Minnesota Wild

4th Central | 1-1
  • Goals For
    213 GF
  • Goals Against
    204 GA
  • Power Play %
    18.5 PP%
  • Penalty Kill %
    77.9 PK%
  • Penalty Mins
    545 PIM
  • Jason Zucker and the myth of being a two-way player
    Hockey Wilderness

    Jason Zucker and the myth of being a two-way player

    Jason Zucker was one of the most highly anticipated players heading into the 2015-16 season, and for good reason. The previous year saw him tally 21 goals in just 51 games and his 1.59 goals per 60 minutes at 5-v-5 was the second highest mark for a skater with over 500 minutes of ice time. With a little more ice time and better luck with health Zucker was poised to shine in a pivotal contract year. At least that was the hope, but reality proved to be much harsher for the 24-year-old California native. Health might have been on his side, but production most definitely was not. In 71 games he managed just 13 goals, dropping his 5-v-5 goals for per 60 minutes down to 0.70. The speedy winger, who