January 16, 1992 |
Newport Beach, CA, USA
|Height||5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)|
|Weight||175 lb (79 kg; 12 st 7 lb)|
|NHL team||Minnesota Wild|
|NHL Draft||59th overall, 2010
|Competitor for United States|
|Men's ice hockey|
|IIHF World U18 Championships|
|Gold||2009 United States|
|World Junior Hockey Championships|
Jason Zucker (born January 16, 1992) is an American ice hockey player currently playing for the Minnesota Wild. Zucker participated in the 2010 World Juniors for Team USA and won the gold medal. He was also a member of Team USA's bronze medal winning team at the 2011 World Juniors.
Zucker signed his entry-level contract with the Wild on March 27, 2012, and made his NHL Debut in a victory against the Florida Panthers on March 29, 2012. He scored his first NHL goal against Petr Mrazek on February 17, 2013 in a Wild win over the Detroit Red Wings.
The lockout shortened 2012–13 NHL season saw Zucker split time between the Minnesota Wild and the Houston Aeros. He appeared in 20 regular season games with Minnesota and played mostly on the team's second line alongside Matt Cullen and Devin Setoguchi. He wore the number 16.
On Sunday, May 5, 2013 - Zucker scored at 2:15 of the extra period to give the Wild a 3-2 victory over the Chicago Blackhawks, to pull within 2-1 in the Western Conference quarterfinal series.
|2008–09||U.S. National Under-18 Team||USHL||52||13||10||23||63||—||—||—||—||—|
|2009–10||U.S. National Under-18 Team||USHL||22||11||7||18||23||—||—||—||—||—|
|2010–11||University of Denver||WCHA||40||23||22||45||59||—||—||—||—||—|
|2011–12||University of Denver||WCHA||38||22||24||46||38||—||—||—||—||—|
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