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.
Always an expert at finding his teammates in open ice, Zuccarello did just that with Stepan, twice, and the centerman made the Bolts pay. With that, the Norwegian Hobbit Wizard has pushed his way past 60 points for the first time in his career. He's ending the regular season right, having picked up eight points in his last eight games, showing off those playmaking skills that the
Zuccarello has power-play goals in back to back games, as the diminutive forward continues to dazzle with the man advantage. He has set a new career high for goals in a season is just three short of matching his career-high 59 points.