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Derick Brassard

Derick Brassard  #16

NUMBER: 16 BIRTHDATE: September 22, 1987  (AGE 28)
HEIGHT: 6' 1" BIRTHPLACE: Hull, QC, Canada
WEIGHT: 205 DRAFTED: CBJ / 2006 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 1st   (6th overall)
Last Game: Won six of 12 faceoffs (50%) and recorded one SOG in 16:17 of ice time on Oct. 7 at CHI BLUESHIRT BULLETS: - Leads the Rangers in PPG (15), PPA (25), and PPP (40), ranks second in goals (42) and GP (175), and ranks third in assists (74) and points (116) since he was acquired on Apr. 3, 2013 - Is one of seven NHL players who have recorded at least 130 regular season points and 40 playoff points since 2012-13 2014-15 NOTES: - Established career-highs in goals (19), assists (41), points (60), PPA (12), and average ice time (17:23), and tied a career-high in PPP (18) - Led the Rangers in assists, PPA, and PPP, ranked second in points, tied for second in PPG (six), ranked fourth in goals, and tied for fifth in GWG (three) - Established playoff career-highs in goals (nine), points (16), plus/minus rating (plus-nine), PPG (two), and SOG (55) - Became the eighth Ranger to tally nine or more playoff goals in one year and the only Ranger to do so in a year other than 1994 or 1997
QMJHL First All-Star Team (2006) Canadian Major Junior Second All-Star Team (2006) Missed majority of 2006-07 due to pre-season shoulder injury. Missed majority of 2008-09 due to shoulder injury at Dallas, December 18, 2008. Signed as a free agent by Salzburg (Austria), November 26, 2012. Traded to NY Rangers by Columbus with Derek Dorsett, John Moore and Columbus' 6th round choice (later traded to Minnesota Minnesota selected Chase Lang) in 2014 Entry Draft for Marian Gaborik, Blake Parlett and Steven Delisle, April 3, 2013.
Quote of the Day

Yeah, it was a pretty special moment for me. Today was my Dad's [55th] birthday. I have a lot of family in town, so it was a special moment for me to score my first one today. A win definitely would have capped it off, but you can't have everything.

— Sabres rookie Jack Eichel after scoring a goal in his National Hockey League debut
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