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Jason Zucker | Winger | #16

Team: Minnesota Wild
Age / DOB:  (24) / 1/16/1992
Ht / Wt:  5'11' / 188
College: Denver
Drafted: 2010 / Rd. 2 (59) / MIN
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Jason Zucker is projected to play with Mikko Koivu and Charlie Coyle in Game 1 against Dallas on Thursday night.
In his past 31 games, Zucker has contributed just two goals and two assists. "I've got to find a way to get it done," he said. "But it's nothing to do with statistics. It's all about winning. We need to have as many guys in this room scoring as we can and playing the right way with speed and pace." The Wild like the way Zucker plays with Coyle, but Coyle has also struggled lately with no goals and eight assists in his last 18 games. Apr 13 - 9:27 AM

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Jason Zucker has struggled down the stretch.

He has just two goals and four points in his last 28 contests dating back to Jan. 9. He's been made a healthy scratch multiple times in the second half of the season. "I thoughts Zucks played a better game after he played with Chuckie, I really did," John Torchetti said. "I liked his battle level, I liked his commitment to getting the puck to the net. I thought he was re-engaged."
Apr 3 - 10:45 AM

It looks as if Jason Zucker will once again be a healthy scratch.

He likely won't play Saturday against Colorado as the Wild defeated the Flames Thursday with Zucker in the press box and Minnesota coach John Torechetti will not change his lineup. Keep Zucker on your bench for now.
Mar 26 - 11:26 AM

Jason Zucker will be a healthy scratch in Thursday's game against Calgary.

Thomas Vanek will be back in the lineup on Thursday after serving as a healthy scratch. Zucker has 13 goals and 23 points in 65 games this season. He has just one goal in his last nine games. Chris Porter and Nate Prosser will join him in the press box.
Source: NHL.com
Mar 24 - 8:18 PM

Jason Zucker scored in Saturday's 3-2 shootout win over the Carolina Hurricanes.

Zucker gave the Wild a 2-1 lead just 16 seconds into the third frame. The 24-year-old has 13 goals and 23 points in 63 games this season. Mikko Koivu and Charlie Coyle picked up the assists on the go-ahead goal.
Mar 20 - 10:21 AM

Jason Zucker looks like he will be back in the lineup on Thursday night.

He skated with Mikko Koivu and Charlie Coyle during Wednesday's practice. Zucker has been scratched for the last two games, but he appears to be set to return to the lineup. He has one goal and two assists in his past 21 games.
Mar 17 - 9:15 AM

Coach John Torchetti will forego any lineup changes for Tuesday's match with the Senators.

This means Jason Zucker, Mike Reilly, and Chris Porter will continue to watch the game from the stands. Perhaps the most disappointing of the bunch is Zucker, who has posted just three goals since the turn of the calendar. A span of 22 games.
Mar 15 - 7:05 PM

Jason Zucker, Mike Reilly, and Chris Porter will each be scratched against Montreal on Saturday.

Unfortunately there isn't much fantasy value to be found here. Zucker, despite his 12 goals and 22 points this season, has just one goal over his last 21 games. Reilly has five points and 17 blocks through 20 games. While Porter however has a whopping 144 hits through 56 games this season.
Mar 12 - 1:40 PM

Jason Zucker (concussion) will indeed make his return on Saturday.

Zucker was activated from the injured reserve list on Friday, so his return was expected, but now we have further confirmation. It will be his first game since Feb. 21.
Mar 4 - 3:56 PM

Jason Zucker (concussion) has been taken off the injured reserve list.

Zucker might not end up playing on Saturday, but this certainly sets the stage for that. He has 12 goals and 22 points in 58 contests in 2015-16.
Mar 4 - 1:32 PM

Jason Zucker (concussion) will miss Thursday's contest.

Zucker was previously regarded as questionable for the game. This will be his sixth straight contest on the sidelines.
Mar 3 - 12:18 PM

Jason Zucker (concussion) could be back in the lineup on Thursday.

His status will probably be determined after the morning skate. Zucker has been sidelined with a concussion since Feb. 21.
Mar 3 - 10:18 AM

Jason Zucker took part in Saturday's practice.

Zucker has been out with a concussion since he took a big hit from Michal Rozsival in the Stadium Series game last week. He's still considered day-to-day, but the fact that he hit the ice on Saturday is good news.
Feb 28 - 11:46 AM

Per Michael Russo, Minnesota Wild GM Chuck Fletcher noted that he doesn't expect Jason Zucker to be out long.

Zucker is still expected to miss Friday's match in Washington, which will be his second straight. But the Wild return home for a game against the Panthers on Sunday, so it looks like he could return then.
Feb 25 - 9:33 PM

Jason Zucker (concussion) has been placed on injured reserve.

Coach John Torchetti said Tuesday that Zucker didn't have a concussion, but it turns out he does have one after he was hit hard by Chicago's Michal Rozsival this past Sunday. Zucker will miss at least the next three games as a result of going on the team's IR list.
Feb 24 - 12:44 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Mikko Koivu
2Mikael Granlund
3Tyler Graovac
4Jarret Stoll
LW1Zach Parise
2Jason Zucker
3Justin Fontaine
4Ryan Carter
5Jordan Schroeder
RW1Charlie Coyle
2Jason Pominville
3Thomas Vanek
4Zac Dalpe
5Nino Niederreiter
6David Jones
7Chris Porter
8Zack Mitchell
9Kurtis Gabriel
D1Ryan Suter
2Jared Spurgeon
3Marco Scandella
4Matt Dumba
5Jonas Brodin
6Christian Folin
7Nate Prosser
8Mike Reilly
9Tyson Strachan
G1Devan Dubnyk
2Darcy Kuemper
3Steve Michalek