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Dainius Zubrus  #8

New Jersey Devils  Left Wing
NUMBER: 8 BIRTHDATE: June 16, 1978  (AGE 36)
HEIGHT: 6' 5" BIRTHPLACE: Elektrenai, Lithuania
WEIGHT: 225 DRAFTED: PHI / 1996 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 1st   (15th overall)
Placed on I.R. yesterday, retroactive to Dec. 8...Missed five games Dec. 9-17 (leg lacerations); had played in 123 straight dating back to Apr. 1, '13...Had points in back-to-back games Dec. 4-6 (2a)...Appeared in 500th game with NJD Nov. 21 at Edm.; Scored 0:09 into Oct. 28 contest at Pit., the second-fastest (tie, G. Adams, Dec. 21, '85 at Hfd.) goal to start a road game in Devils' history...Netted GWG Oct. 9 at Phi...2013-14: Appeared in every game for fourth time in seven seasons with NJ...Totaled 13g-13a-26pts overall Recorded six multi-point games/two 2g matches: Apr. 5 at Car.and Dec. 14 vs. TB...Registered 1g-1a-2pts Jan. 14 at Mtl., Dec. 21 at Wsh. and Nov. 29 at Car.; also posted 2a Nov. 16 vs. Pit...Had season-high four-game point-scoring streak Dec. 7-14 (3g-2a-5pts)...Notched lone GWG Nov. 12 at NYR...Appeared in his 1,100th career NHL game Nov. 2 vs. Phi.; played in his 400th game with NJ Oct. 4 vs. NYI Reached 200-point mark with squad with goal Nov. 29 at Car.
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.
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