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David Desharnais

29-Year-Old Center – Montreal Canadiens

2015-16 NHL Stats

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2015-16 NHL Projections

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2015-16 Fantasy Hockey Outlook

The slick-handed Desharnais turned in a another solid season last year, generating 48 points as well as a plus-22 rating while playing 82 games for the first time, but his fantasy game has a lot of shortcomings. His point total is always assist-heavy -- he scored just 14 goa...

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SHOOTS: Left   HT: 5' 7"   WT: 174   DOB: 9/14/1986   BORN: Laurier-Station, Quebec   DRAFTED: No   Show ContractHide Contract

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David Desharnais Contract Information:

Signed a four-year contract extension with the Canadiens in March of 2013.

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Desharnais potted a goal on three shots in Saturday night's 4-3 loss to the Panthers.

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David Desharnais NHL Stats
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Season Age League Team GP G A Pts +/- PIM SOG SH% GWG SHG TOI/G G A Pts TOI/G Hits BS
2009-10 23 6 0 1 1 -1 0 2 0.0 0 0 7:08 0 1 1 1:37 1 2
2010-11 24 NHL MON 43 8 14 22 -3 12 55 14.5 0 0 12:52 4 4 8 1:55 16 19
2011-12 25 NHL MON 81 16 44 60 10 24 98 16.3 2 0 18:24 3 17 20 3:17 33 48
2012-13 26 NHL MON 48 10 18 28 -2 26 66 15.2 3 0 16:28 2 5 7 3:09 26 18
2013-14 27 NHL MON 79 16 36 52 11 24 96 16.7 2 0 17:12 3 12 15 3:25 23 35
2014-15 28 NHL MON 82 14 34 48 22 24 90 15.6 4 0 17:15 2 9 11 2:44 43 49
2015-16 29 NHL MON 65 11 18 29 -6 20 90 12.2 4 0 16:00 3 2 5 2:19 31 25
2015-16 Proj 29 NHL MON 80 Subscribe now to see our 2015-16 projections for David Desharnais

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Time On Ice Stats

16:00

Average Time On Ice in 2015-16

During an average game, David Desharnais was on the ice for 16:00.

2:19

Average Power Play Time On Ice in 2015-16

During an average game, David Desharnais was on the ice for 2:19 during power plays.

Year Ice Time Power Play Ice Time
2013-14 17:12 3:25
2014-15 17:15 2:44
2015-16 16:00 2:19

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2015-16 NHL Game Log   David Desharnais
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Date Opp G A Pts +/- PIM PPG PPA SHG SOG SH% HIT BS TOI PPTOI
Apr 9 TAM 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 0 13:55 2:21
Apr 7 @CAR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 16:05 0:00
Apr 5 FLA 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 0 15:56 4:43
Apr 2 @FLA 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 33.3 0 0 12:57 0:55
Mar 31 @TAM 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 3 33.3 2 0 13:54 1:05
Mar 29 DET 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 1 14:30 2:12
Mar 26 NYR 0 1 1 1 2 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 0 18:12 5:55
Mar 24 @DET 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 0 15:50 0:17
Mar 22 ANA Did Not Play
Mar 20 CGY Did Not Play
Mar 19 @OTT Did Not Play
Mar 16 @BUF Did Not Play
Mar 15 FLA Did Not Play
Mar 12 MIN Did Not Play
Mar 10 BUF Did Not Play
Mar 8 DAL Did Not Play
Mar 5 @WPG Did Not Play
Mar 3 @LOS Did Not Play
Mar 2 @ANA Did Not Play
Feb 29 @SAN Did Not Play
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Feb 27 TOR Did Not Play
Feb 24 @WAS Did Not Play
Feb 22 NAS Did Not Play
Feb 19 PHI Did Not Play
Feb 17 @COL Did Not Play
Feb 15 @ARI 0 0 0 -1 2 0 0 0 3 0.0 1 0 14:40 1:03
Feb 12 @BUF 0 2 2 1 0 0 1 0 1 0.0 0 0 17:07 2:03
Feb 9 TAM 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 2 18:11 1:20
Feb 7 CAR 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 1 0 16:49 1:55
Feb 6 EDM 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 1 16:24 2:13
Feb 3 BUF 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 1 18:51 2:02
Feb 2 @PHI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 0 16:53 5:00
Jan 26 CLM 0 0 0 -3 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 19:09 5:49
Jan 25 @CLM 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 17:19 2:22
Jan 23 @TOR 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 50.0 0 1 18:39 3:25
Jan 19 BOS 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 1 17:58 3:42
Jan 17 @CHI 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 3 0 13:11 0:16
Jan 16 @STL 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 15:36 5:41
Jan 14 CHI 0 1 1 1 2 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 1 18:24 0:46
Jan 9 PIT 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 0 17:24 3:24
Jan 6 NJD 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 13:56 0:35
Jan 5 @PHI 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 1 0 16:37 3:16
Jan 1 @BOS 1 0 1 1 4 0 0 0 3 33.3 1 1 14:50 2:41
Dec 29 @FLA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 14:10 2:51
Dec 28 @TAM 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 2 16:37 1:05
Dec 26 @WAS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 0 16:50 1:38
Dec 22 @MIN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 18:37 1:00
Dec 21 @NAS 0 0 0 -3 0 0 0 0 4 0.0 2 1 17:29 2:57
Dec 19 @DAL 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 14:52 2:39
Dec 17 LOS 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 3 0.0 0 1 16:13 2:06
Dec 15 SAN 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 18:35 1:52
Dec 12 OTT 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0.0 0 0 16:08 3:15
Dec 10 @DET 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 1 14:50 1:49
Dec 9 BOS 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 1 17:17 2:54
Dec 5 @CAR 0 0 0 -1 2 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 17:27 4:11
Dec 3 WAS 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 19:31 3:41
Dec 1 CLM 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 17:45 2:49
Nov 28 NJD 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 17:17 1:02
Nov 27 @NJD 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 0 2 18:46 2:14
Nov 25 @NYR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 14:50 0:55
Nov 22 NYI 1 0 1 -1 0 1 0 0 1 100.0 0 0 15:19 3:00
Nov 20 @NYI 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 15:53 1:09
Nov 19 ARI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 1 0 17:35 3:42
Nov 16 VAN 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 3 33.3 0 0 17:47 3:26
Nov 14 COL 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 15:00 2:35
Nov 11 @PIT 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 0 16:30 2:42
Nov 7 BOS 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 2 50.0 0 1 15:51 1:49
Nov 5 NYI 1 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 2 50.0 1 3 15:24 1:20
Nov 3 OTT 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 0 18:44 3:15
Nov 1 WPG 1 2 3 3 0 0 0 0 3 33.3 0 0 15:09 2:56
Oct 30 @CGY 0 2 2 3 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 1 13:48 2:27
Oct 29 @EDM 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 0 13:37 0:49
Oct 27 @VAN 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 1 0 17:25 1:25
Oct 24 TOR 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 100.0 3 0 12:43 2:52
Oct 23 @BUF 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 13:31 0:56
Oct 20 STL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 2 1 13:57 0:55
Oct 17 DET 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0.0 0 1 13:08 3:06
Oct 15 NYR 0 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 1 12:12 2:35
Oct 13 @PIT 0 1 1 -1 2 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 11:50 0:45
Oct 11 @OTT 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 13:36 1:49
Oct 10 @BOS 1 0 1 -1 0 1 0 0 3 33.3 1 0 13:50 2:35
Oct 7 @TOR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 2 0 16:51 0:03

David Desharnais: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Desharnais scored a goal and had three shots on net in Thursday night's 3-0 win over Tampa Bay. It was his first goal since returning from a foot injury four games ago and just his second in the previous 21 games played.

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Desharnais returned from a foot injury Thursday and had 15:50 of ice time in a 4-3 loss to the Red Wings. He began the game centering the third line and was later moved to wing to make way for rookie Michael McCarron.

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Desharnais (foot) is slated to play Thursday against the Red Wings, John Bartlett of Sportsnet reports.

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Desharnais (foot) is no longer listed on injured reserve.

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Desharnais (foot) may return to the lineup Thursday against the Red Wings.

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Desharnais (foot) took the ice for practice Tuesday, sporting a non-contact jersey.

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Desharnais (foot) remains without a definitive timetable for his return to action, Dave Peters of the Montreal Gazette reports.

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Desharnais (foot) returned to practice Thursday, Renaud Lavoie of TVA Sports reports.

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Desharnais (foot) was placed on injured reserve Friday, according to the NHL's official media site.

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Desharnais (foot) will miss three weeks with a broken foot.

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Desharnais will not play Wednesday against the Avalanche after sustaining an injury while blocking a shot off his foot during Monday's game, Elliotte Friedman of Hockey Night in Canada reports.

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Desharnais rang up two assists in Friday's 6-4 loss to Buffalo.

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2014-15

After signing a four-year contract in the off-season, Desharnais endured a horrendous drought early in the year and barely held onto his spot as a top-six forward. Sometime around late November, he started to make an impact offensively and never stopped. He was second on the team with 36 assists and continues to be the center on a line with Max Pacioretty, Montreal's most productive goal-scorer. A similar role in 2014-15 is envisioned for Desharnais.

2013-14

Desharnais took a step back in 2012-13, scoring just 28 points while finishing at minus-2 in 48 games for the Canadiens. He had been part of Montreal's only good line the season before when he scored 60 points, but the undersized center appeared overmatched at times, especially in the playoffs against the giants on Ottawa's blue line. Still, the Habs like him enough and re-signed him for another four seasons. DD's good on the dot and has a proven rapport with Max Pacioretty, the team's leading goal scorer the past two seasons, dating back to their time in the AHL. He'll return as a top-six center.

2012-13

Desharnais continued his development with Montreal, earninig a larger and larger role as the season wore on. He eventually dislodged Tomas Plekanec as the as the center on the first line, showing good chemistry with team-leading goal scorers Max Pacioretty and Erik Cole. Desharnais is a trusted player, who takes faceoffs and plays on both special teams units; his 17 assists and 20 points on the power play led the team. Head coach Michel Therrien will keep the top line together to open the season but there will be a top-six spot for Desharnais should the coach feel the need to restructure his lines.

2011-12

The 24-year-old Desharnais played significant minutes for Montreal in 2010-11, registering eight goals and 22 points in 43 games. Desharnais showed an ability to create offensive chances from any line, skating with various combinations, and was a trusted man on faceoffs. He played well enough to earn more than the 12:52 of ice time he averaged, but his size works against him. Montreal coach Jacques Martin was comfortable using him on both special teams units and had him with the second line at times, but he mostly skated on the fourth line. With a full season at the parent club and continued use on the power play (four PPG last year), Desharnais could push the 20-goal mark.