3 Potential Free-Agent Destinations for Jason Zucker

The NHL's free agency period opens up on July 1 and veteran winger Jason Zucker is going to have several teams interested in signing him. Zucker spent last season split between the Arizona Coyotes and Nashville Predators and 14 goals and 32 points in 69 games.

At 32 years old, Zucker is likely looking for a multi-year deal as likely to receive $2.5-3.5 million per season on his next contract. Here's three teams who could be interested:

Vancouver Canucks

The Canucks management brass know Zucker very well from their days together in Pittsburgh and Vancouver could see Zucker as a depth back-up option should they miss on signing Jake Guentzel. Vancouver needs a top-line winger but they also need secondary scoring, which is where Zucker could be a viable option.

Buffalo Sabres

The Sabres are in the market for proven NHL talent and want to add to their top-nine this summer. Buffalo has a ton of cap space and the resources to make Zucker fit under their cap. The speedy winger is great on the forecheck and isn't afraid to muck it up in the dirty areas of the ice which is something the Sabres could use more of heading into next season.

Los Angeles Kings

The Kings need depth scoring and they are going to have several holes to fill up front this summer. Rob Blake created some more financial flexibility with the Pierre-Luc Dubois trade and could use some of the newfound cap space to add Zucker to his lineup. His versatility to play either wing is something that should be very appealing to the Kings GM.

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