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Wild's Mats Zuccarello: Slides power-play assist
Zuccarello notched a power-play assist and two shots on goal in Friday's 3-2 loss to the Avalanche.
Zuccarello is riding a five-game point streak with two goals and five assists in that span. Four of those seven points have come on the power play as the winger continues to be an effective playmaker in the offensive zone. He's up to 20 points (10 on the power play), 52 shots on net, 13 blocked shots and a minus-4 rating through 18 appearances.... See More ... See Less
Wild's Mats Zuccarello: Two helpers in Buffalo
Zuccarello picked up two power-play assists in Friday's 3-2 loss to the Sabres.
He had a hand in setting up a Kirill Kaprizov strike in the first period and a Joel Eriksson Ek tally in the third, but it was all the offense the Wild could muster. Zuccarello is surging again to begin November, racking up a goal and six points in the last five games. On the season, the 36-year-old has three goals and 15 points in 14 contests, with eight of the helpers coming on the power play.... See More ... See Less
Wild's Mats Zuccarello: Two points in win
Zuccarello recorded a goal and an assist along with four shots in the Wild's 5-4 shootout win over the Rangers on Saturday.
Zuccarello tied the score at 3-3 early in the third period by beating Jonathan Quick with a tip in front. He also assisted on Ryan Hartman's goal. The diminutive winger has points in back-to-back games following a three-game point drought. He should continue to play on the second line and second power-play unit.... See More ... See Less
Wild's Mats Zuccarello: Racks up two more points
Zuccarello registered a goal with an assist in Tuesday's 7-4 win against the Oilers.
Zuccarrello finished with a plus-2 rating, four shots on goal and a blocked shot in 14:55 of ice time. The Norwegian-born forward has fired out of the gates with a six-game point streak to start the season, posting two goals and nine points, including four power-play assists. He has goals in each of the past two games and will look to continue his streaks Thursday in Philadelphia.... See More ... See Less
Wild's Mats Zuccarello: Season-opening streak continues
Zuccarello scored a goal in Saturday's 5-4 overtime win over Columbus.
He wired a snap shot at 8:15 of the second period. It was his first goal of the season. Zuccarello extended his season-opening point streak to five games (one goal, six assists), marking the second consecutive season the veteran winger has opened on a point streak of five-plus games. He became the first player in Wild history with multiple runs of at least that length.... See More ... See Less
Wild's Mats Zuccarello: Dishes three PP helpers in win
Zuccarello notched three assists, all on the power play, in Tuesday's 5-2 win over the Canadiens.
All five Wild tallies came on special teams, as they jumped out to a 2-0 lead in the first period on a pair of shorties before Zuccarello and the power play got to work over the final two frames. The 36-year-old winger now has five helpers in three games to begin the season -- four of them coming with the man advantage -- and after amassing 16 goals and 57 points on the power play over the prior two campaigns, he's showing no signs of slowing down in 2023-24.... See More ... See Less
Wild's Mats Zuccarello: Contributes power-play assist
Zuccarello collected a power-play assist in the Wild's 2-0 win over Florida on Thursday.
Zuccarello's helper was the primary assist on Joel Eriksson Ek's second period goal, which extended Minnesota's lead to 2-0. Zuccarello was playing in his first contest since signing a two-year, $8.25 million contract extension. The 36-year-old contributed 22 goals and 67 points in 78 outings last year.... See More ... See Less
Wild's Mats Zuccarello: Inks two-year extension
Zuccarello signed a two-year, $8.25 million contract extension with the Wild on Friday.
Zuccarello still has one year remaining on a five-year, $30 million deal signed in 2019. The 36-year-old had 22 goals and 45 assists in 78 games last season. He sees first-line ice time alongside Kirill Kaprizov, which gives Zuccarello ample fantasy value.... See More ... See Less
Wild's Mats Zuccarello: Expected to play Friday
Zuccarello (undisclosed) is on the ice for warmups and is expected to play Friday against Dallas, Sarah McLellan of the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.
Zuccarello missed some practice sessions but he'll be in his usual top-line role for Game 6 on Friday. He has two goals and five points in five appearances this postseason.... See More ... See Less
Wild's Mats Zuccarello: Questionable Friday
Zuccarello (undisclosed) is questionable for Game 6 on Friday, according to Elliotte Friedman of Sportsnet.
Zuccarello logged 18:43 of ice time Tuesday, but he hasn't skated for the last two days. Minnesota coach Dean Evason said that the lineup won't be certain until the pregame warmups. Zuccarello has two goals and five points in five playoff games this year. Losing him would be a major blow, especially as the Wild attempt to stave off elimination.... See More ... See Less
Wild's Mats Zuccarello: Supplies two markers vs. Dallas
Zuccarello provided two goals in Minnesota's 5-1 victory over Dallas in Game 3 on Friday.
Zuccarello is up to two goals and four points in three playoff contests this year. He also contributed 22 markers and 67 points in 78 regular-season outings. Zuccarello should continue to be a key part of Minnesota's offense while serving on the first line and top power-play unit.... See More ... See Less
Wild's Mats Zuccarello: Earns power-play assist
Zuccarello logged a power-play assist, two shots on goal and a minus-2 rating in Wednesday's 7-3 loss to the Stars in Game 2.
Zuccarello has a helper in each of the Wild's first two playoff games, and both assists have come on the power play. The 35-year-old winger picked up 29 of his 67 points on the power play over 78 regular-season contests, so he's no stranger to making plays with the man advantage. The Norwegian continues to see time on the first line and first power-play unit.... See More ... See Less
Wild's Mats Zuccarello: Supplies power-play helper
Zuccarello logged a power-play assist, three shots on goal and two blocked shots in Monday's 3-2 double-overtime win over the Stars.
Zuccarello helped out on Kirill Kaprizov's opening tally late in the first period. With 22 goals and 45 helpers in 78 regular-season games, Zuccarello was a bit off his pace from 2021-22 (79 points in 70 outings), but he still enjoyed the second-best season of his career. The 35-year-old remains firmly in a top-line role and should provide solid playmaking and power-play production.... See More ... See Less
Wild's Mats Zuccarello: Preparing for Game 1
Zuccarello (rest) skated on the first line during Saturday's practice, Joe Smith of The Athletic reports.
Zuccarello is on track to play in Monday's Game 1 versus Dallas after sitting out Thursday's regular-season finale against Nashville to rest. The 35-year-old vet has picked up 22 goals and 67 points through 78 contests this campaign.... See More ... See Less
Wild's Mats Zuccarello: Healthy scratch versus Nashville
Zuccarello (rest) won't play in Thursday's regular-season finale against the Predators, Michael Russo of The Athletic reports.
The Wild are locked into the third playoff seed in the Central Division, so a significant number of the team's key players, including Zuccarello, won't play versus Nashville. Look for Zucc, who's racked up 67 points through 78 games this season, to slot back into a top-six role for Game 1 of Minnesota's first-round playoff series against the Stars or the Avalanche.... See More ... See Less
Wild's Mats Zuccarello: Back at it
Zuccarello (undisclosed) will return to the lineup Tuesday versus Winnipeg, NHL.com reports.
Look for Zuccarello to return to his usual featured role following his one-game absence, centering the top line and the first power-play unit against the Jets. The 35-year-old winger has racked up 22 goals and 67 points through 77 games this season.... See More ... See Less
Wild's Mats Zuccarello: Won't suit up Monday
Zuccarello (undisclosed) won't be in the lineup Monday against Chicago, Michael Russo of The Athletic reports.
Zuccarello is being rested by the Wild because he is a bit "banged up" at the moment. He might be available to return Tuesday against Winnipeg. Nicolas Petan and Marco Rossi will replace Zuccarello and Kirill Kaprizov (undisclosed) in the lineup Monday.... See More ... See Less
Wild's Mats Zuccarello: Nabs power-play assist
Zuccarello recorded a power-play assist in Wednesday's 8-5 win over the Blues.
During his four-game point streak, Zuccarello has two goals and three assists. The 35-year-old winger has collected 27 of his 63 points on the power play this season while adding 168 shots on net, 47 blocked shots and 24 PIM through 66 appearances.... See More ... See Less
Wild's Mats Zuccarello: Buries goal Sunday
Zuccarello scored a goal on three shots, added five hits and logged two PIM in Sunday's 5-4 overtime loss to the Coyotes.
Zuccarello got the Coyotes on the board at 5:32 of the first period. The 35-year-old has two goals and two assists during his three-game point streak, so it appears he'll be fine while Kirill Kaprizov (lower body) is out. Zuccarello is up to 22 tallies, 62 points, 167 shots on net, 42 hits, 47 blocked shots, 26 PIM and a plus-3 rating through 65 outings.... See More ... See Less
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