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Jason Zucker | Winger

Team: Minnesota Wild
Age / DOB:  (23) / 1/16/1992
Ht / Wt:  5'11' / 188
College: Denver
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Jason Zucker will miss the next three months with a broken clavicle after a routine hit by Vancouver's Lucas Sbisa on Monday.
Terribly unfortunate for both the Wild and Zucker, as his season is potentially ended a year to the day when his last season was ended with knee surgery. The 23 year old Zucker is second on the team in goals with 18, and was enjoying quite the breakout season. Feb 10 - 8:27 PM

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Jason Zucker (upper body) has been placed on the injured reserve list.

Zucker sustained the ailment during Monday's contest. It's not clear how long he'll be sidelined for, but the fact that the Wild have already put him on the IR is obviously a bad sign. It's believed that his injury is related to his shoulder or collarbone.
Feb 10 - 5:00 PM

Jason Zucker left Monday's game against Vancouver because of an upper-body injury.

Nino Niederreiter took his place on the second line with Mikko Koivu and Jason Pominville. Zucker has been a pleasant surprise for Minnesota in 2014-15, with 18 goals and 23 points in 48 games. Consider him day-to-day for now.
Feb 10 - 10:03 AM

Jason Zucker tallied his 18th goal of the year on Tuesday.

He has scored in consecutive games for the Wild and cashed in on a breakaway in Tuesday's 3-0 win over Chicago. Zucker entered the 2014-15 season with eight goals and four assists in his previous 47 NHL appearances, but in 46 games this year he has 23 points.
Feb 4 - 1:16 PM

Jason Zucker netted a goal for the Wild in their 3-1 win over the Coyotes on Saturday night.

Zucker could very well develop into a 30-goal scorer, but it’s hard to believe it’s this season unless he picks up his shooting rate. He has 16 goals on just 99 shots. Zucker has 21 points this season. Charlie Coyle and Zach Parise (empty net) got the other goals in the win. Marco Scandella had a plus-three rating.
Jan 17 - 11:48 PM

Jason Zucker netted his team-leading 15th goal in Thursday's 4-2 loss to Chicago.

He skated on the top line with Jason Pominville and Mikko Koivu, who both picked up assists on the marker. Zucker was credited with five shots on goal and he logged a career-high 21:42 of ice time.
Jan 9 - 11:36 AM

Jason Zucker registered a pair of goals and an assist for the Wild in Tuesday's 4-3 overtime loss to San Jose.

Stepping up to play on the top line in place of the absent Zach Parise (personal), Zucker had a fantastic night with eight shots on goal and a plus-3 rating to go along with his three points. Jared Spurgeon also netted his fifth of the season in the losing effort.
Jan 6 - 11:35 PM

The Minnesota Wild will have Jason Zucker in the lineup and Justin Fontaine out for Saturday's game against the Dallas Stars.

JFYI as neither player is major impact entity in fantasy.
Jan 3 - 6:00 PM

Jason Zucker (illness) skated on Thursday for the first time since Dec. 27.

He practiced at full speed but he still isn't ready to return after recovering from an illness. Zucker said he didn't eat for two days and he didn't move off his couch for three or four days. There's currently no timetable for his return and he needs to get his conditioning back.
Jan 1 - 6:47 PM

Jason Zucker will not play Monday night against the Jets.

He did not travel with his teammates to Winnipeg as he is still battling the flu. Keep Zucker on reserve until further notice.
Sun, Dec 28, 2014 01:43:00 PM

Jason Zucker will not play Saturday night against the Jets due to an illness.

He left practice early and won't suit up. Reserve Zucker immediately.
Sat, Dec 27, 2014 03:00:00 PM

Jason Zucker has lost his job on the Minnesota power play.

Zucker had been scoring in bunches a few weeks ago but has not contributed much lately. He could get his job back in short order, but for now we would bench him.
Sat, Dec 13, 2014 01:37:00 PM

Jason Zucker scored 19 seconds after the opening faceoff Wednesday night to help the Minnesota Wild edge the visiting Montreal Canadiens 2-1.

Zucker, enjoying an all-star type of season scored on a snap shot from the right side of the net. Zucker's shot hit the shoulder of Carey Price, deflected off the crossbar and rolled down the Montreal goaltender's back. The Wild's winning goal was scored by Jason Pominville, his fifth of the season. Pominville's goal ended a 10-game drought.
Wed, Dec 3, 2014 10:29:00 PM

Left winger Jason Zucker scored two goals Monday night to lead the Minnesota Wild to a 4-1 victory over the Panthers in Florida.

Minnesota has won four games in a row. Zucker's goals were his seventh and eighth of the season. Both of Zucker's goals were set up by center Mikko Koivu, who now has five assists. Nino Niederreiter scored an unassisted goal, his 10th of the season, in the first period and Zach Parise (eighth) had an empty-net goal with 1:29 remaining.
Mon, Nov 24, 2014 11:18:00 PM

Jason Zucker scored the game-winning goal in a 3-2 victory against Philadelphia on Thursday.

His sixth goal of the year crossed the goal line with just 45.4 seconds left in the third period. Zucker snapped a 10-game goalless drought with the marker.
Fri, Nov 21, 2014 11:04:00 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
C1Mikko Koivu
2Mikael Granlund
3Erik Haula
4Kyle Brodziak
5Ryan Carter
6Jordan Schroeder
LW1Zach Parise
2Jason Zucker
3Matt Cooke
4Sean Bergenheim
5Justin Fontaine
RW1Jason Pominville
2Thomas Vanek
3Nino Niederreiter
4Charlie Coyle
D1Ryan Suter
2Jonas Brodin
3Jared Spurgeon
4Marco Scandella
5Keith Ballard
6Matt Dumba
7Christian Folin
8Nate Prosser
G1Devan Dubnyk
2Darcy Kuemper
3Niklas Backstrom