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Jason Demers | Defenseman | #4

Team: Dallas Stars
Age / DOB:  (27) / 6/9/1988
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 200
Drafted: 2008 / Rd. 7 (186) / SJ
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Jason Demers could be re-signed by Dallas at the right price, according to Tim Cowlishaw of the Dallas Morning News.
Cowlishaw thinks the Stars could keep the pending unrestricted free agent, but there's a chance that Demers could walk with Patrik Nemeth, Jamie Oleksiak and Esa Lindell champing at the bit for increased roles. May 14 - 5:14 PM

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Jason Demers is starting to look more like himself again.

He earned two assists in Game 4 and logged 18:49 of ice time. "I thought he played fabulous," coach Lindy Ruff said. "I thought he skated well, defended well. That pair was very good for us. Like I said, coming back from injury, he has struggled at times, but I think that's the player that can really help us be real effective in a playoff series." He returned from a shoulder injury just before the regular season ended and he appears to be getting back into form now.
Apr 22 - 9:17 AM

Jason Demers will return to the Dallas lineup against Nashville Saturday night.

Demers had been sidelined since March 8th with shoulder injury but he is ready to go just in time for the playoffs. Activate him if you need him.
Apr 9 - 11:50 AM

Jason Demers (shoulder) is expected to make his return Saturday.

That will give Demers the chance to shake off the rust before the postseason. He last played on March 8
Apr 8 - 1:57 PM

Jason Demers (shoulder) is eyeing the last game of the regular season to get ready for the playoffs.

"It felt good, really felt good and confident. It was a good first day," Demers said after practicing on Wednesday. "It would be nice to get a game in. It will be trial by fire, for sure." He is recovering faster than his original timetable figured he would.
Apr 7 - 8:42 AM

Jason Demers (shoulder) is getting close to returning to the lineup.

He skated on Wednesday in a no-contact jersey and coach Lindy Ruff is encouraged by Demers' progress. He hasn't played since Mar. 8 because of a shoulder injury.
Apr 6 - 3:10 PM

Jason Demers (shoulder) has started skating again.

"He's skating right now, but limited," coach Lindy Ruff said. "We'll see where he's at when next week starts." Demers suffered a shoulder injury earlier this month, which is expected to sideline him for at least six weeks.
Mar 29 - 11:59 AM

Jason Demers will miss at least six weeks because of a shoulder injury.

Demers was logging 20:54 minutes per game for the Stars, so this is a significant blow for them. Obviously he's not going to come back before the end of the season, so fantasy owners in single season formats should replace him as soon as possible. The question for Dallas though is if Demers will be available at any point during the squad's playoff run. Keep in mind that he will miss at least six weeks, but we don't know if it might be significantly more than that.
Mar 10 - 1:15 PM

Jason Demers left Tuesday's game with Montreal due to an upper body injury.

Demers picked up the primary assist on Cody Eakin's opening tally during his 11:01 of play before departing. He now has 16 assists and 23 points in 61 games this season. We'll keep you posted on his status as it develops.
Mar 8 - 9:14 PM

Jason Demers picked up a pair of assists in Saturday's 7-3 loss to Boston.

Demers picked up both of his points in the first period when he helped set up goals by Ales Hemsky and Patrick Sharp. The 27-year-old has seven goals and 21 points in 53 games in 2015-16.
Feb 21 - 11:23 AM

There is a very good chance that Jason Demers will play Saturday against Washington.

He missed Thursday's game due to an illness but looks good to go Saturday night. Activate Demers if you need him.
Feb 13 - 12:57 PM

Jason Demers (illness) is showing signs of improvement.

It wouldn't be surprising at this point to see Demers in the Stars' lineup on Saturday. He missed Thursday's contest due to the disease.
Feb 12 - 2:52 PM

Jason Demers didn't play Thursday against Chicago because of an illness.

He has seven goals and 19 points, with a plus-16 rating, in 48 games this season. Consider him day-to-day.
Feb 12 - 9:47 AM

Jason Demers can't seem to stop scoring, lately.

Demers picked up his sixth goal of the season Thursday night, and points in three of his last four games with two goals mixed in. Add in his hit and minor, he now has seven goals, 18 points, and 52 PIMs on the year.
Feb 5 - 12:52 AM

Jason Demers snapped his personal 30 game goal drought during Saturday's 3-1 loss to Colorado.

It was brutal game for Dallas, and a bittersweet one for Demers who scored the power play goal as Carl Soderberg went to work on his nose. Undeterred from the blood loss, Demers went on to play nearly 20 minutes. He's now up to five goals and 16 points on the season.
Jan 24 - 1:35 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Tyler Seguin
2Jason Spezza
3Cody Eakin
4Vernon Fiddler
5Radek Faksa
6Justin Dowling
LW1Jamie Benn
2Patrick Sharp
3Antoine Roussel
4Mattias Janmark
5Travis Moen
6Curtis McKenzie
7Brendan Ranford
8Jason Dickinson
RW1Valeri Nichushkin
2Ales Hemsky
3Patrick Eaves
4Colton Sceviour
5Brett Ritchie
D1John Klingberg
2Alex Goligoski
3Jason Demers
4Kris Russell
5Stephen Johns
6Johnny Oduya
7Jordie Benn
8Julius Honka
9Patrik Nemeth
10Jamie Oleksiak
G1Kari Lehtonen
2Antti Niemi
3Jack Campbell