‘Excited and ready’ – Jason Zucker looking to get back on the ice with Kris Letang and Evgeni Malkin » FirstSportz

Kris Letang, Jason Zucker, Evgeni Malkin
Kris Letang, Jason Zucker, Evgeni Malkin

Pittsburg Penguins forward Jason Sugar is optimistic about the new season after being limited to 41 games last season due to injury. He’s looking for a rebound not only because he’s healthy, but for a few more reasons that linger in their lineup. With defender Kris Letang and center Yevgeny Malkin The newly-signed forward is hoping to skate with the trio again.

The 30-year-old was limited to 41 games last season due to a series of injuries. But he does have a presence in Minnesota in the Da Beauty League, a 4-on-4 summer hockey league for NHL, AHL, and NCAA Division I players. After playing his first game on Wednesday, Zucker remarked: “I’m excited”.

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Jason Zuker is happy to have his trio back

Sidney Crosby, Kris Letang, Evgeni Malkin
Sidney Crosby, Kris Letang, Evgeni Malkin – The Trio

Jason Zuker said: “It was really slow for me, but it was really good. It’s nice to be able to skate again and I’m looking forward to getting healthy and ready to have a healthy season this year.” In early 2021–22, he suffered a lower body injury after his first 30 games following core muscle surgery on January 25. He returned in March but suffered two lower-body injuries after the month that kept him out of the final game of the regular season.

He remarked acc nhl.com, “I’ve been hunting all year and it’s unfortunate”. “But everyone goes through that at some point in their career, and for me it happened to be last year. So I’m excited to get that out of the way. It’s a contract year for me, so I come ready to play.” He will be completing his final season of the five-year, $27.5 million contract he signed with Minnesota Wild before being traded to the Penguins in February 2020.

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After Kris Letang and Evgeni Malkin signed their respective 6-year, $36.6 million and 4-year, $24.4 million deals, Zuker said: “It’s really fun to have these guys back.” “They’re obviously incredible players and they’re the reason Pittsburgh has been so successful. It felt right that they were back. It would have been very strange and embarrassing not to have her in that dressing room.” Forward Teddy Bluegar said: “Having these guys back, the leaders of this team, and of course bringing in some newcomers, I think it’s going to be great for all of us.”

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