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Mats Zuccarello | Winger | #36

Team: New York Rangers
Age / DOB:  (30) / 9/1/1987
Ht / Wt:  5'8' / 179
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Mats Zuccarello scored two goals as the New York Rangers defeated the New Jersey Devils 5-2 on Saturday night.
Zuccarello scored his team's third and fourth goals, potting what proved to be the game-winner 16 minutes into the second period. The winger now has seven goals and 24 points in 29 games so far this season. It is his second two-point performance in his last three games. Dec 9 - 10:12 PM

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Mats Zuccarello scored a goal and an assist in Tuesday's 4-3 win over the Pittsburgh Penguins.

Zuccarello picked up the primary assist on Boo Nieves' goal in the first period. The Rangers winger then gave his team a 3-2 lead late in the second period. Zuccarello finished the game with a plus-2 rating and three shots on goal in 17:38 of ice time. He's up to five goals and 22 points in 27 games this season. He's picked up at least one point in six of his last seven contests.
Dec 5 - 10:31 PM

Mats Zuccarello is on a five-game point streak.

Zuccarello kept that run going by registering an assist in the Rangers' 5-4 loss to Florida on Tuesday. He has four goals and 20 points in 25 games in 2017-18.
Source: NY Post
Nov 29 - 7:15 AM

Mats Zuccarello scored the game-winning goal in Friday's 2-1 overtime win over the Detroit Red Wings.

It took Zuccarello just 37 seconds to put the game to bed in the extra frame. It's been a difficult season for the Rangers forward, but he's picked up his production of late. Zuccarello has accumulated eight points in his last eight contests. He's up to four goals and 18 points in 23 games this season.
Nov 24 - 10:58 PM

Mats Zuccarello notched two assists in the Rangers' 3-0 home win over Ottawa on Sunday night.

Zuccarello has been a steady contributor this season, with three goals and 16 points through 21 games. The 30-year-old is -4 on the season but is +7 in his last 11 games.
Nov 19 - 11:05 PM

Mats Zuccarello recorded an assist in the Rangers' 6-3 loss versus the Blackhawks Wednesday night.

Zuccarello has only been held off the scoresheet once in his last four games. He's up to three goals and 14 points in 19 contests in 2017-18. That puts him on pace for a third straight 60ish-point campaign.
Source: NY Post
Nov 16 - 7:36 AM

Mats Zuccarello scored a goal and registered an assist in the Rangers' 6-4 win over Vegas on Tuesday.

Zuccarello has three goals and 10 points in 13 games this season. It's a good pace to start the campaign, but six of those points have come from his two multi-point contests. Going into Tuesday's contest he had been held off the scoresheet in seven of his last 10 games. Perhaps his strong showing against Vegas will spark a hot streak though.
Nov 1 - 5:08 AM

Mats Zuccarello found the back of the net in Thursday's 4-3 shootout loss to the New York Islanders.

The Rangers found themselves down 3-1 in the third period, but they were able to tie the game thanks to markers by Zuccarello and Kevin Hayes. Zuccarello added another goal in the shootout, but it wasn't enough to give his team the win. The winger now has two goals and five assists in eight games this season. David Desharnais also scored for the Rangers in this one.
Oct 19 - 10:43 PM

Mats Zuccarello amassed four points, including three assists, in Saturday's 8-5 loss to Toronto.

Zuccarello's efforts helped the Rangers rally from a 5-1 deficit, but the Leafs pulled away again in the third period. He earned a point on four straight goals by the Rangers. J.T. Miller, Marc Staal and Kevin Shattenkirk finished the match with a goal and an assist each, while Chris Kreider earned a pair of helpers in the defeat.
Oct 7 - 11:19 PM

Mats Zuccarello recorded an assist in the Rangers' 4-2 loss to Colorado in their opener.

Zuccarello didn't record any shots though and finished with a minus-two rating. He had 15 goals and 59 points in 80 contests last season and it's reasonable to expect a similar output from him in 2017-18.
Source: NY Post
Oct 6 - 10:40 AM

Mats Zuccarello picked up a goal and an assist in Tuesday’s 4-1 win over the Ottawa Senators.

This was a huge win for the Rangers, as it allowed them to cut the deficit to 2-1 in the series. Zuccarello opened the scoring at the 5:31 mark of the first period, and he also picked up the only assist on Michael Grabner’s goal less than 10 minutes later. Zuccarello finished the night with a plus-2 rating, two shots on goal and two hits in 18:16 of ice time. The Rangers forward now has four goals and six points in nine games this postseason. Rick Nash and Oscar Lindberg also found the back of the net for the Rangers. Game 4 will be played in New York on Thursday night.
May 2 - 10:09 PM

Mats Zuccarello scored twice to lead the New York Rangers in a 3-2 victory over the Montreal Canadiens in Game 6 on Saturday.

Zuccarello had been fairly quiet in the first round series prior to Saturday's contest as he had one goal and no assists in five games, but he came through when the Rangers needed him the most. Thanks in part to his efforts, the Rangers are heading to the second round to face the winner of the series between the Boston Bruins and Ottawa Senators. Derek Stepan scored an empty-net goal to seal the game for New York. Kevin Hayes, J.T. Miller, Mika Zibanejad, Dan Girardi, and Ryan McDonagh each registered an assist.
Apr 22 - 11:01 PM

Mats Zuccarello found the back of the net in Friday's 4-3 overtime loss to Montreal.

His first marker of the series gave the Rangers a 3-2 lead going into the third period and it looked like it would be the game winner until Tomas Plekanec tied the score at 3-3 with 17.3 seconds left in regulation. Zuccarello also played a feisty game on Friday with six penalty minutes and five hits.
Source: NY Post
Apr 15 - 8:52 AM

Mats Zuccarello returns to action on Sunday against Pittsburgh.

He's picked up 15 goals and 59 points along with 52 blocks and 85 hits in 79 games.
Source: Dan Rosen
Apr 9 - 6:10 PM

Mats Zuccarello (undisclosed) won't play Saturday in Ottawa.

The talented winger is considered day-to-day, but is expected to be ready for the playoffs.
Apr 8 - 12:18 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Mika Zibanejad
2Kevin Hayes
3David Desharnais
4Boo Nieves
LW1Chris Kreider
2Rick Nash
3Jimmy Vesey
4Michael Grabner
5Ryan Gropp
RW1Mats Zuccarello
2J.T. Miller
3Pavel Buchnevich
4Jesper Fast
D1Ryan McDonagh
2Kevin Shattenkirk
3Brady Skjei
4Brendan Smith
5Marc Staal
6Nick Holden
7Steven Kampfer
G1Henrik Lundqvist
2Ondrej Pavelec