The Wild re-signed Jason Zucker to a two-year deal worth $4 million ($2.0M AAV).
After scoring 21 goals in just 51 games in 2014-15, the Wild were hoping for big things out of Zucker last season, but he never seemed to gain any traction. The 24-year-old winger struggled with just 13 goals and 10 assists (23 points) in 71 games, but the Wild we able to secure him for two more years at a very reasonable cap-hit.
Zucker will be back in the Wild lineup on Tuesday.
Zucker has been a healthy scratch for the last two games, but he will re-enter the lineup on Tuesday in place of the sick David Jones. Zucker has just one goal in his last nine games and has 13 goals and 10 assists (23 points) in 65 games this season. He will skate on the second line with Mikael Granlund and Thomas Vanek.
Zucker suffered an injury in the late moments of Thursday’s game but Wild head coach Mike Yeo said that Zucker’s issue was nerve related and he is good-to-go on Saturday. Zucker has 14 points (6G / 8A) in 18 games this season.
Zucker (collarbone) will be back in the Wild lineup on Tuesday.
Zucker has been sidelined since February 9th, but will be back in tonight vs. the Blackhawks. Zucker will skate on a line with Mikko Koivu and Chris Stewart. Zucker has 18 goals and five assists (23 points) in 48 games this season.
Zucker will miss three months with a broken clavicle.
Zucker is scheduled to undergo surgery on his broken clavicle on Thursday and is expected to miss approximately three months. This is a terrible break for the Wild, Zucker ranks second on the team with 18 goals.