Zach Aston-Reese

Anaheim Ducks logo
Age 27 Aug 10, 1994
Staten Island USA
Left Wing shoots left
6'0" 183 cm
204 lbs 93 kg
ELC Signing Age 22
Waivers Signing Age 23
UFA Year 2022
Agent Michael Curran

Transaction History
May 10, 2022 Anaheim Ducks | Zach Aston-Reese | Aston-Reese posted five goals and 10 assists in 69 games between the Penguins and the Ducks this season.
Apr 26, 2022 Anaheim Ducks | Zach Aston-Reese | Aston-Reese scored an empty-net goal, logged four hits, blocked two shots, went plus-2 and added two PIM in Tuesday's 5-2 win over the Sharks.
Apr 9, 2022 Anaheim Ducks | Zach Aston-Reese | Aston-Reese scored a goal and added two hits in Saturday's 5-3 win over the Flyers.
Apr 3, 2022 Anaheim Ducks | Zach Aston-Reese | Aston-Reese scored a goal on four shots, logged two hits and added two PIM in Sunday's 6-1 loss to the Oilers.
Apr 1, 2022 Anaheim Ducks | Zach Aston-Reese | Aston-Reese posted an assist, three hits, two shots on goal and a plus-2 rating in Friday's 5-0 win over the Coyotes.
Mar 23, 2022 Anaheim Ducks | Zach Aston-Reese | Aston-Reese (illness) will make his Ducks debut against Chicago on Wednesday, Elliott Teaford of The Orange County Register reports.
Mar 21, 2022 Trade TRADE ANALYSIS
The Pittsburgh Penguins acquired Rickard Rakell from the Anaheim Ducks for 2022 second round pick, Zach Aston-Reese, Dominik Simon, and Calle Clang
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Mar 19, 2022 Pittsburgh Penguins | Zach Aston-Reese | Aston-Reese (illness) won't play Saturday versus Arizona.
Mar 17, 2022 Pittsburgh Penguins | Zach Aston-Reese | Aston-Reese (illness) will not play Thursday in St. Louis, Josh Yohe of The Athletic reports.
Mar 15, 2022 Pittsburgh Penguins | Zach Aston-Reese | Aston-Reese (illness) won't play Tuesday versus the Predators.
Feb 13, 2022 Pittsburgh Penguins | Zach Aston-Reese | Aston-Reese recorded an assist and two hits in Sunday's 4-2 win over the Devils.
Jan 25, 2022 Pittsburgh Penguins | Zach Aston-Reese | Aston-Reese (undisclosed) is set to return to the lineup Tuesday versus the Coyotes.
Jan 23, 2022 Pittsburgh Penguins | Zach Aston-Reese | Aston-Reese has an undisclosed injury and won't play Sunday versus Winnipeg, Seth Rorabaugh of TribLive.com reports.
Jan 19, 2022 Pittsburgh Penguins | Zach Aston-Reese | Aston-Reese cleared COVID-19 protocols and returned to practice Wednesday, Wes Crosby of (NHL).com reports.
Jan 11, 2022 Pittsburgh Penguins | Zach Aston-Reese | Aston-Reese was designated for the (NHL)'s COVID-19 protocols Tuesday.
Jan 5, 2022 Pittsburgh Penguins | Zach Aston-Reese | Aston-Reese notched an assist and two hits in Wednesday's 5-3 win over the Blues.
Nov 19, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Zach Aston-Reese | Aston-Reese notched two assists in Thursday's 6-0 dismantling of the Habs.
Oct 16, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Zach Aston-Reese | Aston-Reese (COVID-19 protocols) had a team-leading six hits with two PIM in Saturday's 5-2 win over Chicago. He had one shot on goal.
Oct 16, 2021 Activated Pittsburgh Penguins | Zach Aston-Reese | Aston-Reese (COVID-19 protocols) was activated from injured reserve Saturday, per the (NHL)'s official media site. As such, he will play Saturday against Chicago.
Oct 16, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Zach Aston-Reese | Aston-Reese (COVID-19 protocols) is a game-time decision for Saturday's contest versus the Blackhawks.
Oct 14, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Zach Aston-Reese | Aston-Reese (COVID-19 protocols) will not be available for Thursday's game against the Panthers, Seth Rorabaugh of TribLive.com reports.
Oct 12, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Zach Aston-Reese | Aston-Reese (COVID-19 protocols) was placed on the league's COVID-19 protocol list Tuesday.
Oct 11, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Zach Aston-Reese | Aston-Reese (not injury related) will be sidelined for Tuesday's Opening Night clash with Tampa Bay.
Oct 9, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Zach Aston-Reese | Aston-Reese has been cleared from the (NHL)'s COVID-19 protocols, Penguins beat writer Michelle Crechiolo reports.
Oct 8, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Zach Aston-Reese | Aston-Reese (COVID-19) has begun skating but remains in doubt for the season opener versus Tampa Bay on Tuesday, Pen Inside Scoop reports.
Sep 27, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Zach Aston-Reese | Aston-Reese tested positive for COVID-19 on Monday and will enter the league's protocols, Mike DeFabo of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports.
Aug 5, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Zach Aston-Reese | Aston-Reese signed a one-year, $1.725 million contract with Pittsburgh on Thursday.
May 22, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Zach Aston-Reese | Aston-Reese scored a short-handed goal on two shots and added three hits Saturday in a 4-1 loss to the Islanders in Game 4.
May 4, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Zach Aston-Reese | Aston-Reese notched an assist in Tuesday's 7-3 win over the Flyers.
Apr 29, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Zach Aston-Reese | Aston-Reese scored a goal on three shots Thursday in a 5-4 overtime win over Washington.
Mar 24, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Zach Aston-Reese | Aston-Reese scored a short-handed goal and added an assist in a 5-2 win over the Sabres on Wednesday. He also had four shots and two hits.
Mar 7, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Zach Aston-Reese | Aston-Reese scored a goal on two shots in Sunday's 5-1 win over the Rangers.
Feb 16, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Zach Aston-Reese | Aston-Reese scored a goal on two shots and dished out a pair of hits in Tuesday's 3-1 loss to Washington.
Feb 14, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Zach Aston-Reese | Aston-Reese scored an empty-net goal and added three shots with two hits in a 6-3 win over Washington on Sunday.
Feb 11, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Zach Aston-Reese | Aston-Reese (shoulder) scored a goal on five shots in Thursday's 4-3 shootout win over the Islanders.
Feb 11, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Zach Aston-Reese | Aston-Reese (shoulder) will return to the lineup for Thursday's game against the Islanders.
Feb 11, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Zach Aston-Reese | Aston-Reese (shoulder) was taken off injured reserve Thursday but remains a game-time decision against the Islanders, Josh Getzoff of PensTV reports.
Feb 5, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Zach Aston-Reese | Aston-Reese (shoulder) will accompany the Penguins for their three-game road trip, Wes Crosby of (NHL).com reports.
Feb 4, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Zach Aston-Reese | Aston-Reese (shoulder) was labeled day-to-day ahead of a clash with the Islanders on Saturday, per Pens Inside Scoop.
Feb 2, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Zach Aston-Reese | Aston-Reese (shoulder) took part in Tuesday's practice session, Pens Inside Scoop reports.
Jan 28, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Zach Aston-Reese | Aston-Reese (shoulder) was designated for long-term injured reserve retroactive to Jan. 13, Mike DeFabo of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports.
Jan 19, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Zach Aston-Reese | Aston-Reese (shoulder) was on the ice for Tuesday's morning skate in a non-contact jersey. Coach Mike Sullivan told reporters, "The fact that he's on the ice I think suggests that he's getting a whole lot closer. I can't give you a definitive date at this point because we don't have one."
Dec 21, 2020 Pittsburgh Penguins | Zach Aston-Reese | Aston-Reese (shoulder) is on track for a mid-February return to action following shoulder surgery in August, per Pens Inside Scoop.
Jul 22, 2019 Pittsburgh Penguins | re-signed LW Zach Aston-Reese to a two-year, $2 million contract.
Feb 13, 2019 Activated Pittsburgh Penguins | activated LW Zach Aston-Reese from injured reserve.
Jan 9, 2019 Activated Pittsburgh Penguins | activated LW Zach Aston-Reese from injured reserve.
Nov 6, 2018 Recalled Pittsburgh Penguins | recalled LW Zach Aston-Reese from Wilkes-Barre/Scranton (AHL).
Oct 1, 2018 Assigned Pittsburgh Penguins | assigned RW Zach Aston-Reese to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton.
Feb 3, 2018 Recalled Pittsburgh Penguins | recalled C Zachary Aston-Reese from Wilkes-Barre/Scranton.
Sep 26, 2017 Assigned Pittsburgh Penguins | assigned C Zachary Aston-Reese to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton (AHL).
Mar 14, 2017 Pittsburgh Penguins | signed C Zach Aston-Reese to a two-year, entry-level contract.
2021-2022 Regular Season Stats

Zach Aston-Reese
GP G A P +/- PIM TOI GF% DFF% Rel DFF% CF% Rel CF% G60 P60
Pittsburgh Penguins Pittsburgh Penguins logo 52 2 9 11 8 22 585 60.60 51.00 -4.00 49.70 -3.30 0.10 1.03
Anaheim Ducks Anaheim Ducks logo 17 3 1 4 1 6 196 46.20 48.00 4.50 46.50 2.70 0.31 3.07
Zach Aston-Reese Stats by Elite Prospects Zach Aston-Reese 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 New Jersey Colonials 14U AAA AYHL 14U 26 13 16 29 20
2008-2009 New Jersey Colonials 14U AAA AYHL 14U 28 16 18 34 50
2009-2010 New Jersey Rockets MetJHL 37 14 20 34 31 Playoffs 4 3 0 3 0
2010-2011 Des Moines Buccaneers USHL 2 0 0 0 2
2010-2011 New Jersey Rockets AtJHL 25 9 20 29 65
2010-2011 Lincoln Stars USHL 25 2 3 5 4 Playoffs 1 0 0 0 0
2011-2012 Lincoln Stars USHL 53 5 10 15 69 Playoffs 8 1 2 3 0
2012-2013 Lincoln Stars USHL 60 9 21 30 113 Playoffs 5 3 2 5 0
2013-2014 Northeastern Univ. NCAA 35 8 11 19 22
2014-2015 Northeastern Univ. NCAA 31 13 10 23 60
2015-2016 Northeastern Univ. NCAA 41 14 29 43 28
2016-2017 Northeastern Univ. NCAA 38 31 32 63 72
2016-2017 Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins AHL 10 3 5 8 7
2017-2018 Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins AHL 41 9 20 29 49
2017-2018 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 16 4 2 6 2 159 54.55 51.03 -2.99 51.56 -1.21 1.13 1.89 Playoffs 9 0 1 1 0
2018-2019 Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins AHL 11 6 3 9 18
2018-2019 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 43 8 9 17 26 494 61.11 53.71 0.42 48.15 -2.19 0.73 1.82 Playoffs 4 0 0 0 0
2019-2020 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 57 6 7 13 28 683 53.80 56.20 4.70 50.90 0.30 0.35 0.97 Playoffs 4 0 1 1 0
2020-2021 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 45 9 6 15 15 560 57.10 49.10 0.50 47.70 -2.40 0.75 1.18 Playoffs 6 1 1 2 0
2021-2022 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 52 2 9 11 22 585 60.60 51.00 -4.00 49.70 -3.30 0.10 1.03
2021-2022 Anaheim Ducks NHL 17 3 1 4 6 196 46.20 48.00 4.50 46.50 2.70 0.31 3.07
Zach Aston-Reese Stats by Elite Prospects | Zach Aston-Reese Advanced Stats by

Contract History

Signing Team Pittsburgh Penguins logo
Signing Date August 5, 2021
Signing Status RFA
Agent Michael Curran
Standard Contract | 1 Years $1,725,000 2.12% of cap space
2021-2022
Cap Hit $1,725,000
UFA
AAV $1,725,000
Performance Bonuses $0
Base Salary $1,725,000
Signing Bonuses $0
Total Salary $1,725,000
Minors Salary $1,725,000
Clauses
UFA Year
Signing Team Pittsburgh Penguins logo
Signing Date July 22, 2019
Signing Status RFA
Agent Michael Curran
Standard Contract | 2 Years $2,000,000 1.23% of cap space
2019-2020 2020-2021
Cap Hit $1,000,000 $1,000,000
RFA
AAV $1,000,000 $1,000,000
Performance Bonuses $0 $0
Base Salary $1,000,000 $1,000,000
Signing Bonuses $0 $0
Total Salary $1,000,000 $1,000,000
Minors Salary $1,000,000 $1,000,000
Clauses
UFA Year
Signing Team Pittsburgh Penguins logo
Signing Date March 14, 2017
Agent Michael Curran
Entry Level Contract | 2 Years $1,850,000 1.23% of cap space
2017-2018 2018-2019
Cap Hit $925,000 $925,000
RFA
AAV $925,000 $925,000
Performance Bonuses $0 $0
Base Salary $832,500 $832,500
Signing Bonuses $92,500 $92,500
Total Salary $925,000 $925,000
Minors Salary $70,000 $70,000
Clauses
UFA Year