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JASON ZUCKER RUMORS & GOSSIP

Zucker leads balanced Wild scoring in decisive win

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- The speed had flashed before, the scoring touch evident from Jason Zucker throughout the early part of his NHL career with the Minnesota Wild. One aspect Minnesota wanted to see from Zucker was more responsible play from a defensive standpoint. An all-around game was the key to Zucker being an every-game contributor for the Wild. He went to work and applied himself...
Via Fox Sports North
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Zucker and Wild storm Lightning in 7-2 win

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) Jason Zucker had two goals, and the Minnesota Wild routed the Tampa Bay Lightning 7-2 on Saturday night. Zach Parise and Marco Scandella both had a goal and an assist, and 13 Wild players had at least one point. Minnesota tied a team record with four goals on eight shots in the first period, capped by Zucker spinning around along the boards and firing the puck...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Kyle Clifford accidentally kicks Jason Zucker in the face

Jason Zucker took out Kyle Clifford’s legs and was handed a two-minute penalty for tripping. As Clifford fell to the ice, his skates flew up and crashed against Zucker’s face. The situation looked grim, but remarkably Zucker escaped a serious injury and returned to the ice later in the game. That was a close shave. (We’ll show ourselves the door)
Via Puck Drunk Love
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Wild’s Jason Zucker Takes Skate To The Face, Escapes Without Injury (GIF)

Jason Zucker is a lucky man. The Minnesota Wild forward narrowly avoided a significant injury Sunday afternoon at the Staples Center after he was whistled for a tripping penalty. The scene on the ice could have been much, much worse, though, as the skate of Los Angeles Kings forward Kyle Clifford struck Zucker in the face on the play. Fortunately, it looks like Clifford’s blade...
Via NESN.com
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Wild’s Jason Zucker Nearly Gets Throat Cut By Hockey Skate

After Patrik Nemeth’s scary incident on Saturday night, Minnesota Wild forward Jason Zucker had an even scarier moment on Sunday. He came inches from having his throat cut by a Los Angeles Kings player and this is as scary as it gets. Thankfully Zucker is fine. [@myregularface] [@myregularface] The post Wild’s Jason Zucker Nearly Gets Throat Cut By Hockey Skate appeared first on Diehardsport.
Via Diehardsport
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Wild: Why Jason Zucker should be traded

Throughout his short career with the Minnesota Wild, Jason Zucker has found himself on the wrong side of a lineup that is continually getting better each year. Additions in free agency, trades and the growing maturity of other players his age have caused him to be overlooked in many situations. Add in the fact that his once and by some accounts still potentially budding career has...
Via isportsweb.com
September 07, 2014  |  Discuss

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
July 15, 2014  |  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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