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Phillip Danault | Center | #24

Team: Montreal Canadiens
Age / DOB:  (25) / 2/24/1993
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 195
Drafted: 2011 / Rd. 1 (26) / CHI
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Phillip Danault (upper body) will not suit up in Saturday's game against the Toronto Maple Leafs.
Danault has now missed four consecutive games because of the injury. He has eight goals, 25 points and 34 penalty minutes in 52 games this season. He's day-to-day at this point. David Schlemko, Victor Mete, Rinat Valiev, Max Pacioretty and Andrew Shaw will also miss the game due to injury. Byron Froese will serve as a healthy scratch for Montreal. Mar 17 - 6:49 PM
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Phillip Danault (upper body) isn't going to play Thursday night.

It's Danault's third straight game on the sidelines. He was hurt on March 10 when he was struck by a high stick.
Source: NHL.com
Mar 15 - 7:36 PM

The Montreal Canadiens have announced that Phil Danault won't return to today's game against the Tampa Bay Lightning.

Danault caught a high-stick towards the end of the second period after already nursing a neck injury that made him a game-time decision for today's contest. Consider his status day-to-day for now.
Mar 10 - 3:32 PM

Phillip Danault and Charles Hudon are out for warmups ahead of today's game against the Tampa Bay Lightning.

It appears Danault (neck) is ready to return to the lineup after a one-game absence. The Habs have injuries throughout their entire lineup and will be happy to get some help down the middle with Danault back.
Mar 10 - 12:44 PM

Phillip Danault (neck) could be available for Saturday's matinee against the Tampa Bay Lightning.

Danault missed Thursday's game against the Panthers because of a stiff neck and related headaches. The Canadiens will be cautious with him after a Zdeno Chara slap shot to the head forced him to miss 15 games. He's a game-time decision.
Mar 10 - 9:33 AM

Phillip Danault will miss Thursday's game due to neck stiffness and related headaches.

Danault missed 15 games because of vertigo-like symptoms before returning on Feb. 20, so the Canadiens want to err on the side of caution here. He has eight goals and 25 points in 51 games this season.
Mar 8 - 5:26 PM

Phillip Danault did not take part in Friday's practice.

Danault missed 15 games because of vertigo-like symptoms, but he managed to return from that last week. This therapy day doesn't appear to be related to that. The Canadiens already said that they expect him to play on Saturday night against Tampa. He has eight goals and 24 points in 45 games this season.
Feb 24 - 8:48 AM

Phillip Danault had one goal, four shots and a plus-2 rating in a 3-1 win over the Rangers on Thursday night.

Danault sealed Montreal's victory with an empty-netter. The 24-year-old forward just returned from a concussion on Tuesday, but he appears to be getting back on track. He has eight goals and 24 points through 45 contests.
Feb 23 - 10:30 AM

Phillip Danault had 15:05 of ice time in his return to the lineup on Tuesday night.

Danault missed 15 games with concussion-like symptoms, after he took a Zdeno Chara slap shot to the head in January. He finished Tuesday's game against Philadelphia with a plus-1 rating, two penalty minutes, one shot on goal and three blocked shots. It's good to see Danault back on the ice after such a scary injury, but he doesn't need to be owned in any fantasy format. The 24-year-old has seven goals and 23 points in 44 games this season.
Feb 21 - 7:54 AM

Phillip Danault (concuussion) will return to the lineup Tuesday against Philadelphia.

Danault skated between Charles Hudon and Alex Galchenyuk at the team's morning skate. He has missed the last 15 contests due to a concussion. Danault has seven goals and 23 points in 43 games this season.
Feb 20 - 2:50 PM

Phillip Danault (concussion) could be back in the lineup on Tuesday night.

Danault still had not received the green light to return on Monday, but the Canadiens sent Nikita Scherbak back to the minors. That could be an indication that Danault will see his first game action since Jan. 13.
Feb 20 - 10:30 AM

Phillip Danault (concussion) is not expected to play Wednesday night.

Danault hopes to be play at some point during Montreal's road trip. He has been practicing with contact after he passed the NHL's concussion protocol. Wednesday's match will be the 13th straight game he has missed since he took a puck to the head.
Feb 14 - 9:49 AM

Phillip Danault (concussion) was back at practice Monday morning.

Danault has been cleared to skate with the team, but he has not received the green light to return to game action yet. He will travel with the Canadiens on the road and there's a possibility he could play later in the four-game trip.
Feb 12 - 11:11 AM

Phillip Danault (concussion) skated on his own on Friday morning.

The Canadiens forward hasn't played since Jan. 13 after he took a Zdeno Chara slap shot to the head. He's still going through the NHL's concussion protocol, so there's no timetable for his return. He'll continue to be day-to-day. The 24-year-old has seven goals and 23 points in 43 games this season.
Feb 3 - 9:36 AM

Phillip Danault (concussion) did not travel with the team ahead of Tuesday's game against St. Louis.

Danault's timetable remains unclear after he sustained concussion-like symptoms on Jan. 13 when he took a puck to the head.
Jan 29 - 5:48 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
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