Jason Zucker (LW)
||Newport Beach, CA
Career Notes: Enters his second full pro season in 2013-14. 2012-13: In his first full pro season, led Houston in goals scored, game-winning goals, shots on goal, power-play goals and finished second in team scoring. Also, named to AHL's Western Conference All-Star Team in January of 2012. 2011-12: Ranked second on University of Denver (WCHA) roster in scoring with 46 points (22-24=46) in 38 gamesâ€¦Had nine PPG and +6 ratingâ€¦Ranked tied for ninth in the NCAA in PPGs, tied for 13th in goals and tied for 15th in the nation in scoringâ€¦Ranked second in WCHA in goals and tied for second in scoringâ€¦Named Second Team All-WCHA for second straight seasonâ€¦Named to Final Five All-Tournament Teamâ€¦Notched seven points (3-4=7) in six games while captaining United States at World Junior Championshipâ€¦Signed entry-level contract with Minnesota (3/27) and made NHL debut vs. FLA (3/29)â€¦Posted two assists and career-high 15:07 TOI vs. LA (3/31)â€¦Wild went 4-1-1 with him in lineupâ€¦2010-11: Registered 45 points (23-22-45) in 40 games with University of Denver (WCHA)â€¦Ranked second in the WCHA in goals and third in pointsâ€¦Was named WCHA Freshman of the Yearâ€¦Named to the Inside College Hockey All-America Rookie Teamâ€¦Earned a bronze medal at the World Junior Championship, picking up one goal in four gamesâ€¦2009-10: Tallied 53 points (29-24=53) in 60 games with the United States National Team Development Program Under-18 Teamâ€¦Won gold medal at the 2009 and 2010 World Under-18 Championships as well as the 2010 World Junior Championshipâ€¦Committed to the University of Denverâ€¦2008-09: In 64 games with both the Under-18 and Under-17 National Team, he totaled 38 points (21-17=38) and 61 PIMâ€¦First Nevada-raised player to be drafted in the NHLâ€¦Is one of two United States players to win three gold medals in one calendar yearâ€¦One of 21 American players to appear in three World Junior Championships.