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Derick Brassard | Center | #19

Team: Ottawa Senators
Age / DOB:  (28) / 9/22/1987
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 205
Drafted: 2006 / Rd. 1 (6) / CLM
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Derick Brassard is looking forward to playing for his hometown team in 2016-17.
"I like that," said Brassard, who was born in Hull which is now called Gatineau. "I'm a player that plays with a lot of emotions and I've played in some big games in the last three years and I've always really enjoyed that. Just the fact I'm going to play in front of my friends and my family it's going to give me another edge to my game. I think I'm in the prime of my career right now and I think that's one of the reasons they went to get me. I'm just looking forward to playing my game. I'm not going to change anything but I want to show everyone they made a good choice (acquiring him)." The Senators were looking for a left-handed center and the team loves his playmaking skills. Aug 12 - 6:45 PM

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The Ottawa Senators have acquired Derick Brassard and a 2018 seventh round pick from the New York Rangers in exchange for Mika Zibanejad and a 2018 second round selection.

The Senators are giving up a 23-year-old coming off 20-goal and 21-goal seasons, but in exchange they're getting a veteran forward who scored 27 goals and 58 points in 80 contests last season. Brassard still has three seasons left on a reasonable five-year, $25 million deal, making him a particularly good fit for a Senators team that typically doesn't spend to the cap. Brassard should play a big role with Ottawa, which will help him continue the success he's enjoyed with the Rangers in recent years.
Jul 18 - 2:08 PM

Derick Brassard’s strong world championship performance continued Saturday with a goal against the United States.

His goal tied the game at three late in the second period on the power play. Canada would go on to win 4-3 and will play Finland in the gold medal game. Brassard leads Canada with 11 points, and he also has five goals.
May 21 - 7:36 PM

Derick Brassard accounted for a goal and an assist in Canada's 5-0 win over Slovakia on Saturday.

Mark Stone picked up a pair of assists in the contest, while Taylor Hall, Matt Duchene, Mark Scheifele and Morgan Rielly had the other goals. Cam Talbot made 18 stops for the shutout. Brassard has generated three goals and nine points in five games at the tournament, which ties him for second in scoring.
May 14 - 5:35 PM

Derick Brassard will serve Team Canada in the 2016 World Championships.

It will give Brassard a chance to enter the summer on a more positive note after the Rangers got eliminated in the first round. This will be the first time that Brassard has played for Team Canada since the 2005 Under-18 tournament.
Apr 27 - 10:20 AM

Derick Brassard scored a goal and two assists in Saturday's 4-2 Game 2 win over Pittsburgh in Game 2 of the series.

Brassard picked up an assist on Keith Yandle's second period goal and he scored the second of three goals in the middle frame for New York. Brassard's goal was challenged by Pittsburgh, but the official who looked at the replay deemed Brassard on side. Brassard also picked up an assist on Chris Kreider's third period goal. The 28-year-old has one goal and four points in two postseason games in 2016. The series will head back to New York tied at one. You can watch Brassard's goal by clicking the link at the bottom of the page.
Apr 16 - 6:14 PM

Derick Brassard registered an assist in the Rangers' 5-2 loss to Pittsburgh in Game 1 of their first round series.

Brassard is coming off a regular season where he set a new career-high in goals with 27 and did very well by his standards in points as well with 58. Brassard was also a big part of the Rangers' 2015 playoff run with 16 points in 19 games so it will be interesting to see if he'll be able to find another level in 2016 as well.
Source: NY Post
Apr 14 - 8:49 AM

Derick Brassard tallied his 27th assist of the season in the Rangers 4-1 loss against the San Jose Sharks Saturday.

As being one of the top point getters for the Rangers this season, Brassard also has 25 goals and 52 points in 70 games played. Brassard currently leads the team in goals, three ahead of winger Mats Zuccarello.
Mar 20 - 9:53 AM

Derick Brassard (flu) will play in Sunday's game against the Pittsburgh Penguins.

The illness kept him out of the lineup on Saturday, but it appears as though the day off did him some good. The 28-year-old has 24 goals and 50 points in 66 games this season. Puck-drop is at 12:30 pm ET. Adjust your fantasy lineups accordingly.
Mar 13 - 10:27 AM

Derick Brassard will miss Saturday's match with the Red Wings due to the flu.

Unfortunate, given Brassard is riding a three game point streak with two goals and four points over that span. We'll keep you posted on his status, but be sure to get him back in your lineup when he's healthy. Brassard has posted 24 goals and 50 points in 66 games thus far.
Mar 12 - 12:04 PM

Derick Brassard is doubtful for Saturday's game with the flu.

If Brassard is feeling better Saturday, he could take a flight to Detroit to play in the afternoon matchup. Brassard missed practice Friday and has 24 goals and 50 points this season for the Rangers. Your fantasy lineup will take a hit if Brassard is unable to go.
Mar 12 - 8:17 AM

Derick Brassard is dealing with flu-like symptoms.

Brassard missed Friday's practice as a result. He has 24 goals and 50 points in 66 contests in 2015-16.
Mar 11 - 12:48 PM

Derick Brassard netted a goal in Wednesday's 5-3 loss to Chicago.

That was Brassard's 20th goal and 43rd point in 56 games this season. This is the first time that he's reached the 20-goal mark, although he did come close in each of his previous two campaigns.
Feb 18 - 11:15 AM

Derick Brassard and Dan Girardi both received maintenance days off on Saturday.

Both will be in the lineup Sunday when the Rangers take on Philadelphia. Brassard has 18 goals and 40 points in 54 games and is on pace for a 60 point season, the same as last year. He should be in someone's fantasy lineup.
Source: NY Post
Feb 14 - 8:44 AM

Derick Brassard is on a three-game point streak.

Brassard had a goal and an assist in the Rangers' 4-2 win over Minnesota on Thursday. He now has 18 goals and 39 points in 50 contests in 2015-16.
Feb 5 - 11:12 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Derick Brassard
2Kyle Turris
3Jean-Gabriel Pageau
4Zack Smith
5Chris Kelly
6Curtis Lazar
7Logan Brown
LW1Mike Hoffman
2Clarke MacArthur
3Ryan Dzingel
4Nick Paul
5Matt Puempel
RW1Bobby Ryan
2Mark Stone
3Chris Neil
4Buddy Robinson
5Michael Blunden
D1Erik Karlsson
2Dion Phaneuf
3Marc Methot
4Cody Ceci
5Mark Borowiecki
6Chris Wideman
7Fredrik Claesson
G1Craig Anderson
2Andrew Hammond