Zuccarello scored a goal and added two assists during Monday's game against the Sharks.
Zuccarello also posted an impressive plus-4 rating in the game. For the season, he has two goals and two assists with five shots over three games. The 29-year-old winger has become a reliable fantasy contributor and is locked into an offensive role with the Rangers.
Zuccarello skated 20:08 in Saturday's loss to the Blues, though he went without a point. He has one goal through two games to start the 2016-17 season.
The Rangers' top line of Zuccarello, Derek Stepan and Jimmy Vesey has been roundly outproduced by the second line, but it's still very early. With a 61-point 2015-16 in his back pocket and premium minutes nearly guaranteed all year long, the wizardly Norwegian remains a strong fantasy play.
Zuccarello scored the go-ahead goal early in the third period before drawing the lone helper on Leon Draisaitl's game-winner 2:06 into overtime.
The electric Norwegian was often the driver of the Blueshirts' offense, but he -- like many of his teammates -- went quiet in the playoffs against Pittsburgh, recording just two points in five games. Nonetheless, he's poised to remain a big part of the
This news means that the fan favorite will finish the season with already career-best marks of 26 goals and 61 points.