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Jason Zucker

26-Year-Old Left Wing – Minnesota Wild

2017-18 NHL Stats

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2017-18 NHL Projections

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2017-18 Fantasy Hockey Outlook

Zucker is coming off his finest NHL season yet, having set new personal bests across the board -- 22 goals, 25 assists, 172 shots and a whopping plus-34 rating -- and there are plenty of signs that more growth is on the horizon. After all, 46 of his 47 points last year came ...

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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's arbitration hearing date is set for Saturday, July 28, Michael Russo of The Athletic Minnesota 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 0:20 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 0:51 67 13
2015-16 23 NHL MIN 71 13 10 23 -4 20 158 8.2 1 1 15:35 0 2 2 0:55 83 33
2016-17 24 NHL MIN 79 22 25 47 34 30 172 12.8 3 0 15:17 1 0 1 0:15 73 42
2017-18 25 NHL MIN 82 33 31 64 8 44 222 14.9 7 1 16:58 7 9 16 2:11 80 47
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Jason Zucker – Playing Time Overview

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2017-18 Time On Ice Stats

16:58

Average Time On Ice

On average, Jason Zucker was on the ice for 16:58.

2:11

Average Power Play Time On Ice

On average, Jason Zucker was on the ice for 2:11 during power plays.

0:35

Average Short-Handed Time On Ice

On average, Jason Zucker was on the ice for 0:35 while the team was short-handed.

Year Ice Time Power Play Short-Handed
2015-16 15:35 0:55 0:30
2016-17 15:17 0:15 0:37
2017-18 16:58 2:11 0:35
2017-18 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 20 WPG@WPG 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 2 15:09 2:23
Apr 17 WPG 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 1 18:53 2:30
Apr 15 WPG 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 15:01 0:40
Apr 13 WPG@WPG 0 0 0 -3 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 2 0 15:37 2:00
Apr 11 WPG@WPG 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 0 17:34 0:30
Apr 7 SAN@SAN 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 5 40.0 3 1 15:20 0:06
Apr 5 LOS@LOS 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 4 0.0 3 1 15:30 0:58
Apr 4 ANA@ANA 0 1 1 -1 2 0 1 0 1 0.0 0 2 14:47 1:40
Apr 2 EDM 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 0 0 17:16 1:31
Mar 31 DAL@DAL 0 0 0 -3 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 1 0 16:56 1:01
Mar 29 DAL 1 1 2 0 0 1 1 0 5 20.0 1 1 16:07 2:24
Mar 27 NAS@NAS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 1 17:41 1:06
Mar 25 BOS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 1 0 17:10 1:45
Mar 24 NAS 1 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 4 25.0 0 0 15:55 3:26
Mar 19 LOS 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 2 1 16:53 0:48
Mar 17 ARI@ARI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 0.0 0 0 17:44 3:39
Mar 16 VGK@VGK 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 3 33.3 2 1 20:15 3:40
Mar 13 COL 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 0.0 1 0 13:44 2:08
Mar 10 EDM@EDM 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 7 0.0 1 0 19:10 3:13
Mar 9 VAN@VAN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 1 2 17:07 1:30
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Mar 6 CAR 0 1 1 1 4 0 1 0 2 0.0 0 0 17:00 0:47
Mar 4 DET 2 0 2 2 2 0 0 0 4 50.0 1 1 18:07 1:48
Mar 2 COL@COL 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 0 17:03 2:09
Mar 1 ARI@ARI 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 0 19:52 2:48
Feb 27 STL 1 4 5 4 0 1 1 0 4 25.0 0 0 12:59 1:33
Feb 25 SAN 0 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 4 0.0 1 0 19:21 1:28
Feb 23 NYR@NYR 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 0 15:11 0:39
Feb 22 NJD@NJD 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 1 15:15 2:20
Feb 19 NYI@NYI 2 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 3 66.7 0 4 15:20 0:25
Feb 17 ANA 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 3 33.3 2 1 18:57 2:11
Feb 15 WAS 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 0 0 14:57 2:47
Feb 13 NYR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0.0 3 0 15:06 0:33
Feb 10 CHI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 2 4 16:39 2:59
Feb 8 ARI 0 0 0 -3 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 0 1 14:39 0:42
Feb 6 STL@STL 1 1 2 2 2 0 0 0 2 50.0 0 0 14:47 1:42
Feb 3 DAL@DAL 1 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 3 33.3 2 0 13:39 1:38
Feb 2 VGK 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 0 0 16:18 3:13
Jan 30 CLM@CLM 1 0 1 0 2 1 0 0 4 25.0 1 0 16:31 1:53
Jan 25 PIT@PIT 0 1 1 -1 2 0 1 0 3 0.0 0 1 16:37 3:41
Jan 22 OTT 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 100.0 0 4 15:48 1:18
Jan 20 TAM 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 4 25.0 1 0 19:31 1:19
Jan 14 VAN 1 0 1 -1 0 1 0 0 3 33.3 3 0 19:04 0:07
Jan 13 WPG 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 5 20.0 0 1 16:26 2:35
Jan 10 CHI@CHI 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 1 2 16:33 1:55
Jan 9 CGY 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 2 0 19:20 4:33
Jan 6 COL@COL 0 2 2 0 2 0 1 0 1 0.0 0 0 15:57 3:01
Jan 4 BUF 0 0 0 -2 2 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 0 16:43 4:17
Jan 2 FLA 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 5 0.0 0 0 14:10 1:23
Dec 30 NAS@NAS 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 1 0 16:34 2:41
Dec 29 NAS 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 4 0.0 1 0 18:14 5:57
Dec 27 DAL 1 1 2 0 2 0 1 0 3 33.3 0 0 15:46 1:50
Dec 23 TAM@TAM 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 13:50 4:39
Dec 22 FLA@FLA 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 5 0.0 0 0 20:37 4:12
Dec 19 OTT@OTT 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 4 0.0 2 0 16:42 4:28
Dec 17 CHI@CHI 0 0 0 -2 2 0 0 0 3 0.0 6 5 15:55 1:22
Dec 16 EDM 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 13:33 2:15
Dec 14 TOR 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 0 15:40 1:14
Dec 12 CGY 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 1 18:26 1:55
Dec 10 SAN@SAN 0 1 1 0 2 0 1 0 2 0.0 1 0 16:30 2:34
Dec 8 ANA@ANA 1 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 4 25.0 0 0 17:23 1:21
Dec 5 LOS@LOS 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 2 17:13 1:01
Dec 2 STL 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 4 0.0 1 0 17:42 1:48
Nov 30 VGK 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 0 18:03 1:07
Nov 27 WPG@WPG 1 0 1 -1 0 0 0 0 2 50.0 2 0 15:39 0:00
Nov 25 STL@STL 0 1 1 1 2 0 1 0 2 0.0 1 1 15:05 1:41
Nov 24 COL 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 33.3 0 0 18:33 1:00
Nov 22 BUF@BUF 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 0 17:58 1:37
Nov 20 NJD 0 0 0 -2 2 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 1 18:31 2:14
Nov 18 WAS@WAS 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 0.0 2 1 17:16 3:02
Nov 16 NAS 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 100.0 1 0 16:56 2:45
Nov 14 PHI 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 2 50.0 0 1 13:53 0:58
Nov 11 PHI@PHI 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 3 33.3 0 0 15:41 3:42
Nov 9 MON@MON 3 0 3 3 2 0 0 1 7 42.9 1 0 16:32 3:12
Nov 8 TOR@TOR 2 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 5 40.0 2 0 19:05 2:38
Nov 6 BOS@BOS 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 1 0 13:32 0:05
Nov 4 CHI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 2 2 18:42 1:46
Nov 2 MON 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 0 18:32 4:00
Oct 31 WPG 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 1 0 16:51 5:05
Oct 28 PIT 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 4 0.0 0 1 19:07 4:09
Oct 26 NYI 1 0 1 -1 0 0 0 0 3 33.3 0 0 17:32 2:47
Oct 24 VAN 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 3 0.0 2 1 18:24 2:35
Oct 21 CGY@CGY 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 1 20:01 2:49
Oct 20 WPG@WPG 0 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 3 0 20:20 0:36
Oct 14 CLM 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 0 22:29 2:09
Oct 12 CHI@CHI 1 1 2 1 0 1 0 0 5 20.0 3 0 19:52 4:06
Oct 7 CAR@CAR 1 1 2 2 0 1 0 0 4 25.0 4 0 18:27 2:12
Oct 5 DET@DET 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 1 0 16:17 1:28

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

Zucker filed for salary arbitration ahead of Thursday's deadline, Sarah McLellan of the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.

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Zucker was handed a qualifying offer by Minnesota on Monday, Sarah McLellan of the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.

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Zucker scored twice Saturday against the Sharks in a 6-3 win.

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Zucker had an assist on Matt Dumba's goal as his side took a 3-1 loss on Wednesday against Anaheim.

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Zucker scored a goal and added an assist -- both on the power play -- during Thursday's 5-2 win over Dallas.

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Zucker scored his 30th goal of the season and had an assist in Saturday's win over the Predators.

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Zucker scored his 29th goal of the year and added an assist Friday in a 4-2 win over Vegas.

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Zucker scored a goal and recorded four assists during Tuesday's 8-3 win over St. Louis.

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Zucker scored twice during Monday's 5-3 win over the Islanders.

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Zucker had a goal and an assist in Tuesday's 6-2 win over the Blues.

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Zucker scored a goal and recorded four shots through 16:31 of ice time (1:53 with the man advantage) during Tuesday's 3-2 shootout win over Columbus.

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Zucker assisted on both of Eric Staal's goals in Saturday's loss to the Avalanche.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2017-18

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2016-17

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 seasons in their back pockets, and Zucker showed plenty of scoring ability in college as well as the AHL. The question will be whether he ends up on the second or third line – that’ll be the difference between him having a shot at 50 points versus ending up around 30.

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.