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Benoit Pouliot | Winger | #67

Team: Edmonton Oilers
Age / DOB:  (29) / 9/29/1986
Ht / Wt:  6'3' / 200
Drafted: 2005 / Rd. 1 (4) / MIN
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Sunday's 8-1 loss to the New York Islanders was embarrassing for the Edmonton Oilers.
"It wasn't easy, that’s for sure," said winger Benoit Pouliot. "They got those quick goals back to back and we looked down a little bit and kind of went on a free fall. It sucks, it's tough allowing so many goals like that." The Oilers had a players-only meeting after an ugly weekend that also saw them get blown out by Montreal on Saturday. Feb 8 - 10:07 AM

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Benoit Pouliot scored a goal in a 5-1 loss to the Habs on Saturday.

His short-handed goal was his 12th goal of the season and his seventh point in his last seven games. He is a solid complementary player but remains too inconsistent to trust on an every games basis. The only advice we can give is to ride him while he is hot.
Feb 6 - 4:59 PM

Benoit Pouliot was on his bum when he picked up his ninth goal of the season during Friday's 3-2 loss to Tampa Bay on Friday night.

This one had a dirty kind of pretty to it as Pouliot showed exactly why you never give up on a play. He now has points in three of his last five with four points in that span, and 18 overall.
Jan 8 - 11:55 PM

Benoit Pouliot picked up two assists Saturday and is becoming fantasy relevant.

Pouliot has three goals and five points in his last four games and now has eight goals and 17 points this season. The good news is that he is now playing with Jordan Eberle and Ryan Nugent-Hopkins and that can't hurt his value. He is a minus-nine but the Oilers are coming on and are becoming a half-decent team.
Jan 3 - 9:31 AM

For a second straight game, Benoit Pouliot scored in an Oilers' loss.

Pouliot has three goals in two games now and has 15 points in 29 games. He's about on pace for his regular average of 15-18 goals and 30-35 points in a season. Mark Letestu scored the other goal for the Oilers. Ryan Nugent-Hopkins and Jordan Eberle both picked up assists in the losing effort.
Wed, Dec 30, 2015 01:31:00 AM

Benoit Pouliot scored the opening two goals of the game in a 5-3 loss to the Flames.

The former fourth overall pick, has settled into a 30-40 point forward. He is on pace for 36 points this season.
Sun, Dec 27, 2015 11:37:00 PM

Benoit Pouliot (lower body) will return to Edmonton's lineup on Saturday.

He will be healthy enough to take on the Avalanche. The injury kept Pouliot out of the lineup for eight straight games. The 29-year-old has five goals and 12 points this season. He'll play on a line with Ryan Nugent-Hopkins and Jordan Eberle tonight.
Sat, Dec 19, 2015 02:13:00 PM

Benoit Pouliot (lower body) practiced Friday and could be good to go on Saturday.

Pouliot was injured at the beginning of December and has not played since. He has 12 points in 24 games this season. Pouliot is on the injured reserve list so the Oilers would have to make a move before the veteran can rejoin the club.
Sat, Dec 19, 2015 08:21:00 AM

The Oilers have placed forward Benoit Pouliot on injured reserve.

Pouliot has 12 points in 24 games this season. No word on how long Pouliot is expected to be sidelined.
Sat, Dec 5, 2015 02:46:00 PM

Benoit Pouliot won't play Wednesday because of a lower-body injury.

Consider him day-to-day for now. Pouliot has five goals and 12 points in 24 games this season.
Wed, Dec 2, 2015 03:34:00 PM

Benoit Pouliot (illness) practiced on Friday and is expected to play on Saturday.

The Oilers have already returned Anton Slepyshev to the minors so that is a good sign that Pouliot will be a go on Saturday. He has three goals and nine points in 16 games this season and should be in your lineup in deep pools.
Sat, Nov 14, 2015 06:08:00 AM

Benoit Pouliot is dealing with an illness.

Pouliot will not play on Thursday as a result. He had an assist in Wednesday's contest.
Thu, Nov 12, 2015 01:41:00 PM

Benoit Pouliot had an assist in a 4-3 overtime win against Anaheim.

Pouliot has three goals and nine points in 16 games this season. That puts him on pace for 46 points, which would be a best case scenario for him.
Thu, Nov 12, 2015 11:08:00 AM

Benoit Pouliot has three goals in his last four games.

It does not hurt playing on a line with wunderkid Connor McDavid and Pouliot is starting to take advantage of that. He has seven points this season and while he has scored between 30 and 36 points in each of the last four seasons save for the lockout year, he is on a pace for over 50 this season. Pouliot is worth picking up in most pools.
Sat, Oct 31, 2015 06:54:00 AM

Benoit Pouliot extended his point streak to five games when he tied Thursday's 4-3 win over Montreal at three.

After Connor McDavid outworked both PK Subban and Andrei Markov along the far wall, Pouliot was wide open for a one-on-none break on Carey Price. He didn't miss. Pouliot now has three goals and seven points this season.
Fri, Oct 30, 2015 12:28:00 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Ryan Nugent-Hopkins
2Connor McDavid
3Leon Draisaitl
4Anton Lander
5Mark Letestu
LW1Taylor Hall
2Benoit Pouliot
3Teddy Purcell
4Matt Hendricks
RW1Jordan Eberle
2Nail Yakupov
3Lauri Korpikoski
4Zack Kassian
5Iiro Pakarinen
D1Darnell Nurse
2Andrej Sekera
3Oscar Klefbom
4Justin Schultz
5Eric Gryba
6Brandon Davidson
7Adam Clendening
8Mark Fayne
9Andrew Ference
G1Cam Talbot
2Laurent Brossoit