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Nathan Beaulieu | Defenseman | #82

Team: Buffalo Sabres
Age / DOB:  (25) / 12/5/1992
Ht / Wt:  6'2' / 200
Drafted: 2011 / Rd. 1 (17) / MON
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Nathan Beaulieu (upper body) will play in Saturday's game against the St. Louis Blues.
The injury has kept him out of the lineup for each of the last four games. Beaulieu has one goal, three assists and a minus-14 rating in 33 games this season. He shouldn't pop up on your fantasy radar. Feb 3 - 11:44 AM

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Nathan Beaulieu (upper body) has been put on injured reserve.

Beaulieu sustained a possible concussion on Monday night. Buffalo called up Matt Tennyson on Tuesday to serve as an extra defender.
Jan 23 - 12:58 PM

Nathan Beaulieu was checked out for a concussion after Monday's fight against Calgary's Curtis Lazar.

Beaulieu's chin was driven into the ice when the two combatants went down. When he looked dazed going to the penalty box, the officials sent him to the locker room. Beaulieu didn't return to the contest and it's unclear if he'll play Tuesday night at this time.
Jan 23 - 9:56 AM

Nathan Beaulieu (illness) returned to action on Monday, but he wasn't in the game for long.

Beaulieu was sidelined for two games. He returned on Monday, but got into a fight early in the first period and he didn't return after that. It's not yet clear what issue forced him out of the contest.
Jan 23 - 1:39 AM

Nathan Beaulieu (illness) is nearing a return to the lineup.

He missed practice on Friday, but he appears to be close to getting back in the lineup. Beaulieu remains day-to-day for now. He has one goal, four points and a minus-14 rating in 32 games this season.
Jan 20 - 10:53 AM

Nathan Beaulieu is dealing with an illness.

Beaulieu is considered day-to-day. He didn't take part in Wednesday's practice as a result and the Sabres brought up Casey Nelson to take his place.
Jan 17 - 10:55 AM

Nathan Beaulieu scored a goal in the Sabres' 4-2 loss to Carolina on Saturday.

It was Beaulieu's first goal in 24 games this season. The 25-year-old defenseman did manage to record a career-high 28 points with Montreal in 2016-17, but he's not likely to finish anywhere near that with the Sabres.
Sun, Dec 24, 2017 05:06:00 AM

Nathan Beaulieu (illness) will play in Friday's game against the Carolina Hurricanes.

Beaulieu has missed five games because of the illness. He has no goals and three assists in 20 games this season.
Fri, Dec 15, 2017 06:44:00 PM

Nathan Beaulieu (illness) sat for a fifth straight game Thursday.

Beaulieu was on the ice with his teammates at practice Thursday morning. "I think he still needs to regain some strength but he's come a long way since where he was at," coach Phil Housley said.
Fri, Dec 15, 2017 09:02:00 AM

Nathan Beaulieu (illness) is questionable for Tuesday's contest against Ottawa.

Beaulieu took part in Monday's optional practice after missing the last three games with flu-like symptoms. "It knocked me out pretty good, hit me really hard. I've never been hit by that before," said the Sabres defender. " ... I did everything I could to get back. Unfortunately, I wasn't able to. The guys did a great job, and hopefully I'll be out there soon."
Mon, Dec 11, 2017 03:16:00 PM

Nathan Beaulieu (illness) will miss Friday's game.

It will be Beaulieu's second straight contest on the sidelines. He has three assists in 20 contests in 2017-18.
Thu, Dec 7, 2017 04:29:00 PM

Nathan Beaulieu (illness) won't play Tuesday night.

Beaulieu exited Saturday's game against Pittsburgh early and he didn't practice on Monday because he was sick. Consider him day-to-day for now.
Tue, Dec 5, 2017 02:36:00 PM

Nathan Beaulieu didn't practice on Monday because of an illness.

Beaulieu was not expected to fly with the team to Colorado for Tuesday night's game. He also left Saturday's match against Pittsburgh midway through the game. It's unclear if he will be ready to play versus the Avalanche.
Tue, Dec 5, 2017 10:15:00 AM

Nathan Beaulieu suffered an undisclosed injury in Saturday night's game against the Penguins.

The Sabres have already announced that Beaulieu won't be returning to action tonight. They'll likely provide an update on his status after the game.
Sat, Dec 2, 2017 09:22:00 PM

Nathan Beaulieu (upper body) will return to the Sabres' lineup on Friday.

The hope was to get Beaulieu back on Saturday, so this is a bit ahead of schedule. It will be his first game since Oct. 20. He has two assists in eight contests in 2017-18.
Fri, Nov 10, 2017 12:31:00 PM

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