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Zajac assisted on the Devils' lone goal in Monday's loss to the Oilers.Coming off last season's modest 48-point campaign, expectations weren't especially high for the 29-year-old Zajac, but he's slipped even further than anticipated. He's compiled just eight goals and 10 assists over 46 games while attempting a mere 1.39 shots per contest.

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Dajac (illness) is skating on the Devils' second line during warmups, Tom Gulitti of The Record reports.

Dajac had been listed as a game-time decision for Wednesday's matchup against the Leafs, and at the moment, he seems to be healthy enough to play. If the projected lines hold up, he'll resume his regular spot alongside Patrick Elias and Martin Havlat.

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Zajac (illness) is a game-time decision for Wednesday's game against the Leafs, Rich Chere of the Star Ledger reports.

After missing practice Tuesday, Zajac was on the ice Wednesday morning, but his status for the team's evening contest against Toronto has yet to be solidified at this stage.

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Zajac (illness) was among the New Jersey players who skated Wednesday morning, Tom Gulitti of the Record reports.

Zajac did not practice Tuesday, but his presence on the ice Wednesday morning bodes well for his chances of suiting up for the team's evening tilt against the Maple Leafs.

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Zajac (illness) did not practice Tuesday, Rich Chere of the Star Ledger reports.

As a result, we'll monitor Zajac's status as Wednesday's game against the Leafs approaches. Zajac, who has notched six points over his last seven games, checks in with 16 points in 39 games overall to date.

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Zajac scored a shorthanded goal and handed out an empty-net assist Tuesday against the Sabres.

For what it's worth, he has five points in the last five games. It's not exactly a huge explosion, but hey, he only had eight points in the 29 games before that.

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Zajac had a goal and assist in the Devils 3-1 victory over Pittsburgh on Monday.

The points were just his ninth and tenth of the season as Zajac is having a pretty bad season. Zajac has scored 20+ goals twice in his career but this season doesn't seem likely to be a third time.

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Zajac (lower body) will play in Monday's game against the Islanders, Rich Chere of the Star Ledger reports.

Zajac hasn't played since Nov. 28, but racked up four goals and four assists in 23 games before getting hurt. He'll probably jump back into a top-6 role for Monday's game.

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Zajac (lower body) will take part in the team's morning skate Monday, Tom Gulitti of the Record reports.

It looks like the center has a chance to play Monday against the Islanders, but he'll likely end up being a game time decision. Keep an eye out for another update prior to puck drop.

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General manager Lou Lamoriello said Zajac (lower body) has recently gotten over a case of the mumps, Tom Gulitti of The Record reports.

Zajac became ill shortly after attaining the lower-body injury Nov. 28, but the virus ran its course in just under a week. The center has been skating the last two days with no further symptoms recurring, so his greater concern appears to be his initial injury at this point. He should be cleared to return once he's able to get in a practice or two.