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JASON ZUCKER RUMORS & GOSSIP

Wild re-sign Zucker to two-way contract

Jason Zucker is staying in the Minnesota Wild organization. Zucker just might not be at the NHL level. Zucker, a restricted free agent this offseason, signed a two-year contract with Minnesota on Tuesday. The deal includes a two-way option in 2014-15 that could see him sent to the team's American Hockey League affiliate in Iowa, and a one-way contract for 2015-16. Zucker, 22...
Via Fox Sports North
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Rookie Jason Zucker’s OT Goal Beats Blackhawks (Video)

The Minnesota Wild celebrated their first home playoff victory in over five years Sunday night, but it wasn’t easy.  Wild rookie Jason Zucker took his opportunity in over time to put the heavily favored Chicago Blackhawks away. Zucker trailed the puck, which was being moved behind the net, and crept to the front of the net virtually unseen. He knew that he’d have only a split...
Via BlackSportsOnline
May 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Sputtering Wild recall rookie Zucker for offense

The Minnesota Wild have recalled rookie left wing Jason Zucker from the AHL to help their struggling offense. The move was made on Friday, after the Wild were shut out by St. Louis and Chicago this week. Minnesota had lost five of seven. The 21-year-old Zucker leads the Houston Aeros with 24 goals in 55 games. He was named to the AHL's All-Rookie Team this week. In 14 games...
Via Fox Sports
April 12, 2013  |  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

Zucker breathes new life into Wild

ST. PAUL, Minn. Jason Zucker bounced the puck off the boards past Detroit Red Wings forward Valtteri Filpulla and in the defensive zone, hauled in his own pass and then outraced longtime NHL veteran Mikael Samuelsson. In front of him, the Minnesota Wild's rookie forward was surprised to see nothing but open ice between him and the goaltender. Few players are catching the speedy...
Via Fox Sports North
February 17, 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

Minnesota Wild sign prospect Jason Zucker

The Minnesota Wild have signed forward Jason Zucker to an entry-level contract, planning to give one of their top prospects a taste of NHL playing time before the end of the season. The deal was announced on Tuesday. Zucker was expected to join the team for practice on Wednesday and play on Thursday against the Florida Panthers. Zucker was the Wild's second-round draft pick...
Via AP on Fox
March 27, 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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