David Desharnais Poised For Points Playing Alongside Two Snipers

David Desharnais is playing between Thomas Vanek and Max Pacioretty making him a solid fantasy play this week. The Canadiens also have four games during Week 22 (Photo by Richard Wolowicz/Getty Images) David Desharnais (MON – C) 14% Desharnais has two goals and two assists over his last three games and all of a sudden the small center has two big snipers on his line. Desharnais...
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March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Habs ride roller-coaster to shootout win over Penguins

David Desharnais scored the only goal in the shootout to give the Canadiens a 6-5 win over the Pittsburgh Penguins Thursday night at the Consol Energy Center. Back and forth: The game was a roller-coaster from start to finish and the Canadiens came from behind twice in the third period to force overtime. The Penguins appeared to take control of the game when Brandon Sutter took...
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February 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Desharnais scores 2, Canadiens beat Hurricanes

David Desharnais scored twice and the Montreal Canadiens went into the Olympic break with a 4-1 win over the Carolina Hurricanes on Saturday night. Montreal left wing Max Pacioretty sustained a lower-body injury with 7:30 left in the first period when he was checked into the goal by Carolina's Brett Bellemore and did not return, putting into question his availability as a member...
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February 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Desharnais comes up big as Canadiens top Devils in shootout

The New Jersey Devils struggled to slow down David Desharnais on Wednesday. Desharnais scored the tying goal with 37 seconds left in the third period and added a goal in the shootout and the Montreal Canadiens rallied for a 4-3 victory over the Devils. "We're finding ways to win games," Desharnais said. "They took the lead and we had to open up things. I just...
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December 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Eric Engels: Desharnais scores crucial shootout goal

It was far from pretty, but the Canadiens got the job done in Columbus with a 3-2 shootout win, and it was David Desharnais, by some stroke of miracle, delivering the death blow--much to the delight of his coach and his teammates. You couldn't say it was the kind of game that might inspire some confidence for Montreal's diminutive centre--he who's struggled so mightily...
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November 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Desharnais' shootout goal lifts Canadiens, 3-2

David Desharnais scored the only goal in the shootout and Peter Budaj stopped all three shots he faced in the tiebreaker to lead the Montreal Canadiens to a 3-2 victory over the Columbus Blue Jackets on Friday night. Montreal's regulation goals came from Alex Galchenyuk and Lars Eller, with Budaj registering 23 stops through overtime. R.J. Umberger and Artem Anisimov had first...
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November 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Montreal Canadiens Very, Very Angry After New Mayor Rips David Desharnais on Twitter

Touched a nerve there, eh? Denis Coderre was elected the mayor of Montreal on Nov. 3, and after about a week on the job, he’s managed to anger the most powerful cultural force north of the border — the Montreal Canadiens. During Sunday night’s game against the New York Islanders, Coderre took to Twitter to share his criticism of a certain under-performing player, posting, “Hello...
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November 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Desharnais back in Habs’ lineup

David Desharnais’s stint in the press box was short-lived. After scratching the struggling forward from the lineup for Tuesday’s shootout loss to the St. Louis Blues, coach Michel Therrien confirmed Desharnais will be back in the lineup Thursday when the Canadiens play the Ottawa Senators in Kanata, Ont. (7 p.m., CBC, RDS, TSN Radio 690). “We wanted him to take a step back...
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November 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Habs make Desharnais a healthy scratch

David Desharnais‘ struggles to start the year have finally reached a breaking point. Desharnais, Montreal’s assist leader in 2011-12, will be a healthy scratch when the Canadiens host the Blues on Tuesday night at the Bell Center, according to TVA Sports. The decision comes after Desharnais was demoted to the fourth line in the hopes of sparking his offensive output. The 27...
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November 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Habs sign Desharnais to extension

Center David Desharnais has signed a four-year contract extension with the Montreal Canadiens. The team announced the signing Friday, and he'll reportedly earn $3.5 million per season. Desharnais was third in team scoring last season with career highs of 16 goals and 60 points. He has eight goals and eight assists in 26 games this season. The 5-foot-7 playmaking center was...
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March 15, 2013  |  Discuss

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