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Kevin Poulin | Goalie | #35

Team: Calgary Flames
Age / DOB:  (28) / 4/12/1990
Ht / Wt:  6'2" / 199
Drafted: 2008 / Rd. 5 (126) / NYI

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The Calgary Flames have acquired Kevin Poulin from the Tampa Bay Lightning.
The Lightning will receive future considerations in exchange for the goalie. This is a depth move for Calgary, as evidenced by the fact that they immediately sent Poulin to the minors. Poulin has a 3.07 GAA and .899 save percentage in 50 career NHL games. Thu, Nov 12, 2015 11:31:00 AM

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The Tampa Bay Lightning successfully demoted goalie Kevin Poulin to the minors after he cleared waivers.

Poulin is in that awkward phase some goalies experience where they can't quite make a full jump to the NHL, yet they're getting a little too old for the AHL. Tampa Bay has plenty of superior options in net, so one would think that Poulin will join another organization sooner or later.
Sun, Oct 25, 2015 02:14:00 PM

The Tampa Bay Lightning placed goaltender Kevin Poulin on waivers Saturday.

Kristers Gudlevskis, who spent the early part of the season in minors, got the call in goal for Tampa Bay on Saturday. It doesn't say much about the organization's faith in Poulin.
Sun, Oct 25, 2015 08:56:00 AM

Kevin Poulin could be Tampa Bay's backup goalie for the start of the season.

He has appeared in 50 NHL games in his career, while his main competition for the role, Kristers Gudlevskis, has played in one regular season contest. "We know what Kevin's talents are, we know what Guddy has and they are both guys that can play in the NHL," coach Jon Cooper said. "I guess I'm not really worried about that. But I guess one guy is going to get it over the other, and eventually who that is going to be we'll have to see over the next few weeks." It should be noted that the Lightning may keep a close eye on the waiver wire for help as well if they don't feel comfortable with Poulin or Gudlevskis.
Fri, Oct 2, 2015 10:56:00 AM

The Tampa Bay Lightning have claimed Kevin Poulin on waivers from the New York Islanders.

The Lightning have Ray Emery and Kristers Gudlevskis competing for the team's backup job behind Ben Bishop. Andrei Vasilevskyi was supposed to fill that role but he is out with a blood clot. Poulin played in just one game with the Islanders last season. He had a 16-21 record with a 2.87 goals-against-average and a. 912 save percentage in the AHL last season.
Sun, Sep 27, 2015 12:07:00 PM

The New York Islanders waived a number of players on Saturday, including Taylor Beck and Kevin Poulin.

The full list is: Poulin, Beck, Justin Florek, Mike Halmo, Ben Holmstrom, Bracken Kearns, Joe Whitney and James Wright.
Sat, Sep 26, 2015 01:58:00 PM

Kevin Poulin has agreed to a one-year, two-way deal with the New York Islanders.

He will earn $600,000 in the NHL and $275,000 at the AHL level. Poulin posted a 16-21-7 record with a .912 save percentage and a 2.87 goals-against average with New York's minor-league affiliate, the Bridgeport Sound Tigers, last season.
Tue, Aug 11, 2015 03:28:00 PM

Kevin Poulin has been assigned to the minors.

He served as Michal Neuvirth's backup for the last two games, while Jaroslav Halak recovered from a lower-body injury. Halak is healthy again so Poulin will resume playing for Bridgeport in the AHL.
Thu, Mar 19, 2015 01:45:00 PM

Kevin Poulin has been called up by the New York Islanders.

Poulin will presumably serve as the backup goaltender on Tuesday as Jaroslav Halak is out with a lower-body injury. Poulin has a 2.82 GAA and .915 save percentage in 39 AHL contests in 2014-15.
Tue, Mar 17, 2015 02:36:00 PM

With Jaroslav Halak activated, the New York Islanders opted to send Kevin Poulin back to the AHL on Sunday.

Poulin allowed three goals on 26 shots as the Islanders blew a 3-0 lead and lost against the Buffalo Sabres on Saturday. In 50 career NHL games, the 24-year-old has a poor .899 save percentage.
Sun, Dec 28, 2014 12:38:00 PM

Kevin Poulin made 23 saves as the Islanders came up short 4-3 in the shootout to the Sabres on Saturday night.

This one could’ve turned out differently with Jaroslav Halak in net. Poulin was called up Saturday morning and got the start over Chad Johnson with Halak dealing with a lower-body injury. The Islanders were leading 3-0 entering the third period. Then Poulin allowed three goals on six shots to essentially force extra time. He has a 3.07 goals-against average and .899 save percentage in 50 NHL starts in his career.
Sat, Dec 27, 2014 10:33:00 PM

Updating a previous post, it will be Kevin Poulin in net for the Islanders and not Chad Johnson.

Poulin shut out Providence yesterday in AHL action as he made 34 saves. Adjust your lineup if necessary.
Sat, Dec 27, 2014 11:54:00 AM

The New York Islanders have recalled Kevin Poulin from the minors.

Poulin played with Bridgeport last night and stopped all 34 shots in a 2-0 shutout over the Providence Bruins. He will back up Chad Johnson tonight.
Sat, Dec 27, 2014 10:32:00 AM

The New York Islanders returned Kevin Poulin to the AHL Bridgeport Sound Tigers.

Poulin was called up on Tuesday because Jaroslav Halak was dealing with an undisclosed injury. Halak is presumably okay for Saturday's game, but if that proves to not be the case than Poulin will be brought back up.
Fri, Dec 26, 2014 06:40:00 PM

Kevin Poulin has been summoned from the minors.

He will serve as Chad Johnson's backup on Tuesday night. Jaroslav Halak has been off for the past two days for "maintenance," but it sounds like he is dealing with an injury.
Tue, Dec 23, 2014 04:58:00 PM

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