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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
News: Desbiens had the pin removed from his broken right hand and could return to to practice this week, the Vancouver Sun reports.
Analysis: Desbiens suffered the injury in a Nov. 4 fight against Colorado's Cody McLeod. He hopes to return to game action by mid-December. The fourth-line winger will add grit to the Canucks' lineup, but he doesn't offer enough scoring to be a factor in most formats.
News: Desbiens suffered a broken right hand during a first-period fight against Colorado's Cody McLeod on Thursday, the Vancouver Sun reports.
Analysis: Desbiens is out indefinitely. His spot on the fourth line will be filled by Rick Rypien, who completed his six-game suspension Thursday.
News: Desbiens saw 12:41 minutes of ice time while skating with the fourth line in Wednesday's loss to the Wild.
Analysis: Desbiens has appeared in all six of the Canucks' games this season, averaging just over eight minutes of ice time per contest. His limited playing time will make it hard for him to make much of a fantasy impact.
News: The Canucks have sent RW Guillaume Desbiens back to the AHL.
Analysis: Desbiens, 24, had 21 goals and 26 assists in 78 games with Manitoba of the AHL last season. The former ECHL alum has no points in three games with the Moose this season. Desbiens is a decent goal scorer, but has no Fantasy value while in the AHL.
News: Vancouver recalled Guillaume Desbiens from Manitoba of the American Hockey League on Sunday. The 24-year-old will make his NHL debut on the third line against the Stars, while Steve Bernier will skate with Henrik Sedin and Alex Burrows on the top unit.
Analysis: Desbiens, 24, had 21 goals and 26 assists in 78 games with Manitoba of the AHL last season. The former ECHL alum has no points in three games with the Moose this season. Desbiens is a decent goal scorer, but he likely won't make much of a Fantasy impact. It's safe to ignore him in Fantasy until further notice.
News: The Vancouver Canucks have signed forwards Tanner Glass and Guillaume Desbiens and defenseman Michael Funk. Terms of the deals announced Wednesday were not disclosed.
Analysis: Desbiens, 24, had 21 goals and 26 assists in 78 games with Manitoba of the AHL last season. The former ECHL alum has yet to make his NHL debut and appears to be just organizational depth. He has little to no Fantasy value.