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Dainius Zubrus  #8

New Jersey Devils  Right Wing
NUMBER: 8 BIRTHDATE: June 16, 1978  (AGE 35)
HEIGHT: 6' 5" BIRTHPLACE: Elektrenai, Lithuania
WEIGHT: 225 DRAFTED: PHI / 1996 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 1st   (15th overall)
Has appeared in all 81 games this season...Has six multiple-point games, including 2g Apr. 5 at Car. &  Dec. 14 vs. TB...Recorded 1g-1a-2pts Jan. 14 at Mtl., Dec. 21 at Wsh & Nov. 29 at Car.; recorded 2a Nov. 16 vs. Pit...Had points in season-high four straight games Dec. 7-14 (3g-2a-5pts)...Posted points in three straight Nov. 16-21 (4a)...Had points in back-to-back games twice: Nov. 27-29 (1g-2a-3pts) &  Nov.10-12 (1g-1a-2pts)...Scored lone GWG of season Nov. 12 at NYR...Appeared in 1,100th NHL game Nov. 2 vs. Phi...Recorded first goal of the season on Oct. 11 at Cgy...Appeared in 400th game with NJ and recorded 1a Oct. 4 vs. NYI…2012-13: Injuries during sixth season in NJ limited playing time to just 22 games and production to 2g-7a-9pts…Recorded points in back-to-back games three times: Apr. 18-20 (1g-1a-2-pts), Apr. 7-10 (2a) and Jan. 31-Feb. 2 (2a)...Missed 26 contests Feb. 7-Mar. 30 with left wrist injury…Re-signed with Devils July 4, 2013.
Traded to Montreal by Philadelphia with Philadelphia's 2nd round choice (Matt Carkner) in 1999 Entry Draft and NY Islanders' 6th round choice (previously acquired, Montreal selected Scott Selig) in 2000 Entry Draft for Mark Recchi, March 10, 1999. Traded to Washington by Montreal with Trevor Linden and New Jersey's 2nd round choice (previously acquired, later traded to Tampa Bay Tampa Bay selected Andreas Holmqvist) in 2001 Entry Draft for Richard Zednik, Jan Bulis and Washington's 1st round choice (Alexander Perezhogin) in 2001 Entry Draft, March 13, 2001. Signed as a free agent by Togliatti (Russia), July 1, 2004. Traded to Buffalo by Washington with Timo Helbling for Jiri Novotny and Buffalo's 1st round choice (later traded to San Jose - San Jose selected Nicholas Petrecki) in 2007 Entry Draft, February 27, 2007. Signed as a free agent by New Jersey, July 3, 2007.

Playing for my favorite team growing up, I've probably scored that goal a million times in my driveway. It feels good to actually do it in real life.

— Dale Weise, who grew up a Canadiens fan, on scoring the overtime winner in Montreal's 5-4 victory against Tampa Bay in Game 1