New York Rangers
Vancouver Canucks
Derek Dorsett
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DerekDorsett
POSITION: Right Wing
HEIGHT: 6' 0"
SHOOTS: Right
WEIGHT: 192
BIRTHDATE: 12/20/1986
AGE: 28
BIRTHPLACE: Kindersley, SK, CAN
DRAFTED: CBJ: 2006-189 overall
NHL CAREER
2012-13: Acquired from Columbus, along with Derick Brassard, John Moore, and a sixth round pick in 2014, in exchange for Marian Gaborik, Steven Delisle, and Blake Parlett on Apr. 3 ... Missed the last 25 games of the season, including 13 games as a Ranger, with a broken clavicle sustained on Mar. 7 vs. VAN ... Ranked second on CBJ in penalty minutes (53) and fighting majors (five), and tied for fourth in hits (55) at the time of his trade ... Registered his first career Gordie Howe Hat Trick with a goal, assist and fighting major on Feb. 21 at DET ... Established playoff career-highs in games played (11), assists (one), points (one), penalty minutes (28), shots on goal (13), hits (28) and blocked shots (six) ... Led the team in playoff penalty minutes and tied for sixth in playoff hits ... Made his Rangers debut in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals on May 4 at WSH ... Tallied his first career playoff point with an assist in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals on May 13 at WSH. 2011-12: Spent his fourth season with Columbus. ... Led the NHL in penalty minutes and is one of only three players since the start of the 1996-97 season to lead the league in that category and post double-digit goals. ... Led the club in hits (199) and ranked fourth in takeaways (36). ... Set career highs in goals, points, games played, power play goals (2), shorthanded goals (1), game-winning goals (1-tied), shots (137) and time on ice average. ... Played the 200th game of his NHL career Nov. 23, 2011 at New Jersey. ... Recorded the first multi-goal game, including first shorthanded goal, of his NHL career Dec. 2, 2011 at Edmonton. 2010-11: Led Columbus and ranked fifth in the NHL in penalty minutes, and led the team and ranked 24th in the NHL in hits (195). 2009-10: Led the Blue Jackets in plus-minus rating and was second in penalty minutes. ... Played the 100th game of his NHL career on April 3, 2010 vs. Washington. ... 2008-09: Was second on the club, led NHL rookies and ranked 17th (tied) overall in the NHL in penalty minutes. ... Made his Stanley Cup Playoffs debut in Game 2 of the Western Conference Quarterfinals Apr. 18, 2009 at Detroit.

AHL CAREER
2007-08: Spent his first professional season with Syracuse iand led the Crunch and was third in the AHL in penalty minutes.

JUNIOR CAREER
Played three seasons from 2004 to 2007 with Medicine Hat (WHL). 2006-07: Ranked third in the WHL in penalty minutes and helped Medicine Hat claim the WHL Championship and advance to the championship game of the Memorial Cup. 2005-06: Named Medicine Hat Playoff MVP for 2006.

BACKGROUND
Nickname is “Dorse”. ... Began playing hockey at the age of 3 and idolized Steve Yzerman growing up. ... Winning the WHL championship and playing his first NHL game are his most memorable hockey moments.

TRANSACTIONS
June 24, 2006 -- Selected by Columbus in seventh round, No. 189 overall, of 2006 NHL Entry Draft. April 3, 2013 -- Traded to Rangers by Columbus with Derick Brassard, John Moore, and 2014 sixth-round pick in exchange for Marian Gaborik, Steven Delisle, and Blake Parlett on April 3, 2013.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

LONGEST POINT STREAK: 3 from March 28, 2012, to March 31, 2012 (two goals and one assists)

LONGEST ASSIST STREAK: 2 (five times) (last on Feb. 18, 2013, to Feb. 21, 2013) (two assists)

MOST GOALS, GAME: 2 on Dec. 2, 2011 (Columbus at Edmonton) (Dubnyk)

MOST ASSISTS, GAME: 2 (two times) (last on Nov. 17, 2010) (Columbus at Los Angeles)

MOST POINTS, GAME: 2 (five times) (loast on Feb. 21, 2013 (Columbus at Detroit)

MOST PIM, GAME: 27 on Feb. 18, 2012 (Columbus vs. Chicago)

MOST SHOTS, GAME: 8 (two times) (last on Feb. 12, 2012) (Columbus vs. Anaheim)

FIRST NHL GAME: Oct. 11, 2008 (Columbus at Phoenix)

FIRST NHL GOAL: Oct. 21, 2008 (Columbus vs. Vancouver) (Luongo)

FIRST NHL ASSIST:
Oct. 30, 2008 (Columbus at Colorado)

CAREER IN THE SHOOTOUT

ATTEMPTS: 1
GOALS: 0