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Wild, Zucker Agree To 5-Year, $27.5M Contract

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KELO Minnesota Wild

The Minnesota Wild have agreed to terms with left wing Jason Zucker on a five-year, $27.5 million contract.
    
The 26-year-old had 33 goals and 31 assists in 82 games while leading the team with seven game-winning goals and 54 takeaways last season, all career highs. Zucker will carry a $5.5 million annual salary cap hit through the 2022-23 season.
    
The deal with Zucker, a restricted free agent, was done Wednesday. The Wild signed defenseman Matt Dumba, who was also a restricted free agent, to a five-year, $30 million contract last week. It has otherwise been a relatively quiet offseason under new general manager Paul Fenton, whose biggest free agent signings were defenseman Greg Pateryn and forwards J.T. Brown, Eric Fehr and Matt Hendricks.

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