Winnipeg, MB – The Manitoba Moose Hockey Club announced today the team has signed defenceman Nolan Zajac to a professional tryout agreement.
Zajac, 24, is in his first professional season, playing 49 games for the Toledo Walleye (ECHL) while posting 41 points (9G, 32A). The Winnipeg, MB native is sixth in ECHL rookie scoring and fourth among defencemen in points and assists. Zajac also has one assist in three AHL games with the Hershey Bears this season. Prior to his professional career, the 5’11, 180 lbs defender played four seasons at the University of Denver (NCHC) from 2012-2016, totaling 95 points (19G, 76A) in 160 NCAA games. Zajac participated in Winnipeg Jets Development Camp in 2014.
The Manitoba Moose return to home ice for the first time since Feb. 4 on Tuesday night when they host the Rockford IceHogs. Tickets for the 7 p.m. CT matchup are available at moosehockey.com/tickets.
Born Aug 1 1992 — Winnipeg, MAN
Height 5.11 — Weight 180 — Shoots L