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Nicolas Deslauriers | Winger | #20

Team: Montreal Canadiens
Age / DOB:  (27) / 2/22/1991
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 215
Drafted: 2009 / Rd. 3 (84) / LA
Contract: view contract details

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Nicolas Deslauriers scored a pair of goals in Thursday's 4-3 win over the Detroit Red Wings.
Deslauriers' first goal gave the Habs a 1-0 lead in the opening period, while his second made it 3-2 for the Canadiens in the middle frame. He finished the night with a plus-1 rating, four shots on goal and one hit in 12:19 of ice time. The 27-year-old had a pretty impressive year by his standards, as he's up to 10 goals and 14 assists in 57 games this season. By comparison, he had no goals and two assists in 42 games with Buffalo last year. Artturi Lehkonen and Brendan Gallagher also scored for Montreal on Thursday. Apr 5 - 11:31 PM

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Nicolas Deslauriers racked up 17 penalty minutes in Monday's 2-0 loss to the Florida Panthers.

Deslauriers picked up two, five and 10 penalty minutes after dropping the gloves with Aaron Ekblad in the first period. The Canadiens really didn't generate much offensively. They've now been shut out in back-to-back games. Deslauriers has 12 points and 49 penalty minutes in 49 games this season. He's nothing more than an energy depth player.
Mar 19 - 10:58 PM

Nicolas Deslauriers will be a healthy scratch in Wednesday's game against the New York Islanders.

Deslauriers has seven goals and four assists in 40 games this season. He'll continue to serve as a physical bottom-line forward for the Canadiens down the stretch. Daniel Carr, Logan Shaw and David Schlemko will also watch the game from the press box.
Feb 28 - 6:45 PM

Nicolas Deslauriers dropped the gloves with Brandon Manning on Tuesday night.

The Canadiens lost the game in overtime, but Deslauriers was the clear winner of this fight, as he landed several good shots on the Flyers defenseman. Deslauriers signed a two-year contract extension on Monday, so expect to see him bring physicality to Montreal's lineup over the next couple of years.
Feb 21 - 7:57 AM

Nicolas Deslauriers has signed a two-year, one-way deal with Montreal.

The new deal is reportedly worth $950,000 per season. Deslauriers has produced 10 points and 160 hits in 36 games this year.
Feb 19 - 3:03 PM

Nicolas Deslauriers will be a healthy scratch in Saturday's game against the Vegas Golden Knights.

This will be the second straight game he watches from the press box. The 26-year-old has seven goals and three assists in 36 games this season. Jacob De La Rose and Jakub Jerabek are also expected to watch the game from the press box.
Feb 17 - 7:00 PM

Nicolas Deslauriers will be a healthy scratch in Thursday's game against the Arizona Coyotes.

The 26-year-old has been relatively good for the Canadiens this season. He's managed to bring energy and physicality to the lineup while chipping in offensively a little bit. Deslauriers has seven goals and 10 points in 36 games this season. He doesn't need to be owned in any fantasy format. Byron Froese will also watch the game from the press box.
Feb 15 - 7:02 PM

Nicolas Deslauriers will sit out on Saturday.

He will be joined by Brett Lernout who will sit as David Schlemko is healthy enough to play. Just an FYI as Deslauriers plays on the fourth unit. He has four goals and seven points in 19 games.
Sat, Dec 30, 2017 06:57:00 PM

Nicolas Deslauriers found the back of the net in Friday's 3-2 win over Calgary.

Montreal's fourth line of Byron Froese, Daniel Carr and Deslauriers has been incredibly productive of late. Deslauriers, who scored twice in the Canadiens' previous game at Vancouver, gave the Habs a 2-0 lead in the second frame with his tally against the Flames. The 26-year-old now has four goals and three assists in 16 games.
Sat, Dec 23, 2017 09:59:00 AM

Nicolas Deslauriers scored a pair of goals in Montreal's 7-5 win at Vancouver on Tuesday night.

Montreal's fourth line, which features Deslauriers, Daniel Carr and Byron Froese, combined for three goals and two assists in the match. Deslauriers has three goals and six points in 15 games with the Canadiens this campaign.
Wed, Dec 20, 2017 09:30:00 AM

Nicolas Deslauriers scored a goal and registered two assists in Montreal's 10-1 win over Detroit on Saturday.

Those were Deslauriers' first three points as a member of the Montreal Canadiens. He was playing in his ninth contest with Montreal this season, though he also has three goals and five points in 14 AHL contests.
Sun, Dec 3, 2017 10:08:00 AM

Nicolas Deslauriers was called up from the minors on Thursday November 16.

Deslauriers made his season debut on Thursday, though he logged a modest 6:01 minutes. Montreal acquired him from Buffalo in exchange for Zach Redmond on Oct. 4.
Fri, Nov 17, 2017 02:54:00 AM

The Montreal Canadiens have acquired Nicolas Deslauriers from the Buffalo Sabres for defenseman Zach Redmond.

Deslauriers is an energy forward that can suit up on an NHL fourth line. He had no goals, two assists and 38 penalty minutes in 42 games last season. He isn't worth picking up in any fantasy format.
Wed, Oct 4, 2017 12:55:00 PM

The Buffalo Sabres have announced that both Nicolas Deslauriers and Taylor Fedun are on waivers.

Seeing Deslauriers on waivers is a bit surprising considering he has played a lot of games for the Sabres during the past couple of seasons. However, the former third round pick has very little upside and the Sabres appear to going in a different direction.
Sat, Sep 30, 2017 12:54:00 PM

Nicolas Deslauriers is trying to secure a roster spot for himself going into the 2016-17 season.

Deslauriers made a strong case on Wednesday with a goal and five hits in a 5-4 exhibition loss to the Pittsburgh Penguins. "For me, I think it was perfect to have a fresh start but at the same time, I think since I've been in the league the last four, five years it's always been come to camp and prove yourself, prove that you can play," Deslauriers said. "I'm trying to prove that I can bring more." Deslauriers made just 42 appearances with the Sabres last year, while averaging less than eight minutes per game.
Thu, Sep 28, 2017 08:53:00 AM

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C1Jonathan Drouin
2Phillip Danault
3Jacob De La Rose
4Byron Froese
LW1Max Pacioretty
2Alex Galchenyuk
3Paul Byron
4Charles Hudon
5Daniel Carr
6Nicolas Deslauriers
RW1Brendan Gallagher
2Andrew Shaw
3Artturi Lehkonen
4Logan Shaw
5Ales Hemsky
6Nikita Scherbak
D1Shea Weber
2Jeff Petry
3Jordie Benn
4Karl Alzner
5David Schlemko
6Mike Reilly
7Noah Juulsen
8Victor Mete
G1Carey Price
2Antti Niemi