The Minnesota Wild has re-signed forward Jason Zucker
to two-year contract (two-way contract in 2014-15 and one-way contract in 2015-16).
The 22-year-old tallied five points (4-1=5) and a plus-2 rating in 21 games with Minnesota in 2013-14. He also collected 13 points (8-5=13) in 22 games with the Iowa Wild in the American Hockey League (AHL). Zucker underwent successful surgery on March 25 to repair a tendon in his left quadriceps and missed the remainder of the season. He is expected to be fully recovered for the start of the 2014-15 campaign.
He owns 12 points (8-4=12) in 47 career NHL games with the Wild. The 5-foot-11, 188-pound forward was born in Newport Beach, Calif., and raised in Las Vegas, Nev. He was selected by Minnesota in the second-round (No. 59) of the 2010 NHL Entry Draft.