JASON ZUCKER RUMORS & GOSSIP

Wild's Backstrom, Zucker out for remainder of season

Minnesota Wild goaltender Niklas Backstrom underwent successful core muscle surgery Tuesday in Philadelphia. The Wild said Wednesday that Backstrom is expected to miss the remainder of this season but should be fully recovered for the start of 2014-15. Backstrom went 5-11-2 with an .899 save percentage and 3.02 goals-against average in 21 games. He has not played since Jan. 30....
Via Pro Sports Daily
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Wild's Niklas Backstrom and Jason Zucker undergo season-ending surgeries

Minnesota Wild general manager Chuck Fletcher announced Wednesday that goaltender Niklas Backstrom and forward Jason Zucker underwent successful surgeries, per the team's website. Both Backstrom and Zucker will miss the remainder of the season but are expected to be fully recovered in time for the 2014-15 campaign.Backstrom underwent abdominal surgery performed by Dr. William...
Via Sports Injury Alert
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Backstrom, Zucker undergo surgery for Wild, out for rest of season

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- The Minnesota Wild will officially be without goaltender Niklas Backstrom and forward Jason Zucker as they try to secure a playoff spot for the second straight season. Minnesota announced that Backstrom and Zucker each had surgery on Tuesday and will be out the rest of the season. Both are expected to recover in time for the 2014-15 season. Backstrom, 36, had core...
Via Fox Sports North
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Wild's Jason Zucker out for season with Quad injury

After trying to work through a "fluky" knee injury for more than two months, the Minnesota Wild have shut down left winger Jason Zucker for the season.Zucker took a puck just above the knee of the stick of Phoenix Coyotes' Shane Doan on January 9th and bounced between the press box and the ice until the Olympic break, when he went in for what was termed a "...
Via Sports Injury Alert
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Wild recall forward Jason Zucker, send defenseman Jonathon Blum to Iowa

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Looking for a spark after six straight losses, the Minnesota Wild recalled speedy forward Jason Zucker on Wednesday. Zucker, 21, was recalled from Iowa of the American Hockey League where he has eight goals and five assists in 22 games. Minnesota reassigned defenseman Jonathon Blum to Iowa. Blum was recalled on Monday but was a healthy scratch in Tuesday night...
Via Fox Sports North
January 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Minnesota Wild's Jason Zucker Destroyed By Hard Hit

Minnesota Wild rookie Jason Zucker will probably not remember a lot about Tuesday's game. Anaheim's Corey Perry nailed with a late hit that included a hard shoulder to the head. The poor kid was down for several minutes before he was finally helped up and off the ice. Football players get a lot of attention for the hits they take, but these guys really get hit hard...
Via FatManWriting
March 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Minnesota loses game and Zucker, too

ST. PAUL, Minn. Minnesota Wild coach Mike Yeo had just finished watching his team lose a disappointing 2-1 game to the second-place Anaheim Ducks in which Minnesota lost rookie forward Jason Zucker to an upper-body injury and couldn't offer an update on his young scorer. Yeo said he hadn't watched the play, in which Anaheim forward Corey Perry hit an unsuspecting Zucker...
Via Fox Sports North
March 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Aeros’ Zucker ties AHL record for fastest OT goal ever

Check out this goal from Houston Aeros’ forward Jason Zucker. It was the game winner in the Aeros’ matchup Sunday night against the Abbotsford Heat, and it was scored a mere five seconds into extra time, tying the American Hockey League record for fastest goal ever scored in overtime. Zucker is a former second-round pick (59th overall in 2010) of the Minnesota Wild. He’s played...
Via Around The Rink
November 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Zucker debuts in Wild's 3-2 overtime triumph

ST. PAUL, Minn. Highly-regarded prospect Jason Zucker received his initiation into the NHL on Thursday, courtesy of his new Minnesota Wild teammates. Zucker, the 20-year old coming straight to the NHL from Denver University, was told to lead the team out on the ice for the pregame skate. He knew something was amiss, but he wasn't going to undermine the veteran leaders on the...
Via Fox Sports North
March 30, 2012  |  Discuss

Zucker signs entry-level deal with Wild

SAINT PAUL, Minn. -- One of the Minnesota Wild's top recent draft choices, Jason Zucker, is ready to make the jump straight from college hockey to the NHL. Zucker, 20, signed an entry-level contract on Tuesday and will join the Wild on Wednesday, just four days after his Denver University team lost in the first-round of the NCAA tournament. Zucker had 22 goals and 24 assists...
Via Fox Sports North
March 27, 2012  |  Discuss
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