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Derick Brassard | Center | #19

Team: Ottawa Senators
Age / DOB:  (30) / 9/22/1987
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 204
Drafted: 2006 / Rd. 1 (6) / CLM
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Derick Brassard (shoulder) is ahead of schedule, per Senators coach Guy Boucher.
Brassard might be able to play in the Senators' season opener, but that's far from certain. He needs to be given full clearance by his surgeon first. He had 14 goals and 39 points in 81 contests last season. Sep 22 - 4:13 PM

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Derick Brassard (shoulder) is hoping to play in Ottawa's regular season opener on Oct. 5.

Brassard won't be allowed to practice with contact until early October, which makes his goal of playing in the opener a little difficult. "We’re aiming for Game 1, but it’s kind of complicated," Brassard said. "If that’s not happening, I’m going to try and join the team as fast as I can and try to help out."
Source: Ottawa Sun
Sep 16 - 9:50 AM

Derick Brassard (shoulder) will miss the start of training camp.

It's believe that Brassard could be a bit ahead of schedule in his recovery from off-season shoulder surgery. We'll keep you posted on his status.
Sep 13 - 7:21 PM

Though it's not official, Derick Brassard believes he's ahead of schedule in his recovery from shoulder surgery.

Brassard had the operation on June 6th and was expected to be sidelined for four-to-five months. In other words, there's a good chance that he'll miss the start of the season if his original timetable proves accurate. "I haven’t really talked to the doctors and stuff, just doing the daily routines in the gym with trainers," he said. "We’ll see where we’re going to be when training camp opens. I would say I’m probably ahead of (schedule), but they would never clear you (for contact) before four months. I’m sure (doctors) will be cautious with it to make sure I’m ready to go 100 per cent." In the meantime, Brassard joined the Senators for a pre-camp informal workout.
Sep 6 - 8:03 AM

The Senators are encouraged by the progress Derick Brassard has made in the short time following his shoulder surgery.

The surgery toook place on June 6th and Brassard is already working out, which is a very good sign. The Sens are hoping Brassard will be ready to start the season in October, but the initial recovery time put his return a few weeks later than that. Stay tuned for further updates throughout the summer.
Jun 25 - 8:50 AM

Derick Brassard underwent successful shoulder surgery on Tuesday.

Senators GM Pierre Dorion said the procedure went "according to plan." Brassard's recovery time is still projected to be four-to-five months. We'll keep you posted on his status because it could keep him on the shelf for the start of the 2017-18 season.
Jun 6 - 2:54 PM

Derick Brassard is scheduled to have shoulder surgery next week.

Brassard's procedure will repair a torn labrum and the recovery time is projected to take four-to-five months. "I think we're looking closer to the four-month range rather than the five-month range," said Senators GM Pierre Dorion. "But if it falls into the season, I don't think we're really going to change our mindset here with what we have with depth at center and there could be an opening for a guy like Logan Brown to see what he could do at the start of the year." Brassard posted 14 goals and 39 points in 81 games during his first campaign with Ottawa, but he was better in the playoffs. Still, his fantasy value will take another hit when is ready to come back from shoulder surgery.
May 31 - 9:40 AM

Derick Brassard will have surgery on a torn labrum.

Brassard was dealing with the shoulder injury during the playoffs. Ottawa GM Pierre Dorion said that Brassard is projected to need four-to-five months to recover. He hopes that Brassard will be ready for the start of the 2017-18 season.
May 30 - 1:28 PM

A shoulder injury hindered Derick Brassard during the 2017 Stanley Cup Playoffs.

Senators GM Pierre Dorion said that Brassard won't require surgery, but the injury was "really bad." He notched four goals and 11 points in 19 playoff games.
May 29 - 1:55 PM

Derick Brassard (undisclosed) was healthy enough to play in the third period, but Senators coach Guy Boucher decided to let him rest.

Ottawa was already down 5-0 after 40 minutes, so there wouldn't have been a point making Brassard play if he was even a little hurt. Brassard absorbed a blow from Pittsburgh's Chris Kunitz in the second period that likely contributed to the decision to rest him. Look for Brassard to be available for Game 6.
May 21 - 6:24 PM

Derick Brassard didn't join the Senators for the third period of Game 5.

Brassard absorbed a blow from Pittsburgh's Chris Kunitz in the second period that led to him briefly exiting the game. He returned for the rest of the frame, but as noted above he wasn't on the bench for the third. Ottawa was down 5-0 through 40 minutes so there's little point in pushing Brassard to play if he's even mildly hurt.
May 21 - 5:24 PM

Derick Brassard is glad that Ottawa's playoff series against the New York Rangers is over.

The Senators knocked out the Rangers in six games, but Brassard felt awkward throughout the series and sorry for his ex-teammates that their season was done. "I'm glad we won, but it sucks to see them sad and everything. It's just not a good feeling," Brassard said. "I just really didn't like it at all. I'm just so glad it's over. ... I had a really hard time. It really wasn't easy. I didn't know what to expect from the beginning, but I'm glad it's over." He potted just one goal in six games versus the Rangers after he had eight points against Boston in Round 1.
Source: NY Post
May 10 - 10:34 AM

Derick Brassard found the back of the net in Saturday's 5-4 OT win over the New York Rangers in Game 5.

The Senators were down 4-3 with less than 1:30 remaining in the third period, when Brassard knocked a puck out of mid-air, off a Rangers defenseman and in the net. Kyle Turris scored the game-winning goal in overtime. Brassard finished the game with five shots on goal and one hit in 16:17 of ice time. The former Ranger has three goals and nine points in 11 games this postseason. The Senators are now up 3-2 in the best-of-seven series. Game 6 goes in New York on Tuesday night.
May 6 - 9:04 PM

Derick Brassard notched a goal and an assist in Ottawa's 4-3 OT win over Boston on Monday night.

His points helped build Ottawa's 3-0 lead, but Boston came back in Game 3 to force overtime. Brassard is tied with Bobby Ryan and Erik Karlsson for the team lead in playoff points. He has two goals and two assists after three games.
Apr 18 - 10:58 AM

Derrick Brassard will be rested in Sunday's match with the Islanders.

His regular season ends with 14 goals and 39 points along with 92 hits in 81 games.
Apr 9 - 3:24 PM

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PosRoleName
C1Kyle Turris
2Derick Brassard
3Jean-Gabriel Pageau
4Nate Thompson
5Colin White
6Logan Brown
7Filip Chlapik
LW1Mike Hoffman
2Zack Smith
3Clarke MacArthur
4Ryan Dzingel
5Nick Paul
RW1Mark Stone
2Bobby Ryan
3Alex Burrows
4Tom Pyatt
D1Erik Karlsson
2Dion Phaneuf
3Cody Ceci
4Fredrik Claesson
5Mark Borowiecki
6Johnny Oduya
7Chris Wideman
8Thomas Chabot
9Ben Harpur
G1Craig Anderson
2Mike Condon
3Andrew Hammond