CHICAGO - Forward Jason Zucker is back in the lineup for Minnesota's game at Chicago after being sidelined since February with a broken collarbone.
Zucker has a career-high 18 goals and five assists in 48 games. He was expected to miss three months after he was hurt in the first period of a 5-3 victory over Vancouver on Feb. 9.
Wild coach Mike Yeo also says forward Matt Cooke also could return soon. Cooke has been sidelined since Feb. 1 due to a sports hernia.
The 36-year-old Cooke has four goals and four assists in 27 games.