Travis Zajac

Age 36 May 13, 1985
Winnipeg CAN
Center shoots right
6'2" 188 cm
185 lbs 84 kg
ELC Signing Age 20
Waivers Signing Age 21
UFA Year 2012
Agent Kurt Overhardt
Draft Year 2004
Drafted Overall 20
Draft Round 1
Draft Team New Jersey Devils

Transaction History
Jun 15, 2021 Tampa Bay Lightning | Anthony Cirelli | Cirelli went to the locker room late in the third period after a scrum with the Islanders' Travis Zajac in Tuesday's Game 2, Joe Smith of The Athletic reports.
Jun 14, 2021 New York Islanders | Oliver Wahlstrom | Wahlstrom (lower body) is no longer injured, but coach Barry Trotz prefers the faceoff prowess and veteran presence of Travis Zajac in the lineup over Wahlstrom, Andrew Gross of Newsday reports.
Jun 9, 2021 New York Islanders | Travis Zajac | Zajac scored a goal on his only shot and had three hits in Wednesday's 6-2 win over Boston in Game 6.
May 26, 2021 New York Islanders | Travis Zajac | Zajac will suit up in Wednesday's Game 6 against Pittsburgh, Brian Compton of (NHL).com reports.
May 25, 2021 New York Islanders | Travis Zajac | Zajac could find himself in the lineup Wednesday versus the Penguins, Andrew Gross of Newsday reports.
May 22, 2021 New York Islanders | Travis Zajac | Zajac has yet to dress for any of the playoff games versus the Penguins.
May 10, 2021 New York Islanders | Travis Zajac | Zajac is a healthy scratch for Monday's game against Boston, Andrew Gross of Newsday reports.
Apr 23, 2021 New York Islanders | Travis Zajac | Zajac was a healthy scratch for the first time as an Islander in the 1-0 shootout loss to the Capitals on Thursday, Neil Best of Newsday reports.
Apr 15, 2021 New York Islanders | Travis Zajac | Zajac scored a goal on his only shot and added two hits in Thursday's 4-1 loss to Boston.
Apr 8, 2021 New York Islanders | Travis Zajac | Zajac will be in the Islanders' lineup for Thursday's game versus Philadelphia.
Apr 8, 2021 New York Islanders | Travis Zajac | Zajac could play Thursday versus the Flyers, Andrew Gross of Newsday reports.
Apr 7, 2021 Trade TRADE ANALYSIS
The New York Islanders acquired Kyle Palmieri and Travis Zajac from the New Jersey Devils for A.J. Greer, Mason Jobst, 2021 first round pick and 2022 conditional fourth round pick
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Apr 4, 2021 New Jersey Devils | Travis Zajac | Zajac scored two goals in Sunday's 5-4 loss to the Capitals.
Mar 23, 2021 New Jersey Devils | Travis Zajac | Zajac tallied a goal and two assists with a pair of shots in Tuesday's 4-3 win over the Flyers.
Mar 9, 2021 New Jersey Devils | Travis Zajac | Zajac racked up three assists in Tuesday's 5-4 overtime loss to the Capitals.
Feb 20, 2021 New Jersey Devils | Travis Zajac | Zajac (not injury related) will be added to the Devils' active roster and play in Saturday's game versus the Sabres, Corey Masisak of The Athletic reports.
Feb 19, 2021 New Jersey Devils | Travis Zajac | Zajac (not injury related) could return to the lineup for Saturday's game versus the Sabres, Amanda Stein of the Devils' official site reports.
Feb 17, 2021 New Jersey Devils | Travis Zajac | Zajac was removed from the (NHL)'s COVID-19 protocols list Wednesday, Amanda Stein of the Devils' official site reports.
Feb 15, 2021 New Jersey Devils | Travis Zajac | Zajac (COVID-19 protocol) won't play in Tuesday's game versus the Rangers, Corey Masisak of The Athletic reports.
Jan 29, 2021 New Jersey Devils | Travis Zajac | Zajac was held out of practice Friday after entering the COVID-19 protocols and won't travel with the team for its two-game trip to Buffalo, Amanda Stein of the Devils' official site reports.
Jan 27, 2021 New Jersey Devils | Travis Zajac | Zajac scored on his only shot in Tuesday's 5-3 loss to Philadelphia.
Jan 16, 2013 New Jersey Devils | Agreed to terms with C Travis Zajac on a eight-year contract.
Mar 25, 2012 Activated New Jersey Devils | (Travis Zajac) has been activated from injured reserve.
Jan 14, 2012 New Jersey Devils | (Travis Zajac) placed on the injured reserve.
2020-2021 Regular Season Stats

Travis Zajac
GP G A P +/- PIM TOI GF% DFF% Rel DFF% CF% Rel CF% G60 P60
New Jersey Devils 33 7 11 18 0 6 421 56.20 46.60 -4.70 51.40 -0.60 1.00 2.42
New York Islanders 13 1 1 2 -1 0 163 44.40 41.00 -6.70 46.80 0.10 2.58 6.27
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Career Stats
Season Team League GP G A TP PIM TOI GF% DFF% Rel DFF% CF% Rel CF% G60 P60 Playoffs GP G A TP PIM
2001-2002 St. James Canadians MJHL 63 19 36 55 18
2002-2003 Salmon Arm Silverbacks BCHL 59 16 36 52 27 Playoffs 11 2 4 6 0
Draft Yr 2003-2004 Salmon Arm Silverbacks BCHL 59 43 69 112 110 Playoffs 14 10 13 23 0
2004-2005 Univ. of North Dakota NCAA 45 20 19 39 16
2005-2006 Univ. of North Dakota NCAA 46 18 29 47 20
2005-2006 Albany River Rats AHL 2 0 1 1 2
2006-2007 New Jersey Devils NHL 80 17 25 42 16 Playoffs 11 1 4 5 0
2007-2008 New Jersey Devils NHL 82 14 20 34 31 1,047 42.86 53.98 2.11 55.52 4.11 0.46 1.03 Playoffs 5 0 1 1 0
2008-2009 New Jersey Devils NHL 82 20 42 62 29 1,035 65.48 58.18 6.93 56.38 4.18 0.75 2.03 Playoffs 7 1 3 4 0
2008-2009 Canada WC 5 0 0 0 2
2009-2010 New Jersey Devils NHL 82 25 42 67 24 1,197 61.36 55.60 7.50 54.53 4.88 0.90 2.01 Playoffs 5 1 1 2 0
2010-2011 New Jersey Devils NHL 82 13 31 44 24 1,175 48.28 51.18 0.03 52.66 1.32 0.51 1.48
2010-2011 Canada WC 7 1 2 3 2
2011-2012 New Jersey Devils NHL 15 2 4 6 4 215 35.71 44.88 -5.74 48.77 -2.46 0.28 1.11 Playoffs 24 7 7 14 0
2012-2013 New Jersey Devils NHL 48 7 13 20 22 658 48.57 54.90 0.31 56.64 1.85 0.46 1.19
2013-2014 New Jersey Devils NHL 80 18 30 48 28 1,191 53.85 59.06 4.49 58.60 5.69 0.71 1.51
2014-2015 New Jersey Devils NHL 74 11 14 25 29 1,054 48.39 50.57 3.58 47.32 0.57 0.23 0.80
2015-2016 New Jersey Devils NHL 74 14 28 42 25 993 51.67 49.42 -0.15 44.91 -1.53 0.30 1.21
2016-2017 New Jersey Devils NHL 80 14 31 45 33 1,102 53.57 50.72 4.14 49.65 3.98 0.33 1.58
2017-2018 New Jersey Devils NHL 63 12 14 26 25 818 41.94 51.00 -2.40 46.69 -3.66 0.66 1.25 Playoffs 5 1 1 2 0
2018-2019 New Jersey Devils NHL 80 19 27 46 20 1,055 42.27 51.01 1.47 47.65 0.69 0.68 1.65
2019-2020 New Jersey Devils NHL 69 9 16 25 28 905 39.30 46.60 -0.60 47.00 1.50 0.33 1.19
2020-2021 New Jersey Devils NHL 33 7 11 18 6 421 56.20 46.60 -4.70 51.40 -0.60 1.00 2.42
2020-2021 New York Islanders NHL 13 1 1 2 0 163 44.40 41.00 -6.70 46.80 0.10 2.58 6.27 Playoffs 14 1 1 2 0
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Contract History

Signing Team
Signing Date January 16, 2013
Signing Status UFA
Agent Kurt Overhardt
Standard Contract | 8 Years $46,000,000 8.94% of cap space
2013-2014 2014-2015 2015-2016 2016-2017 2017-2018 2018-2019 2019-2020 2020-2021
Cap Hit $5,750,000 $5,750,000 $5,750,000 $5,750,000 $5,750,000 $5,750,000 $5,750,000 $5,750,000
UFA
AAV $5,750,000 $5,750,000 $5,750,000 $5,750,000 $5,750,000 $5,750,000 $5,750,000 $5,750,000
Performance Bonuses $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
Base Salary $2,500,000 $4,000,000 $6,500,000 $6,500,000 $6,500,000 $6,500,000 $5,750,000 $5,750,000
Signing Bonuses $1,000,000 $1,000,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
Total Salary $3,500,000 $5,000,000 $6,500,000 $6,500,000 $6,500,000 $6,500,000 $5,750,000 $5,750,000
Minors Salary $3,500,000 $5,000,000 $6,500,000 $6,500,000 $6,500,000 $6,500,000 $5,750,000 $5,750,000
Clauses NTC NTC NTC NTC NTC NTC NTC NTC
UFA Year
* Retained 50% of contract was retained by New Jersey Devils in trade to New York Islanders
Signing Team
Signing Date July 22, 2009
Signing Status RFA
Standard Contract | 4 Years $15,550,000 6.84% of cap space
2009-2010 2010-2011 2011-2012 2012-2013
Cap Hit $3,887,500 $3,887,500 $3,887,500 $3,887,500
UFA
AAV $3,887,500 $3,887,500 $3,887,500 $3,887,500
Performance Bonuses $0 $0 $0 $0
Base Salary $2,750,000 $3,500,000 $4,500,000 $4,800,000
Signing Bonuses $0 $0 $0 $0
Total Salary $2,750,000 $3,500,000 $4,500,000 $4,800,000
Minors Salary $2,750,000 $3,500,000 $4,500,000 $4,800,000
Clauses
UFA Year
Signing Team
Signing Date April 13, 2006
Entry Level Contract | 3 Years $2,952,600 2.24% of cap space
2006-2007 2007-2008 2008-2009
Cap Hit $984,200 $984,200 $984,200
RFA
AAV $984,200 $984,200 $984,200
Performance Bonuses $0 $0 $0
Base Salary $688,900 $688,900 $688,900
Signing Bonuses $295,300 $295,300 $295,300
Total Salary $984,200 $984,200 $984,200
Minors Salary $70,300 $70,300 $70,300
Clauses
UFA Year