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Canada Éric Desjardins
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Last added: Cal Wehbe
Scoring Leaders
# Player GP G A TP
1. Marek Hrivík 44 14 37 51
2. Daniel Zaar 52 18 32 50
3. Daniel Viksten 51 25 23 48
4. Emil Pettersson 52 22 26 48
5. Carter Camper 46 14 32 46
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Player Facts
Date of Birth
Position
D
Age
52
Height
6'1" / 185 cm
Weight
203 lbs / 92 kg
Nation
Shoots
R
Youth Team
-
Status
Retired
Highlights
1-time U20 WJC Gold Medal 1
1-time Canada Cup Champion 1
1-time NHL Stanley Cup Champion 1
Team Staff profile of Éric Desjardins also available
Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1984-85 Rouyn-Noranda Citadelles QNWJHL 30 8 4 12 14 |
1985-86 Laval-Laurentides-Lanaudière Régents QMAAA 42 6 30 36 54 | Playoffs 8 2 10 12 14
1986-87 Granby Bisons QMJHL 66 14 24 38 75 | Playoffs 8 3 2 5 10
1987-88 Granby Bisons “A” QMJHL 62 18 49 67 138 | Playoffs 5 0 3 3 10
Sherbrooke Canadiens AHL 3 0 0 0 6 | Playoffs 4 0 2 2 2
Canada U20 WJC-20 7 0 0 0 6 |
1988-89 Montréal Canadiens NHL 36 2 12 14 26 9 | Playoffs 14 1 1 2 6 0
Canada U20 “C” WJC-20 7 1 4 5 6 |
1989-90 Montréal Canadiens NHL 55 3 13 16 51 1 | Playoffs 6 0 0 0 10 0
1990-91 Montréal Canadiens NHL 62 7 18 25 27 7 | Playoffs 13 1 4 5 8 5
1991-92 Montréal Canadiens NHL 77 6 32 38 50 17 | Playoffs 11 3 3 6 4 0
Canada CC 8 1 2 3 6 6 |
1992-93 Montréal Canadiens NHL 82 13 32 45 98 20 | Playoffs 20 4 10 14 23 2
1993-94 Montréal Canadiens NHL 84 12 23 35 97 -1 | Playoffs 7 0 2 2 4 -1
1994-95 Montréal Canadiens NHL 9 0 6 6 2 2 |
Philadelphia Flyers NHL 34 5 18 23 12 10 | Playoffs 15 4 4 8 10 13
1995-96 Philadelphia Flyers “A” NHL 80 7 40 47 45 19 | Playoffs 12 0 6 6 2 -5
1996-97 Philadelphia Flyers “A” NHL 82 12 34 46 50 25 | Playoffs 19 2 8 10 12 9
Canada WCup 8 1 2 3 4 -4 |
1997-98 Philadelphia Flyers “A” NHL 77 6 27 33 36 11 | Playoffs 5 0 1 1 0 -3
Canada OG 6 0 0 0 2 1 |
1998-99 Philadelphia Flyers “A” NHL 68 15 36 51 38 18 | Playoffs 6 2 2 4 4 1
1999-00 Philadelphia Flyers “C” NHL 81 14 41 55 32 20 | Playoffs 18 2 10 12 2 1
2000-01 Philadelphia Flyers “C” NHL 79 15 33 48 50 -3 | Playoffs 6 1 1 2 0 -2
2001-02 Philadelphia Flyers “C” NHL 65 6 19 25 24 -1 | Playoffs 5 0 1 1 2 -3
2002-03 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 79 8 24 32 35 30 | Playoffs 5 2 1 3 0 2
2003-04 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 48 1 11 12 28 11 |
2004-05 Did not play |
2005-06 Philadelphia Flyers “A” NHL 45 4 20 24 56 3 | Playoffs 6 1 3 4 6 -3
Tournament Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1990-91 Montréal Canadiens Fr-Tour 2 0 0 0 0 |
Team Staff History
S Team League Role on Team Notes
2008-09 Philadelphia Flyers NHL Development Coach
Player Career Totals
League Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- | Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
AHL 1 3 0 0 0 0.00 6 - | 1 4 0 2 2 0.50 2 -
CC 1 8 1 2 3 0.38 6 6 | 0
Fr-Tour 1 2 0 0 0 0.00 0 - | 0
NHL 17 1143 136 439 575 0.50 757 198 | 16 168 23 57 80 0.48 93 16
OG 1 6 0 0 0 0.00 2 1 | 0
QMAAA 1 42 6 30 36 0.86 54 - | 1 8 2 10 12 1.50 14 -
QMJHL 2 128 32 73 105 0.82 213 - | 2 13 3 5 8 0.62 20 -
QNWJHL 1 30 8 4 12 0.40 14 - | 0
WCup 1 8 1 2 3 0.38 4 -4 | 0
WJC-20 2 14 1 4 5 0.36 12 - | 0
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Player Connections
Player Period Teams
John LeClair (F) 1990-2004 14 Montréal Canadiens, Philadelphia Flyers
Chris Therien (D) 1994-2006 11 Philadelphia Flyers
Petr Svoboda (D) 1988-1999 9 Montréal Canadiens, Philadelphia Flyers
Mark Recchi (F) 1987-2004 9 Canada (OG), Canada U20, Montréal Canadiens, Philadelphia Flyers

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Player Biography and Trivia

Drafted 1986, 1 #2 overall by Granby Bisons in the QMJHL Entry Draft

Cult/Star player for Granby Bisons

Cult/Star player for Montréal Canadiens

Cult/Star player for Philadelphia Flyers

On June 3, 1993, Desjardins became the first and to date (2013) the only defenseman to score a hattrick in a Stanley Cup Finals game.

Career transactions
- 2006-08-10 • Announced his retirement
- 1995-02-09 • Traded to the Philadelphia Flyers with John LeClair & Gilbert Dionne for Mark Recchi & a 1995 3rd round pick (Martin Hohenberger)

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