22-Year-Old Left Wing – Minnesota Wild
Jason Zucker Contract Information:
Zucker signed a two-year deal with the Wild in July of 2014. The first year is a two-way deal, meaning he can be sent to the minors, while the second year is a one-way deal.
Zucker had his second goal of the season in 7:49 of ice time in Friday's loss to Anaheim.
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Age is determined on October 1st of each season.No Yes
|Oct 19||at LA||0||0||0||-1||2||0||0||0||2||0.0||2||0||9:05||0:08|
|Oct 17||at ANH||1||0||1||0||0||0||0||0||1||100.0||2||0||7:49||0:00|
|Oct 11||at COL||1||0||1||1||0||0||0||0||2||50.0||0||0||9:41||0:22|
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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks
Zucker will compete for a job on a top-three line with the Wild after another strong season in the minors where he was named to the AHL All-Rookie Team, scoring 50 points in 55 games. Zucker is a great skater, but may project as a checking forward at the NHL level despite his AHL success.
Minnesota used its second-round (59th overall) draft pick of 2010 on Zucker, a skilled speedster with first-rate skating ability. He's worked on his game with the U.S. National Development Team, and in 2010-11 notched 45 points (23 G, 22 A) and 59 penalty minutes as a freshman for the University of Denver. Just 19 years old, Zucker has a ways to go before he'll be included in the NHL conversation.
Zucker was Minnesota's second round pick in the 2010 NHL Entry Draft. The Las Vegas native has played for the U.S. Junior National Team and he is one of only two U.S. players to win three gold medals in one calendar year. The LW is a versatile player, who can play on any line and play any role on a team. He's committed to the University of Denver for fall of 2010.