Danault scored his 12th of the season Tuesday in a 6-1 win over the Panthers. And such ends a goalless drought that had reached 20 games. Danault is sitting on 49 points after his goal Tuesday and has five games remaining to find one more for 50, a milestone he's yet to achieve to this point in his NHL career.
Danault picked up an assist in a 3-1 win over the Kings on Tuesday. Danault is in the midst of a career year with 45 points and a plus-20 rating in 66 contests. The center has five assists in his last seven games, picking up the pace again after a four-game pointless stretch in the middle of February. The unexpected production has made him a a decent addition in many fantasy formats this season.
Danault notched his 30th assist of the season in a 5-1 win over Philadelphia on Thursday. Danault missed Montreal's last game tending to the birth of his first child, but he returned with a vengeance Thursday, drawing the primary assist on Brendan Gallagher's opening goal. The helper gives him 41 points on the season, good enough for a new career high. Danault's previous career high for points in a season was 40, set back in 2016-17.
Danault (personal) will return to action against the Flyers on Thursday, TSN.ca reports. Danault became a father to a baby boy Wednesday, and now he's back in Montreal preparing for the upcoming contest. The excitement doesn't stop there, as Danault needs only one more goal or assist to reach a career-high 41 points.
Danault (personal) is expected to be in the lineup for Thursday's home game against the Flyers, Pat Hickey of the Montreal Gazette reports. Danault has been away from the team to attend the birth of his first child. His wife gave birth to a baby boy Wednesday, enabling Danault to play Thursday.
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