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David Desharnais
David Desharnais
Centre  - MTL
Number: 51
Height: 5' 7"
Weight: 170
Shoots: Left
Born: 14 Sep 1986  (Age 28)
Birthplace: Laurier-station, QC, Canada
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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… 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)… Had a 4-game point streak (March 12 to 18), posting a 2-4-6 record… Totaled 2 points (1-1-2) and a +3 differential on March 27 at DET… Recorded 2 points (1-1-2) and a +3 differential on March 29 at FLA… Led the team in March in points (15, tied with M. Pacioretty) and differential (+6, tied with M. Pacioretty and T. Vanek)… Scored his 1st career NHL playoff goal on April 18 at TBL… Set 2 career personal-highs in the playoffs, in assists and points (0-2-2) on May 22 at NYR…

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.