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Dainius Zubrus | Winger

Team: New Jersey Devils
Age / DOB:  (36) / 6/16/1978
Ht / Wt:  6'5' / 225
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Dainius Zubrus had three goals this week as he broke out of a long slump.
Zubrus had only two goals and two assists in his previous 38 games heading into action on Monday and now has 13 goals this season to go with 13 helpers. He is now seeing second line action with Damien Brunner and Michael Ryder on his wings. Apr 6 - 8:13 AM

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Dainius Zubrus potted two goals for the Devils in their 3-1 win over the Hurricanes on Saturday night.

Quite the victory for the Devils, who were without two of their best forwards in Adam Henrique and Patrik Elias. Zubrus, who had two penalty minutes and a plus-two rating, scored one in the first and his second, his 12th of the season, via the empty net. Travis Zajac got the other goal in the win.
Apr 5 - 11:30 PM

Dainius Zubrus scored his 11th goal of the season during a 3-2 shootout loss to Buffalo.

Zubrus notched a point for the first time in 13 games, as the 35 year old now has 24 points through 76 games. Zubrus played 19 games in Buffalo during the 2006-07 season, where he scored eight points in the short stint.
Apr 1 - 11:09 PM

Dainius Zubrus (knee) plans to participate in the Devils' warmups before deciding if he will play on Friday.

Zubrus left Thursday's contest after being struck by a slap shot during Thursday's contest. His knee is bruised, but he feels lucky that it wasn't worse.
Jan 31 - 1:31 PM

Dainius Zubrus was struck in his left knee by a slap shot during Thursday's game.

The incident occurred midway through the third period and ended Zubrus' night. It wasn't immediately clear if Zubrus would be available for Friday's contest.
Jan 31 - 9:52 AM

Dainius Zubrus is projected to play with Travis Zajac and Jaromir Jagr on New Jersey's top line Thursday.

He has recorded one goal and one assist in his last 17 games and both of those points came on Jan. 14 against Montreal. Zubrus has contributed 21 points in 54 contests this year.
Jan 30 - 1:42 PM

Dainius Zubrus suffered a broken nose on Sunday, but he'll still play on Tuesday.

"I got sandwiched between two guys as they were coming together for a hit," Zubrus said. "It happened in the first period." Zubrus returned to the game after having his nose reset. He has 21 points and 26 penalty minutes in 53 contests in 2013-14.
Jan 28 - 3:10 PM

Dainius Zubrus had a goal and an assist in Tuesday's 4-1 win over Montreal.

That ended Zubrus' 10-game scoring drought. He has nine goals and 21 points in 48 games in 2013-14.
Jan 15 - 9:42 AM

Dainius Zubrus doesn't have a point in his last eight games.

He hasn't made his mark on the scoresheet since he picked up a goal and an assist on Dec. 21 against Washington. Zubrus has eight goals and 19 points in 45 games this campaign.
Jan 11 - 10:20 AM

Dainius Zubrus skipped the Devils' Friday morning skate due to a minor injury.

This isn't the first practice Zubrus has missed due to an ailment he sustained on Saturday, but he's been playing through it. "It's just something that has been kind of there for a week or so and I'm trying to take care of it and give it a rest when I can," Zubrus said. He still expects to play Friday night.
Fri, Dec 20, 2013 04:05:00 PM

Dainius Zubrus is good to play Wednesday despite missing Monday's practice.

Zubrus also missed the final five and a half minutes of Saturday's contest and confirmed that the two events were related. He has seven goals and 17 points in 34 games this season.
Tue, Dec 17, 2013 05:02:00 PM

Dainius Zubrus notched two goals for the Devils in their 3-0 win over the Lightning on Saturday night.

Zubrus is certainly a capable depth forward, but he's getting big-time minutes with the Devils and playing well lately. The 35-year-old has points in four straight games, with seven goals and 17 points on the year. It's hard to believe he'll stay this hot, so he's not worth going crazy for in fantasy leagues. Damien Brunner also scored, while Jaromir Jagr had a hand in two of the team's goals.
Sat, Dec 14, 2013 10:01:00 PM

Dainius Zubrus has shown he isn’t quite washed up yet, countering an early eight game point drought with six points (1G, 5A) in his last six games.

The 35 year-old is also a +8 in his last six games with two penalty minutes and a game winner. Don’t expect his production to keep up for too much longer, but he’s certainly a Devil on fire lately.
Fri, Nov 22, 2013 09:17:00 PM

Dainius Zubrus scored the game-winning goal in the New Jersey Devils' 3-2 win against the New York Rangers on Tuesday.

Zubrus now has three goals and two assists for five points in 18 games played this season. He's a solid player in reality, but his fantasy value is negligible.
Tue, Nov 12, 2013 10:12:00 PM

Dainius Zubrus had four penalty minutes in the Devils' 1-0 loss to the Flyers on Saturday night.

The Devils generated only 14 shots on goal, even with three power-play chances, so there wasn't much offense to find in this boxscore. Zubrus played 17:17. he has two goals and an assist on the year.
Sat, Nov 2, 2013 11:30:00 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Travis Zajac
2Patrik Elias
3Adam Henrique
4Reid Boucher
5Jacob Josefson
LW1Michael Cammalleri
2Tuomo Ruutu
3Ryane Clowe
4Stephen Gionta
5Dainius Zubrus
RW1Jaromir Jagr
2Michael Ryder
3Damien Brunner
4Martin Havlat
5Steve Bernier
6Mike Sislo
D1Andy Greene
2Marek Zidlicky
3Bryce Salvador
4Eric Gelinas
5Peter Harrold
6Adam Larsson
7Jonathon Merrill
G1Cory Schneider
2Keith Kinkaid
3Scott Clemmensen