David Desharnais

David Desharnais

Bio
Height/Weight: 5' 7"/180 lbs
Born: Laurier-Station, Canada
Draft: Undrafted
Shoots: L
  • 2020 Report Card: Julien Gauthier
    Blueshirt Banter

    2020 Report Card: Julien Gauthier

    Expectations When the New York Rangers acquired Julien Gauthier from the Carolina Hurricanes on Feb. 18, 2020, they acquired a young winger who could add some much-needed depth scoring in the near future. The cost to bring Gauthier to New York was defensive prospect Joey Keane, who was tearing it up in the AHL with the Hartford Wolf Pack. As Blueshirt Banter’s Adam Herman wrote after the deal, “Rarely do teams exchange thriving prospects like this.

  • As buyout window approaches, will this be Henrik Lundqvist's final week with NY Rangers?
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    As buyout window approaches, will this be Henrik Lundqvist's final week with NY Rangers?

    Buying out Lundqvist would result in a dead cap hit of $5.5 million next season, but it would still save $3 million. And with the flat salary cap putting many teams into a financial squeeze — including the Rangers — those savings would come in handy. It would only cost the Rangers $1.5 million in dead money the following season, which is much easier to stomach than penalty of more than $6 million they’re now dealing with from last summer’s Kevin Shattenkirk buyout.

  • 2020 Report Card: Jacob Trouba
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    2020 Report Card: Jacob Trouba

    Trouba arrived as a restricted free agent in need of a long term contract, so Jeff Gorton, John Davidson and friends inked him to a seven year, $56 million pact to anchor the team’s right side for the foreseeable future shortly after his acquisition. As one of only seven defenseman counting for at least $8,000,000 against the salary cap throughout the entire league, it would’ve taken a Herculean performance for Trouba to justify his salary from the back end. So how did he do?