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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 (illness) returned to action on Wednesday April 4.
Beaulieu was sidelined for two straight games. He had a minus-one rating in 13:28 minutes of ice time Wednesday night. Apr 5 - 1:44 AM

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Nathan Beaulieu will miss Monday's game against Toronto because of an illness.

Beaulieu's been a healthy scratch in three of Buffalo's last five games anyway, but with a few injuries on defense, they could have used him tonight. The 25-year-old has been a major disappointment during his first season with the Sabres, as he has one goal, eight assists and a minus-20 rating in 56 games this season.
Apr 2 - 6:46 PM

Nathan Beaulieu will be a healthy scratch in Saturday's game against the Nashville Predators.

Beaulieu has been a colossal disappointment in his first year with the Sabres. He has one goal, nine points and a minus-20 rating in 56 games this season. Josh Gorges and Jordan Nolan will also watch the game from the press box.
Mar 31 - 7:47 PM

Nathan Beaulieu is expected to be a healthy scratch in Friday's game agains the Montreal Canadiens.

Beaulieu will not get to face his former team. The Sabres defenseman is dealing with a minor upper-body injury, but head coach Phil Housley said that's not the reason he's sitting tonight. "He's a little sore, but he was not playing in this game," Housley said. "Beau had a tough start to the season. I think that affected his confidence. He had a great opportunity coming to a new team, and things just didn't work out for him." The 25-year-old has one goal, eight assists and a minus-20 rating in 54 games this season. Justin Bailey and Justin Falk will also be scratched for this one.
Mar 23 - 6:04 PM

Nathan Beaulieu will be a healthy scratch in Thursday's game against the Ottawa Senators.

The Sabres were hoping that he'd be able to take the next step in his career while playing under Phil Housley, but he seems to have regressed. Beaulieu has one goal, six assists and a minus-17 rating in 49 games this season. Victor Antipin is also expected to watch the game from the press box.
Mar 8 - 7:21 PM

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

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

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PosRoleName
C1Jack Eichel
2Ryan O'Reilly
3Sam Reinhart
4Evan Rodrigues
5Jacob Josefson
6Johan Larsson
LW1Benoit Pouliot
2Zemgus Girgensons
3Jordan Nolan
4Scott Wilson
RW1Kyle Okposo
2Jason Pominville
3Justin Bailey
D1Rasmus Ristolainen
2Marco Scandella
3Zach Bogosian
4Nathan Beaulieu
5Jake McCabe
6Josh Gorges
7Victor Antipin
8Justin Falk
G1Robin Lehner
2Chad Johnson