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Kevin Poulin | Goalie

Team: New York Islanders
Age / DOB:  (24) / 4/12/1990
Ht / Wt:  6'2' / 192
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Kevin Poulin has agreed to a one-year, two-way contract with the New York Islanders.
Poulin comes with a $650,000 annual cap hit, but he'll technically only make $175,000 per season at the AHL level. We say technically because his contract comes with a guarantee that he'll earn no less than $275,000 annually, so he'll end up getting at least that amount even if he never gets called up to the Islanders. Jul 24 - 10:46 AM

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Kevin Poulin has an arbitration hearing scheduled for July 30.

Poulin is coming off of a one-year, two-way contract that paid him $577,500 annually at the NHL level. He's not expected to make the Islanders' opening game roster.
Source: TSN.ca
Jul 9 - 4:28 PM

Kevin Poulin has been loaned to AHL Bridgeport.

The Islanders want him to get more playing time in the minors. Anders Nilsson will back up Evgeni Nabokov for the time being instead.
Mar 1 - 12:37 PM

Kevin Poulin had a night to forget Monday as the Islanders dropped a 6-3 decision to Boston.

Poulin allowed six goals on 36 shots before he was lifted for Evgeni Nabokov with about 12 minutes to play in the third period. While he had a nice stretch of play in early January, the 23-year-old has shown of late why Nabokov will take on more playing time going forward.
Jan 27 - 10:03 PM

Kevin Poulin made 32 stops on 35 shots in a 4-3 shootout loss to the St. Louis Blues on Saturday afternoon.

It was solid rebound effort from Poulin after he was shelled by Pittsburgh on Thursday. He's had some strong performances this month, but the 23-year-old is still learning what it takes to be a starter in the NHL. He will continue to get his chances while Evgeni Nabokov recovers from injury. Poulin has an 11-15-1 record along with an .894 save percentage and a 3.16 GAA.
Jan 25 - 4:43 PM

Kevin Poulin will not remember Thursday's 6-4 loss to Pittsburgh with fond memories.

Poulin allowed five goals on just 28 shots in the defeat, further dampening his stat line. He sports an 11-15-0 record that is accompanied by a 3.17 GAA and an .893 save percentage.
Jan 23 - 11:36 PM

Kevin Poulin beat the Rangers 5-3 Tuesday night with a stellar 30 save effort.

The 23 year-old improves to 11-14 this season with an .896 save percentage and 3.10 goals against average.
Jan 21 - 10:25 PM

Kevin Poulin will start for the New York Islanders on Tuesday.

Poulin will attempt to bounce back after allowing five goals on 31 shots on Saturday. He has a 3.10 GAA and .895 save percentage in 24 games in 2013-14.
Jan 21 - 11:38 AM

Kevin Poulin allowed five goals in the Islanders' 6-4 loss to the Flyers on Saturday night.

The Flyers' final goal was scored via the empty net. With a 2-0 lead by the middle of the first period and then a 4-3 advantage later in the second, the Islanders should've won this game. Instead, their Achilles' heel continues to be their shoddy goaltending, as Poulin made just 26 saves. In his defense, Poulin does have three games over his last five in which he's given up two or fewer, though. On the season, he has a 3.10 goals-against average and .895 save percentage.
Jan 18 - 10:24 PM

Kevin Poulin registered his sixth win in seven games Thursday as the Islanders defeated Tampa Bay in a shootout by a score of 2-1.

Poulin stopped 29 of the 30 shots he faced, continuing his run of solid play in the absence of Evgeni Nabokov. His record now stands at 10-13-0 while his GAA is 3.01 and his save percentage is .898.
Jan 16 - 11:27 PM

Kevin Poulin allowed four goals on 26 shots to take the loss in Florida’s 4-2 win over the Islanders.

Poulin falls to 9-13 on the season.
Jan 14 - 11:13 PM

Kevin Poulin will play between the pipes on Tuesday.

The Islanders have won four straight games, but they need to maintain their momentum as they look to close the gap between them and the rest of the Metropolitan division. Poulin has been part of the reason the Islanders have been winning lately. He has turned aside 59 of 62 shots in his last two contests.
Jan 14 - 3:04 PM

Kevin Poulin stopped 29 of 31 shots in a 4-2 win over the Stars Sunday night.

Poulin is a perfect 4-0-0 since Evgeni Nabokov went down with an injury on Monday and he's actually 5-0-0 dating back to late December. His record for the season improved to 9-12-0 with the victory. His GAA is an unspectacular 3.07 while his save percentage is .897.
Jan 12 - 8:41 PM

Kevin Poulin stopped 30 of 31 shots in the Islanders' 2-1 overtime win over the Avalanche Friday night.

Poulin made a number of tough saves, including one against Cody McLeod at 8:20 of the third period after McLeod stole the puck from Ryan Strome in the New York end and drove to the net. Poulin has won five of his last six decisions and he now has a 8-12-0 record. He has a 3.12 goals-against average and .895 save percentage this season.
Jan 11 - 2:02 AM

Kevin Poulin will start for the New York Islanders on Friday.

Poulin has won four of his last five decisions, but he also allowed at least three goals in three of those contests. He has a 3.24 GAA and .891 save percentage in 19 games in 2013-14.
Jan 10 - 2:22 PM

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