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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 (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. Dec 20 - 6:40 AM

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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.
Dec 18 - 6:19 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.
Dec 16 - 10:13 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.
Dec 12 - 5:00 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.
Nov 28 - 6:19 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.
Nov 28 - 4:01 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.
Nov 28 - 1:27 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.
Nov 26 - 7:54 AM

Francois Beauchemin (mumps) is ready to return Thursday.

Beauchemin was out for five straight games. He has four assists in 15 games in 2014-15.
Nov 20 - 8:07 AM

Francois Beauchemin is likely to draw back into the lineup on Thursday.

If he does return then he'll probably be paired with Hampus Lindholm again. Beauchemin hasn't played since Nov. 7 because of the mumps.
Nov 19 - 4:31 PM

Don't count on Francois Beauchemin playing on Tuesday despite his recovery from the mumps.

Beauchemin will presumably need time to regain his strength. He might be back in the Ducks' lineup on Thursday though.
Nov 18 - 10:03 AM

Francois Beauchemin is over the mumps.

Beauchemin will travel with the Ducks to Calgary and might return on Tuesday. We say might because it's entirely possible that he'll need a bit of time to regain his strength. He has missed four straight games due to the virus.
Nov 17 - 2:55 PM

The Anaheim Ducks have placed Francois Beauchemin on injured reserve.

Beauchemin continues to miss time because of the mumps. The 34-year-old has four assists in 15 games this season. There is no timetable for his return.
Nov 15 - 2:30 PM

The Ducks' twitter account announced test results revealed Beauchemin has the mumps and is still receiving IV treatments on Wednesday.

The Ducks defender has not been cleared yet like teammate Corey Perry but shouldn't be too far away. Beauchemin has missed just two games after displaying the same flu-like symptoms as Perry.
Nov 13 - 12:13 AM

Francois Beauchemin (illness) hasn't been cleared to return yet.

He will miss Wednesday's game as a result of a viral glandular infection. Beauchemin sat out Sunday's match against Vancouver because of the illness.
Nov 12 - 5:16 PM

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All Positions
C1Ryan Getzlaf
2Ryan Kesler
3Rickard Rakell
4Nate Thompson
LW1Patrick Maroon
2Jakob Silfverberg
3Emerson Etem
4Dany Heatley
5Matt Beleskey
RW1Corey Perry
2Andrew Cogliano
3Rene Bourque
4Kyle Palmieri
5Devante Smith-Pelly
6Tim Jackman
D1Cam Fowler
2Francois Beauchemin
3Hampus Lindholm
4Ben Lovejoy
5Sami Vatanen
6Eric Brewer
7Colby Robak
8Clayton Stoner
9Mark Fistric
10Sheldon Souray
G1Frederik Andersen
2Ilya Bryzgalov