Found January 17, 2013 on Goon's World:
Former Fighting Sioux forward and current New Jersey Devil Travis Zajac is the first player to sign a big contract under the new CBA. Here is the break down of the deal: 2013-14 $3.5 million (includes $1 million in signing bonus) 2014-15 $5 million (includes $1 million in signing bonus) 2015-16 $6.5 million 2016-17 $6.5 million 2017-18 $6.5 million 2018-19 $6.5 million 2019-20 $5.75 million 2020-21 $5.75 million
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