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Francois Beauchemin | Defenseman

Team: Anaheim Ducks
Age / DOB:  (34) / 6/4/1980
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 208
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Francois Beauchemin scored the lone goal for the Ducks in a 4-1 loss to New York on Wednesday.
The goal was on the power-play as Beauchemin blasted it through a screen to beat Lundqvist. It was the only one the Ducks could get back though as King Henrik stonewalled them the rest of the game. Beauchemin has goals in back-to-back games for three on the season. Corey Perry and Ryan Getzlaf each added assists on the goal. Jan 8 - 1:53 AM

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Francois Beauchemin scored a goal in a 4-3 shootout win over Nashville.

Beauchemin has scored two goals in the span of four games after failing to find the back of the net in his first 19 contests. He has seven points and a plus-seven rating in 23 games this season.
Jan 5 - 10:07 AM

Francois Beauchemin scored his first goal of the season in a 2-1 win over Vancouver.

Beauchemin now has six points in 20 contests in 2014-15. He should more or less maintain that point-per-game pace.
Mon, Dec 29, 2014 10:15:00 AM

The Anaheim Ducks will see Francois Beauchemin return to the lineup on Saturday.

In 18 games this season, Beauchemin has five points, a +3 rating, six PIM, 22 SOG and 30 hits. He's obviously not spectacular, yet his versatility at least makes him intriguing in especially deep formats. He missed time with a broken finger and also the mumps, so it's reasonable to expect better things going forward.
Sat, Dec 27, 2014 06:22:00 PM

Francois Beauchemin is looking to return to action on Saturday after being out since November 25 with a broken finger.

It's been a tough year for Beauchemin who has also missed action due to the mumps. He has five assists in 18 games this season with a plus-five rating. Put him in your lineup if you normally would.
Sat, Dec 27, 2014 05:47:00 AM

Francois Beauchemin will not play in Monday's game against San Jose.

Beauchemin hurt his right index finger and has been out since November 28th. His return will add leadership to a relatively young group of defensemen in Anaheim. The Ducks believe he will be back fairly soon, possibly after the holiday break.
Sun, Dec 21, 2014 03:00:00 PM

Francois Beauchemin (finger) was at Ducks' practice on Sunday.

Beauchemin has been out since November 28th with the injury. It's been a tough season for the 34-year-old. He's suffered through the finger injury, and he had a case of the mumps as well. He should be close to returning to the Ducks' lineup. He has five assists in 18 games this season.
Sun, Dec 21, 2014 02:13:00 PM

Francois Beauchemin (finger) sat for the 12th straight game on Friday.

Beauchemin was given a couple of extra days for the injury to heal as he is expected to return to the lineup when the Ducks return home on Monday and take on the SHarks. It has been a tough season for Beauchemin as he missed five games earlier because of the mumps. Get ready to put him back in your lineup Monday, if you normally would.
Sat, Dec 20, 2014 06:40:00 AM

Francois Beauchemin (finger) won't play Thursday.

It will be the 10th straight game he has sat out with a broken finger. Beauchemin is close to returning to the lineup, though.
Thu, Dec 18, 2014 06:19:00 PM

Francois Beauchemin (finger) isn't expected to return Tuesday, but he might be back on Friday or Saturday.

Beauchemin wants to make sure that he doesn't come back before he's ready, but at the same time he's feeling better every day. Once he's ready to return, Colby Robak and Mark Fistric aren't likely to play in many games unless another defenseman gets hurt.
Tue, Dec 16, 2014 10:13:00 AM

Francois Beauchemin (finger) might be back before the end of the Ducks' upcoming road trip.

Anaheim's road trip will kick off Friday night with a game against Edmonton and end on Dec. 19 in Ottawa. Beauchemin hasn't played since Nov. 25.
Fri, Dec 12, 2014 05:00:00 PM

Francois Beauchemin has a broken finger and will miss the next four-to-six weeks.

Beauchemin has been placed on the injured reserve list as a result. He sustained the injury while blocking a shot during Tuesday's game. The Ducks acquired Eric Brewer to help fill the void during Beauchemin's absence.
Fri, Nov 28, 2014 06:19:00 PM

Francois Beauchemin's upper-body injury has been confirmed to be related to his hand.

No surprise there given that Beauchemin appeared to block a shot with his hand during Tuesday's game. The Ducks haven't offered a timetable for his return yet or clarification on the severity of his injury.
Fri, Nov 28, 2014 04:01:00 PM

Francois Beauchemin (upper body) is doubtful Friday.

Beauchemin's hand is likely the problem as he appeared to be struck by the puck in that area during Tuesday's game. He left that contest before its conclusion.
Fri, Nov 28, 2014 01:27:00 PM

Francois Beauchemin sustained an upper-body injury in the second period of Tuesday's game.

Beauchemin left the contest and didn't return. Although the team didn't provide any specific details, it's believed Beauchemin sustained the injury when he was struck in the hand by the puck.
Wed, Nov 26, 2014 07:54:00 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
C1Ryan Getzlaf
2Ryan Kesler
3Rickard Rakell
4Nate Thompson
LW1Patrick Maroon
2Jakob Silfverberg
3Matt Beleskey
RW1Corey Perry
2Andrew Cogliano
3Tim Jackman
4Kyle Palmieri
5Devante Smith-Pelly
6Rene Bourque
D1Cam Fowler
2Francois Beauchemin
3Hampus Lindholm
4Ben Lovejoy
5Sami Vatanen
6Eric Brewer
7Colby Robak
8Clayton Stoner
9Sheldon Souray
G1Frederik Andersen
2Ilya Bryzgalov