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Derick Brassard | Center | #16

Team: New York Rangers
Age / DOB:  (28) / 9/22/1987
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 205
Drafted: 2006 / Rd. 1 (6) / CLM
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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

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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

Derick Brassard registered an assist in a 3-2 loss to New Jersey Tuesday night.

It was Brassard's follow up to a five-point night against Buffalo prior to the All-Star break. Brassard now has 17 goals and 37 points in 49 contests in 2015-16.
Feb 3 - 11:20 AM

The Rangers' Derick Brassard notched a career-high five points to lead New York to a 6-3 triumph over the visiting Buffalo Sabres Monday night.

Brassard scored two goals and added three assists. His previous career high was four points in a 6-1 win against the Pittsburgh Penguins on April 3, 2013, his first game with the Rangers following a trade from the Columbus Blue Jackets. Brassard had an unforgettable night, with a plus-3 and a game-high six shots on net. Brassard now has 17 goals and 19 assists on the season. The Rangers' other goal scorers Monday were Mats Zuccarello (18th), J.T. Miller (13th), Viktor Stalberg (seventh) and Dylan McIlrath (second). Jesper Fast contributed two assists to the Rangers, who played poorly in a 3-0 loss to the Senators in Ottawa Sunday.
Jan 25 - 10:46 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Derick Brassard
2Eric Staal
3Derek Stepan
4Oscar Lindberg
5Dominic Moore
LW1Rick Nash
2Chris Kreider
3J.T. Miller
4Daniel Paille
5Tanner Glass
6Marek Hrivik
RW1Mats Zuccarello
2Kevin Hayes
3Nicklas Jensen
4Viktor Stalberg
5Jesper Fast
6Chris Brown
7Jayson Megna
8Pavel Buchnevich
D1Ryan McDonagh
2Dan Girardi
3Nick Holden
4Marc Staal
5Dan Boyle
6Kevin Klein
7Raphael Diaz
8Dylan McIlrath
9Mat Bodie
10Ryan Graves
11Brady Skjei
12Chris Summers
G1Henrik Lundqvist
2Antti Raanta
3Magnus Hellberg