7/21/17 | Jimmy Vesey said that Mats Zuccarello inspires everyone with his work ethic and how "tenacious he is on the puck." (Newsday)
Brendan Smith praised Zuccarello's work ethic and said that when he is making plays and winning battles "everybody feeds off of it."
Mike Milbury said early in the series against Montreal that Zuccarello is "fun to watch" and always plays with energy.
Max Pacioretty said a few years ago that Zuccarello is a player that he tries to watch often because he likes the way he plays. (Nettavisen)
He said that Zuccarello not only makes his teammates better but is "very clever on the ice." (Nettavisen)
Pacioretty said that Zuccarello has become a respected player in the NHL and has "really opened eyes" in the past few years. (Nettavisen)
He said that when he speaks with players on the Rangers they tell him that everyone wants to play with Zuccarello, which Pacioretty says is the "ultimate compliment" for a player. (Nettavisen)
When asked about Zuccarello, Alain Vigneault said "first of all, he's a real good person. He's fun to be around, always upbeat and positive. Extremely hard worker, has figured out a way to not only play in this league but contribute at both ends of the rink. He has a real good skill set but his best skill set is his competitive nature, he's a real competitive kid and he wants to be out there and be a difference maker and he is one of our top players."
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