Zucker assisted on both of Eric Staal's goals in Saturday's loss to the Avalanche. Zucker hasn't scored in five games, but he's been producing consistently and is up to 15 goals and 30 points through 42 contests. The 25-year-old is playing on the top line and contributing on the power play, making him worth owning in most fantasy formats.
Zucker scored his 15th goal of the season and added a helper in Wednesday's win over the Stars. Zucker had been held off the scoresheet in seven straight games, but he had been getting his chances. Despite the recent drought, the 25-year-old has still managed 15 goals and 27 points in 37 contests this season. Zucker goes through some cold streaks, but it's hard to be upset with what he's doing this year. The top-line winger has built off his career-high 22 goals from last season to become a must-own fantasy winger.
Zucker generated an even-strength goal along with a secondary assist on Matt Dumba's game-winning score in overtime Friday night, helping the Wild prevail over the Ducks on the road, 3-2. The California native is producing at a dizzying pace, having secured 14 goals, 10 assists and a plus-8 rating to complement four power-play points through 28 games this season. It's going to be difficult for him to maintain a shooting percentage of 20.9, but even a bit of regression in that area is tolerable when he's also setting up a decent amount of goals.
Zucker scored and posted three shots on goal over 18:33 of ice time in a 3-2 victory against the Avalanche on Friday. More playing time has been commonplace for Zucker this season, as his minutes have increased from 15:17 per contest last season to 17:56 per game in 2017-18, including a career-high 2:30 on the power play. With the extended role, he's rewarded owners with 12 goals and 18 points in 22 games, putting him well ahead of last season's pace. In 2016-17, he posted 22 scores and 47 points in 79 games. The added minutes have been part of his surge, but Zucker has also been helped by his 22.2 shooting percentage, which is almost 10 percent higher than his career norm. Both of these factors make Zucker an interesting sell-high candidate.
Zucker scored Minnesota's only goal in a 1-0 win over Philadelphia on Saturday. Zuckermania continues. He has scored every Minnesota goal in their last three games -- that's six in three contests. Zucker will come back to earth, but for now, he's a mandatory play.
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