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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 (leg) skated on his own before practice on Friday.
Zubrus has missed the last six games with cuts on the back and side of his knee. He has only two goals and four points in 28 games so if you are missing him from your lineup, you are in big trouble or haven't looked at your roster since the draft. Dec 20 - 8:33 AM

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Dainius Zubrus (leg) has been moved to injured reserve.

He is retroactive to Dec. 8 and was placed on New Jersey's injured list to give the team some flexibility prior to the NHL's upcoming holiday roster freeze. Zubrus skated on his own on Thursday.
Dec 18 - 2:31 PM

Dainius Zubrus will miss Saturday's game with a cut on his leg.

Zubrus was cut on Monday and this will be the third straight game that the veteran will have missed. He has only two goals and four points in 28 games so if he is in your lineup, you really aren't paying a lot of attention.
Dec 13 - 8:49 AM

Dainius Zubrus will not play in Thursday's game against the Flyers.

Zubrus suffered a cut on his leg on December 8th against Carolina and has already missed one game because of the injury. "I'm missing a little bit of strength in my leg, in that spot," Zubrus said. "It's affecting my strength and that's holding me back." The 36-year-old has two goals and four points in 28 games this season.
Dec 11 - 6:36 PM

Dainius Zubrus (leg) might rejoin the Devils on Thursday.

If nothing else, Zubrus has accompanied the Devils on their trip to Philadelphia. New Jersey returned Reid Boucher to the minors, so there's a vacant spot for either Michael Cammalleri (lower body) or Zubrus to return.
Dec 11 - 8:54 AM

Dainius Zubrus (leg) won't be available on Tuesday.

Zubrus has four points and 12 penalty minutes in 28 games in 2014-15. The Devils didn't have a morning skate, so it's hard to say how the lines will look with Zubrus temporarily out of the picture, but Reid Boucher has been called up, so he'll at least help fill the void.
Dec 9 - 4:44 PM

Dainius Zubrus' leg was cut by a skate blade during Monday's game.

Zubrus sustained the injury in the second period. He tried to return at the start of the third frame, but he only lasted one shift before leaving for the remainder of the contest.
Dec 9 - 10:45 AM

Dainius Zubrus has been playing alongside Stephen Gionta and Steve Bernier lately.

Zubrus has just two goals and no assists in 19 games this season and he's not likely to see an improvement offensively on that line. He's not worth owning in standard leagues at this time.
Nov 20 - 9:42 AM

Dainius Zubrus opened the scoring for New Jersey, but the team fell to the Penguins by a score of 8-3.

The goal snaps a seven-game pointless drought for Zubrus, who registered a minus-4 rating and failed to rack up any penalty minutes during that span. Jacob Josefson and Tuomo Ruutu also tallied for the Devils in the loss while Stephen Gionta picked up a pair of assists.
Oct 29 - 12:17 AM

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

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

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Travis Zajac
2Patrik Elias
3Adam Henrique
4Jacob Josefson
5Scott Gomez
LW1Michael Cammalleri
2Dainius Zubrus
3Ryane Clowe
4Stephen Gionta
5Tuomo Ruutu
6Jordin Tootoo
RW1Jaromir Jagr
2Martin Havlat
3Michael Ryder
4Steve Bernier
D1Andy Greene
2Damon Severson
3Marek Zidlicky
4Bryce Salvador
5Eric Gelinas
6Peter Harrold
7Jonathon Merrill
8Adam Larsson
9Seth Helgeson
G1Cory Schneider
2Keith Kinkaid