NHL News: Devils, Wild, Golden Knights, Sabres and Lightning

NHL News: Devils, Wild, Golden Knights, Sabres and Lightning

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Travis Zajac
On the New Jersey Devils …

New Jersey Devils: Devils GM Ray Shero updating Travis Zajac‘s status.

“This morning, Travis Zajac underwent successful surgery to repair a torn left pectoral muscle that was suffered last week during off-season training. The procedure was performed by the club’s Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Jonathan L. Glashow. Zajac’s expected recovery time is approximately four to six months.”

On the Minneosta Wild …

Michael Russo: Source saying Wild’s Mikael Granlund is on crutches after rolling his ankle while running back home in Finland. He is expected be able to resume full training in two weeks.

On the Vegas Golden Knights …

Steve Carp: Golden Knights defenseman Nate Schmidt hurt his ankle while training.

Steve Carp: Golden Knights spokeman on the severity of Schmidt’s injury and if he’ll be ready for camp:  “We’ll know more in a week.”

On the Buffalo Sabres …

Ian Ott of Sabres PR: The Buffalo Sabres have re-signed restricted free agent Zemgus Girgensons to a two-year contract with a salary cap hit of $1.6 million.

On the Tampa Bay Lightning …

Tampa Bay Lightning: The Lightning have re-signed Tye McGinn to a one-year, two-way deal.