Zuccarello called up from Whale
Norwegian returning to NHL roster after opening season with Blueshirts
Zuccarello, 24, has registered 12 goals and 24 assists for 36 points, along with 22 penalty minutes in 37 games with Connecticut this season. He ranks fourth on the team in points and assists, and is tied for fifth in goals.
He also ranks third on Connecticut with a plus-five rating, and fifth with five power play goals. Zuccarello has posted nine multi-point efforts, including three, three-point performances. He recorded an AHL career-high, three assists on November 12 at St. John’s.
The Oslo, Norway native skated in three games with the Rangers to begin the season. He was originally signed by the Rangers as a free agent on May 26, 2010.