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NHL PLAYER, Phillip Danault


Born Feb 24, 1993 -- Victoriaville, Québec, Canada
Selected by Chicago Blackhawks round 1 #26 overall 2011 NHL Entry Draft

Phillip Danault currently plays for the Los Angeles Kings of the NHL. Selected 26th overall by the Chicago Blackhawks in the 2011 NHL Draft, the native of Victoriaville, Québec made his NHL debut in the 2014-15 season. After suiting up for 30 games with Blackhawks in the 2015-16 season, he was traded to the Montréal Canadiens in February of 2016. He would go on to play 5 full seasons for the Canadiens, tallying 189 points in that span. In the summer of 2021, Danault signed a long-term contract with the Los Angeles Kings.


Danault Sets New Career High for Goals in First Season with Kings February 19, 2022 - CBS

In his first season with the Kings, Phillip Danault set a new career-high in goals on Friday night, scoring his 14th of the season in LA’s 4-3 overtime win over the Vegas Golden Knights. It marked his fourth tally in the last three games.

Danault signed a six-year contract the Kings this past summer. In addition to his 14 goals, he’s contributed 13 assists, 110 shots on net, a plus-14 rating. With 35 games remaining, Danault will look to continue to add to his new personal best. The Kings will head to Arizona to play the Coyotes in back-to-back matchups this week.

Source: CBS

Danault excited for 2019-20 season September 10, 2019

After the Montreal Canadiens narrowly missed out on the 2019 Stanley Cup Playoffs in April, Philip Danault is looking forward to getting his club over the hump in 2019-20. The 26-year-old center was a big reason why the Canadiens pushed hard for a playoff berth in 2018-19, with the The Victoriaville-native registering new career-highs in both assists (41) and points (53).

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Danault continues to impress in Habs’ victory February 08, 2019

Philip Danault put together one of the signature performances of his career last night, tallying 4 points in the Montreal Canadiens decisive, 5-2 defeat of the Winnipeg Jets. The two-way center, who would eventually be named the 2nd star of the game, finished the contest with 1 goal, 3 assists, a +4 rating and an excellent, 57% faceoff win percentage. The Victoriaville, Quebec-native has been in great form of late, registering 8 points (3 goals, 5 assists) in his last 4 games played.  

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Danault looking the part as Habs’ top-line center September 21, 2018

Philip Danault helped guide the Montréal Canadiens to a 5-2 defeat of the Washington Capitals last night, tallying 2 assists in the win. The 25-year-old has looked solid as the team’s No.1 center since the beginning of training camp, creating immediate offensive chemistry with his new linemates while providing a responsible, two-way approach in all three zones. The Victoriaville-native has been impressive in the faceoff circle through two games, winning over 60% of his draws.

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Danault signs on for 3 more years with Canadiens July 16, 2018

Philip Danault and the Montreal Canadiens came to terms on a 3-year, $9.249 million deal on Sunday. The 25-year-old center has made big strides since joining the Canadiens via trade at the tail end of the 2015-16 season. After breaking through with career-highs in goals (13) and points (40) in 82 games last season, the former 1st round pick maintained a similar point-per-game output in 2017-18, tallying 25 points in 52 games.

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Danault plays hero in Habs’ comeback win November 30, 2017

Philip Danault tallied the game-winning goal last night, guiding the Montréal Canadiens to their 3rd straight victory in a 2-1 defeat of the Ottawa Senators. The 24-year-old center put in a solid, two-way performance in the win, registering 3 shots on net, 2 blocked shots, 2 hits and a 61% faceoff percentage. The Victoriaville-native also led all Montréal forwards in ice-time (20:04).

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Danault does it all in Habs’ triumph October 30, 2017

Philip Danault was named the first star on Saturday night, guiding the Montreal Canadiens to a topsy turvy, 5-4 victory versus the New York Rangers. With the offensively challenged Habs in desperate need of a jolt, the 24-year-old center more than answered the call, tallying a career high four points (2 goals, 2 assists), +3 rating, six shots on net and the game-winning goal.

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Danault scores twice in Habs’ romp January 12, 2017

Philip Danault was named the first star last night, scoring two goals in the Montreal Canadiens 7-4 win over the Winnipeg Jets. Since becoming an everyday player for the Canadiens in 2016-17, the Victoriaville-native has quickly become a fan-favorite, and one of the team’s most consistent, two-way players. The 23-year-old forward has already set career-highs in nearly every category, including games (42), goals (9) and points (21). He has been on a hot run of late, with seven points (3 goals, 4 assists) In his last 7 games.

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Danault does it all in Habs’ win December 09, 2016

Philip Danault was named the first star last night, guiding the Montreal Canadiens to a 5-2 win over the New Jersey Devils. The 23-year-old center did a little bit of everything in the contest, sparking his team’s offense with a goal and an assist, while also providing stability in the faceoff circle, winning 11 of 15 draws. The product of Victoriaville, Québec is in the midst of a breakout season, tallying 11 points (6 goals, 5 assists) through his first 27 games.

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Danault named first star in Habs’ win November 11, 2016

Philip Danault scored a goal and won 78% of his faceoffs last night, as the Montreal Canadiens cruised to a 4-1 victory over the Los Angeles Kings. The native of Victoriaville, Québec has been in the form of his career in 2016-17, playing over 13 minutes a game while contributing to the score sheet on a regular basis. Through just 14 games, the 2011 1st round pick has already set career highs in goals and points, and he looks well on his way to a breakout NHL campaign.

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