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David Desharnais | Center | #51

Team: New York Rangers
Age / DOB:  (31) / 9/14/1986
Ht / Wt:  5'7' / 180
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David Desharnais is no longer dealing with kidney stones.
Desharnais managed to play on Monday despite dealing with the painful condition, but he had passed them before Wednesday's contest. He has six goals and 27 points in 66 contests this season. Mar 15 - 9:41 AM
Source: NY Post

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David Desharnais will play tonight despite suffering from kidney stones.

Give credit to Desharnais who'll play despite dealing with stones. Peter Holland will be a healthy scratch to make room for the veteran center.
Mar 12 - 6:49 PM

David Desharnais (kidney stones) is a game-time decision on Monday.

By the sounds of it, Desharnais hasn't passed the kidney stones yet. It's a painful situation to say the least, but Rangers coach Alain Vigneault isn't ruling him out.
Mar 12 - 1:42 PM

David Desharnais missed Saturday's game with kidney stones.

Ouch. That's a tough ailment to have as anyone who has ever had kidney stones knows. There is no timetable for his return at this time. Desharnais has six goals and 27 points this season in 64 games.
Source: NY Post
Mar 11 - 8:21 AM

David Desharnais will be a healthy scratch in Saturday's game against the Florida Panthers.

Peter Holland will be taking his spot in the lineup. He has six goals and 21 assists in 64 games this season. Desharnais won't have any fantasy value going forward.
Mar 10 - 6:41 PM

David Desharnais will move up to New York's top-six forward group on Tuesday night against Winnipeg.

Mika Zibanejad is out with an illness, so Desharnais is slated to start the contest between Chris Kreider and Pavel Buchnevich. Desharnais has six goals and 27 points in 62 matches this campaign.
Mar 6 - 5:30 PM

David Desharnais will be a healthy scratch in Friday's game against the Calgary Flames.

The veteran has six goals and 20 assists in 61 games this season. With the Rangers beginning a rebuild, there isn't much room on the roster for him.
Mar 2 - 8:50 PM

David Desharnais found the back of the net in Monday's 2-1 loss to the Dallas Stars.

Desharnais opened the scoring at the 17:55 mark of the first period, but Dallas got goals from Tyler Seguin and Martin Hanzal in the second and third periods. The Rangers forward had just one goal in 14 games coming into tonight. The 31-year-old has six goals and 23 points in 50 games this season. Vinni Lettieri and J.T. Miller registered the assists on the Rangers' only goal of the game.
Feb 5 - 11:15 PM

David Desharnais found the back of the net in the Rangers' 4-2 loss to Los Angeles on Sunday.

Desharnais has only been held off the scoresheet once in his last four games. That gives him five goals and 22 points in 45 contests in 2017-18. He might not have much fantasy value, but this is a significant step up after he was limited to 14 points last season.
Source: NY Post
Jan 22 - 8:16 AM

David Desharnais scored a goal as the New York Rangers lost 3-2 on Friday night in a shootout.

Desharnais now has four goals and 19 points in 35 games this season with the Rangers, which are respectable numbers for the center. Desharnais has battled his way back into the lineup after being scratched a number of times in November. He opened the scoring for the Rangers but they weren't able to hold on to the lead.
Fri, Dec 29, 2017 10:52:00 PM

David Desharnais registered three assists in the Rangers' 5-4 loss to Florida.

Desharnais was actually initially projected to be a healthy scratch on Tuesday, but he drew into the lineup because Mika Zibanejad couldn't make it past the pregame warmups due to an upper-body injury. Desharnais clearly made the most of the surprise opportunity even if it didn't end up working out for the Rangers as a team. He took Zibanejad's place between Pavel Buchnevich and Chris Kreider. Desharnais has two goals and 11 points in 22 contests this season.
Source: NY Post
Wed, Nov 29, 2017 07:13:00 AM

David Desharnais will draw back into the lineup on Sunday.

Desharnais has been a healthy scratch the last three games but with Boo Nieves out, he will see fourth line time with Jimmy Vesey and Paul Carey. "That line's been effective," coach Alain Vigneault said. "Both Jimmy and Paul have been playing some pretty good hockey for us. David's been out here for a couple of games and I'm sure he's anxious to get back in the lineup and play well and that's what he'll do for us tomorrow." Desharnais has two goals and eight points in 20 games.
Sun, Nov 26, 2017 09:03:00 AM

David Desharnais will be a healthy scratch in Friday's game against Detroit.

He's been scratched in three straight games. Desharnais has two goals and six assists in 20 games this season.
Fri, Nov 24, 2017 06:47:00 PM

David Desharnais will be a healthy scratch in Wednesday's game against Carolina.

Desharnais has now been scratched in back-to-back games. He has two goals and six assists in 20 games this season.
Wed, Nov 22, 2017 07:23:00 PM

David Desharnais will be scratched Sunday night against Ottawa.

Desharnais hasn't scored a goal since Oct. 19 and he has one assist in his last seven appearances. Paul Carey will play in Desharnais' place.
Sun, Nov 19, 2017 12:31:00 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
C1Mika Zibanejad
2Kevin Hayes
3David Desharnais
4Ryan Spooner
5Peter Holland
6Vinni Lettieri
LW1Chris Kreider
2Vladislav Namestnikov
3Jimmy Vesey
4Cody McLeod
5Ryan Gropp
RW1Mats Zuccarello
2Pavel Buchnevich
3Jesper Fast
D1Kevin Shattenkirk
2Brady Skjei
3Tony DeAngelo
4Marc Staal
5Ryan Sproul
6John Gilmour
7Steven Kampfer
8Rob O'Gara
9Neal Pionk
G1Henrik Lundqvist
2Ondrej Pavelec
3Alexandar Georgiev