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Jason Zucker

Jason Zucker  #16

Minnesota Wild  Left Wing
NUMBER: 16 BIRTHDATE: January 16, 1992  (AGE 23)
HEIGHT: 5' 11" BIRTHPLACE: Newport Beach, CA, United States
WEIGHT: 188 DRAFTED: MIN / 2010 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 2nd   (59th overall)    Prospect Bio
2015-16 HIGHLIGHTS *Owns 12 points (6-6=12) in last 15 games *Leads team in shots (63) and takeaways (21, T-5th in NHL), T-1st in plus-minus (+6), T-3rd in goals, 4th in scoring *Assist total is career high *Skated career-high 22:09 at DAL (11/14) *Tallied two goals including GWG (OT) at CAR (11/12) *Had a career-high 7-game point streak (3-5=8, 10/22-11/5) *Notched career-best 5 takeaways and attempted 11 shots vs. WPG (11/10) *Tallied two points (1-1=2) vs. CHI (10/30) including goal 18 seconds into game *Scored 10 seconds into game at WPG (10/25) - fastest goal to start game in franchise history *First player to score a goal in the first 20 seconds of two games in calendar month since Joe Sakic, March 2001 PERSONAL *Charitable interests include Minnesota s Red Dress Collection (women s heart health) *Considers racquetball one of his favorite hobbies after learning with his family 10 years ago *During the Wild s inaugural 2000-01 season: Was an eight-year-old playing roller hockey in Las Vegas
WCHA All-Rookie Team (2011) WCHA Second All-Star Team (2011, 2012) WCHA Rookie of the Year (2011) NCAA West Second All-American Team (2012) AHL All-Rookie Team (2013)
Quote of the Day

It's a big milestone for me and I'm happy to help my team with lots of good teammates. It's fun.

— Detroit's Pavel Datsyuk, who on Wednesday became the ninth Russian-born player, and ninth Red Wings player, to score 300 NHL goals
World Cup of Hockey 2016