Why Chris Kreider threw Mika Zibanejad's tablet on Rangers bench after missed shot

Why Chris Kreider threw Mika Zibanejad's tablet on Rangers bench after missed shot

The availability of technology can be a valuable tool for hockey players to see what they did right or wrong in real time, but Chris Kreider spurred a viral moment during the Rangers’ series-evening 5-3 victory Friday night in Pittsburgh. While on the bench in the second period of Game 6, Kreider ripped a tablet out of linemate Mika Zibandejad’s hands and slammed it to the ground behind the Rangers’ bench. Zibanejad had been seeking to review his missed breakaway chance from earlier in the period. “He was looking at the breakaway, and I heard him start second guessing his move and didn’t really like that,” Kreider said after the game. “He beat [Pittsburgh goalie Louis Domingue] clean, hit the post. Don’t need to second guess.” Both players scored twice …
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