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Jason Zucker

25-Year-Old Left Wing – Minnesota Wild

2016-17 NHL Stats

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2016-17 NHL Projections

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2016-17 Fantasy Hockey Outlook

Zucker put up his first nearly full NHL campaign last season, but it was an underwhelming one – despite playing 20 more games than the year before with a slight increase in ice time, he notched three fewer points. Still, there aren’t too many 24-year-olds with 20-goal season...

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STATUS:  Out    INJURY:  Abdomen    EST. RETURN:  9/1/2017
SHOOTS: Left   HT: 5' 11"   WT: 187   DOB: 1/16/1992
BORN: Newport Beach, California   DRAFTED: 2nd Rd, #59 Overall in 2010   Show ContractHide Contract

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Jason Zucker Contract Information:

Signed a two-year contract with the Wild in June of 2016 worth $2 million annually.

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Zucker (hernia) ended up on Minnesota's protected list, meaning he won't be an option for the Golden Knights in the expansion draft, the Star Tribune reports.

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Jason Zucker NHL Stats
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Season Age League Team GP G A Pts +/- PIM SOG SH% GWG SHG TOI/G G A Pts TOI/G Hits BS
2011-12 19 NHL MIN 6 0 2 2 -2 2 10 0.0 0 0 11:02 0 0 0 0:18 5 2
2012-13 20 NHL MIN 20 4 1 5 4 8 34 11.8 0 0 11:16 0 0 0 0:21 11 5
2013-14 21 NHL MIN 21 4 1 5 2 2 40 10.0 1 0 12:59 1 1 2 0:50 16 11
2014-15 22 NHL MIN 51 21 5 26 -9 18 124 16.9 3 1 15:04 1 0 1 0:53 67 13
2015-16 23 NHL MIN 71 13 10 23 -4 20 158 8.2 1 1 15:35 0 2 2 1:02 83 33
2016-17 24 NHL MIN 79 22 25 47 34 30 172 12.8 3 0 15:17 1 0 1 0:16 73 42
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Jason Zucker – Playing Time Overview

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2016-17 Time On Ice Stats

15:17

Average Time On Ice

On average, Jason Zucker was on the ice for 15:17.

0:16

Average Power Play Time On Ice

On average, Jason Zucker was on the ice for 0:16 during power plays.

0:38

Average Short-Handed Time On Ice

On average, Jason Zucker was on the ice for 0:38 while the team was short-handed.

Year Ice Time Power Play Short-Handed
2014-15 15:04 0:53 1:12
2015-16 15:35 1:02 0:30
2016-17 15:17 0:16 0:38

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2016-17 NHL Game Log   Jason Zucker
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Date Opp G A Pts +/- PIM PPG PPA SHG SOG SH% HIT BS TOI PPTOI
Apr 22 STL 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 50.0 3 1 18:08 0:00
Apr 19 STL@STL 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 6 0.0 2 0 18:21 0:00
Apr 16 STL@STL 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 1 0 13:15 1:16
Apr 14 STL 0 0 0 -1 2 0 0 0 4 0.0 2 0 16:45 0:06
Apr 12 STL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 0.0 2 1 19:47 0:13
Apr 8 ARI@ARI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 1 0 17:16 0:00
Apr 6 COL@COL 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 3 33.3 0 0 13:04 0:00
Apr 4 CAR Did Not Play
Apr 2 COL Did Not Play
Apr 1 NAS@NAS Did Not Play
Mar 30 OTT 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 1 0 15:10 0:00
Mar 28 WAS 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 1 0 18:21 0:07
Mar 26 DET@DET 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0.0 3 0 15:57 0:00
Mar 25 VAN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 4 0 16:25 0:01
Mar 23 PHI 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 1 2 18:47 0:04
Mar 21 SAN 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 2 17:37 0:00
Mar 19 WPG@WPG 0 1 1 -2 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 1 16:10 0:58
Mar 18 NYR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 2 0 17:52 0:00
Mar 16 CAR@CAR 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 4 0.0 2 0 15:24 0:00
Mar 14 WAS@WAS 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 1 16:19 1:09
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Mar 12 CHI@CHI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 0 1 16:11 0:03
Mar 10 FLA@FLA 1 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 3 33.3 0 1 15:09 0:00
Mar 9 TAM@TAM 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 1 13:44 0:00
Mar 7 STL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 0 16:03 0:00
Mar 5 SAN 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 4 0.0 0 0 16:15 2:51
Mar 2 CLM@CLM 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 3 0 17:33 0:15
Feb 28 WPG@WPG 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 50.0 1 2 16:19 0:26
Feb 27 LOS 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 5 20.0 2 0 17:13 0:00
Feb 21 CHI 0 0 0 -2 2 0 0 0 2 0.0 1 1 17:43 0:00
Feb 18 NAS 2 1 3 3 0 0 0 0 4 50.0 0 1 14:22 0:00
Feb 16 DAL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0.0 0 0 16:46 0:00
Feb 14 ANA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0.0 0 1 16:22 0:00
Feb 12 DET 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 4 0.0 0 0 16:01 0:00
Feb 10 TAM 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 18:30 0:00
Feb 8 CHI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 16:35 0:20
Feb 7 WPG@WPG 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 1 1 20:01 0:56
Feb 4 VAN@VAN 0 2 2 3 0 0 0 0 4 0.0 0 0 16:28 0:51
Feb 1 CGY@CGY 1 0 1 0 4 0 0 0 1 100.0 0 1 12:37 0:00
Jan 31 EDM@EDM 1 1 2 3 0 0 0 0 2 50.0 1 1 14:41 0:00
Jan 26 STL 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 0 0 16:50 0:00
Jan 24 DAL@DAL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0.0 2 1 15:47 0:08
Jan 22 NAS 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 2 0 18:09 0:57
Jan 21 ANA 2 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 3 66.7 4 0 18:19 0:04
Jan 19 ARI 0 0 0 -1 2 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 14:59 0:00
Jan 17 NJD 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 3 33.3 0 0 16:44 0:07
Jan 15 CHI@CHI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 1 0 15:26 0:00
Jan 14 DAL@DAL 1 1 2 2 2 0 0 0 4 25.0 1 0 14:50 0:00
Jan 12 MON 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 100.0 0 1 15:37 1:24
Jan 8 ANA@ANA 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 2 12:58 0:11
Jan 7 LOS@LOS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 1 1 19:27 0:00
Jan 5 SAN@SAN 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 4 0.0 1 2 15:38 0:00
Dec 31 CLM 1 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 1 100.0 1 2 16:04 0:05
Dec 29 NYI 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 2 1 16:23 0:00
Dec 27 NAS@NAS 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 4 0.0 2 0 16:41 0:00
Dec 23 NYR@NYR 1 2 3 2 0 0 0 0 2 50.0 2 0 17:29 0:00
Dec 22 MON@MON 1 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 6 16.7 0 1 19:05 0:41
Dec 20 COL 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 13:14 0:00
Dec 17 ARI 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 4 0.0 0 0 15:26 0:00
Dec 15 NAS@NAS 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 1 15:39 0:00
Dec 13 FLA 1 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 1 100.0 0 0 14:17 0:00
Dec 11 STL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 1 1 14:36 0:16
Dec 9 EDM 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 3 33.3 0 1 17:58 0:31
Dec 7 TOR@TOR 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 100.0 1 2 16:55 0:00
Dec 4 EDM@EDM 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 1 0 16:41 0:28
Dec 2 CGY@CGY 0 1 1 1 2 0 0 0 1 0.0 2 0 14:30 0:10
Nov 29 VAN@VAN 1 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 4 25.0 1 1 16:11 0:58
Nov 26 STL@STL 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 1 0 16:47 0:11
Nov 25 PIT 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 1 1 16:37 0:41
Nov 23 WPG 0 1 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 2 13:21 0:00
Nov 21 DAL@DAL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 2 0 9:41 0:19
Nov 19 COL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 13:58 0:00
Nov 17 BOS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 1 1 13:17 0:09
Nov 15 CGY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 11:29 0:03
Nov 13 OTT@OTT 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 13:03 1:28
Nov 12 PHI@PHI 0 0 0 -1 2 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 1 11:47 0:00
Nov 10 PIT@PIT 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 2 1 12:29 0:00
Nov 5 COL@COL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 2 0 15:17 1:46
Nov 1 BUF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 0 13:28 0:00
Oct 29 DAL 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 2 0 16:18 0:00
Oct 27 BUF@BUF 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 100.0 0 0 15:18 0:00
Oct 25 BOS@BOS 1 2 3 3 2 0 0 0 1 100.0 2 1 10:49 0:05
Oct 23 NYI@NYI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 2 0 12:40 0:44
Oct 22 NJD@NJD 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 1 1 10:27 0:00
Oct 20 TOR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 2 0 10:04 0:15
Oct 18 LOS 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 3 0.0 0 0 8:12 0:00
Oct 15 WPG 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 2 0 9:13 0:00
Oct 13 STL@STL 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 10:32 0:00

Jason Zucker: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Zucker has looked so good following bilateral core muscle surgery that GM Chuck Fletcher told the winger to "slow it down," the Star Tribune reports.

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Zucker's operation to repair a sports hernia went as planned, and he's expected to be healthy for the start of training camp.

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Zucker will undergo surgery to repair a sports hernia Thursday, Michael Russo of the Star Tribune reports.

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Zucker forced overtime with a beautiful goal in Saturday's Game 5 against the Blues, but the Wild ended up losing in overtime.

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Zucker scored a wraparound goal 10 seconds into Thursday's contest against the Avalanche.

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Zucker (lower body) will play Thursday in Colorado, per coach Bruce Boudreau.

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Zucker (lower body) will miss Tuesday's tilt against the Hurricanes, Michael Russo of the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.

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Despite skating Tuesday morning, Zucker (lower body) is doubtful for the evening's contest against the Hurricanes, Michael Russo of the Star Tribune reports.

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Zucker (lower body) will not dress for Sunday's game against the Avalanche, Michael Russo of the Minneapolis Tribune reports.

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Zucker (lower body) was sore Saturday and it's unclear if he'll be able to suit up for Sunday's matchup with the Avalanche, per coach Bruce Boudreau.

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Zucker has picked up a lower-body injury that will prevent him from playing Saturday afternoon against the Predators, Dane Mizutani of the Pioneer Press reports.

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Zucker scored a goal and added an assist during Friday's win over Florida.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2016-17

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2015-16

Very quietly, Zucker showed last season that he's one of the league's better young snipers. The winger needed just 51 games to accumulate 21 goals, which prorates out to 33 tallies over an 82-game schedule. Zucker only chipped in five assists on top of the goals, but so long as he continues to exhibit a nose for the net, the Wild won't ask him to change his style. Though he averaged 15 minutes of ice time last season, Zucker saw only limited opportunities on special teams. However, it wouldn't be surprising if Zucker goal-scoring prowess prompts coach Mike Yeo to deploy him on the power play more frequently in 2015-16. That could be enough for him to improve on last season's goal mark, though he'll likely lose some efficiency after charting a 16.9 percent shooting rate, the 11th-highest mark in the league.

2014-15

Zucker has explosive speed, a great shot and big upside. Unfortunately, there's just as much downside. He's a player who has been touted as a top prospect for Minnesota for too long for him to have not yet delivered. His 2013-14 season was cut short by injury and now the Wild's top-six is clogged with guys who are better than him. If he gets a roster spot, he'll likely be on the fourth line to start. Honestly, we'd prefer to see him developing into a better-rounded player in the AHL than struggling in limited moments on the team's bottom line. If he does stick in Minny, Zucker will likely deliver 10 goals and 20 points.

2013-14

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.

2011-12

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.

2010-11

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.