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Nicolas Deslauriers | Winger

Team: Buffalo Sabres
Age / DOB:  (24) / 2/22/1991
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 209
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Nicolas Deslauriers (illness) was able to play in Tuesday's game versus Columbus.
He was good to go after participating in the pregame warmup, so Nikita Zadorov remained a healthy scratch. Deslauriers missed the morning skate due to an illness. Feb 25 - 10:44 AM

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Nicolas Deslauriers is questionable for Tuesday's contest due to an illness.

Deslauriers has five goals and 13 points in 60 games this season. It looks like the Sabres are probably going to dress seven defensemen if Deslauriers isn't available, with Nikita Zadorov coming out of the press box.
Feb 24 - 4:26 PM

Nicolas Deslauriers scored in Thursday's 3-2 shootout win against Philadelphia.

It was his first point since Dec. 27, which amounted to 21 straight games. Deslauriers also added three hits to give him 188 in 58 matches this year.
Feb 20 - 10:19 AM

Nicolas Deslauriers fought Luke Gazdic early on in the third period of Edmonton's 3-2 win over Buffalo on Thursday night.

The Oilers were up 2-1 at the time, so one imagines that Deslauriers was trying to rally the troops. Either way, Deslauriers added five hits and a block onto his five penalty minutes during his 6:57 of ice time. He also spent 70 seconds on the penalty kill. Through 49 games he has 12 points and 55 PIMs.
Jan 30 - 1:54 AM

Nicolas Deslauriers scored and assisted to lead the Sabres to a 4-3 shootout win over the Islanders on Saturday night.

Deslauriers scored the first goal of the third period to cut the Islanders’ advantage to 3-1, then he assisted on Zemgus Girgenson’s shorthanded goal less than four minutes later. Deslauriers had shown very little offensively during his cup of coffee last year and early this season, but he now has four of his 12 points over the last three games. He also has two of his four goals then, too. Chris Stewart scored the winner. Josh Gorges and Drew Stafford had two helpers apiece.
Sat, Dec 27, 2014 10:35:00 PM

Since November 15th, the Buffalo Sabres are 5-1-0 at First Niagara Center.

The Sabres have been playing much better hockey of late and they've been getting results that they weren't able to achieve at the beginning of the season. "It’s just taking one game after another and we just kept winning," said forward Nicolas Deslauriers. "I know we had a tough trip in Tampa and Florida, but we bounced back here [on Tuesday] and it’s just been awesome." The Sabres are 7-3-0 in their last 10 games. Buffalo hosts Calgary on Thursday night.
Thu, Dec 11, 2014 05:59:00 PM

Nicolas Deslauriers was assessed a match penalty when he speared Vladimir Tarasenko late in the third period.

The play will be reviewed by the NHL as a result to see if supplemental discipline is required. Deslauriers has one goal, one assist and a whopping 60 hits in 17 games this campaign.
Wed, Nov 12, 2014 10:17:00 AM

Nicolas Deslauriers has signed a two-year deal with the Buffalo Sabres worth $1.275 million.

The contract is a one-way pact after he played 17 games with the Sabres this past season. Deslauriers was acquired from Los Angeles at the trade deadline and he can play defense or forward.
Mon, May 26, 2014 01:32:00 PM

Nicolas Deslauriers has been summoned by the Sabres.

Deslauriers has a goal in 16 games with Buffalo this season. The Sabres needed reinforcements because they're entering their season finale with an army on injured players.
Sun, Apr 13, 2014 01:18:00 PM

Buffalo reassigned Nicolas Deslauriers to AHL Rochester on Wednesday.

He'll try to help the Sabres' minor-league qualify for the postseason rather than play in meaningless games at the NHL level. Deslauriers has one goal in 16 games with the Sabres after he was acquired from Los Angeles at the trade deadline. He had 18 goals and 39 points in 60 games in the AHL with Manchester prior to the move.
Thu, Apr 10, 2014 10:12:00 AM

Nicolas Deslauriers scored his first NHL goal on Friday.

Deslauriers was playing in his 14th career game. He's a physical defenseman and does have some offensive upside.
Sat, Apr 5, 2014 09:09:00 AM

Nicolas Deslauriers will be available to play Thursday.

The Sabres have some injuries to deal with on the back end, so Deslauriers could step into the lineup after missing Tuesday's game to be with his wife, who was scheduled to give birth.
Thu, Apr 3, 2014 04:09:00 PM

Nicolas Deslauriers wasn't at practice Monday because his wife was scheduled to give birth.

It's uncertain if he'll be available to play Tuesday night versus New Jersey. Deslauriers doesn't have a point in his first 12 games with the Sabres.
Tue, Apr 1, 2014 07:48:00 AM

Nicolas Deslauriers, who was acquired in the Brayden McNabb deal Wednesday, played well in Buffalo's 2-0 loss to Florida Friday night.

The 23-year-old converted defenseman was called up on an emergencey basis and took four shots on goal and registered four hits in 15:08 of playing time. Buffalo coach Ted Nolan likes Deslauriers' game. "He's a big body, sadi Nolan. "I've watched him play with my son in Manchester. I like the way he plays. He plays with a little spirt and jam and that's exactly what this organization needs." In fact, Nolan played Deslauriers on the left point of the team's second power-play unit Friday night. That said, Deslauriers will likely not be a fantasy asset this season. We do like his chances of being a light version of Antoine Roussel in 2015, though.
Sat, Mar 8, 2014 07:39:00 AM

Nicolas Deslauriers is joining the Buffalo Sabres on an emergency basis.

Deslauriers has 39 points and 76 penalty minutes in 60 AHL games in 2013-14. He was acquired from the Los Angeles Kings as part of the Brayden McNabb deal.
Fri, Mar 7, 2014 12:23:00 PM

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All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Ryan O'Reilly
2Jack Eichel
3Zemgus Girgensons
4David Legwand
5Cal O'Reilly
LW1Evander Kane
2Matt Moulson
3Marcus Foligno
4Cody McCormick
5Nicolas Deslauriers
6Jerry D'Amigo
RW1Tyler Ennis
2Brian Gionta
3Jamie McGinn
4Jason Akeson
D1Zach Bogosian
2Rasmus Ristolainen
3Mike Weber
4Josh Gorges
5Andrej Meszaros
6Carlo Colaiacovo
7Matt Donovan
8Mark Pysyk
G1Robin Lehner
2Chad Johnson