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Derick Brassard | Center | #19

Team: Ottawa Senators
Age / DOB:  (29) / 9/22/1987
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 205
Drafted: 2006 / Rd. 1 (6) / CLM
Contract: view contract details

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Derick Brassard made a successful debut with the Senators on Wednesday night.
He produced a goal and an assist in Ottawa's home-opening 5-4 overtime win over Toronto. Brassard and Kyle Turris, who scored two goals in the match, should form a productive one-two punch for the Senators down the middle this season. Oct 13 - 8:44 AM

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Derick Brassard collected three points in Ottawa's 3-2 overtime win over Toronto on Tuesday night.

He has two goals and four helpers in four preseason matches with the Senators. It appears as though Brassard will fit in nicely with his new team and he'll be a valuable part of the power-play group.
Oct 5 - 11:05 AM

Derick Brassard scored in Tuesday's 3-2 OT loss to the Buffalo Sabres.

Brassard managed to score in his first preseason game with the Senators. His third period goal gave the Sens a 2-1 lead at the time. Brassard was acquired from the Rangers as part of a trade that saw Mika Zibanejad head to New York. The Sens will rely on him to be one of their top offensive producers this season. Zack Smith and Bobby Ryan registered the assists on Brassard's goal.
Sep 27 - 10:01 PM

It looks like Derick Brassard will get a chance to play alongside Bobby Ryan and Clarke MacArthur.

"That’s probably the plan right now," Brassard said. "If I start with Bobby and Clarke, we can find some really good chemistry together. We have a little bit of everything on that line." Ottawa acquired Brassard from the New York Rangers in a deal that sent Mika Zibanejad the other way. In 2015-16, Brassard finished with 27 goals and 58 points in 80 contests.
Source: Ottawa Sun
Sep 13 - 9:25 AM

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

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

Depth Charts

All Positions
C1Kyle Turris
2Derick Brassard
3Jean-Gabriel Pageau
4Zack Smith
5Chris Kelly
LW1Mike Hoffman
2Clarke MacArthur
3Ryan Dzingel
4Matt Puempel
5Tom Pyatt
RW1Bobby Ryan
2Mark Stone
3Chris Neil
D1Erik Karlsson
2Dion Phaneuf
3Marc Methot
4Cody Ceci
5Mark Borowiecki
6Thomas Chabot
7Chris Wideman
G1Craig Anderson
2Andrew Hammond