• Desbiens Re-Joins Canucks

    News: Guillaume Desbiens has signed a one-year, $600,000 contract with the Canucks, RDS' Renaud Lavoie reports.
    Analysis: Guillaume Desbiens returns to Vancouver, where he played from 2009-11, after spending last season with the Calgary Flames. However, the 27-year-old winger posted minimal production with both teams, failing to record a single point in his brief, 23-game NHL career. Desbiens will likely compete for a spot on the Canucks' fourth line, and fill in as minor league depth if that doesn't work out.
  • Desbiens Demoted By Flames

    News: Guillaume Desbiens has been returned to AHL Abbotsford, the Flames' official site reports.
    Analysis: Guillaume Desbiens has not recorded a point in 10 games with the big club to date, though he does have 25 PIMs and 16 hits in that span.
  • Calgary Recalls Desbiens

    News: Calgary recalled Guillaume Desbiens on Monday, CalgaryFlames.com reports.
    Analysis: Guillaume Desbiens has made two appearances for Calgary this year, accumulating five PIMs in a total of about 13 minutes.
  • Flames' Desbiens Sent Down To AHL

    News: Guillaume Desbiens was sent down to the AHL Thursday, the Calgary Herald reports.
    Analysis: Guillaume Desbiens had no points and a fighting major in two games with the Flames. With the return of David Moss, Desbiens was the odd man out and returns to Abbotsford.
  • Calgary Calls Up Desbiens

    News: Guillaume Desbiens was recalled Friday, Flames.NHL.com reports.
    Analysis: With no NHL points and an average of less than double-digit minutes when he played for Vancouver in 2010, Guillaume Desbiens is off the fantasy radar.
  • Calgary's Desbiens Sent To AHL

    News: Guillaume Desbiens has been re-assigned to the AHL, but must clear waivers first, the Calgary Herald reports.
    Analysis: Guillaume Desbiens is an enforcer, and penalty minutes are really the only stats he would rack up should he return to the NHL. He will likely remain in the AHL for the majority of the season.
  • Desbiens Signs With Flames

    News: The Flames have signed Desbiens to a two-way contract, the Toronto Sun reports.
    Analysis: Desbiens played in 12 games for the Canucks last season, recording no points and 10 penalty minutes in that span. If he does stick with the Flames, PIMs is the only fantasy category where's he's likely to contribute.
  • Vancouver's Desbiens Lands In AHL

    News: Desbiens cleared waivers and will report to AHL Manitoba, NHL.com reports.
    Analysis: He accumulated 10 PIMs in 12 NHL appearances for Vancouver and is unlikely to secure a significant role with Vancouver anytime soon.
  • Canucks Waive Desbiens

    News: Desbiens was waived by the Canucks on Monday, TSN.ca reports.
    Analysis: Desbiens will be sent to AHL Manitoba if he clears waivers.
  • Canucks' Desbiens (Hand) Eying Weekend Return

    News: Desbiens (hand) hopes to return this weekend, the Vancouver Sun reports.
    Analysis: The Canucks play Saturday against Tampa Bay and Sunday against Edmonton, so Desbiens will have two opportunities to return to action this weekend. He'll see limited ice time with the fourth line once he returns.