Derick Brassard C NYR 2 days ago

Brassard scored a goal in Wednesday's 2-1 OT win over the Penguins.

Brassard has been red hot in the postseason, racking up three goals through four games. He leads all skaters in the category, and will look to add to his total in Game 5 as the Rangers look to close out the Penguins on home ice.

Derick Brassard C NYR 6 days ago

Brassard logged a goal in Game 2 on Saturday, a 4-3 loss to Pittsburgh.

That's a goal in the each of the first two contests of the playoff series. Outside of a three game rut, the team's second line center has been finding the net more consistently as of late, seven goals and 10 points over his last 15 contests.

Derick Brassard C NYR 1 week ago

Brassard scored 28 seconds into Thursday's Game 1 victory over Pittsburgh. He ended up with five shots on goal and three hits.

Ryan McDonagh made it 2-0 with a power-play goal later in the period, and then New York's offense dried up. Fortunately, Henrik Lundqvist held off the Penguins well enough for the win. After setting new personal bests in both goals (19) and assists (41), Brassard should be a key piece of the Rangers' playoff push.

Derick Brassard C NYR 2 weeks ago

Brassard attempted six shots and potted a power-play goal in Saturday's win over the Capitals.

The six shots matched Brassard's total from the previous four games combined, while the goal gave him his third point in six April contests. The 27-year-old ended up finishing with 60 points, besting his previous career mark by 13. He's primed to occupy a vital role in the Rangers' top-six ranks during the postseason.

Derick Brassard C NYR 4 weeks ago

Brassard tallied his 40th assist of the season to go along with a power-play goal Tuesday in a 3-2 win over the Jets.

March has been a slow month for the talented center, but with goals in consecutive games, he appears to be picking up his play at the right time. This has been easily the finest season of Brassard's career, as he has 10 more points (57) than he's managed in any other campaign. With 17 goals to his credit, he's now one shy of tying last season's career high in that category.

Derick Brassard C NYR 4 weeks ago

Brassard tallied his 16th goal of the season in Sunday's 5-2 loss to the Capitals.

Brassard has been streaky of late as he's endured stretches of three and four games without a point in March, but he was able to get back on the scoresheet Sunday to extend his career-high point total to 55. The center has been producing reliably for most of the season though, so owners should keep rolling him out down the stretch run.

Derick Brassard C NYR 2 months ago

Brassard logged an assist in Tuesday's 2-1 win over the Islanders.

Set aside the points in back-to-back games, or the four points in as many games, it's the second straight game the team's veteran center has been involved in the game-winning goal. With 16 points over his last 17 contests Brasssard is really peaking at just the right time. The 27-year-old former first round pick now has a career-high 52 points through 63 games.

Derick Brassard C NYR 2 months ago

Brassard scored the overtime-winning goal Sunday against Chicago.

It was the 14th goal of the season for Brassard, who now has 51 points in 62 games on the season. He's been producing steadily all season long and is sporting a plus-9 rating. The 27-year-old first-line center should be rolled out with confidence every game.

Derick Brassard C NYR 2 months ago

Brassard dished out a pair of assists in Monday's 4-1 win over the Predators.

Brassard had already established a new career-high point total, and he's now reached the 50-point plateau for the first time. The center has been producing consistently all season long, and also boasts a solid plus-9 rating.

Derick Brassard C NYR 2 months ago

Brassard picked up two assists and had a game-high 10 shots on goal in Friday's win over Buffalo.This guy is on fire right now and he's showing no signs of slowing down. Brassard is riding a six-game point streak and has compiled one goal and 12 points in his last 10 games. The top-line center has 47 points in 55 games on the season and is the perfect set-up man for elite goal-scorer Rick Nash.