Pittsburgh Penguins Rumors: 2 Teams Linked to Jason Zucker

Jason Zucker is one of the most notable pending UFAs who could hit the market this summer. As a result, he is already starting to get some attention, as the Washington Capitals and Winnipeg Jets are expected to target him this summer. 

The Capitals are looking to improve their top six after a disappointing 2022-23 season. When noting that Zucker just put together a strong season for the Pittsburgh Penguins, it makes sense that the Caps are now looking to steal him from their biggest rival. He would be a great addition to their second line and become a key contributor to their power play if signed.

The Jets need more scoring if they hope to turn things around next season. As a result, it is understandable that they are now considering Zucker as a potential free-agent option this summer. He would give their forward group more scoring and could fit very well in their middle six. On paper, the match is there, so we will need to wait and see if the Jets can successfully sign him this summer.

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