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Andrew Desjardins | Center | #11

Team: Chicago Blackhawks
Age / DOB:  (29) / 7/27/1986
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 195
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Andrew Desjardins now has four goals this season.
Desjardins doesn't hit the score board much, this being just the fourth time all season. That's right, he has no assists either. Unfortunately given that he doesn't hit or take as many penalties as he did with San Jose, he doesn't have much fantasy value. Thu, Dec 31, 2015 11:10:00 PM

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Andrew Desjardins had a pair of goals against Arizona on Tuesday night.

He made it 6-2 at the 5:04 mark of the third period and that turned out to be the game winner after the Coyotes rallied. The final score was 7-5 in favor of the Blackhawks. Desjardins has three points in 33 games this year.
Wed, Dec 30, 2015 11:39:00 AM

Andrew Desjardins is a healthy scratch in Thursday's game against Ottawa.

David Rundblad and Viktor Tikhonov will also be scratched. This trio was also scratched in Chicago's last game against Minnesota. None of these three players have any fantasy value going forward.
Source: NHL.com
Thu, Dec 3, 2015 07:49:00 PM

Andrew Desjardins, David Rundblad, and Viktor Tikhonov will be scratched from Tuesday's match with Minnesota.

Through 21 games thus far Desjardins has a goal, four PIMs, and 23 hits on the season. Which should suggest that he's no longer the supplier of tough guy stats as he was with San Jose.
Tue, Dec 1, 2015 07:24:00 PM

Andrew Desjardins will slot on the third line in Friday's tilt with Calgary.

If you're in a reverse league, Desjardins returning to the lineup may sound exciting but we wouldn't advise getting your hopes up. Despite his reputations has a gnarly player, he's been well behaved since joining Chicago. Through 29 games he has but nine PIMs (one fight) and 52 hits. Quite the change from his San Jose days.
Fri, Nov 20, 2015 07:31:00 PM

David Rundblad, Andrew Desjardins and Viktor Tikhonov will once again sit against the Edmonton Oilers Wednesday night.

Desjardins will sit for his third straight. Viktor Tikhonov will sits his fourth while Rundblad's scratch will be his ninth straight, pushing for a double-digit streak in the press box.
Wed, Nov 18, 2015 09:16:00 PM

Andrew Desjardins, Viktor Tikhonov and David Rundblad will each be scratched from Sunday's tilt with Calgary.

Unfortunately there's little to know fantasy value spread among this trio. If you're hoping for Desjardins to revert back to his brutish ways, don't. He has but 52 hits and nine PIMs in 29 games since joining Chicago.
Sun, Nov 15, 2015 05:02:00 PM

Andrew Desjardins is a healthy scratch on Saturday.

Desjardins has no points and a minus-eight rating in 16 games this season. He's traditionally at least been an okay source of PIM, but so far he has just two.
Sat, Nov 14, 2015 08:08:00 PM

Andrew Desjardins has inked a two-year, $1.6 million contract with the Chicago Blackhawks.

Desjardins had 10 points and 57 penalty minutes in 69 games with San Jose and Chicago in 2014-15. That's pretty good value for Desjardins and a sign that he was willing to take less money in order to stick with the Blackhawks despite their cap situation.
Fri, Jul 3, 2015 12:37:00 PM

The Chicago Blackhawks are interested in re-signing Andrew Desjardins.

The Blackhawks acquired Desjardins from the Sharks in March in exchange for Ben Smith and a conditional seventh round selection. He's eligible to become an unrestricted free agent and Chicago has some cap issues this summer, so re-signing him might be a bit tricky. That being said, the bottom-six forward likely won't be too expensive.
Wed, Jun 17, 2015 04:39:00 PM

Andrew Desjardins is celebrating his first Stanley Cup championship.

Chicago picked up Desjardins from San Jose in March in exchange for Ben Smith and a conditional seventh round pick. Desjardins went on to score a goal and four points in 21 playoff contests. He also averaged 13:55 minutes per game. "The amount of work that’s put in to getting to this is just hard to imagine," said Desjardins. "When you've never done it, you don't even understand how much work it is to get here. It feels amazing right now." He's eligible to become an unrestricted free agent this summer and he might end up walking given Chicago's difficult cap situation.
Source: CSN Chicago
Wed, Jun 17, 2015 08:16:00 AM

Andrew Desjardins contributed a pair of assists in Chicago's 5-2 win over Anaheim in Game 6 of the Western Conference Final.

He had the primary helper on both goals by Andrew Shaw in the third period. Desjardins made a great play on his first assist when he tossed the puck into the center of the ice for a hard-charging Shaw. He has one goal and three points in 14 playoff games with the Blackhawks.
Thu, May 28, 2015 11:43:00 AM

Andrew Desjardins had four shots and a goal in Game 3 versus Nashville.

After being a healthy scratch for Chicago's first two games of the series, Desjardins got to play on Sunday and he made an impact during his 11:47 of ice time. He had no goals and two assists in 13 games during the regular season for the Blackhawks. Joakim Nordstrom and Teuvo Teravainen were replaced by Desjardins and Antoine Vermette in Game 3.
Mon, Apr 20, 2015 12:44:00 PM

Andrew Desjardins, Michael Paliotta, and Antti Raanta are each expected to sit out Friday's Game Two against the Nashville Predators.

Coach Quenneville has already noted that there won't be any lineup changes from Game One, which includes benching trade deadline acquisition Antoine Vermette. But should Desjardins find his way into the lineup, he could provide quality tough guy stats even as a spot-start.
Fri, Apr 17, 2015 08:06:00 PM

Andrew Desjardins will be listed as a healthy scratch for Game 1 against the Predators Wednesday night.

Desjardins was unable to generate any offense since being acquired by the Blackhawks at this year’s trade deadline as he tallied just two assists in 13 games. He will join fellow trade-deadline acquisition, Antoine Vermettte, in the press box for game 1 Wednesday. With Patrick Kane now healthy, Desjardins will have to become more accustomed to the bench.
Source: NHL.com
Wed, Apr 15, 2015 06:36:00 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Jonathan Toews
2Artem Anisimov
3Marcus Kruger
4Andrew Desjardins
5Dennis Rasmussen
LW1Artemi Panarin
2Teuvo Teravainen
3Andrew Shaw
4Phillip Danault
5Jiri Sekac
RW1Patrick Kane
2Marian Hossa
3Richard Panik
4Brandon Mashinter
D1Duncan Keith
2Brent Seabrook
3Niklas Hjalmarsson
4Trevor van Riemsdyk
5Erik Gustafsson
6Rob Scuderi
7Michal Rozsival
G1Corey Crawford
2Scott Darling