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Nicolas Deslauriers | Winger | #20

Team: Montreal Canadiens
Age / DOB:  (26) / 2/22/1991
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 215
Drafted: 2009 / Rd. 3 (84) / LA
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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. Dec 3 - 10:08 AM

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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.
Nov 17 - 2:54 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.
Oct 4 - 12:55 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.
Sep 30 - 12:54 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.
Sep 28 - 8:53 AM

Nicolas Deslauriers is expected to be scratched against the Islanders on Sunday afternoon.

Through 39 games this season the rugged winger has picked up two helpers along with 38 PIMs and 108 hits. He's also seen a career-low of 6:59 of average ice time per game, a 3:33 drop from his career average.
Source: Joe Yerdon
Apr 2 - 2:01 PM

Nicolas Deslauriers will be back in the lineup on Tuesday against Columbus.

The physical winger has posted just two points this season, but has managed to put up 38 PIMs and 99 hits in just 38 games thus far.
Mar 28 - 5:56 PM

Nicolas Deslauriers will be a healthy scratch in Monday's game against Florida.

He has no goals and two assists in 38 games this season. Taylor Fedun, Cody Franson, Johan Larsson will all miss the game due to injury.
Mar 27 - 6:50 PM

Nicolas Deslauriers will be a healthy scratch in Tuesday's game against the Pittsburgh Penguins.

Deslauriers will watch from the press box for a third straight game. He has just two assists in 38 games this season.
Source: NHL.com
Mar 21 - 7:07 PM

Nicolas Deslauriers isn't out for warmups for the Buffalo Sabres, indicating he will be a healthy scratch for their matchup with the Detroit Red Wings.

It will be back-to-back games for Deslauriers as a scratch. He has just two points in 38 games this season. He is strictly a physical depth forward and has no fantasy upside.
Mar 20 - 7:06 PM

Nicolas Deslauriers was added the the Sabres' top line to start the second period of Saturday night's 5-3 comeback win over Columbus.

In fact, he sparked the line and the team to a comeback win over the Blue Jackets after trailing 3-0 in the contest. Needless to say, if Deslauriers continues to play alongside Ryan O'Reilly and Evander Kane, he may be worth a look in most fantasy pools.
Mar 12 - 9:19 AM

Nicolas Deslauriers recorded his first point in 35 games on Friday.

Deslauriers assisted on Evan Rodrigues' first period goal. Deslauriers has averaged just 6:53 minutes per game this season and was never expected to do much offensively. That being said, he did score six goals and 12 points in 70 contests in 2015-16.
Mar 11 - 9:19 AM

Nicolas Deslauriers will get back in the lineup on Saturday.

The Sabres have an opening on the roster because of an injury to Kyle Okposo. Deslauriers has zero points in 31 games this season.
Mar 4 - 1:59 PM

Nicolas Deslauriers and Justin Falk will be scratched against the Coyotes on Thursday.

Through 31 games thus far Deslauriers has posted no points along with 23 PIMS and 80 hits. Falk meanwhile has picked up seven assists with 21 PIMs, 28 blocks and 77 hits over 41 games.
Source: Joe Yerdon
Mar 2 - 5:38 PM

Nicolas Deslauriers will be a healthy scratch in Tuesday's game against the Nashville Predators.

Deslauriers has suited up in 31 games this year, but he still hasn't picked up a point this season. Justin Falk and Linus Ullmark will also watch the game from the press box.
Source: NHL.com
Feb 28 - 7:07 PM

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