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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 (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

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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

Francois Beauchemin is dealing with a viral gland infection.

It's the same thing that has sidelined Corey Perry for the last three games. Beauchemin missed Sunday's contest due to his condition.
Nov 11 - 3:45 PM

Francois Beauchemin will be a game time decision on Sunday due to flu-like symptoms.

Ducks coach Bruce Boudreau said that a decision on Beauchemin will be determined after the morning skate. "I told the guys on the ice for everybody to be prepared to play tomorrow," Boudreau said as the flu is going through the Ducks dressing room. "I don’t know who is going to be available and who’s not, but we all have to be available and ready." Beauchemin has four assists with a plus-two rating in 15 games this season and should likely be reserved or on the waiver wire in your fantasy pool.
Nov 9 - 4:37 AM

Francois Beauchemin showed off his stamina Thursday night as he played 25:11, leading all Ducks skaters. He also added a secondary assist Dany Heatley's tally early in the second period.

Beauchemin is one of the lynchpin defenders for the Ducks, expected to log heavy minutes and provide some points. He finished the game with the assists, a shot on goal, two hits, and for blocks, while also playing 1:22 on the powerplay and 0:56 on the kill.
Sep 26 - 3:03 AM

Francois Beauchemin had two assists in Anaheim's 4-3 win over Dallas in Game 1 of the first round.

Beauchemin is on a three-game point streak that dates back to the regular season. He had four goals and 17 points in 70 games in 2013-14.
Apr 17 - 9:16 AM

Francois Beauchemin scored a goal in Anaheim's 3-2 victory on Wednesday.

Beauchemin snapped an eight-game point drought. After excelling offensively in the shortened campaign, he's fallen back to Earth with four goals and 15 points in 65 contests in 2013-14.
Apr 3 - 9:17 AM

Francois Beauchemin was held pointless Saturday but managed to go plus-three.

Beauchemin has only a goal and 11 points in 50 games, a far cry from last season's offensive effort of six goals and 24 points in 48 contests, but this is his second straight season of outstanding plus/minus as he is tied for third with a plus-26 after going plus-19 in 2012-13.
Feb 9 - 4:02 AM

Francois Beauchemin set an Anaheim record on Saturday as he blocked 11 shots in the Ducks 5-3 win over Phoenix.

Goaltender Jonas Hiller has to love the blueliner as he had to face a lot less shots on goal. Beauchemin has only one goal and nine points in 37 games this season but is plus-22, which is sixth best in the NHL. He has 81 blocks, 28th best in the NHL and second best on the Ducks, six behind Cam Fowler.
Jan 12 - 7:52 AM

Anaheim defenseman Francois Beauchemin, who has missed 10 games with an upper-body injury, says he's ready to return to the Ducks' lineup for their game Sunday against the Edmonton Oilers.

"Three weeks now," said Beauchemin, who last missed this amount of games in 2009 when he tore his ACL. "It’s a long time. It's the most I've missed in awhile. I'm just pretty anxious to get back out there."
Sat, Dec 14, 2013 08:53:00 AM

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