Won 13 of his 15 face-offs (87%) on Oct. 24 vs. ANA… Tallied the game-deciding goal in the shootout on Nov. 15 at CBJ… Blocked 5 shots on Nov. 16 vs. NYR… Registered 2 assists and a +2 differential on Nov. 19 vs. MIN… Recorded 1 goal and a +1 differential on Nov. 22 at WSH… Played his 200th career game in the NHL on Nov. 23 vs. PIT… Produced 2 assists on Dec. 2 vs. NJD… Scored a goal and added the decisive goal in the shootout on Dec. 4 at NJD… Produced 2 assists on Dec. 17 vs. PHX… Tied a personal-high with 3 assists on Dec. 31 at CAR…Led the team in Dec. with 9 assists and 11 points… Produced 2 points (1-1-2) and a +2 differential on Jan. 2 at DAL… Recorded 2 points (1-1-2) on Jan. 16 at OTT… Produced 2 helpers and a +3 differential on Feb. 6 vs. VAN… Tied a personal-high with 2 goals on Feb. 8 at CAR… Obtained 2 assists, including his 100th NHL career assist, and the decisive goal on the shootout, on Feb. 27 at PIT… Led the team in Feb. with7 points (3-4)…
finished first in the league in assists (77), second in plus-minus (+38) and won the ECHL's regular season scoring title.
Desharnais also captured the Rookie of the Year Award, the Most Valuable Player Award and was selected to the ECHL First-Team All-Star.
In 22 post-season games with Cincinnati, Desharnais finished first in the Kelly Cup Playoffs in points (33) and assists (24), tied for second in goals (9) and third in plus-minus (+11) as the Cyclones secure their first ECHL championship.
Desharnais claimed All-Rookie Team honors and was named to the All-ECHL First Team
He has also taken the Leading Scorer' trophy and the John Daley Award for being the league's Rookie of the Year. David won the ECHL's Rookie of the Month honors in November, February and March. He also established a league record with a 20-game assist streak from Jan. 5 through Feb. 29. He also had a 27-game point streak from Dec. 31 through March 12, the longest of the season and fourth-longest in ECHL history.
Was named to the ECHL's All-Rookie team.
Became the first ECHL player ever to earn Rookie of the Month honors three times in one season.