Phillip Danault Player Info

Phillip Danault

#24

Position

Center

Shoots

Left

Salary

$5,825,000 Exp. 2024 (UFA)

Height

6'1"

Weight

201 lbs

Cap Hit

$5,825,000

Age

28

Birthplace

Victoriaville, QC,
Canada

Clause

No Trade

Years Pro

11

Drafted

2011:R1 - 26th

Status Report

ROTOWIRE / Thu, Apr 8

News

Henrique scored a goal on four shots and went plus-2 in Tuesday's 5-1 win over the Sharks.

Impact

Henrique opened the scoring on a pass from Danton Heinen in the first period. The 31-year-old Henrique shares the Ducks' goal-scoring lead with Maxime Comtois -- both forwards have 11 this year. Henrique has added six helpers, 67 shots on net, 35 hits and a minus-9 rating through 36 games. The center has just two goals in his last eight appearances.

Phillip Danault Player Statistics

DATE OPP RESULT G A PTS +/- PIM PPG PPA SHG SHA SOG TOI
03/02 at W 3-5 2 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 00:17:53
30/01 at W 3-4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 00:18:34
29/01 at L 4-3 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 00:19:51
28/01 at W 2-3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 00:15:34
25/01 at L 3-2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 00:21:46
TEAM GP G A PTS +/- PIM PPG PPA SHG SHA SOG SEASON
47 14 13 27 13 30 0 1 0 0 0 2021-2022
53 5 19 24 9 24 0 0 0 1 0 2020-2021
71 13 34 47 18 32 1 3 0 1 131 2019-2020
81 12 41 53 17 39 0 4 0 2 0 2018-2019
52 8 17 25 0 34 0 2 1 0 0 2017-2018
21 3 2 5 -2 8 0 0 0 0 0 2015-2016
2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2014-2015
TEAM GP G A PTS +/- PIM PPG PPA SHG SHA SOG PLAYOFF
22 1 3 4 -1 6 0 0 0 0 0 2020-2021
6 0 2 2 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 2017

Phillip Danault Statistical Graphs

Phillip Danault Player Bio


Phillip Danault

ON-ICE VALUE
Top-Six Center

STRENGTHS
Defense: Danault is arguably the single best defensive forward in hockey. He never compromises his positioning in hopes of pouncing on turnovers, instead staying glued to the hips of opposing stars. He displays good anticipation, an even better stick and tireless work ethic. A true shutdown center whose defensive commitment and proficiency are unquestionable.

Vision: He may not be known for his offensive contributions, but he’s quietly ranked among the league’s most effective playmakers in recent years. Danault scans the ice, spots teammates in advantageous situations and connects with them via crisp, accurate passes. No style, all substance.

Faceoffs: Much like most defensive forwards, Danault is a terrific faceoff man. He’s leaned on heavily in tough matchups and nevertheless claims well over half of the draws he takes. Due to this skill, coaches can throw him out for crucial late-game faceoffs—whether his team is trying to defend a lead or climb back into the contest.

WEAKNESSES
Passive: Though he always provides great effort on the defensive end, he isn’t as assertive as he could be on the attack. Most two-way forwards rely on their instincts to tip the scales in one direction or another, but Danault prefers to play it safe a bit too often. He has the talent to be more productive without sacrificing his team’s structure.

Finish: Danault simply doesn’t score all that much. He possesses an average shot and converts at an average rate. Moreover, because he’s so focused on the right side of the puck, he finds himself pulling the trigger from suboptimal locations. This is the trade-off for his elite defense.

Awards

Stanley Cup

Season Team
2014-2015 Chicago Blackhawks

Clarence Campbell Bowl

Season Team
2020-2021 Montreal Canadiens
2014-2015 Chicago Blackhawks

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