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Phillip Danault | Center | #24

Team: Montreal Canadiens
Age / DOB:  (24) / 2/24/1993
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 195
Drafted: 2011 / Rd. 1 (26) / CHI
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Phillip Danault has been suffering concussion-like symptoms.
A timetable for Danault's return is uncertain at this time. He won't play Monday night after he was hit in the head by a shot from Boston's Zdeno Chara on Saturday. Jan 15 - 1:52 PM

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Phillip Danault won't play Monday night against the Islanders.

Danault was struck in the head by a slap shot from Boston's Zdeno Chara on Saturday. He was released from the hospital on Sunday morning.
Jan 15 - 12:56 PM

The Montreal Canadiens have confirmed that center Phillip Danault was released from the hospital earlier today.

In a scary incident, Danault absorbed a Zdeno Chara slap shot straight to the head. Danault was then stretchered off and brought straight to the hospital where he stayed overnight. The Canadiens are already thin at center and losing their third-leading point producer will be a huge blow.
Jan 14 - 12:32 PM

Phillip Danault was stretchered off the ice after taking a Zdeno Chara shot to the head on Saturday night.

Thankfully for Danault, Chara didn't put everything behind the shot. Still, Danault remained down on the ice for a while. He got back to his knees after a few moments, but he was unable to get back to his feet. The Canadiens have already announced that Danault has been taken to hospital. He is "awake and moving", according to the club.
Jan 13 - 9:12 PM

Phillip Danault is back on the ice for the start of the third period.

Danault needed help from the trainer to get off the ice in the second period after he got tangled up with Evgenii Dadonov of the Panthers and appeared to injure his knee. He is fine.
Sat, Dec 30, 2017 09:12:00 PM

Phillip Danault was helped off the ice in the second period Saturday.

Danault took a minor for tripping Evgenii Dadonov of the Panthers but got tangled up with the Florida winger and apparently injured his leg or knee. His return is questionable.
Sat, Dec 30, 2017 08:49:00 PM

Phillip Danault pitched in a goal and an assist in a 7-5 win over Vancouver on Tuesday.

Danault has four goals and nine points in the last nine outings. He played between Alex Galchenyuk, who had a goal in the match, and Andrew Shaw, who earned an assist, but coach Claude Julien wasn't thrilled with the combination's performance. The Canadiens bench boss thought the trio overextended their shifts.
Wed, Dec 20, 2017 09:47:00 AM

Phillip Danault scored a goal in the Canadiens' 6-2 loss to Edmonton.

Danault has only been held off the scoresheet once over his last six games. He's up to six goals and 18 points in 31 games this season, which puts him on pace to surpass his 2016-17 total of 40 points.
Sun, Dec 10, 2017 10:38:00 AM

Phillip Danault found the back of the net in Thursday's 3-2 OT loss to Calgary.

Danault has been productive recently with two goals and three assists in the last five games. He has accounted for five goals and 17 points through 30 games in 2017-18.
Fri, Dec 8, 2017 09:55:00 AM

Phillip Danault posted a pair of assists Thursday night.

Danault had helpers on goals by Max Pacioretty (power play) and Andrew Shaw in a 6-3 win over Detroit. He has one goal and three assists in his last five outings.
Fri, Dec 1, 2017 10:00:00 AM

Phillip Danault picked up an assist in a 3-2 shootout loss to the Nashville Predators on Wednesday night.

Danault had gone pointless in his last four straight games before Wednesday. He hasn't scored since Oct. 28, a four-point night against the New York Rangers. Danault has three goals and 12 points this season. He isn't the most consistent fantasy threat, if you're thinking about adding him.
Source: NHL.com
Wed, Nov 22, 2017 11:40:00 PM

Phillip Danault scored two goals and two assists in Saturday's 5-4 win over the New York Rangers.

Danault's first goal gave the Canadiens a 3-0 lead in the first period. His second goal made it 5-4 for the Canadiens with just over 10 minutes remaining in the game. Danault also helped set up goals by Alex Galchenyuk and Max Pacioretty. The Canadiens forward is now up to three goals and four assists in 11 games this season. Despite the solid outing, he won't be worth adding in most fantasy leagues.
Sat, Oct 28, 2017 10:17:00 PM

Philip Danault registered the first four-point game of his National Hockey League career in a 5-4 win over the New York Rangers on Saturday night.

Danault assisted on Alex Galchenyuk's first period goal before hustling to the net and adding a goal of his own. Danault then scored a go-ahead goal in the third period, ultimately giving the victory to the Canadiens. It was his first multi-point game since Apr. 1.
Source: NHL.com
Sat, Oct 28, 2017 09:55:00 PM

Phillip Danault skated alongside Max Pacioretty and Andrew Shaw at Monday's practice.

Danult and Pacioretty were together for Friday's game against Anaheim and played on the top line for most of the 2016-17 season. Jonathan Drouin skated between Paul Byron and Artturi Lehkonen during Monday's session. Montreal has averaged a league low 1.50 goals for per game, so switching up the first and second lines was to be expected.
Mon, Oct 23, 2017 03:24:00 PM

Phillip Danault found the back of the net in a 3-2 shootout win against Buffalo on Thursday night.

Danault tied the game at 2-2 with a shorthanded goal at the 8:01 mark of the third period. Defensemen Shea Weber and Karl Alzner earned helpers on the play. Danault finished the 2016-17 season with 13 goals and 40 points in 82 contests.
Fri, Oct 6, 2017 09:19:00 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Jonathan Drouin
2Phillip Danault
3Tomas Plekanec
4Jacob De La Rose
LW1Max Pacioretty
2Alex Galchenyuk
3Paul Byron
4Charles Hudon
5Daniel Carr
6Nicolas Deslauriers
RW1Brendan Gallagher
2Andrew Shaw
3Artturi Lehkonen
4Logan Shaw
5Byron Froese
6Ales Hemsky
D1Shea Weber
2Jeff Petry
3Jordie Benn
4Karl Alzner
5David Schlemko
6Joe Morrow
7Jakub Jerabek
8Victor Mete
G1Carey Price
2Antti Niemi