|Assets:||Has pretty good size and the ability to play a physical game from time to time from the back end. Can be an effective stay-at-home type, as well.|
|Flaws:||Doesn't have enough offensive ability to play a major role on the power play. Is an inconsistent physical player, which lessens his overall NHL value.|
|Career Potential:||Depth defenseman.|
|10/02/2014||Placed on waivers by the Montreal Canadiens for the purpose of being assigned to the Hamilton Bulldogs (AHL).|
|4/21/2014||Recalled from the Hamilton Bulldogs (AHL).|
|3/03/2014||Missed 62 games (shoulder injury).|
|3/03/2014||Assigned to the Hamilton Bulldogs (AHL).|
|3/02/2014||Placed on waivers by the Montreal Canadiens.|
|9/30/2013||Shoulder injury, injured reserve.|
|6/13/2013||Signed by the Montreal Canadiens to a two-year contract extension.|
|4/02/2013||Acquired from the Los Angeles Kings.|
|2/08/2010||Missed 15 games (shoulder injury).|
|1/05/2010||Shoulder injury, sidelined indefinitely.|
|10/23/2009||Signed by the Los Angeles Kings to a three-year contract extension.|
|3/20/2009||Recalled from Manchester (AHL).|
|2/15/2009||Assigned to Manchester (AHL).|
|2/02/2009||Recalled from Manchester (AHL).|
|10/03/2008||Assigned to Manchester (AHL).|
|4/01/2008||Signed by the Los Angeles Kings to a multi-year entry level contract.|
|4/02/2013||Los Angeles Kings traded Davis Drewiske to the Montreal Canadiens for a fifth-round draft pick in 2013.|
|4/01/2008||Signed as a free agent by the Los Angeles Kings.|
Davis Drewiske clears waivers, heads to AHL | 03/03/2014 4:55 PM
NewsDavis Drewiske has been assigned to the minors.
ImpactHe cleared waivers on Monday and could finally see his first game action of the season. Drewiske underwent shoulder surgery in October.
Montreal puts Davis Drewiske on waivers | 03/02/2014 12:37 PM
NewsThe Montreal Canadiens placed Davis Drewiske on waivers Sunday.
Bob McKenzie on Twitter
ImpactHe hasn't played in the NHL or AHL this season, so just FYI.
Drewiske back at practice Saturday | 02/08/2014 11:20 AM
NewsDavis Drewiske was back at practice on Saturday.
ImpactIt is the first time the Habs' defenseman had particiapted in a practice this season as he had been recovering from shoulder surgery. Drewiske should be able to play in a game once the NHL resumes play in a few weeks. But it remains to be seen if that will be in Montreal or in the AHL.
Davis Drewiske is cleared for contact | 02/05/2014 4:00 PM
NewsDavis Drewiske (shoulder) has been given the green light to start participating in contact drills.
ImpactDrewiske hasn't played yet in 2013-14. He might return soon though after being paired with Nathan Beaulieu during Wednesday's practice.
Davis Drewiske skates with Habs Wednesday | 01/29/2014 2:00 PM
NewsDavis Drewiske (shoulder) was able to take part in the Canadiens' morning skate on Wednesday.
Canadiens.nhl.com on Twitter
ImpactDrewiske still needs to wear a no-contact jersey. He hasn't played yet this season and isn't expected to return before the Olympic break.
Drewiske skating after shoulder surgery | 01/11/2014 10:51 AM
NewsDavis Drewiske skated on Friday for the third day in a row.
ImpactHe is recovering from shoulder surgery and may soon be ready to return to practice. That said, Drewiske has no fantasy value.
Davis Drewiske out 5-6 months after surgery | 10/16/2013 2:07 PM
NewsDavis Drewiske has undergone shoulder surgery and he's expected to be sidelined for five to six months.
ImpactHe was hurt back in training camp and was initially supposed to be out for four weeks. Drewiske played in nine games last season with Montreal after he was acquired from Los Angeles, but he earned a two-year extension from the team during the off-season.
Davis Drewiske (shoulder) to miss 4 weeks | 09/19/2013 12:56 PM
NewsDavis Drewiske sustained a shoulder injury during Wednesday's practice.
ImpactThe ailment is projected to sideline him for the next four weeks. Drewiske got a two-year extension from the Canadiens in the off-season after he was acquired from Los Angeles in April. He will serve as a depth defender this year.
Habs give Davis Drewiske a 2-year extension | 06/13/2013 11:23 AM
NewsMontreal has inked defenseman Davis Drewiske to a two-year contract extension.
ImpactFinancial terms were not disclosed. "We are happy to have come to an agreement with Davis on a two-year contract. He brings experience and most importantly depth to our group of defensemen," said GM Marc Bergevin. He was acquired from the Los Angeles Kings in April and skated in nine regular-season games with the Canadiens. In 29 appearances with Los Angeles and Montreal, Drewiske notched seven points and a plus-3 rating.
Davis Drewiske to play alongside Markov | 04/09/2013 8:14 AM
NewsDavis Drewiske will play alongside Andrei Markov on Montreal's second pairing.
ImpactThe new Canadiens defenseman will fill in for injured blueliner Alexei Emelin, who isn't expected to play again this season. Josh Gorges and P.K. Subban will likely get the majority of the ice time for the team as the top tandem.
Davis Drewiske debuts with Canadiens | 04/04/2013 10:26 AM
NewsDavis Drewiske made his Montreal debut Wednesday night.
ImpactHe posted a hit and two blocked shots, with a minus-1 rating, during his 15:31 of ice time.
Kings trade Davis Drewiske to Canadiens | 04/02/2013 5:24 PM
NewsLos Angeles Kings trade Davis Drewiske to Montreal Canadiens for fifth-round draft pick.
Kings on Twitter
ImpactDrewiske is a solid depth defenseman who was pushed out of the lineup by the recently acquired Robyn Regehr. He'll add some size and help fill out the Canadiens' third pairing on defense but is unlikely to rate in your fantasy league.
Davis Drewiske scores first of the season | 02/12/2013 10:50 AM
NewsDefenseman Davis Drewiske scored his first goal of the season Monday in a 4-1 win over St. Louis.
ImpactThe goal was the first power play goal by a Los Angeles defenseman this season. Drewiske has a goal and three points in 11 games this season with a plus-two rating so he could be taken off the waiver wire in very deep leagues.
|Goals||2||2 times-last: 2012-13 (LA/Mtl)|
|Penalty Minutes||19||2010-11 (LA)|
|Power Play Goals||1||2012-13 (LA/Mtl)|
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