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The New York Rangers Make The Signing Of David Desharnais Official

NEW YORK, July 5, 2017 – New York Rangers General Manager Jeff Gorton announced today that the team has agreed to terms with free agent forward David Desharnais.

Desharnais, 30, has skated in 453 career NHL games over parts of eight seasons with Montreal and Edmonton (2009-10 - 2016-17), registering 81 goals and 173 assists for 254 points, along with a plus-35 rating and 142 penalty minutes. He has tallied at least 10 goals in five of the last six seasons, and he has recorded 40 or more points in three different seasons in his career. In addition, Desharnais has averaged at least 0.50 points per game in five of his seven full seasons in the NHL. He has posted a 50.5% career faceoff win percentage (3,098-for-6,134), and he has won at least 600 faceoffs in three different seasons in his career. Desharnais has averaged 16:08 of ice time per game in his NHL career, and he has recorded 26 penalty minutes or fewer in each of his eight seasons in the league. He established career-highs in goals (16), assists (44), and points (60) with Montreal during the 2011-12 season.

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Montreal Trades David Desharnais To Edmonton For Brandon Davidson

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Galchenyuk And Desharnais Out 6-8 Weeks With Knee Injuries

via the Montreal Canadiens,

Alex Galchenyuk and David Desharnais met with the team's medical staff on Wednesday in Montreal.

For both players, team doctors confirmed a knee injury, and the recovery is expected to be 6 to 8 weeks for each.

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David Desharnais Out With A Broken Foot

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Habs avoid sweep, take series with Bolts back to Montreal

Given the ease with which the Tampa Bay Lightning handled the Montreal Canadiens in Games 1-3, it was thought that Game 4 would yield a Lightning sweep, but instead, Max Pacioretty scored a pair of goals, including this shorthanded marker, en route to a 6-2 Canadiens win that forces a Game 5 on Saturday:

Once again, Ben Bishop's glove failed him, this time on a goal by David Desharnais:

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Video- You Make The Call, Toronto/Montreal



Watch the David Desharnais goal below...

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David Desharnais with the save of the night

This was absolutely brilliant--and legal:

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Canadiens Extend Desharnais

MONTREAL – Montreal Canadiens general manager Marc Bergevin announced Friday a four-year contract extension for forward David Desharnais (2013-14 to 2016-17). As per club policy, financial terms of the agreement were not disclosed.

“David Desharnais is a talented young player and his contribution is essential to the success of our team. David has shown perseverance and determination which enabled him to reach the NHL and succeed. He has earned this contract extension and the Canadiens organization is pleased to have secured his services for many years to come,” said Bergevin.

The 26-year old center has played in each of the Canadiens 27 games since the start of the 2012-13 season. In his fourth NHL season, he has recorded 16 points (8 goals and 8 assists), including one power play goal and two game-winning goals. He also served 18 penalty minutes and averaged 16:41 of ice time per game.

reports are the deal is for $14M

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Trade deadline musings: If I was Pierre on Valentine’s Day

It’s St. Valentine’s Day, and the Montreal Canadiens sit tied for fifth place in the Eastern Conference.

Not bad for a team many wrote out of the playoffs before the season began.

Even more impressive when one considers that the Habs are only one point behind Boston for third. This Canadiens team is achieving far beyond the expectations of many.

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Habs have momentum, Price to ASG

The Montreal Canadiens have suddenly won 3 of 4, after a poor slate of games that had people wondering whether their first half was a fluke. A solid performance against Pittsburgh, followed by a come from behind thriller against Boston, means Montreal is again within striking distance of the Northeast lead, and has some much needed momentum as they embark on the second half of their season.

Of late, a few players have performed brilliantly. Benoit Pouliot scored the shootout winner against Pittsburgh, and he, Mathieu Darche and recent callup David Desharnais have formed a poor man’s French Connection, playing solid, two way hockey while chipping in offensively. Scott Gomez appears to be back, after about 25 games in the wilderness, and Carey Price is again performing like the star the Canadiens need him to be.

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Montreal cuts continue

Five more players have been cut from Montreal Canadiens training camp, most notably forwards David Desharnais and Andreas Engqvist, and defenceman Mathei Carle. Carle, a former second round pick who had 15 points in 31 games last year for the AHL’s Hamilton Bulldogs, must now clear waivers. The Canadiens next play Thursday against Buffalo.

Canadiens assign five players to the Hamilton Bulldogs

MONTREAL (September 27, 2010) – The Montreal Canadiens announced tonight that five (5) players were assigned to the AHL Hamilton Bulldogs.

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Habs cuts continue

The Montreal Canadiens cut four players in advance of Monday night’s game versus the Florida Panthers. Louis Leblanc, Jarred Tinordi, Alex Avstin and, perhaps surprisingly Aaron Palushaj, were all sent packing. More on that here:

Habs cuts continue (in French)

While three of these cuts were expected, I am genuinely sorry to see Palushaj already gone.

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Habs lose to Sens, fall to 1-2 in pre-season

The Canadiens had a good first and it went south from there during Saturday night’s game against Ottawa. However, any worries are likely unnecessary, given that the Senators dressed a fairly NHL heavy lineup, while the Canadiens were a bit lighter on the talent side. Regardless, one would have hoped for a better showing from Carey Price after his game against the Bruins on Wednesday. Against Ottawa, Price again proved off, surrendering six goals on 30 shots. While some of these goals were not his fault (Jaroslav Spacek gets a nod here), and there were clearly defensive errors, Price still needs to stop the puck - you can’t win giving up six goals. But it is the pre-season, and many a team have come up empty in September only to blaze out of the gates in October.

Who’s impressed so far, and who’s a step behind?

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