Travis Zajac Nominated for the Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy

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Travis Zajac Nominated for the Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy


June 9, 2020 5:39 pm

NEWARK, NJ – On Tuesday morning, the Professional Hockey Writers’ Association announced the nominees for every NHL market’s Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy.

This year, New Jersey Devils Travis Zajac was nominated for the award.

Zajac is the longest standing member on the current roster of the New Jersey Devils, and reached several milestones this past season.

On February 6, he recorded the 335th assist of his career, pulling into a tie on the Devils all-time assist list, his 192nd goal on January 12thmoved the veteran into fifth all-time on the goals scored list, he finished the season with 195 in his career, placing him at fourth all-time. On January 9th he took sole possession of third overall on the Devils all-time point list with his 521st point. On November 2nd, 2019 he played his 934th NHL game, all with New Jersey to tie John MacLean for fifth all-time in franchise history, he ended the 2019-20 season with 991 all-time games played, sitting at fourth on the franchise list.

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