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Dainius Zubrus | Winger | #9

Team: San Jose Sharks
Age / DOB:  (37) / 6/16/1978
Ht / Wt:  6'5' / 225
Drafted: 1996 / Rd. 1 (15) / PHI
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Up 2-0 in the series, San Jose will not make any lineup changes in Game 3 against Nashville.
And why would they? San Jose has out-scored Nashville 8-4 thus far, with two of the Predators' tallies coming in garbage time. Dainius Zubrus will be joined by Micheal Haley, Matt Tennyson and Dylan DeMelo once again. May 3 - 7:44 PM

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Coach Peter DeBoer will forego any lineup changes for Friday's Game 1 against Nashville.

Which means that Dainius Zubrus will be joined by Micheal Haley, Matt Tennyson and Dylan DeMelo once again.
Apr 29 - 7:24 PM

Dainius Zubrus, Micheal Haley, and Dylan DeMelo will each be scratched for Game 5 against the Kings on Friday night.

Neither of these three have made their way into the lineup this postseason just yet, but with the Sharks on the verge of moving on to the second round, there will opportunities.
Source: NHL.com
Apr 22 - 8:04 PM

Dainius Zubrus, Micheal Haley, and Dylan DeMelo will each be scratched for Game 1 against the Kings on Thursday night.

Zubrus turned in a quality season considering he signed during the season, and is 37-years old. He posted seven points and 68 hits in 50 games playing primarily as a supportive fourth line role.
Apr 14 - 9:44 PM

Dainius Zubrus will play in Saturday's regular season finale.

Thus will be the only lineup change as well. The wily veteran has performed admirably for the Sharks since being signed mid-season. He's posted seven points with 67 hits while averaging 11: 36 of ice time over 49 games.
Source: Kevin Kurz
Apr 9 - 5:04 PM

Dainius Zubrus will miss Thursday's contest for a minor undisclosed injury.

It sounds like this is as much of a game off for Zubrus as it is a response to an ailment. Given that the playoffs are just around the corner, that's not too surprising. Chris Tierney, who was out Tuesday for a minor ailment of his own, will draw into the lineup.
Apr 7 - 2:38 PM

Dainius Zubrus could return to the San Jose lineup on Saturday.

Zubrus would replace Joonas Donskoi in the lineup and play on the fourth unit. He sat out last game as a healthy scratch and has not had a point in his last 11 games and only one assist in his last 19. Don't expect anything special on Saturday from the veteran forward.
Mar 26 - 10:27 AM

Dainius Zubrus will get back into the lineup Tuesday.

He was sidelined with an upper-body injury, but feels ready to return now. "I think it will take a little bit of time to heal still, but I've been feeling good and I'll be ready to go tonight," said Zubrus, who will replace Mike Brown on the fourth line.
Jan 26 - 4:12 PM

Coach Todd McLellan will forego lineup changes for Sunday's match with the Kings.

Which means that Dainius Zubrus and Matt Tennyson will each be scratched. Which is just as well for fantasy purposes, as neither have accumulated much value.
Jan 24 - 1:54 PM

Dainius Zubrus is a healthy scratch in Thursday's game against the Arizona Coyotes.

The 37-year-old has missed the last six games because of an upper-body injury, but the Sharks removed him from the injured list today. He has one goal and two points in 17 games this season. Matt Tennyson will also watch from the press box.
Jan 21 - 9:20 PM

Dainius Zubrus (upper body) has been removed from the injured reserve list.

Despite that, Zubrus will not play on Thursday. Zubrus' services have only been employed in 17 contests this season.
Jan 21 - 5:00 PM

Dainius Zubrus (upper body) was able to fully participate in Wednesday's practice.

There's a good chance that Zubrus will return to the Sharks' lineup on Thursday, but coach Pete DeBoer is still referring to him as day-to-day. Zubrus has been sidelined for six straight games.
Jan 20 - 6:10 PM

Dainius Zubrus (upper body) skated with the Sharks on Saturday.

Zubrus is not ready to practice after being injured on January 7. He has a goal and two points in 17 games this season.
Jan 17 - 9:28 AM

Dainius Zubrus (upper body) has been put on injured reserve by the Sharks.

He suffered an upper-body injury back on Jan. 7 against Detroit and it's unclear when he will be ready to return. Zubrus has one goal and one assist in 17 games this season.
Jan 13 - 5:36 PM

Dainius Zubrus (upper body) won't play in Saturday's game against Toronto.

The 37-year-old has one goal and two points in 17 games this season. He's considered day-to-day right now.
Jan 9 - 5:24 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Joe Thornton
2Logan Couture
3Chris Tierney
4Nick Spaling
LW1Tomas Hertl
2Patrick Marleau
3Matthew Nieto
4Melker Karlsson
5Dainius Zubrus
RW1Joe Pavelski
2Joel Ward
3Tommy Wingels
4Joonas Donskoi
5Micheal Haley
D1Brent Burns
2Marc-Edouard Vlasic
3Paul Martin
4Justin Braun
5Brenden Dillon
6Dylan DeMelo
7Roman Polak
8Matt Tennyson
G1Martin Jones
2James Reimer