Matts Zuccarello is leaving the New York Rangers. While reasons are specified in the article, it would appear playing time and possibly system were at the root of it. The young forward is jumping to the KHL. The twenty four year old played in just ten regular season games under the bellicose John Torterella who also drove out Sean Avery, and Erik Christensen this season on the teams way to being run over by the cross river rivals the New Jersey Devils.
Zuccarello leaves the NHLwith just 131 games of North American experience after two years in the Rangers system. Three of those games were in the playoffs. Metallurg Magnitogorsk is his new team. he’ll be living in a much smaller city than New York as his new homes population is estimated at under half a million.