Mats Zuccarello likely heading to Minnesota on five-year deal

7/1/19 | Zuccarello officially signs with Minnesota for five-years at $6 million per season. 6/30/19 | 7:35PM: Zuccarello is likely to sign a five-year deal worth around $6 million per season when free agency opens. (McKenzie) 8:36AM: The Dallas Stars are believed to be the leaders to sign San Jose captain Joe Pavelski and that would likely see Mats Zuccarello sign with another team. (The Athletic) If Zuccarello signs with…

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Where things are with Dallas and Mats Zuccarello

6/28/19  | Zuccarello and the Stars have reportedly come closer in terms of annual salary but Zuccarello continues to want five-years while the Stars are only offering four-years. (The Athletic) 6/23/19 | While former Ranger Mats Zuccarello is still negotiating with Dallas, he will begin speaking with other interested teams today. (NHL.com) Stars GM Jim Nill said that Zuccarello wants to “see what else is out there and then we…

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Dallas eliminated in the second round by St. Louis

5/9 | Zuccarello said on Thursday that he likes it when a team believes in him and coach Jim Montgomery told him that he’d like to have him back. (SportsDay) Dallas GM Jim Nill said that Zuccarello “fit like a glove” and that he’s like to keep him. (SportsDay) 5/8 | Larry Brooks writes that Zuccarello is likely to get a four-year deal worth $5.75 million per season, including a…

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Zuccarello and Dallas move on to the second round

Mats Zuccarello and Dallas defeated Nashville last night in six games to advance to the second round of the playoffs. The Rangers will get Dallas’ first round pick in 2019 if Dallas defeats St. Louis in the next round and Zuccarello plays in 50% of the playoff games. If St. Louis defeats Dallas in the second round the Rangers will get Dallas’ 2nd round pick in 2019. In addition to…

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The Stars won’t discuss a possible Zuccarello extension until after the season

Stars GM Jim Nill said that he isn’t in a rush to engage Mats Zuccarello in contract extension talks and that those discussions will happen after the playoffs. (Dallas Sports Day) The 2020 third round pick that the Rangers acquired as part of the Zuccarello package would turn into a 2020 1st round pick if Zuccarello stays in Dallas. The 2019 second round pick the Rangers acquired as part of…

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What Mats Zuccarello said about the Rangers Tuesday in Dallas

Mats Zuccarello met with the media in Dallas on Tuesday ahead of the Rangers game against the Stars: (NYR) “You leave a team you have been with for a long time and you get to a new team and are really excited to meet the guys and you play and are super high up and you break your arm and you are kind of down again. The team has been…

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