2013-14: Injuries during second season as Devils’ captain/seventh year with club/13th NHL campaign limited playing time to just 40 games…Total included his 300th game with NJ Jan. 11 vs. Fla…Notched lone goal of season Mar. 14 at Fla. for first regular-season tally since Mar. 10, ‘10 vs. NYR...Missed 30 games Oct. 24-Dec. 27 with a non-displaced stress fracture in foot; placed on I.R. Oct. 28, retroactive to Oct. 22…Also designated an injured/non-roster player from Oct. 23-28 due to personal reasons…Activated off I.R. Dec. 28; saw action in season-high 21 straight contests through Feb. 27…Also missed final 10 games of season Mar. 27-Apr. 13 with lower body injury and two contests Mar. 1-2 due to collarbone injury.
Signed as a free agent by St. Louis, December 16, 1996. Signed as a free agent by Missouri (UHL), March 11, 2005. Traded to New Jersey by St. Louis for Cam Janssen, February 26, 2008. Missed 2010-11 due to pre-seaon head injury vs. Philadelphia, September 28, 2010. Missed majority of 2013-14 due to foot (October 22, 2013 at Columbus) and lower-body (March 29, 2014 vs. NY Islanders) injuries.
Philadelphia is where I started my NHL career and this is where I want to be so I am really happy. This definitely gives me a lot of confidence by the Flyers showing that they have confidence in me. I know they want to see me get better as a player and this is the place to do it.
— Zac Rinaldo to the Flyers website on signing a two-year contract extension with Philadelphia