Jason Zucker Pittsburgh Penguins logo

Age 30 Jan 16, 1992
Newport Beach USA
Left Wing shoots left
5'11" 180 cm
192 lbs 87 kg
ELC Signing Age 20
Waivers Signing Age 19
UFA Year 2019
Agent Eustace King
Draft Year 2010
Drafted Overall 59
Draft Round 2
Draft Team Minnesota Wild logo

Transaction History
May 9, 2022 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jason Zucker | Zucker recorded seven hits and three shots in 13:11 of ice time against the Rangers in Game 3 on Saturday.
May 7, 2022 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jason Zucker | Zucker (lower body) participate in line rushes during warmups, indicating he'll play in Saturday's Game 3 versus the Rangers, Matt Vensel of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports.
May 5, 2022 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jason Zucker | Zucker (lower body) did not take line rushes in warmups, which suggests he won't play in Thursday's Game 2 versus the Rangers, Jon Lane of (NHL).com reports.
May 5, 2022 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jason Zucker | Zucker (lower body) will be a game-time decision versus the Rangers on Thursday.
May 3, 2022 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jason Zucker | Zucker (lower body) won't be available against the Rangers for Game 1 on Tuesday but hasn't been ruled out for Thursday's Game 2.
May 2, 2022 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jason Zucker | Zucker (lower body) took the ice for a solo skate Monday and may be ahead of schedule. Coach Mike Sullivan told reporters, "It's real significant. The fact that he's on the ice is a big step. We'll go from there, but we're certainly encouraged," Pens Inside Scoop reports.
May 1, 2022 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jason Zucker | Zucker (lower body) is considered day-to-day but won't be available "early in Round 1," Dave Molinari of DKPittsburghSports.com reports.
Apr 29, 2022 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jason Zucker | Zucker's lower-body injury is still being assessed by the Penguins' medical staff, Seth Rorabaugh of TribLive.com reports, effectively ruling him out versus Columbus on Friday.
Apr 26, 2022 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jason Zucker | Zucker is being evaluated from a lower-body injury after leaving Tuesday's game versus the Oilers, Mike DeFabo of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports.
Apr 23, 2022 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jason Zucker | Zucker (illness) will play Saturday against Detroit.
Apr 22, 2022 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jason Zucker | Zucker is dealing with a non-COVID illness ahead of Saturday's game versus Detroit, Seth Rorabaugh of TribLive.com reports.
Apr 9, 2022 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jason Zucker | Zucker (lower body) will return to the lineup Saturday versus Washington.
Apr 7, 2022 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jason Zucker | Zucker (lower body) will not play versus the Rangers on Thursday, Josh Yohe of The Athletic reports.
Apr 6, 2022 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jason Zucker | Zucker (lower body) will travel with the Penguins ahead of their game Thursday versus the Rangers.
Apr 5, 2022 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jason Zucker | Zucker (lower body) is still without a clear recovery timeline and won't be available against Colorado on Tuesday. Coach Mike Sullivan told reporters, "Our doctors are continuing to consult with one another, but having said that, his response over the last few days has been encouraging. He has been on the ice the past few days... We still don't have definitive answers from our medical staff."
Apr 2, 2022 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jason Zucker | The Penguins weren't able to provide an update on Zucker (lower body), who will miss Saturday's game versus Colorado at a minimum, Dave Molinari of DKPittsburghSports.com reports.
Mar 31, 2022 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jason Zucker | Zucker was unable to put any weight on his right leg after a collision along the boards in Thursday's game versus the Wild. Head coach Mike Sullivan had no update on his status after the game, Jessi Pierce of (NHL).com reports.
Mar 31, 2022 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jason Zucker | Zucker (lower body) will be in the lineup versus the Wild on Thursday.
Mar 30, 2022 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jason Zucker | Zucker (lower body) will be a game-time call ahead of Thursday's clash with Minnesota, Mike DeFabo of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports.
Mar 29, 2022 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jason Zucker | Zucker (lower body) has been cleared for contact and could be an option against Minnesota on Thursday, Seth Rorabaugh of TribLive.com reports.
Mar 25, 2022 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jason Zucker | Zucker (lower body) took the ice with his teammates Friday for the first time since suffering his lower-body injury, albeit in a non-contact sweater, Pens Inside Scoop reports.
Mar 7, 2022 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jason Zucker | Zucker (lower body) participated in Monday's morning skate, per Dave Molinari of DKPittsburghSports.com.
Feb 17, 2022 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jason Zucker | Zucker (lower body) has yet to begin skating with coach Mike Sullivan telling reporters, "He has not been on the ice yet. He is continuing his rehab off the ice and is making progress there, but he is not on the ice yet."
Jan 25, 2022 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jason Zucker | Zucker (lower body) underwent surgery for a core muscle injury Tuesday.
Jan 24, 2022 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jason Zucker | Zucker (lower body) was moved to long-term injured reserve Monday, Seth Rorabaugh of TribLive.com reports.
Jan 20, 2022 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jason Zucker | Zucker is considered week-to-week with a lower-body injury, Josh Yohe of The Athletic reports.
Jan 20, 2022 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jason Zucker | Zucker (undisclosed) was placed on injured reserve Thursday, Seth Rorabaugh of TribLive.com reports.
Jan 17, 2022 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jason Zucker | Zucker scored twice on seven shots and added three hits in Monday's 5-3 win over the Golden Knights.
Jan 17, 2022 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jason Zucker | Zucker (lower body) is in Monday's lineup against Vegas.
Jan 17, 2022 Activated Pittsburgh Penguins | Jason Zucker | Zucker (lower body, COVID-19) was activated off injured reserve but is still considered a game-time decision for Monday's game against Vegas.
Jan 16, 2022 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jason Zucker | Zucker (lower body) could return to the lineup for Monday's tilt with Vegas, Josh Getzoff of PensTV reports.
Jan 11, 2022 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jason Zucker | Zucker (lower body) took the ice in a non-contact sweater Tuesday. Coach Mike Sullivan told reporters, "He's making progress. He's going through a rehab process that entails some days on the ice and some days off the ice. His status hasn't changed."
Dec 28, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jason Zucker | Zucker (lower body) was placed on injured reserve Tuesday, Seth Rorabaugh of TribLive.com reports.
Dec 27, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jason Zucker | Zucker is dealing with a lower-body injury and was labeled week-to-week recently by coach Mike Sullivan, who told reporters, "He's been dealing with a nagging injury in his lower body. We'll update you as we go," per Pens Inside Scoop.
Dec 19, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jason Zucker | Zucker notched an assist and two PIM in Sunday's 3-2 win over the Devils.
Dec 6, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jason Zucker | Zucker posted an assist, two shots on net, three hits and a plus-3 rating in Monday's 6-1 win over the Kraken.
Nov 22, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jason Zucker | Zucker scored a goal on three shots in Monday's 3-1 win over the Jets.
Oct 27, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jason Zucker | Zucker scored a power-play goal in Tuesday's 5-1 loss to the Lightning.
Oct 23, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jason Zucker | Zucker scored a goal on five shots and had a plus-3 rating Saturday in a 7-1 win over Toronto.
Oct 16, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jason Zucker | Zucker scored a goal on four shots and added three hits Saturday in a 5-2 victory over Chicago.
May 26, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jason Zucker | Zucker registered a goal and an assist with four shots and five hits in Wednesday's 5-3 loss to the Islanders in Game 6.
May 20, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jason Zucker | Zucker registered a goal on his only shot in Thursday's 5-4 win over the Islanders in Game 3.
May 6, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jason Zucker | Zucker managed two assists, three shots on goal and two PIM in Thursday's 8-4 win over the Sabres.
May 4, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jason Zucker | Zucker scored a goal on two shots in Tuesday's 7-3 win over the Flyers.
May 3, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jason Zucker | Zucker scored a power-play goal on two shots in a 7-2 loss to the Flyers on Monday.
Apr 25, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jason Zucker | Zucker amassed an assist, five PIM and six shots on goal Saturday in a 4-2 win over the Devils.
Apr 18, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jason Zucker | Zucker tallied a goal on four shots and had two PIM Sunday in a 4-2 loss to the Sabres.
Apr 8, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jason Zucker | Zucker had a goal and a power-play assist in Thursday's 5-2 win over the Rangers.
Mar 29, 2021 Activated Pittsburgh Penguins | Jason Zucker | Zucker (lower body) was activated from long-term injured reserve ahead of Monday's tilt with the Islanders.
Mar 29, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jason Zucker | Zucker (lower body) will be a game-time decision against the Islanders on Monday. Coach Mike Sullivan told reporters, "He is participating in a full capacity [at practice]. He will be a game-time decision."
Mar 28, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jason Zucker | Zucker (lower body) skated in a regular jersey during Sunday's practice, Dave Molinari of DKPittsburghSports.com reports.
Mar 27, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jason Zucker | Zucker (lower body) practiced in a no-contact jersey Saturday, Dave Molinari of DKPittsburghSports.com reports.
Mar 19, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jason Zucker | Zucker (lower body) has begun skating as he works his way back from injury. Coach Mike Sullivan told reporters, "Zuck skated for the second day in a row today on his own back in Pittsburgh, which is really encouraging from our standpoint. He's making progress."
Mar 3, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jason Zucker | Zucker (lower body) was placed on long-term injured reserve Wednesday, Rob Rossi of The Athletic reports.
Feb 25, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jason Zucker | Zucker (lower body) has been placed on injured reserve, Seth Rorabaugh of TribLive.com reports.
Feb 25, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jason Zucker | According to coach Mike Sullivan, Zucker is going to be sidelined "longer term" with a lower-body injury.
Feb 25, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jason Zucker | Zucker (lower body) won't play in Thursday's game versus the Capitals, Chris Adamski of the Tribune-Review reports.
Feb 23, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jason Zucker | Zucker left in the third period of Tuesday's game versus the Capitals with an apparent lower-body injury.
Feb 18, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jason Zucker | Zucker tallied a goal and an assist with four shots in Thursday's 4-1 win over the Islanders.
Feb 1, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jason Zucker | Zucker scored a goal on three shots and added a pair of hits Monday in a 3-1 loss to the Rangers.
Jan 30, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jason Zucker | Zucker scored a goal on three shots while handing out five hits in a 5-4 overtime win over the Rangers.
Jan 26, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jason Zucker | Zucker scored a goal and an assist in Tuesday's 3-2 overtime loss to the Bruins.
Feb 10, 2020 Trade TRADE ANALYSIS
The Minnesota Wild acquired Alex Galchenyuk, Calen Addison and 2021 first round pick from the Pittsburgh Penguins for Jason Zucker
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Jul 25, 2018 Minnesota Wild | re-signed LW Jason Zucker to a five-year, $27.5 million contract.
Jun 29, 2016 Minnesota Wild | re-signed LW Jason Zucker to a two-year, $4 million contract extension.
Mar 5, 2016 Activated Minnesota Wild | activated LW Jason Zucker from injured reserve.
Feb 24, 2016 Injured Minnesota Wild | placed LW Jason Zucker on IR.
Feb 10, 2015 Injured Minnesota Wild | placed LW Jason Zucker on IR.
Jul 15, 2014 Minnesota Wild | re-signed RW Jason Zucker to a two-year contract.
Feb 25, 2014 Injured Minnesota Wild | placed LW Jason Zucker on IR.
Jan 1, 2014 Recalled Minnesota Wild | recalled LW Jason Zucker from Iowa (AHL).
Dec 13, 2013 Assigned Minnesota Wild | assigned LW Jason Zucker to Iowa (AHL).
Dec 10, 2013 Recalled Minnesota Wild | recalled LW Jason Zucker from Iowa (AHL).
Dec 1, 2013 Assigned Minnesota Wild | assigned LW Jason Zucker to Iowa (AHL).
Nov 28, 2013 Recalled Minnesota Wild | recalled LW Jason Zucker from Iowa (AHL).
Nov 27, 2013 Assigned Minnesota Wild | assigned LW Jason Zucker to Iowa (AHL).
Nov 20, 2013 Recalled Minnesota Wild | recalled LW Jason Zucker from Iowa (AHL).
Oct 9, 2013 Assigned Minnesota Wild | assigned LW Jason Zucker to Iowa (AHL).
Sep 29, 2013 Assigned Minnesota Wild | assigned LW Jason Zucker to Iowa (AHL).
Apr 28, 2013 Recalled Minnesota Wild | recalled LW Jason Zucker from Houston (AHL).
Apr 22, 2013 Assigned Minnesota Wild | assigned LW Jason Zucker to Houston (AHL).
Apr 12, 2013 Recalled Minnesota Wild | recalled LW Jason Zucker from Houston (AHL).
Mar 24, 2013 Assigned Minnesota Wild | assigned LW Jason Zucker to Houston (AHL).
Feb 16, 2013 Recalled Minnesota Wild | recalled LW Jason Zucker from Houston (AHL).
Sep 15, 2012 Assigned Minnesota Wild | assigned LW Jason Zucker to Houston (AHL).
2021-2022 Regular Season Stats

Jason Zucker
GP G A P +/- PIM TOI GF% DFF% Rel DFF% CF% Rel CF% G60 P60
Pittsburgh Penguins Pittsburgh Penguins logo 41 8 9 17 -2 15 537 50.00 56.30 1.60 50.70 -1.30 0.56 1.56
Jason Zucker Stats by Elite Prospects Jason Zucker Advanced Stats by
Career Stats
Season Team League GP G A TP PIM TOI GF% DFF% Rel DFF% CF% Rel CF% G60 P60 Playoffs GP G A TP PIM
2007-2008 Compuware 16U AAA T1EHL 16U 30 17 21 38 30
2008-2009 U.S. National U17 Team USDP 12 8 6 14 0
2008-2009 USA U18 WJC-18 7 1 5 6 0
2008-2009 U.S. National U18 Team USDP 16 2 6 8 8
2008-2009 U.S. National U18 Team NAHL 36 11 4 15 55
2008-2009 USA U17 WHC-17 6 4 3 7 4
2008-2009 USA U17 (all) International-Jr 12 8 5 13 4
Draft Yr 2009-2010 USNTDP Juniors USHL 22 11 7 18 23
Draft Yr 2009-2010 U.S. National U18 Team USDP 38 18 17 35 24
Draft Yr 2009-2010 USA U20 WJC-20 7 2 0 2 2
Draft Yr 2009-2010 USA U18 WJC-18 7 4 3 7 2
2010-2011 Univ. of Denver NCAA 40 23 22 45 59
2010-2011 USA U20 WJC-20 4 1 0 1 0
2011-2012 Univ. of Denver NCAA 38 22 24 46 38
2011-2012 USA U20 WJC-20 6 3 4 7 2
2011-2012 Minnesota Wild NHL 6 0 2 2 2 63 33.33 34.40 -17.06 34.66 -9.01 0.00 1.92
2012-2013 Houston Aeros AHL 55 24 26 50 43 Playoffs 1 0 0 0 0
2012-2013 Minnesota Wild NHL 20 4 1 5 8 217 62.50 58.88 10.30 46.72 -5.00 1.11 1.38 Playoffs 5 1 1 2 0
2013-2014 Iowa Wild AHL 22 8 5 13 55
2013-2014 Minnesota Wild NHL 21 4 1 5 2 248 57.14 45.24 -3.06 42.78 -4.60 0.73 0.73
2014-2015 Minnesota Wild NHL 51 21 5 26 18 649 42.42 54.42 -2.07 54.34 2.61 1.57 2.03 Playoffs 10 2 1 3 0
2015-2016 Minnesota Wild NHL 71 13 10 23 20 960 46.97 52.95 2.92 48.58 1.02 0.69 1.13 Playoffs 6 0 2 2 0
2016-2017 Minnesota Wild NHL 79 22 25 47 30 1,109 67.68 59.62 6.05 51.09 1.18 1.08 2.38 Playoffs 5 1 0 1 0
2017-2018 Minnesota Wild NHL 82 33 31 64 44 1,114 57.29 60.46 9.97 50.62 3.83 1.08 2.10 Playoffs 5 0 0 0 0
2018-2019 Minnesota Wild NHL 81 21 21 42 28 1,137 49.37 56.30 2.80 53.01 2.99 0.63 1.37
2019-2020 Minnesota Wild NHL 45 14 15 29 19 576 46.60 50.90 -2.40 47.50 -2.70 0.31 0.83
2019-2020 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 15 6 6 12 2 221 47.60 50.00 0.90 53.60 3.60 0.81 2.17 Playoffs 4 2 0 2 0
2020-2021 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 38 9 9 18 21 526 42.20 46.10 -5.00 51.50 -0.50 0.91 1.48 Playoffs 6 2 1 3 0
2021-2022 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 41 8 9 17 15 537 50.00 56.30 1.60 50.70 -1.30 0.56 1.56 Playoffs 5 0 2 2 0
Jason Zucker Stats by Elite Prospects | Jason Zucker Advanced Stats by

Active Contract

Signing Team Minnesota Wild logo
Signing Date July 25, 2018
Signing Status RFA
Agent Eustace King
Standard Contract | 5 Years $27,500,000 6.67% of cap space
2018-2019 2019-2020 2020-2021 2021-2022 2022-2023
Cap Hit $5,500,000 $5,500,000 $5,500,000 $5,500,000 $5,500,000
UFA
AAV $5,500,000 $5,500,000 $5,500,000 $5,500,000 $5,500,000
Performance Bonuses $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
Base Salary $5,000,000 $6,250,000 $4,800,000 $6,250,000 $5,200,000
Signing Bonuses $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
Total Salary $5,000,000 $6,250,000 $4,800,000 $6,250,000 $5,200,000
Minors Salary $5,000,000 $6,250,000 $4,800,000 $6,250,000 $5,200,000
Clauses M-NTC M-NTC M-NTC M-NTC
UFA Year
Buy It Out
10 Team No Trade List

Contract History

Signing Team Minnesota Wild logo
Signing Date June 29, 2016
Signing Status RFA
Agent Eustace King
Standard Contract | 2 Years $4,000,000 2.74% of cap space
2016-2017 2017-2018
Cap Hit $2,000,000 $2,000,000
RFA
AAV $2,000,000 $2,000,000
Performance Bonuses $0 $0
Base Salary $2,000,000 $2,000,000
Signing Bonuses $0 $0
Total Salary $2,000,000 $2,000,000
Minors Salary $2,000,000 $2,000,000
Clauses
UFA Year
Signing Team Minnesota Wild logo
Signing Date July 15, 2014
Signing Status RFA
Standard Contract | 2 Years $1,800,500 1.30% of cap space
2014-2015 2015-2016
Cap Hit $900,250 $900,250
RFA
AAV $900,250 $900,250
Performance Bonuses $0 $0
Base Salary $850,500 $950,000
Signing Bonuses $0 $0
Total Salary $850,500 $950,000
Minors Salary $67,500 $950,000
Clauses
UFA Year
Signing Team Minnesota Wild logo
Signing Date March 27, 2012
Entry Level Contract | 3 Years $2,500,000 1.20% of cap space
2011-2012 2012-2013 2013-2014
Cap Hit $771,667 $771,667 $771,667
RFA
AAV $833,333 $833,333 $833,333
Performance Bonuses $0 $185,000 $0
Base Salary $700,000 $715,000 $900,000
Signing Bonuses $0 $0 $0
Total Salary $700,000 $715,000 $900,000
Minors Salary $67,500 $67,500 $67,500
Clauses
UFA Year