest ways possible, which can be seen most notably in Shaq’s off-the-court ventures.

It remains to be seen if Mika Zibanejad‘s work will lean more toward Carl Lewis or the late Wayman Tisdale, but either way, the Ottawa Senators prospect is nervously anticipating his DJ session at 11:30 p.m. ET on Friday.

The 20-year-old admitted as much to the Ottawa Citizen.

“I think if you’re not nervous, you’re not excited for it,” Zibanejad says. “It will be more nerve-racking once I stand there and people are watching. Right now, I am just trying to calm myself down and save the stress and nerves for later.”

As the flyer he posted on his Twitter page can attest, he’s going by Z-Bad.

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A few notes:

  • “Pour it up” seems like a strange request. Is this some sort of anti-gravity bar?
  • Z-Bad isn’t the worst DJ name imaginable, but let’s throw out a few other ideas. He could play on his last name and number (Z-93) or the challenges that come with spelling his last name (Copy-Paste). Feel free to come up with much better ideas in the comments.
  • Far beyond comic/ribbing from teammate potential, the best thing to come from this is that it will benefit the Ottawa Boys & Girls Club.
  • Sadly, the Ottawa Citizen won’t be around to review his set, so hopefully others will be on the scene.
  • It’s unlikely we’ll see future Z-Bad sessions soon, as he told the Citizen that he probably won’t perform during the season.

  1. nygdriveforfive - Aug 30, 2013 at 10:35 PM

    I watch Carl Lewis singing the anthem every time I need a good laugh. I’m happy the money is going to charity, though I’m not sure it’s a great idea for Zbad to associate himself with bars and drinking. Brings back memories of Emery. Note to Bobby coming in hot Ryan, stay lo key in Ottawa.

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