Andrew Desjardins

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Andrew Desjardins
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Born (1986-07-27) July 27, 1986 (age 28)
Lively, ON, CAN
Height 6 ft 1 in (185 cm)
Weight 195 lb (88 kg; 13 st 13 lb)
Position Centre
Shoots Left
NHL team San Jose Sharks
NHL Draft Undrafted
Playing career 2007–present

Andrew Desjardins (born July 27, 1986) is a Canadian professional ice hockey player currently with the San Jose Sharks of the National Hockey League.

Playing career[edit]

Desjardins grew up in the small town of Lively, Ontario and played his minor hockey for the Onaping Falls Huskies (NOHA) until Bantam in 2001–02 season. After that year he was selected in the 15th round (295th overall) in the 2002 OHL Priority Selection by the S.S. Marie Greyhounds. He spent the following 2002–03 season playing for the Rayside-Balfour SabreCats Midgets of the Great North Midget League (NOHA) before making the S.S. Marie Greyhounds the following year.

Andrew Desjardins played four seasons (200307) of junior hockey in the OHL with the Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds. He turned professional for the 2007–08 season suiting up for 64 regular season and 11 playoff games for the Laredo Bucks of the CHL. The following season (2008–09) he played 5 games in the ECHL with the Phoenix RoadRunners and 74 regular season and 12 playoff games in the AHL with the Worcester Sharks. In the 2009–10 AHL season he played a full season with Worcester. On June 26, 2010, the San Jose Sharks signed Desjardins as a free agent.[1] Desjardins originally wore number 69 with the Sharks, becoming the second player in NHL history behind Mel Angelstad to wear the number in a regular season game. He currently wears number 10.

Career statistics[edit]

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2001–02 Onaping Falls Huskies NOBHL 32 10 18 28 85
2002–03 Rayside-Balfour Sabrecats GNML
2003–04 Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds OHL 55 3 6 9 41
2004–05 Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds OHL 68 17 17 34 48 7 0 0 0 2
2005–06 Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds OHL 66 12 16 28 78 4 2 5 7 18
2006–07 Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds OHL 65 16 26 42 96 13 2 5 7 18
2007–08 Laredo Bucks CHL 64 22 37 59 112 11 2 4 6 21
2008–09 Phoenix RoadRunners ECHL 5 2 0 2 6
2008–09 Worcester Sharks AHL 74 8 14 22 99 12 4 2 6 13
2009–10 Worcester Sharks AHL 80 19 27 46 126 11 2 2 4 32
2010–11 Worcester Sharks AHL 58 12 17 29 69
2010–11 San Jose Sharks NHL 17 1 2 3 4 3 1 0 1 4
2011–12 San Jose Sharks NHL 76 4 13 17 47 5 1 0 1 2
2012–13 San Jose Sharks NHL 42 2 1 3 61 11 0 0 0 6
2013–14 San Jose Sharks NHL 81 3 14 17 86 7 0 2 2 31
NHL totals 216 10 30 40 198 26 2 2 4 43

References[edit]

  1. ^ National Hockey League (2010). The National Hockey League Official Guide & Record Book/2011. Triumph Books. p. 290. ISBN 978-1-60078-422-4. 

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