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Zubrus Leads Lithuania Past Team GB in Tait’s 100th Game by   Rob McGregor

New Jersey forward Dainius Zubrus led hosts Lithuania to a 2-1 victory of Team GB in Vilnius today, as British stalwart Ashley Tait picked up his 100th international cap. Zubrus set up Arnoldas Bosas for the opening marker four minutes in to the opening period, and secured the game winner mid way through the second frame when he converted a [...]
Via The Hockey House
April 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Brayden Schenn suffers five-inch laceration to gut from skate, keeps playing, scores OT winner (video)

During the second period of Tuesday’s tilt between the Philadelphia Flyers and New Jersey Devils, Flyers center Brayden Schenn suffered an injury to his abdomen on a bizarre play when the skate blade of Dainius Zubrus came up and slashed him on the stomach, causing a five-inch laceration. Schenn delivered a punishing check on Zubrus […]The post Brayden Schenn suffers five-inch...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
January 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Brayden Schenn scores game-winner after taking skate to stomach

We all know how tough hockey players are. Hell, Gregory Campbell broke his leg from blocking a shot during a penalty kill on the playoffs. This story adds another notch to the belt of hockey toughness lore.  Schenn was skating up to New Jersey's Dainius Zubrus to make a body check during the Flyers-Devils game on Tuesday night. As Zubrus fell back, his skate came up and sliced...
Via Puck Drunk Love
January 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Dainius Zubrus To Sign Three Year Extension With Devils by   Steven Ellis

The New Jersey Devils have reportedly agreed on a 3-year/$9M contract extension with Dainius Zubrus. The deal is not official according to Tom Gulitti, but it is agreed to in principal. Zubrus was drafted 15th overall in the 1996 NHL Entry Draft by the Philadelphia Flyers from the Caledon Canadians of the Metro Junior A Hockey League. As of the 2006 draft, Zubrus was the...
Via The Hockey House
June 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Flyers' Giroux to have disciplinary hearing over Zubrus hit

Philadelphia Flyers forward Claude Giroux is scheduled to have a disciplinary hearing on Monday with the NHL regarding his hit on New Jersey's Dainius Zubrus during Sunday night's game, a 4-2 Devils win. In the waning seconds of the second period, Giroux caught up to Zubrus after the Devils forward had sent the puck ahead, and drove his right shoulder up into Zubrus'...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Zubrus scores two as Devils shut down Flyers

Dainius Zubrus scored two goals and the New Jersey Devils rallied from an early two-goal deficit and pushed the Philadelphia Flyers to the brink of elimination with a 4-2 victory Sunday in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference semifinal. Zubrus put New Jersey ahead 3-2 late in the second period and iced the game with an empty-net goal in the final minute. Petr Sykora and Marek Zidlicky...
Via AP on Fox
May 06, 2012  |  Discuss
CHEAP SHOT

Giroux throws a high hit on Zubrus

Claude Giroux of the Philadelphia Flyers goes headhunting against the New Jersey Devils. Giroux was arguing about a call he did not get with the referees, he then took his frustrations out on Danius Zubrus’ head. The Devils ended up winning the game 4-2. Does the hit warrant a fine or even a suspension from NHL senior vice president for player safety Brendan Shanahan.
Via MentalityMagazine.com
May 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Devils' Zubrus mum on ex-coach's death

New Jersey Devils forward Dainius Zubrus did not offer much reaction Saturday when addressing the media following the suspected suicide of a Ukrainian coach who mentored Zubrus as a teen. Ivan Pravilov, 49, while in custody in Philadelphia on child-molestation charges, was found unresponsive in his cell at 3 a.m. Friday, according to spokesman Darrin Howard of the city's Federal...
Via AP on Fox
February 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Devils F Zubrus aware of former coach's death

New Jersey Devils forward Dainius Zubrus did not offer much reaction Saturday when addressing the media following the suspected suicide of a Ukrainian coach who mentored Zubrus as a teen. Ivan Pravilov, 49, while in custody in Philadelphia on child-molestation charges, was found unresponsive in his cell at 3 a.m. Friday, according to spokesman Darrin Howard of the city's Federal...
Via AP on Fox
February 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Video- Tyler Myers Hit On Dainius Zubrus

No penalty on the play. from Tom Gulitti of Fire & Ice, Zubrus was leaning forward trying to reach for the puck when Myers hit him with his upper right arm/elbow. Zubrus didn’t think that Myers attempted to play the puck at all. No penalty was called. “I know I was reaching for the puck,” he said. “I know I never had possession of it and instead of playing the puck...
Via Kukla's Korner
November 16, 2011  |  Discuss
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