Mats Zuccarello RUMORS & NEWS

  • Jagr, Zuccarello, Dupuis named Masterton finalists "Forward Jaromir Jagr of the Florida Panthers, forward Mats Zuccarello of the New York Rangers and Pascal Dupuis, who played for the Pittsburgh Penguins earlier this season before retiring, were nominated for the Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy, awarded annually to the player who "best exemplifies..." May 01

  • Zuccarello to play first game since skull fracture

    Pro Hockey Talk "Tonight will be a special night for Rangers forward Mats Zuccarello, as he’ll play for the first time since suffering a brain contusion that left him unable to speak. Zuccarello, who had his skull fractured by a Ryan McDonagh shot during New York’s opening-round playoff win over Pittsburgh in..." September 24

  • Rangers confirm Zuccarello (skull fracture) ready to start season

    NBC Sports "Mats Zuccarello was temporarily unable to speak after being struck in the head by a shot from teammate Ryan McDonagh on April 24, but it sounds like he’s managed to put that serious incident behind him. Rangers coach Alain Vigneault “for sure” expects Zuccarello, who suffered a brain contusion..." September 18

  • Rangers forward Zuccarello ready for camp: Vigneault "New York Rangers forward Mats Zuccarello has been given a clean bill of health and should be ready to go for the start of training camp next month, coach Alain Vigneault told Friday in a phone interview. "I've heard he's 100 percent from our medical staff," Vigneault said. "He's been..." August 22

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    Pat Leonard @PLeonardNYDN

    Zuccarello said he had temporarily lost ability to talk & move his arm. Needed speech therapy. Blood in brain #NYR

  • Rangers coach Alain Vigneault says Mats Zuccarello ‘starting to work out’

    New York Daily News "Alain Vigneault said Thursday on WFAN that right wing Mats Zuccarello, who hasn’t played since Game 5 of the first round after taking a puck to the left side of his head, is “starting to work out,” his first public comments on Zuccarello’s status since the injury. Asked directly about..." May 15

  • Rangers’ Zuccarello out for Round 2 — at least: sources

    New York Post "The Rangers are being honest with their report Mats Zuccarello will be sidelined “indefinitely” in the wake of the injury the winger suffered last Friday. But The Post has learned from several sources Zuccarello definitely will not be available for Round Two against the Capitals, which..." April 30

  • Rangers' Mats Zuccarello out indefinitely with 'upper body injury'

    CBS Sports "When the New York Rangers open the second round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs later this week they may be without the services of one of their top forwards. The team announced on Monday afternoon that Mats Zuccarello is sidelined indefinitely with what is being called an "upper body..." April 27

  • Rangers, Zuccarello Agree on Extension

    ESPN "The New York Rangers have agreed to terms on a four-year, $18 million contract extension with forward Mats Zuccarello, a source confirmed to The deal was hammered out following a contentious weekend during which contract talks between the team and Zuccarello's camp broke off, which..." March 02

  • Rangers and Mats Zuccarello close to contract extension: sources

    New York Daily News "The Rangers didn't trade Mats Zuccarello on Sunday. That's because a contract extension is imminent for the Blueshirts' top-line right wing. The Daily News has learned that Zuccarello, 27, and the Rangers have agreed on the numbers of a four-year, $18 million extension ($4.5 million per year),..." March 01

  • Rangers stunner: Mats Zuccarello on the trading block

    New York Post "Things have changed dramatically in the past three days. Slap Shots has learned the Rangers have told Mats Zuccarello they will seek to trade him before Monday’s deadline and have begun to aggressively shop the impending-free-agent, first-line right wing after a breakdown in contract talks between..." March 01

  • Vigneault hopes Rangers re-sign struggling Zuccarello

    Pro Hockey Talk "Mats Zuccarello wouldn’t rate his performance so far this season particularly highly. He’s gone from recording 59 points in 77 games in 2013-14 to eight goals and 18 assists in 46 contests this season. “I know I haven’t been good enough,” Zuccarello told the New York Daily News. “It’s not just..." February 03

  • Rangers' Zuccarello to return Tuesday vs. Islanders

    The Score "New York Rangers forward Mats Zuccarello will return to the ice for an in-state clash with the New York Islanders on Tuesday. The diminutive forward missed Sunday's loss to the Toronto Maple Leafs with an undisclosed ailment. " October 14

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    Craig Morgan @cmorganfoxaz

    Mats Zuccarello settles at one year, $3.5 million with New York Rangers. Nice raise from $1.15 million.

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    New York Rangers @NYRangers

    #NYR Injury Update: team doctor confirms original diagnosis of non-displaced fracture in left hand for @zuccarello36..out approx 3-4 weeks

  • Rangers’ Zuccarello flies home with broken hand

    New York Post "Six of the seven Rangers who went to Sochi for the Olympics will compete in Friday’s semifinals, alive in the competition for the gold medal. The seventh, Mats Zuccarello, is on his way back to New York with a non-displaced fracture of the left hand that, preliminarily at least, is expected to..." February 20

  • Rangers talk extension with Mats Zuccarello, Ryan Callahan ahead of free agency

    New York Daily News "As the Rangers help the NHL's business boom in the Bronx, they're simultaneously focused on how best to spend their slice of the league's growing revenue pie. Sunday's 7-3 Rangers win over the Devils at Yankee Stadium posted a 5.1 rating on NBC - the highest ever in New York for an NHL game on..." January 28

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    Steve Zipay @stevezipay

    AV: Mats Zuccarello is healthy scratch. Mostly based on performance. Mashinter in

  • Zuccarello agrees to deal, avoids arbitration

    North Jersey "Norwegian forward Mats Zuccarello has avoided his arbitration hearing scheduled for tomorrow morning by agreeing to a reported one-year deal worth $1.15 million with the Rangers. The 5-foot-7 Zuccarello who turns 26 on Sept. 1 was a restricted free agent for the second straight offseason. Last..." July 30

  • Zuccarello energizing Rangers’ playoff chase

    New York Post "It is tough for Mats Zuccarello to get upset. Honestly, it is. “As a person, I’m outgoing and I don’t take everything so seriously,” the diminutive Norwegian said after the team’s 3-2 loss to the Panthers in Florida on Tuesday. “I’m here to have a good time, hopefully play some good hockey and..." April 25