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A Five-Year Deal For Jason Zucker And The Minnesota Wild

SAINT PAUL, Minn. - Minnesota Wild General Manager Paul Fenton today announced the National Hockey League (NHL) club has agreed to terms with restricted free-agent forward Jason Zucker on a five-year, $27.5 million contract ($5 million in 2018-19, $6.25 million in 2019-20, $4.8 million in 2020-21, $6.25 million in 2021-22 and $5.2 million in 2022-23 for a $5.5 million average annual value).

Zucker, 26 (1/16/92), recorded 64 points (33-31=64) and 44 penalty minutes (PIM) in 82 games with Minnesota in 2017-18. The 5-foot-11, 187-pound forward set career highs in games played, goals, assists, points, GWG (7), PPG (7), PIM, shots on goal (222), blocked shots (47), takeaways (54) and TOI/game (16:57). He led the Wild in GWG and takeaways, ranked T-1st in multi-point games (17), second in goals and shots, T-2nd in PPG and third in scoring. Zucker's goal total ranked T-5th in franchise history and T-23rd in the NHL last season. He was named the NHL First Star of the Week on Nov. 13 after scoring six straight team goals for the Wild, one shy of the NHL record, including his first career hat trick on in a 3-0 win at Montreal on Nov. 9.

Zucker was named a finalist for the 2018 King Clancy Memorial Trophy, awarded to the player who best exemplifies leadership qualities on and off the ice and has made a noteworthy humanitarian contribution in his community. He and his wife, Carly, began a campaign in 2017-18 to raise funds for the Zucker Family Suite and Broadcast Studio at the University of Minnesota Masonic Children's Hospital in Minneapolis, growing out of the couple's special relationship with the hospital and its patients. In nine months, the #GIVE16 campaign has raised over $1,000,000.

Zucker has tallied 172 points (97-75=172), a plus-33 rating, 124 PIM and 335 hits in 330 career NHL games in parts of seven seasons with the Wild (2011-18). He owns eight points (4-4=8) in 31 career Stanley Cup Playoff contests. Minnesota selected Zucker in the second round (59th overall) of the 2010 NHL Entry Draft.

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A Two-Year Contract For Jason Zucker In Minnesota

via the Minnesota Wild,

Minnesota Wild General Manager Chuck Fletcher today announced the National Hockey League (NHL) club has re-signed restricted free agent Jason Zucker pronounced (ZOOK-ER) to a two-year, $4 million contract worth $2 million in both 2016-17 and 2017-18.

Zucker, 24 (1/16/92), tallied 23 points (13-10=23) in 71 games with Minnesota last season and set career highs in games played, assists, penalty minutes (20), shots (158), hits (83), takeaways (40), blocked shots (33) and TOI/game (15:35). The 5-foot-11, 185-pound native of Newport Beach, Calif., ranked second on the team in takeaways and sixth in shots. Zucker added two assists in six playoff contests. He owns 61 points (42-19=61) in 169 career NHL games in parts of five seasons with the Wild. Zucker was originally selected by Minnesota in the second round (59th overall) of the 2010 NHL Entry Draft.

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Video- Michal Rozsival Hit On Jason Zucker

Rozsival received five for interference and a game.

 

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Video- Jason Zucker Injured By A Slash To The Back Of The Leg

from Michael Russo of Russo's Rants,

We’ll find out Friday if Jason Zucker is the latest in the injury ward. In the final seconds, he was slashed in the back of the leg by Matt Beleskey. Zucker went down in a heap and was in a lot of pain. He stayed down for awhile afterward, then had to be helped off by athletic therapist Don Fuller and teammate Thomas Vanek. He put no weight on his leg.

He was seen by Bruins doctors for about 15 minutes, then I saw him limp badly but on his own power into the changing room.

“I didn’t think it was that bad,” Beleskey said. “I did slash him but, … I didn’t try to break his leg and I don’t think it did either, so hopefully he’s alright.”

more on the Wild loss to the Bruins...

 

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Minnesota Wild Hit With Injuries

SAINT PAUL, Minn. – Minnesota Wild General Manager Chuck Fletcher today announced the following injury updates for forwards Ryan Carter and Jason Zucker:

 Ryan Carter is expected to miss a minimum of one month with an upper body injury suffered in Monday’s win against Vancouver. He leads the team in penalty minutes (53), ranks third in hits (70) and tied for third with a plus-4 rating. Carter has 13 points (3-10=13) in 48 games this season. His 10 assists are a career high and 13 points is the second highest total in his career.

Jason Zucker is scheduled to have surgery on Thursday for a broken clavicle suffered in Monday’s win against Vancouver and is expected to miss approximately three months. He ranks second on the team in goals (18) and fourth in hits (64) and shots (116). His goal total this season is a career high. Zucker has recorded 23 points (18-5=23) in 48 games this season.

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Video- Jason Zucker Escapes Injury

But did get calle for tripping on the play.

He has returned to the game...

 

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Video- Jason Zucker With The OT Winner For Minnesota

The win puts the Wild down 1-2 in their series with the Chicago Blackhawks.

 

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Video- Corey Perry Hit On Jason Zucker Tonight

Perry received a major for interference and a 10 and game misconduct.

 

 

 

 

added 9:44pm, Wild broadcast video below, better angles of the hit...

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