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| 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)|
200 lb (91 kg)
|NHL Team||New Jersey Devils|
|Born|| May 13 1985,|
Winnipeg, MB, CAN
|NHL Draft|| 20th overall, 2004|
New Jersey Devils
|Pro Career||2006 – present|
Travis Zajac (born May 13, 1985) is a Canadian professional ice hockey player currently playing for the New Jersey Devils of the National Hockey League (NHL). He was selected 20th overall in the 2004 NHL Entry Draft by the New Jersey Devils and made his NHL debut on October 6, 2006 when the New Jersey Devils beat the Carolina Hurricanes 4–0. He scored his first NHL goal in his second NHL game on October 7, 2006, a 3–1 loss to the Dallas Stars.
On April 19th 2009 Travis Zajac scored his second career playoff goal and lifted the New Jersey Devils to a 3-2 overtime win against the Carolina Hurricanes in Carolina and would give the Devils a 2-1 lead in the series.
He centered the Devils' second line with fellow University of North Dakota alumnus Zach Parise (they were not teammates at North Dakota) on his left and Jamie Langenbrunner as his right wing. The line was referred to as the "PZL" or "ZZ Pop" line by many Devils fans.
On July 22nd, 2009, Zajac signed a contract extension with the Devils, avoiding arbitration.
Career statistics Edit
|2001-02||St. James Canadians||MJHL||na||na||na||na||na||na||na||na||na||na|
|2002–03||Salmon Arm Silverbacks||BCHL||59||16||36||52||27||-||-||-||-||-|
|2003–04||Salmon Arm Silverbacks||BCHL||59||43||69||112||110||14||10||13||23||10|
|2004–05||University of North Dakota||NCAA||43||17||19||36||16||-||-||-||-||-|
|2005–06||University of North Dakota||NCAA||45||17||27||44||20||-||-||-||-||-|
|2005–06||Albany River Rats||AHL||2||0||1||1||2||-||-||-||-||-|
|2006–07||New Jersey Devils||NHL||80||17||25||42||16||11||1||4||5||4|
|2007–08||New Jersey Devils||NHL||82||14||20||34||31||5||0||1||1||4|
|2008–09||New Jersey Devils||NHL||82||20||42||62||29||7||1||3||4||6|
Awards & Achievements Edit
- MJHL Second Rookie All-Star Team (2002)
|Kansas City Scouts/Colorado Rockies/New Jersey Devils first-round draft picks|
|Scouts: Paiement • Dean|
Rockies: Gardner • Beck • Gillis • Ramage • Gagne • Cirella
Devils: Trottier • Daneyko • MacLean • Muller • Wolanin • Brady • Shanahan • C. Foster • Guerin • Miller • Brodeur • Niedermayer • Rolston • Smith • Pederson • Sharifijanov • Sykora • Ward • Damphousse • Van Ryn • Gomez • Ahonen • Hale • A. Foster • Parise • Zajac • Bergfors • Corrente • Tedenby • Josefson
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