Desharnais Has Fifth-Longest Point Streak In ECHL History

Cincinnati rookie David Desharnais did not have an assist in a 3-1 loss at Stockton on Mar. 1, ending his league record streak at 20 games. He did, however, score the goal for the Cyclones to extend his scoring streak to 23 games which is the longest streak in the league this season and the fifth-longest streak in ECHL history.

Desharnais will try to extend his streak on Monday at Bakersfield as the Cyclones conclude their California road trip. The streak began with two assists on Dec. 31 at Trenton and has had nine multiple-assist games and 12 multiple-point games.

The fourth-longest point streak is 25 games (40 points) by Mike Kompon of Reading from Nov. 26, 2005-Mar. 8, 2006 while the third-longest streak is 32 games (65 points) by Jamie Hicks of Birmingham from Dec. 30, 1997-Mar. 6, 1998. The second-longest scoring streak is 35 games by Brian Martin of Hampton Roads from Oct. 30, 1990-Jan. 18, 1991 while the league record is 38 consecutive games (112 points) by Trevor Jobe of Nashville from Dec. 19, 1992-Mar. 14, 1993.

Desharnais leads ECHL rookies with 52 assists, 26 power-play assists and 66 points in 47 games while ranking second among all players in assists, power-play assists and points. He scored a career-high three goals and four points on Dec. 27 at Wheeling and had a career-high three assists on Nov. 23 against Dayton and Feb. 1 at Wheeling.

He broke the record of 17 consecutive games with an assist set by Peter Kasowski of Roanoke Valley from Oct. 26-Dec. 7, 1991 (28 assists). Desharnais began his streak on Jan. 5 with two assists against Reading and in the 20 games he had eight games with two assists and one game with three assists.

Longest Consecutive Point-Scoring Streak
38 – Trevor Jobe, Nashville, Dec. 19, 1992-Mar. 14, 1993 (112 points)
35 – Brian Martin, Hampton Roads, Oct. 30, 1990-Jan. 18, 1991 (points not available)
32 – Jamey Hicks, Birmingham, Dec. 30, 1997-Mar. 6, 1998 (65 points)
25 – Mike Kompon, Reading, Nov. 26, 2005-Mar. 8, 2006 (40 points)
23 – David Desharnais, Cincinnati, Jan. 5-present (37 points)

Longest Consecutive Assist Scoring Streak
20 – David Desharnais, Cincinnati, Jan. 5-Feb. 29, 2008 (30 assists)
17 – Peter Kasowski, Roanoke Valley, Oct. 26-Dec. 7, 1991 (28 assists)
15 – Scott Bertoli, Trenton, Feb. 16-Apr. 4, 2000 (21 assists)
– Mike Reier, Dayton, Oct. 23-Nov. 28, 1992 (24 assists)
14 – John Spoltore, Louisiana, Dec. 20, 1997-Jan. 16, 1998 (23 assists)
– John Spoltore, Louisiana, Jan. 12-Mar. 11, 1994 (18 assists)
– Matt Robbins, Charlotte, Jan. 12-Mar. 11, 1994 (18 assists)