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Jason Zucker | Winger | #16

Team: Minnesota Wild
Age / DOB:  (25) / 1/16/1992
Ht / Wt:  5'11' / 187
College: Denver
Drafted: 2010 / Rd. 2 (59) / MIN
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Jason Zucker has potted one goal in the last 12 games.
He also has just one assist in the past seven matches. Zucker and the Wild have had a rough month of March. Hopefully, he can get back on track before the playoffs because he's been a key part of the team's success this season. Zucker ranks third on Minnesota with 21 goals and he has posted a personal best 46 points in 73 contests. Mar 24 - 11:03 AM

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Jason Zucker and Mikko Koivu both hit point milestones in a 5-2 win against the Predators Saturday night.

Zucker scored twice to give him 18 goals on the season and he added an assist to surpass 100 career points. Koivu scored the game winner and nabbed his 600th career point, which is the team record. Saturday night’s game would be dominated by the number 17, as Zucker, Koivu, Mikael Granlund and Eric Staal scored for the 17th time of this season. Zucker has 41 points in 58 games.
Feb 19 - 12:28 AM

Jason Zucker leads the league with a plus-33 rating.

He has amassed 14 goals, 30 points and a plus-24 rating in 32 games since he was moved to a line with Mikko Koivu and Mikael Granlund. The decision to put them together back on Nov. 25 has helped Koivu put up 13 goals, 30 points and a plus-30 rating in 31 games, while Granlund has accounted for 11 goals, 36 points and a plus-27 rating in 32 contests.

Jason Zucker will be getting more power play time in the near future.

Zucker has been averaging just 14 seconds of power play time per game, but that could change now that he's taken Charlie Coyle's spot on the man-advantage. Zucker has 16 goals and 36 points in 50 games this season. This should help boost his production even more.
Feb 4 - 9:22 AM

The Wild’s only goal of the night came from Jason Zucker in 5-1 loss to Calgary Flames Wednesday.

Going into Wednesday night’s matchup Zucker had at least one point in four of the last five games. The winger’s goal came off of his only shot on Flames goaltender Brian Elliott and was the only goal of the second period. This brought Zucker’s goal total to 16 and point total to 36. Zucker is tied with teammate Ryan Suter for the league best +/- ranking with a +30 and fellow teammate Jared Spurgeon is not far behind with +28 in a tie for third. Zucker’s time on ice was shortened due to two penalties—two minutes for interference in the first and two minutes for roughing in the second.
Feb 2 - 1:38 AM

Jason Zucker had a goal and an assist in Minnesota's 5-2 win against Edmonton on Tuesday night.

He has accounted for 15 goals and 20 helpers in 49 matches this campaign. Zucker wrapped up the month of January with 12 points in 13 games and he has amassed 23 points in his last 27 appearances.
Feb 1 - 12:16 PM

The Minnesota Wild can thank Jason Zucker and Erik Haula most of all for their comeback, 5-3 win against the Anaheim Ducks on Saturday.

Early in the second period, the Ducks had gone up 3-1. Zucker and Haula keyed much of the rally from there, as Zucker now has 14 goals on the season while Haula has nine. Ryan Suter scored the game-winner, his seventh of 2016-17. Suter also had two assists on the night.
Jan 22 - 2:05 AM

Jason Zucker registered two assists Thursday in a 5-4 win over San Jose.

Both of his helpers came on goals by Mikko Koivu during the third period to complete a comeback win for the Wild. Koivu produced the game-tying and game-winning goals in the match. Zucker is up to 25 points in 37 games
Jan 6 - 9:46 AM

Jason Zucker scored a goal and two assists in Friday's 7-4 win over the Rangers.

Zucker picked up the primary assists on Minnesota's first two goals of the game. They were scored by Mikael Granlund and Mikko Koivu. Zucker then gave his team a 5-2 lead in the second period. He's always been talented, but his lack of consistency has usually haunted him. This year, he's really proving to be an effective asset for the Wild. Zucker has eight goals and 14 assists in 33 games.
Sat, Dec 24, 2016 10:49:00 AM

Jason Zucker produced a goal and an assist in a 4-2 win over Montreal Thursday night.

He scored his seventh goal of the year into an empty net to seal the victory. Zucker was buzzing all night and was credited with six shots in the match. He has 19 points in 32 games now.
Fri, Dec 23, 2016 10:04:00 AM

Jason Zucker notched a goal and an assist in Tuesday's 5-1 win against Florida.

Zucker has been on a scoring tear since late November. He has four goals and 10 points in the last 10 contests.
Wed, Dec 14, 2016 11:45:00 AM

Jason Zucker scored in Friday's 3-2 shootout win over the Edmonton Oilers.

Zucker took advantage of a Connor McDavid turnover before scoring the go-ahead goal (2-1) at the 1:19 mark of the third period. The 24-year-old has now scored in back-to-back games for the second time this season. He has five goals and 10 assists in 26 games this season. Eric Staal added the winner in the shootout.
Sat, Dec 10, 2016 10:21:00 AM

Jason Zucker scored his fourth goal of 2016-17 in Wednesday's 3-2 win over Toronto.

He opened the scoring before the midway point of the first period. Zucker has scored two goals and five assists in the last seven games. His five-game point streak was snapped Sunday against Edmonton.
Thu, Dec 8, 2016 09:24:00 AM

Jason Zucker picked up a goal and added an assist in a 5-4 loss to Vancouver on Tuesday night.

He has earned a helper in each of his last four games. Zucker has three goals and 12 points in 22 games this campaign to go with a plus-12 rating.
Wed, Nov 30, 2016 12:06:00 PM

Jason Zucker moved up to a line with Eric Staal and Charlie Coyle at Wednesday's practice.

Zucker is being rewarded for his improved play of late. He has two goals and three assists in his last four outings. He had been playing on the team's third and fourth lines previously.
Thu, Nov 3, 2016 12:59:00 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Eric Staal
2Mikko Koivu
3Martin Hanzal
4Erik Haula
LW1Zach Parise
2Mikael Granlund
3Jason Zucker
4Jordan Schroeder
5Ryan Carter
RW1Nino Niederreiter
2Jason Pominville
3Charlie Coyle
4Chris Stewart
5Ryan White
D1Ryan Suter
2Jared Spurgeon
3Matt Dumba
4Jonas Brodin
5Marco Scandella
6Christian Folin
7Nate Prosser
8Victor Bartley
G1Devan Dubnyk
2Darcy Kuemper