Derick Brassard RUMORS & NEWS

  • Rangers moves: Brassard in, Stepan likely out for Game 4

    Pro Hockey Talk "Game 4 of the Eastern Conference Final could be a good news/bad news one for the New York Rangers. First the good news. Following practice at Madison Square Garden on Saturday morning, Rangers forward Derick Brassard said he’s good to go and will play. Brassard has been out of action since..." May 24

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    Andrew Gross @AGrossRecord

    Vigneault just says Brassard is day to day, lineup will be revealed tonight.

  • Brassard clarifies severity of ‘bum injury’

    Pro Hockey Talk "When Derick Brassard missed Wednesday’s practice, people were naturally wondering why and if the reason was serious enough to cause him to miss Thursday’s contest. Rangers coach Alain Vigneault got a chuckle out of that. “He fell on his posterior,” Vigneault explained on Wednesday, according..." December 14

  • Brassard out for Rangers tonight, McIlrath to make NHL debut

    Pro Hockey Talk "The New York Rangers will be sporting a new look tonight when they host Columbus at MSG. Center Derick Brassard will miss his first game of the season — with a “sore posterior,” according to head coach Alain Vigneault — while rookie defenseman Dylan McIlrath will make his NHL..." December 12

  • Rangers' offensive spark comes from an unlikely source in Derick Brassard

    North Jersey "A former Columbus Blue Jacket is carrying the Rangers' offense in the playoffs, but it's not the one they envisioned. While Rick Nash, the team's blockbuster acquisition last summer, was held off the score sheet again, Derick Brassard continued his impressive postseason by scoring the only goal..." May 13

  • Brassard adapts quickly to new home on Broadway

    New York Post "Derick Brassard was raised in Canada and spent nearly six seasons playing in Columbus, but he was born for Broadway. Playing in only his fourth career playoff game, the 25-year-old center, who was traded to the Rangers on April 3 as part of the deal for Marian Gaborik, had his second straight..." May 09

  • Brassard lights up Garden

    New York Post "Derick Brassard’s playoff debut at the Garden was more memorable than he could have expected. The 25-year-old center, who was acquired last month from Columbus as part of the trade for Marian Gaborik, had a sensational performance in the Rangers’ 4-3 win over the Capitals in Game 3, producing..." May 07

  • For Brassard, shirts so good

    New York Post "Derick Brassard came to the Rangers with a ripped undershirt. He was told he’s no longer in Columbus, he’s no longer a Blue Jacket, and could have a new undershirt if he’d like. But the 25-year-old likes the one he has had for two years, and if he keeps playing the way he did Saturday night at..." April 15

  • Brassard's fight impresses coach

    Columbus Dispatch "Blue Jackets center Derick Brassard wasn't thinking clearly. Late in a 6-0 loss Tuesday night at San Jose, Brassard was driven into the end boards by Sharks defenseman Dan Boyle, who then barked at him to "get up," a suggestion that Brassard was embellishing the hit. What followed wasn't..." February 02

  • Three have come alive since firing

    Columbus Dispatch "The minor surge in the production of three principal Blue Jackets has in part coincided with a midseason coaching change. Forwards Rick Nash, Derick Brassard and Antoine Vermette have perked up in recent days, but Nash said it is unclear what impact a potential turnaround might have on a..." January 16

  • Brassard gets his shot with Huselius injured

    Columbus Dispatch "Derick Brassard skated as a top-six forward for the Blue Jackets in last night's 4-3 overtime loss to Nashville, two nights after sitting through his eighth healthy scratch in the past 12 games. Brassard returned to the power play and played a hybrid role on a line with Antoine Vermette and..." December 09

  • In-Depth: C

    Columbus Dispatch "For years, the Blue Jackets have lamented their lack of skill, scoring and depth at center ice. Third line talent has been used in first- and second-line roles. Young talent has been hurried to the show before they've earned it. The names Jan Hrdina and Kris Beech still send shivers down the..." August 27

  • Absence of Brassard catches up to offense

    Columbus Dispatch "Blue Jackets center Derick Brassard has been alongside his teammates for a disheartening five-game trip. He has chatted with them, dined with them, practiced with them. He has done everything but what they needed most - play in the games. The absence of the team's top center, out because of..." March 06