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.
Zacha (undisclosed) is not expected to suit up for Tuesday's game against Pittsburgh, NHL.com reports.
This will mark the fifth straight game that Zacha will miss after he left during the April 11 contest against the Penguins. The 24-year-old is traveling with the team, so there's a chance he'll return at some point during the road trip. He has 25 points in 39 games this season.
Zacha (undisclosed) will travel with the team on its upcoming four-game road trip, Amanda Stein of the Devils' official site reports.
Zacha has missed the team's last four games, but he remains tied for the Devils' scoring lead with 25 points. New Jersey's road trip, which begins Tuesday, involves three stops in Pittsburgh followed by one game in Philadelphia. Another update on Zacha's status should surface before puck drop Tuesday.
Zacha (undisclosed) won't be available for Sunday's game against the Rangers, Amanda Stein of the Devils' official site reports.
The specifics of the injury remain unclear, as Zacha will miss his fourth consecutive game. Coach Lindy Ruff said Sunday that Zacha "could be available in a game or two," so the injury doesn't appear to be a long-term issue. Jesper Bratt (undisclosed) won't play either, so Nolan Foote will enter the lineup to make his NHL debut Sunday.
Zacha (undisclosed) isn't expected to play Saturday against the Rangers, Corey Masisak of The Athletic reports.
Zacha is still considered day-to-day with his undisclosed issue, so there's a chance he'll be ready to return for Sunday's rematch with the Rangers. Once healthy, the 24-year-old pivot should return to a top-six role as well as a spot on one of New Jersey's power-play units.
Zacha (undisclosed) is considered day-to-day and won't be available for Thursday's game versus the Rangers, Corey Masisak of The Athletic reports.
Zacha likely won't be sidelined for long, but he'll miss at least one contest with his undisclosed issue. The 24-year-old pivot has racked up 10 goals and 25 points in 39 games this season.
Zacha (undisclosed) won't play Tuesday against the Rangers, Amanda Stein of the Devils' official site reports.
Zacha is scheduled to meet with the Devils' training staff Tuesday night, so a clearer timetable for his recovery could be established soon. Luckily for New Jersey, Nico Hischier (face) is set to return to the lineup against the Rangers following a six-week absence.
Head coach Lindy Ruff said Monday that there's no update on Zacha's injury but the team is "hoping it's not serious," Amanda Stein of the Devils' official site reports.
Zacha left Sunday's game against the Penguins with an undisclosed injury after logging just 5:05 of ice time. The 24-year-old center met with the Devils' medical staff Monday, and it sounds like they'll have a better update on his condition by Tuesday. Zacha has accrued 10 goals and 25 points through 39 games. Nico Hischier (face) is on track to return for Tuesday's game versus the Rangers, and he'll likely take Zacha's top-six center role regardless of Zacha's health.
Zacha (undisclosed) left Sunday's game against the Penguins and did not return, Amanda Stein of the Devils' official site reports.
Zacha took the opening faceoff of the second period but left the ice soon after. It's unclear what happened, but an update on his status should be available before Tuesday's tilt with the Rangers. He has 10 goals and 25 points in 39 games this season.
Zacha scored two power-play goals on a game-high six shots in Thursday's 6-3 win over the Sabres.
Zacha did his damage early, striking twice in the game's first four minutes to turn a 1-0 deficit into a 2-1 advantage. He leads the Devils with 24 points in 37 games, with five of those points coming in his last three games. The sixth overall pick from the 2018 draft needs eight more points to match last year's career high.
Zacha scored a goal to go with a power-play assist, three shots and a plus-1 rating in Tuesday's 5-3 loss to the Sabres.
Zacha set up Jesper Bratt's power-play tally in the final second of the first period, and Bratt returned the favor on Zacha's second-period goal, which put New Jersey up 3-2. Unfortunately for Zacha and the Devils, it was all Buffalo from there. Given the final score, this was a bittersweet 24th birthday for the center, who leads the team with 22 points in 36 games.
Zacha (undisclosed) is expected to return to the lineup Saturday against Pittsburgh, Chris Ryan of The Newark Star-Ledger reports.
Zacha should return to a top-six role as well as a spot on one of New Jersey's power-play units Saturday. He's picked up 17 points through 26 games this campaign.
Zacha (undisclosed) won't play in Thursday's game versus the Penguins, Amanda Stein of the Devils' official site reports.
Zacha was considered a game-time call, but he didn't take the ice for warmups, indicating that he'll miss his first game of the year. The 23-year-old should have a chance to return for Saturday's rematch against the Pens.
Zacha (undisclosed) will be a game-time decision for Thursday night's matchup with Pittsburgh, Amanda Stein of the Devils' official site reports.
Zacha wasn't able to finish morning skate, so he should probably be considered iffy at best for Thursday's contest. If Zacha's unable to go, Michael McLeod will likely draw into the lineup against the Penguins.
Zacha (undisclosed) won't practice Wednesday after suffering an injury in Tuesday's 3-2 win over the Sabres, Amanda Stein of the Devils' official site reports.
Zacha was able to finish Tuesday's game, but head coach Lindy Ruff expressed some concern about the Czech forward's status ahead of Thursday's contest against the Penguins. With any luck, this is just a cautious approach and not something worse for Zacha. Fantasy managers will want to confirm his status prior to puck drop Thursday.
Zacha scored a goal on four shots Saturday in a 3-2 loss to the Islanders.
Zacha opened the scoring 6:37 into the game when he worked his way into offensive zone and beat Semyon Varlamov with a wrister from the high slot. The goal was Zacha's first since Feb. 27, snapping his seven-game drought. That dry spell also included a rough minus-8 rating for the 23-year-old. Zacha now has seven goals and 10 assists in 24 games on the year.
|Last 7 Games|
|05/10||@ PHI||L 2-4||1||0||1||+1||15:21|
|05/08||@ NYI||L 1-5||0||0||0||0||16:44|
|05/06||@ NYI||W 2-1||1||0||1||+1||14:55|
|05/04||vs BOS||W 4-3 (OT)||2||0||2||0||18:22|
|05/03||vs BOS||L 0-3||0||0||0||0||16:04|
|05/01||@ PHI||W 4-1||0||1||1||+1||15:29|
|04/29||vs PHI||W 5-3||1||1||2||+1||15:35|
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