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Travis Zajac

Born:May 13, 1985Draft:2004 Devils, 20th Overall
Hometown:Winnipeg, MB, CANPosition:Centre
Known For:Shoots:Right
National Team:CanadaCurrent Status:Retired

Travis Zajac (born May 13, 1985) is a former Canadian professional ice hockey centre who played for the New Jersey Devils and New York Islanders. The Devils selected Zajac 20th overall in 2004, and he had played his entire NHL career and served as an alternate captain with New Jersey until he was traded to the Islanders on April 7, 2021. He signed a one-day contract to retire as a Devil on Sept 20, 2021.

Travis Zajac
Travis Zajac #19, New Jersey Devils (Amy Irvin / The Hockey Writers)

Travis Zajac Statistics

Trade Tracker

DateTraded FromTraded WithTraded ToTraded For
Apr. 7, 2021New Jersey DevilsKyle PalmieriNew York IslandersFirst-Round Pick 2021
(Chase Stillman)
Fourth-Round Pick 2022
(Daniil Orlov)
A.J. Greer
Mason Jobst

Deeper Dive


  • 2001-02 MJHL Second All-Rookie Team
  • 2003-04 BCHL (Interior) First All-Star Team
  • 2003-04 BCHL (Interior) Most Valuable Player
  • 2004-05 NCAA (Championship) All-Tournament Team
  • 2004-05 NCAA (WCHA) All-Rookie Team
  • 2005-06 NCAA (WCHA) Champion
  • 2008-09 World Championship Silver Medal