An urgency to produce
Part of it is because the team’s other talented young players — Coyle, Granlund and defenseman Jonas Brodin — earned permanent places on the Wild’s roster before Zucker. It’s also because Zucker was drafted in 2010 and the team has watched
him develop for four years. Fair or not, they want a payoff on their investment sooner than later, and at both ends of the ice.