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Travis Zajac | Center | #19

Team: New Jersey Devils
Age / DOB:  (32) / 5/13/1985
Ht / Wt:  6'2' / 185
Drafted: 2004 / Rd. 1 (20) / NJ
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Travis Zajac expects it will be about a month before he will be able to begin rehab work on his arm.
Zajac is expected to be sidelined for four-to-six months after he had surgery on Aug. 17 to repair a torn left pectoral muscle. He doesn't think it will be long before he resumes skating. Sep 14 - 2:53 PM

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Travis Zajac will miss four to six months after undergoing pectoral surgery.

Depending on how his recovery goes, Zajac should be back sometime between December and February. "This morning, Travis Zajac underwent successful surgery to repair a torn left pectoral muscle that was suffered last week during off-season training," said GM Ray Shero. "The procedure was performed by the club's Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Jonathan L. Glashow." The 32-year-old had 14 goals and 45 points in 80 games with the Devils last season. The injury gives first overall pick Nico Hischier an even better chance of sticking with the team out of training camp.
Aug 17 - 4:57 PM

Travis Zajac scored the only Devils goal Saturday night as they lost a 3-1 contest to the Hurricanes.

This is only the second time in his last 10 games that Zajac has scored a point. He had two assists against the Flyers March 16. This current negative streak came on the heels of five consecutive games in which he scored every time.
Mar 25 - 11:05 PM

Travis Zajac rejoined the Devils for Monday's practice.

Zajac didn't take part in Saturday's game because his wife was giving birth to their daughter. Zajac is projected to play alongside Taylor Hall and Kyle Palmieri on Tuesday.
Mar 14 - 8:54 AM

Travis Zajac won't be in Arizona for Saturday's game because his wife is having a baby.

Zajac has returned to New Jersey and the rest of the team will follow him after Saturday's contests. Congratulations to Zajac and his growing family.
Mar 10 - 4:40 PM

Center Travis Zajac registered two points in the New Jersey Devils' 4-3 overtime loss to the visiting Montreal Canadiens Monday night.

Zajac is on a five-game point streak. He has three goals and eight points during that span. Monday, he scored his 13th goal of the season and contributed his 26th assist on Kyle Palmieri's 19th goal. Also scoring for the Devils was John Moore (sixth). The Devils squandered leads of 1-0, 2-0 and 3-1 in this game. They lost 4-3 in overtime Saturday night, as well, in a game against the New York Rangers.
Feb 27 - 10:29 PM

Travis Zajac extended his point streak to four games during Saturday's 4-3 overtime loss to the Rangers.

The veteran pivot now has two goals and six points during the streak. He has 12 goals and 37 points over 60 games this season.
Feb 25 - 8:48 PM

Travis Zajac scored a power play goal in Tuesday's 2-1 loss to the Ottawa Senators.

It took the Devils more than two periods to get on the board, but Zajac finally managed to cut Ottawa's lead to 2-1 at the 6:37 mark of the third frame. Unfortunately for the Devils, that's as close as they'd come to tying the game. Zajac has now picked up at least one point in three straight games and four of his last five. He has 12 goals and 35 points in 59 games.
Feb 21 - 9:38 PM

Travis Zajac had a goal and an assist in a 3-2 win over the Islanders Saturday night.

Zajac scored his 11th goal and gained his 22nd assist against the cross river rivals. He assisted on Devante Smith-Pelly’s goal at the 7:10 mark of the first. His own goal came while the Devils were on penalty kill for Taylor Hall’s roughing penalty. Zajac has gained five points in the last six games. These games include another multi-point game in a 5-1 win against the Blue Jackets on February 4, were he also scored a goal and an assist.
Feb 18 - 10:21 PM

Travis Zajac recorded his ninth of the season in a 3-2 overtime loss to Edmonton Thursday.

Zajac opened the scoring for the Devils in the first period. He has 26 points in 42 games thus far. Steven Santini scored his first career goal in the loss.
Jan 13 - 1:48 AM

Travis Zajac (illness) will get back into the lineup on Tuesday night.

He sat out Monday's match against Boston due to an illness. Zajac has eight goals and 16 assists in 37 games this campaign.
Jan 3 - 5:12 PM

Travis Zajac isn't participating in Monday's pre-game warmup.

It means he won't be playing. He missed the morning skate because he's been dealing with an illness. Zajac is considered day-to-day for the time being.
Jan 2 - 6:34 PM

Travis Zajac (illness) is a game-time decision on Monday.

Zajac didn't take part in Monday's practice. He has eight goals and 24 points in 37 contests in 2016-17.
Jan 2 - 12:07 PM

Travis Zajac registered an assist in the Devils' 3-2 win over Vancouver on Tuesday.

He managed to return to the game, sporting a face shield, after he suffered a broken nose. Zajac is on a three-game point streak with him scoring three goals and three assists over that span. He's up to eight goals and 21 points in 25 games this season.
Wed, Dec 7, 2016 09:32:00 AM

Don't look now, but Travis Zajac now owns a trio of multi-point games over his last five.

That's right, he picked up another pair of helpers during Saturday's 5-4 overtime win over the Predators. Over the last five he has three goals and seven points, giving him eight goals and 20 points in 24 games thus far.
Sat, Dec 3, 2016 08:26:00 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Travis Zajac
2Nico Hischier
3Pavel Zacha
4Brian Boyle
5Michael McLeod
6Blake Coleman
LW1Taylor Hall
2Adam Henrique
3Brian Gibbons
4Miles Wood
5Jesper Bratt
RW1Kyle Palmieri
2Marcus Johansson
3Drew Stafford
4Stefan Noesen
5Jimmy Hayes
D1Damon Severson
2Andy Greene
3John Moore
4Will Butcher
5Ben Lovejoy
6Mirco Mueller
7Dalton Prout
8Steven Santini
G1Cory Schneider
2Keith Kinkaid