David Desharnais C MON 1 Month

Desharnais had an assist in Saturday night's 3-1 win over Columbus. The first-line center has an assist in each of the previous three games.That's what can happen when one skates with Montreal's best offensive weapon, Max Pacioretty, who has scored four goals in the past four games. Desharnais is in a good spot between Pacioretty and Brendan Gallagher.

David Desharnais C MON 2 Months

Desharnais scored the game-winning goal in overtime Tuesday against the Flyers, extending his point streak to five games.The guy has been an absolute monster since the calendar turned to February, tallying two goals, six assists and a plus-9 rating over five games. His season stats are still middling, but make sure he's in your lineup while he's red-hot.

David Desharnais C MON 2 Months

Desharnais extended his point streak to four games when picked up an assist in Sunday's 3-1 win over the Bruins.

Desharnais has seven points (1 goal, six assists) in the past four games. For the last two-plus games, he's been reunited on the top line with Max Pacioretty.

David Desharnais C MON 2 Months

Desharnais set up three Montreal goals in Saturday's 6-2 win over New Jersey. The points stretched his scoring streak to three games and six points, including five assists.

He now has 30 points in 51 games, but nine of those have come in the last eight outings. Take full advantage.

David Desharnais C MON 2 Months

Desharnais has been moved back to the top line, centering Max Pacioretty and Dale Weise, the Montreal Gazette reports. Tomas Plekanec, who had been centering the top line, moves down to the second line between Brendan Gallagher and Alex Galchenyuk.

Head coach Michel Therrien is trying to unlock a dormant offense that's scored just six goals in the past four games. Desharnais and Pacioretty have a good working relationship, having played together since their AHL days.

David Desharnais C MON 2 Months

Desharnais assisted on the Canadiens' first goal and scored the second one in Tuesday's 3-2 loss to the Sabres.

Not a good outcome for the team, but it's the second straight game on the scoresheet for Desharnais. Despite his maddening inconsistency, he's actually got six points in his last seven contests, though he's still lingering at about a 40-point pace for the season.

David Desharnais C MON 2 Months

Desharnais had an assist in Sunday's loss to the Coyotes. The point snapped a three-game drought.

The Canadiens have hit a rough patch in terms of goal-scoring the last few games and several players have been unproductive. Desharnais has just 25 points in 49 games, but is now centering young offensive stars Brendan Gallagher and Alex Galchenyuk (two goals Sunday). In theory, he's in a good spot to ramp up his point production.

David Desharnais C MON 2 Months

Desharnais bagged a goal and chipped in an assist in Saturday's 6-4 win over the Islanders.

It was Desharnais' unassisted goal that help up as the game-winner in a contest that featured 10 scores. The diminutive center was in desperate need of the multi-point showing; he had been limited to just one point over his previous eight games.

David Desharnais C MON 3 Months

Desharnais scored a goal in Tuesday's win over the Islanders and now has three goals and two assists in his last five games.

The surge in production coincides with his move to the third line with Lars Eller and P.A. Parenteau. Desharnais continues to get work on the man advantage as well.

David Desharnais C MON 3 Months

Desharnais was moved to left wing on the third line in Friday's practice, Hockey Inside Out reports. Lars Eller (upper body) returned from injury and reclaimed his spot at center of the third line.

With P.A. Parenteau skating at right wing, this will be the third-line configuration for Saturday night's game against Ottawa. Head coach Michel Therrien explained his vision to Desharnais, telling the forward that it's best for the team if he can adapt to many positions. Reading between the lines, this likely means Alex Galchenyuk will remain the center of the top line.