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Position
C
 
Jersey
51
Name  David Desharnais
Born  9/14/1986
Height  5-7
Weight  170
Shoots  L
10/21/2014 10:18:00 PM
Description: Montreal center David Desharnais scored the overtime winner against Detroit.
Insight: It was his first goal of the season, and he now has four points overall. There are better options than Desharnais from a fantasy perspecyive, but it is nice to see him score the OT winner.
 
9/24/2014 4:42:00 PM
Description: Montreal center David Desharnais will open the season centering the Canadiens top line.
Insight: He had a solid season last year, with 52 points and a +11 rating. However, he will need to improve those numbers if he wants to be a relevant fantasy center.
 
Hot3/27/2014 10:12:00 PM
Description: Montreal center David Desharnais had a goal and an assist Thursday against the Red Wings.
Insight: Desharnais has picked up 10 points in his last nine games. After an ice cold start (one point in his first 19 games), Desharnais has scored 46 points in his last 53 games, a pace of 0.87 ppg.
 
Hot2/8/2014 9:37:00 PM
Description: Montreal center David Desharnais scored a pair of goals Saturday at Carolina.
Insight: Desharnais has been good for five points in his last three games. After coming up with one point in his first 19 games, Desharnais will go into the Olympic break with 32 points (11 goals) in 56 games this season.
 
1/22/2014 1:25:00 PM
Description: Montreal center David Desharnais (illness) missed the morning skate but he'll play Wednesday night. SOURCE: canadiens.nhl.com
Insight: Desharnais has been dealing with flu-like symptoms for the past week, but he has produced three points in the last two games.
 
1/16/2014 10:25:00 PM
Description: Montreal center David Desharnais (flu) returned from a one-game absence and had a goal and an assist Thursday against the Senators.
Insight: Desharnais has seven goals and 22 points in 45 games this season, and that includes the 19-game stretch to start the season in which he had just one point.
 
1/15/2014 10:09:00 AM
Description: Montreal center David Desharnais sat out Tuesday's game because of the flu. SOURCE: Montreal Gazette
Insight: He was a late scratch. Luckily for Desharnais, the Canadiens don't play on Wednesday so he'll have a day to rest up before Thursday's game in Ottawa. So far, Desharnais has produced 21 points (six goals, 15 assists) in 44 games this season.
 
12/21/2013 10:29:00 PM
Description: Canadiens center David Desharnais scored a goal Saturday against the Predators and has recorded five points in his last five games.
Insight: Desharnais has contributed 14 points over his last 17 games after posting one in his first 19.
 
Hot12/4/2013 10:19:00 PM
Description: Canadiens center David Desharnais scored a goal Wednesday against the Devils, giving him nine points (three goals) over his last eight games.
Insight: The Canadiens reunited Desharnais and Max Pacioretty in an effort to get both players going and it has worked in a big way. Desharnais had just one point in his first 19 games.
 
11/27/2013 9:41:00 PM
Description: Canadiens center David Desharnais has recorded two goals and three assists over his last four games. He had a goal and an assist in a win over Buffalo on Wednesday.
Insight: The Canadiens reunited line of Desharnais, Max Pacioretty and Brendan Gallagher has led to improved production from Desharnais and Pacioretty lately.
 
Cold3/16/2013 6:30:00 PM
Description: The Canadiens inked center David Desharnais to a four-year, $14 million contract extension on Friday. SOURCE: NHL.com
Insight: Desharnais has had his moments this season (eight goals, eight assists in 27 games). Unfortunately for fantasy owners, none of them have come recently. In his last five games, Desharnais has produced only one point. He's collected a disappointing -3 rating during that span.
 
2/3/2013 9:42:00 AM
Description: Montreal center David Desharnais tallied two goals and four penalty minutes Saturday against the Sabres.
Insight: Those were Desharnais' first two goals of the season. Prior to Saturday, his last goal came on March 14th against Ottawa. His last two-goal game before Saturday was against the Red Wings on January 25, 2012.
 
1/3/2011 3:03:00 PM
Description: Desharnais made his season debut for the Canadiens in Sunday's overtime loss to Atlanta, putting three shots on goal and finishing minus-1.
Insight: The 24-year-old appeared in just six games for Montreal last year and notched just one assist, but Desharnais was the AHL's leading scorer at the time of his call-up. (RapidDraft.com)