Zacha scored twice on three shots and added four hits in a 4-3 overtime win over Boston. Zacha opened and closed the scoring in this one, breaking the ice with a power-play goal 8:42 into the game and capping things off with the overtime winner. The 24-year-old is enjoying a strong finish to the 2020-21 campaign, producing five goals and three assists over his past six games. His team-leading 33 points are a new career high.
Zacha recorded a goal and an assist in Thursday's 5-3 win over the Flyers. Zacha potted his 13th goal of the season 13:15 into the third period to put New Jersey up 4-2, then assisted on Jesper Bratt's empty-netter less than three minutes later. The two-point effort raised Zacha's point total to a team-high 30 in 44 games, including three goals and two assists over the past three games.
Zacha scored a power-play goal and added and assist with three shots in a 6-4 win over Philadelphia on Tuesday. Zacha assisted on Nico Hischier's power-play goal that opened the scoring late in the first period, then he added a tally of his own with the man advantage early in the middle frame. It was Zacha's second straight game with a goal, giving the 24-year-old 28 points in 43 games. He needs just one more goal to match the career-high 13 he collected in 2018-19.
Zacha registered a goal on two shots in Sunday's 4-3 shootout loss to Philadelphia. Zacha beat Brian Elliott with a one-timer from the slot midway through the third period to give the Devils a 3-1 lead. Zacha's 11th goal of the season also moved him into a tie for the team scoring lead with 26 points in 42 games. With eight games left on the schedule, Zacha has an outside shot at reaching the career-high 32 points he accumulated in 2019-20.
Zacha (undisclosed) will draw back into New Jersey's lineup for Thursday's game versus the Penguins, Amanda Stein of the Devils' official site reports. Zacha has missed the Devils' last five games with an undisclosed issue, but he'll return to his usual featured role Thursday, skating on New Jersey's second line and top power-play unit against Pittsburgh. He's picked up 25 points through 39 games this season.
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