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Benoit Pouliot

29-Year-Old Left Wing – Edmonton Oilers

2015-16 NHL Stats

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12

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16

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26

2015-16 NHL Projections

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2015-16 Fantasy Hockey Outlook

Sleeper alert! Pouliot is about to go on the ride of his life. You see, he’s now the sidekick to the dynamic duo of Ryan Nugent-Hopkins and Jordan Eberle, and the trio clearly have chemistry. Just take a look at what they did together from Mar. 12 onwards last season. Now, y...

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SHOOTS: Left   HT: 6' 3"   WT: 200   DOB: 9/29/1986   BORN: Alfred, Ontario   DRAFTED: 1st Rd, #4 Overall in 2005   Show ContractHide Contract

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Benoit Pouliot Contract Information:

Signed by Oilers to a five-year, $20 million deal in July of 2014.

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Pouliot scored the Oilers' lone goal as they were lambasted by Montreal 5-1 on Saturday.

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Benoit Pouliot NHL Stats
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Season Age League Team GP G A Pts +/- PIM SOG SH% GWG SHG TOI/G G A Pts TOI/G Hits BS
2006-07 20 3 0 0 0 -1 0 1 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
2007-08 21 11 2 1 3 -1 0 10 20.0 0 0 0 0 0
2008-09 22 37 5 6 11 1 18 34 14.7 1 0 11:51 2 2 4 2:03 21 2
2009-10 23 53 17 11 28 8 43 111 15.3 3 0 15:28 4 2 6 1:55 61 19
2010-11 24 NHL MON 79 13 17 30 2 87 129 10.1 4 0 11:32 1 0 1 0:48 110 20
2011-12 25 NHL BOS 74 16 16 32 18 38 107 15.0 5 0 12:13 1 1 2 1:09 97 14
2012-13 26 NHL TB 34 8 12 20 8 15 60 13.3 1 0 13:14 0 3 3 1:47 35 6
2013-14 27 NHL NYR 80 15 21 36 10 56 141 10.6 4 0 13:26 7 1 8 2:49 141 18
2014-15 28 NHL EDM 58 19 15 34 -1 28 105 18.1 3 1 16:37 4 3 7 2:02 71 31
2015-16 29 NHL EDM 46 12 16 28 -8 26 94 12.8 0 1 16:03 4 4 8 2:12 32 21
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#2 Left Wing

Time On Ice Stats

16:03

Average Time On Ice in 2015-16

During an average game, Benoit Pouliot was on the ice for 16:03.

2:12

Average Power Play Time On Ice in 2015-16

During an average game, Benoit Pouliot was on the ice for 2:12 during power plays.

Year Ice Time Power Play Ice Time
2013-14 13:26 2:49
2014-15 16:37 2:02
2015-16 16:03 2:12

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2015-16 NHL Game Log   Benoit Pouliot
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Date Opp G A Pts +/- PIM PPG PPA SHG SOG SH% HIT BS TOI PPTOI
2016-2Feb 9 @NJD 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 0 15:32 3:07
2016-2Feb 7 @NYI 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 0 0 15:29 0:53
2016-2Feb 6 @MON 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 100.0 2 1 16:25 2:37
2016-2Feb 4 @OTT 0 2 2 1 2 0 1 0 1 0.0 1 1 12:18 0:41
2016-2Feb 2 CLM 1 1 2 1 0 1 0 0 4 25.0 1 1 14:42 2:56
2016-1Jan 23 NAS 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 1 1 13:14 2:43
2016-1Jan 21 @DAL 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 1 15:54 2:09
2016-1Jan 19 @TAM 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 2 3 18:28 2:14
2016-1Jan 18 @FLA 0 1 1 1 2 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 0 16:42 0:04
2016-1Jan 16 CGY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 0 0 13:55 0:45
2016-1Jan 14 @SAN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 14:05 1:12
2016-1Jan 12 @ARI 1 1 2 1 0 1 0 0 2 50.0 0 0 20:39 2:43
2016-1Jan 10 FLA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 1 16:10 2:07
2016-1Jan 8 TAM 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 3 33.3 3 0 17:40 2:53
2016-1Jan 4 CAR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 2 2 16:25 1:30
2016-1Jan 2 ARI 0 2 2 0 6 0 1 0 5 0.0 0 1 17:52 3:24
2015-12Dec 31 ANA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 2 1 14:04 1:52
2015-12Dec 29 LOS 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 4 25.0 2 1 17:32 1:42
2015-12Dec 27 @CGY 2 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 5 40.0 0 0 15:32 1:07
2015-12Dec 26 @VAN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 14:35 1:58
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2015-12Dec 21 WPG 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 0 0 15:28 1:58
2015-12Dec 19 @COL 0 0 0 -2 2 0 0 0 4 0.0 1 0 15:39 1:42
2015-12Dec 17 @CHI Did Not Play
2015-12Dec 15 @NYR Did Not Play
2015-12Dec 14 @BOS Did Not Play
2015-12Dec 11 NYR Did Not Play
2015-12Dec 9 SAN Did Not Play
2015-12Dec 6 BUF Did Not Play
2015-12Dec 4 DAL Did Not Play
2015-12Dec 2 BOS Did Not Play
2015-11Nov 30 @TOR 0 0 0 -1 2 0 0 0 0 0.0 2 0 14:09 1:51
2015-11Nov 28 @PIT 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 4 0.0 1 0 16:43 3:29
2015-11Nov 27 @DET 0 1 1 -1 0 0 1 0 1 0.0 2 0 17:20 1:51
2015-11Nov 25 @CAR 1 0 1 -2 0 1 0 0 2 50.0 0 0 15:28 4:02
2015-11Nov 23 @WAS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 0 17:09 2:40
2015-11Nov 20 NJD 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 2 1 16:27 3:27
2015-11Nov 18 CHI 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 33.3 0 0 18:08 1:46
2015-11Nov 14 @LOS 0 0 0 -3 0 0 0 0 5 0.0 0 1 16:16 2:40
2015-11Nov 12 @ARI Did Not Play
2015-11Nov 11 @ANA 0 1 1 -1 0 0 1 0 1 0.0 0 0 14:01 1:58
2015-11Nov 8 @CHI 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 1 16:53 0:00
2015-11Nov 6 PIT 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 1 0 14:56 0:14
2015-11Nov 3 PHI 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 0 0 15:48 2:28
2015-10Oct 31 CGY 0 0 0 -1 2 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 0 18:28 3:34
2015-10Oct 29 MON 1 0 1 2 4 0 0 0 3 33.3 2 1 16:56 2:52
2015-10Oct 27 @MIN 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 0 19:51 1:04
2015-10Oct 25 LOS 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 5 20.0 0 1 15:53 1:48
2015-10Oct 23 WAS 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 50.0 1 0 17:02 4:39
2015-10Oct 21 DET 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 13:17 1:12
2015-10Oct 18 @VAN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 1 15:23 1:15
2015-10Oct 17 @CGY 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 1 16:05 2:04
2015-10Oct 15 STL 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 15:58 4:51
2015-10Oct 13 @DAL 0 1 1 -1 2 0 0 0 3 0.0 1 0 15:56 1:19
2015-10Oct 10 @NAS 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 16:40 6:02
2015-10Oct 8 @STL 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 15:06 1:48

Benoit Pouliot: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Pouliot notched two assists -- one on the power play -- in Thursday's 7-2 lambasting of the Senators.

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Pouliot rang up a power-play goal and an assist in Tuesday's 5-1 win over the Blue Jackets.

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Pouliot picked up a secondary assist and two penalty minutes in Monday's 4-2 win over the Panthers.

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Pouliot scored a goal and chipped in a helper in Tuesday's 4-3 overtime loss to the Coyotes.

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Pouliot scored a pair of goals and fired five shots on goal in Sunday's loss to the Flames.

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Pouliot (lower body) will return to action Saturday against the Avalanche.

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Pouliot (lower body) will not play Thursday night against the Blackhawks.

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Pouliot (lower body) won't play Tuesday against the Rangers, Derek Van Diest of the Edmonton Sun reports.

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Pouliot (lower body) is not quite ready yet, but appears to be close to rejoining the lineup, Oilers play-by-play announcer Jack Michaels reports.

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Pouliot (lower body) returned to practice Thursday, Tom Gazzola of Oilers TV reports.

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Pouliot (lower body) was placed on injured reserve Saturday.

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Pouliot will not play Wednesday against the Bruins due to a lower-body injury.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2015-16

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2014-15

Many were likely surprised when Pouliot received a five-year, $20-million contract from the Oilers this offseason, after totaling just merely 15 goals with the Rangers in 2013-14. He’s probably not worth the amount the Oilers gave him, but the organization always has to overpay to convince free agents to head west. While Pouliot will receive the opportunity to compete for a second-line gig, there’s no guarantee he lands the role with all of David Perron, Teddy Purcell and Nail Yakupov also competing for the two available jobs. Still, it's really hard to believe the Oil would drop that kind of coin on a third-line player. Watch camp carefully and do not draft him until you know where his future lies.

2013-14

The relationship between Pouliot and the Rangers is a mutual agreement of low-risk, high reward. The Rangers, who had very little wiggle room this past off season took out a flier on Minnesota's fourth overall pick in the 2005 draft. If it fails, the soon-to-be 27-year-old only costs them $1.3 million and would not be shy about releasing him. Although Pouliot has never eclipsed the 35-point mark and battled a shoulder injury in March, he still managed eight goals and 12 assists through 34 games last season. Should he make the team out of camp, it's a fair assumption Pouliot would likely see third and fourth line minutes at best. Now on his fifth team in seven seasons, whether you're in an annual redraft or a dynasty league, Pouliot is merely worth a weekly check in the FA pool.

2012-13

Pouliot has been handed a free gift -- the possibility of a semi-permanent gig alongside Vinny Lecavalier. He has never lived up to his draft-day hype (he was fourth overall back in 2005) and his best output came last season (16-16-32). But this year, he'll be afforded an opportunity to win that second-line gig and despite Lecavalier's decline, the duo could click. There's an outside shot of 50 points and 80 PIMs, but don't over-invest early. He may not earn the job until the very end of camp.

2011-12

Pouliot, who scored 13 goals and 30 points in 79 games with Montreal this past season, is a reclamation project who brings size and skill to the table, but has not lived up to his fourth-overall draft position (2005). At one year for $1.1 million though, he's a decent roll of the dice for the Bruins, who are trying to fill the void up front created by the departures of Michael Ryder and Mark Recchi.

2010-11

Pouliot finished last season very strong for the Canadiens after being traded from Minnesota in exchange for Guillaume Latendresse. Montreal's more open attack might have helped Pouliot emerge as the goal scorer he was thought to be when Minnesota drafted him fourth overall in 2005. He ended up scoring 15 goals and adding nine assists for 24 points in 35 games for the Habs.

2009-10

Pouliot is one of the Wild's top prospect's heading into this season and seems likely to make the club right out of training camp. He's a talented skater, though his defense still is an unanswered question. He had 11 points in the 37 games last year for the Wild and also had 18 PIMs. He has the talent to make an impact in Minnesota, but it remains to be seen how big of opportunity he'll get this season.

2008-09

Pouliot should make the Wild roster and center the No. 3 or No. 4 line. He's got some upside as the fourth-overall pick in the 2005 draft drew praise from head coach Jacques Lemaire late last season as well. He may be used less as a defensive player and add more scoring as a result.

2007-08

Pouliot has the ability to be a terrific goal scorer at the NHL level, but he doesn't pick up many assists; therefore his fantasy value will always suffer a bit. Pouliot didn't have great numbers in his first full pro season with Houston of the AHL, scoring just 19 goals to go along with 36 points in 67 games. Pouliot would benefit from another season in the minors, but he should get a shot to make the Wild out of training camp this season. The fourth overall pick in the 2005 draft is still only 20 years old and has a bright future ahead of him.

2006-07

Pouliot, the fourth overall pick in the 2005 draft, scored 35 goals and 65 points in 51 games for the Sudbury Wolves of the Ontario Hockey League last season. He may not make Minnesota's roster out of training camp, but should be called up at some point this season.

2005-06

Pouliot was the fourth overall pick in the 2005 NHL draft after finishing with 29 goals and 38 assists in 67 games for Sudbury in the Ontario Hockey League. He was named the OHL's rookie of the year in 2004-05. He'll likely return to Sudbury, but at 18 he's a solid keeper prospect as he could be skating for the Wild as soon as 2005-06.

2004-05

Pouliot is the second-ranked OHL player eligible for the 2005 NHL entry draft. He is blessed with incredible talent, great vision, soft hands and a fluid yet explosive skating style, but he's underweight (180 lbs) for his 6'3" frame. Once he fills out and adds strength, Pouliot has the potential to be a star in the NHL.