|(above) Second generation Pioneer Nolan Zajac will join DU as a Freshman next season|
by Jim Bender
The Zajacs wanted their babies to grow up to be branded hockey players.
University of Denver hockey alum Tom and his wife Trish Zajac from Winnepeg are now the proud parents of a whole posse of players who are already enjoying relative success on the ice.
The oldest, Travis, is currently playing forward for the NHL’s New Jersey Devils. The second-oldest, Darcy, is toiling for the AHL’s Albany Devils. Kelly Zajac just helped Union College make it to the Frozen Four, then signed a three-game tryout contract with Albany. The youngest, Nolan, is playing for the United States Hockey League (junior) and recently became the fourth Zajac brother to get a U.S. college hockey scholarship (University of Denver) [read entire article].