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Derick Brassard  #16

NUMBER: 16 BIRTHDATE: September 22, 1987  (AGE 27)
HEIGHT: 6' 1" BIRTHPLACE: Hull, QC, Canada
WEIGHT: 202 DRAFTED: CBJ / 2006 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 1st   (6th overall)
Last Game: Tallied the GWG, recorded three SOG, won eight of 13 faceoffs (62%), and registered three hits in 18:16 of ice time in Game 2 vs. WSH 2015 PLAYOFFS - Is tied for sixth in the NHL in goals (four) - Leads the team in goals and faceoff win percentage (51.7%; 77-for-149), is tied for the team lead in points (five), plus/minus rating (plus-four), PPG (one), and PPP (two), ranks third in SOG (18), and is tied for fourth in hits (18) FIRST ROUND VS. PIT - Led all skaters in goals (three) and tied for first among all skaters in points (four) 2014-15 - Established career-highs in goals (19), assists (41), points (60), and PPA (12); tied his career-high in PPP (18) - Led the Rangers in assists, PPA, and PPP, ranked second in points, tied for second in PPG (six), and ranked fourth in goals and SOG (168) - Tallied a point in 44 of his final 78 games (19 G, 41 A) and 20 of his final 35 games (7 G, 18 A) PLAYOFF PERFORMER - Leads the Rangers in playoff points (29) since the 2013 Playoffs
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

It's not always going to be pretty, especially against a great goalie [Lundqvist] like that. My goals are never how you draw them up. It's just a matter of grinding it out and trying to create havoc in front and good things happen.

— Capitals forward Jay Beagle on scoring in their Game 3 victory against the Rangers on Monday