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Mats Zuccarello | Winger | #36

Team: New York Rangers
Age / DOB:  (28) / 9/1/1987
Ht / Wt:  5'7' / 179
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Mats Zuccarello had an assist in a 2-1 win over Boston Monday night.
Zuccarello has 16 goals and 32 points in 42 games this season. That puts him on pace for 62 points, which would narrowly best his current career-high, set in 2013-2014. Jan 12 - 11:33 AM

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Mats Zuccarello recorded a goal and an assist in the Rangers' 3-2 overtime win on Tuesday.

Zuccarello has 15 goals and 30 points in 36 games this season. While he might maintain that point-per-game pace, it's unlikely that he'll keep finding the back of the net at this rate. He has a staggering 24.2 shooting percentage this season, compared to 2014-15 when he finished at 9.7%.
Wed, Dec 23, 2015 11:24:00 AM

Mats Zuccarello had a goal and an assist on Friday.

The Rangers diminutive winger now has 12 goals and 24 points in 30 games with a plus-nine rating. Zuccarello is only seven goals away from tying his career high and that certainly looks to be within his reach and most likely broken by the All-Star break. Zuccarello is off to the best start of his career and is a must start in most formats of fantasy hockey.
Sat, Dec 12, 2015 08:26:00 AM

Mats Zuccarello has named the NHL's second star of the week.

He notched two goals and five assists in four games to help the Rangers extend their winning streak to nine straight contests. Zuccarello posted two three-point performances during that span.
Source: NHL.com
Mon, Nov 16, 2015 06:20:00 PM

Mats Zuccarello scored a goal and three points in Sunday's 4-3 win over Toronto.

Zuccarello picked up the primary assists on goals by Ryan McDonagh and Derick Brassard. His goal with 54 seconds remaining in the game gave the Rangers a ninth consecutive win. The 28-year-old has nine goals and 18 points in 18 games in 2015-16. Zuccarello has two three-point efforts in his last three contests. He was named the game's first star.
Sun, Nov 15, 2015 10:00:00 PM

Mats Zuccarello has been terrific this season.

Zuccarello had an off-year in 2014-15 and it was topped off by a bad head injury in the playoffs. But he has fully recovered and has been great this season. He has 15 points in 16 games this season and was great once again on Thursday. "This is the way [Mats Zuccarello] played the first time I saw him in the Olympics, 2010 in Vancouver," Lundqvist said after Thursday's game. "I saw this little guy with the longest stick ever, making these incredible plays. I’m like, ‘This kid is good, but he’s small.’ "
Source: NY Post
Sat, Nov 14, 2015 06:46:00 AM

Mats Zuccarello led the Rangers to a wild win over St. Louis on Thursday night, collecting three points in the 6-3 affair.

Zuccarello scored a goal and added two assists to continue his torrid November. The 28-year-old has four goals and five assists since Oct. 30 to swell his points total to 15 in 16 games. Zuccarello has at least a point in five out of his last six games.
Thu, Nov 12, 2015 10:44:00 PM

Mats Zuccarello scored a hat trick in Friday's 3-1 win over Toronto.

Zuccarello's goal at the 9:41 mark of the first period opened the scoring in the game. He extended New York's lead to 2-0 early in the third and he iced the game with an empty net goal with under a minute remaining. The 28-year-old has seven goals and nine points in 11 games.
Fri, Oct 30, 2015 10:01:00 PM

Mats Zuccarello registered two assists in a 4-1 victory Thursday night.

Zuccarello has four goals and six points in eight games this season. Although he finished just shy of the 50-point mark in 2014-15, it wouldn't be surprising to see him surpass that mark this time around.
Fri, Oct 23, 2015 11:35:00 AM

Mats Zuccarello scored a goal in a 4-0 victory over San Jose on Monday.

Zuccarello has four goals and no assists in seven games this season. It's an unusual start for Zuccarello, who should ultimately set up far more goals than he scores this season.
Tue, Oct 20, 2015 09:06:00 AM

Mats Zuccarello scored New York's only goal in their 4-1 loss to Winnipeg.

Zuccarello is off to a hot start this season, as he's scored three goals in his first four games. The 28-year-old scored the game's first goal, but Winnipeg answered with four unanswered goals of their own. It's nice to see Zuccarello producing after he dealt with a concussion that ended his 2014-15 season prematurely.
Tue, Oct 13, 2015 10:56:00 PM

Mats Zuccarello scored a pair of goals in Friday's 4-2 come from behind win over the Columbus Blue Jackets.

Zuccarello opened the scoring at the 19:16 mark of the first period, when he buried a backhand past Jackets goalie Sergei Bobrovsky. The Rangers found themselves down 2-1 with less than four minutes remaining in the third when they got three goals from Oscar Lindberg, Kevin Hayes and Zuccarello in 1:17. Zuccarello suffered a brain contusion and skull fracture last season, so it's nice to see him return and contribute in the NHL. These were his first two points of the season.
Fri, Oct 9, 2015 10:09:00 PM

Mats Zuccarello didn't encounter any problems in his return from a brain contusion and skull fracture.

Zuccarello had a goal and an assist in the Rangers' preseason game on Thursday. "I didn’t think about it once," said Zuccarello of the former injury. "My decision-making was maybe a little slow, but body-wise, I felt good." As serious as his injury was, it sounds like he's able to move on from it.
Source: NY Post
Fri, Sep 25, 2015 11:30:00 AM

Mats Zuccarello notched a goal and an assist for the Rangers in their 4-3 shootout loss to the Rangers on Thursday night.

It was a sweet debut for the Norwegian, while Kevin Hayes added a goal, Dan Boyle chipped in two assists, Brady Skjei had a goal and an assist and Henrik Lundqvist made 21 saves on 22 shots in two periods of work.
Thu, Sep 24, 2015 11:11:00 PM

Mats Zuccarello will make his preseason debut Thursday night against Boston.

He has been participating in practices at training camp after recovering from a brain contusion and skull fracture during the playoffs.
Wed, Sep 23, 2015 06:52:00 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Derick Brassard
2Derek Stepan
3Oscar Lindberg
4Dominic Moore
LW1Rick Nash
2Chris Kreider
3J.T. Miller
4Daniel Paille
5Tanner Glass
RW1Mats Zuccarello
2Kevin Hayes
3Viktor Stalberg
4Jesper Fast
D1Ryan McDonagh
2Keith Yandle
3Dan Girardi
4Marc Staal
5Dan Boyle
6Kevin Klein
7Dylan McIlrath
G1Henrik Lundqvist
2Antti Raanta