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Nathan Beaulieu | Defenseman

Team: Montreal Canadiens
Age / DOB:  (22) / 12/5/1992
Ht / Wt:  6'2' / 194
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Nathan Beaulieu's upper-body injury isn't a concussion.
Teams typically don't provide a lot of details when it comes to injuries in the playoffs, but we can at least scratch one possibility off the list. That's obviously great news for Beaulieu given how much different and in some cases more serious a concussion is to your typical injury. That being said, Beaulieu has been ruled out for the remainder of the first round. Apr 21 - 2:35 PM

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Nathan Beaulieu will miss the rest of the first round due to an upper-body injury.

Beaulieu was hurt after being on the receiving end of a big hit from Ottawa's Erik Karlsson in Game 3 on Sunday. Beaulieu initially stayed in contest, but couldn't complete the game. He had a goal and nine points in 64 regular season games.
Apr 21 - 12:31 PM

Nathan Beaulieu was lined up for two big hits by Ottawa's Erik Karlsson in Game 3 on Sunday night.

He was nailed after taking a suicide pass from Tom Gilbert in the second period. Beaulieu managed to stay in the game, but he didn't get any playing time in the third period or in overtime.
Apr 20 - 10:56 AM

Nathan Beaulieu (flu) will be sidelined for Monday's game versus Tampa Bay.

The 22-year-old defensemen will be held out of the lineup Monday night due to flu-like symptoms. With Emelin returning to the lineup, either Sergei Gonchar or Greg Pateryn will dress in place of Beaulieu. The former first round pick has a goal and six assists in 54 games played this season.
Mar 16 - 7:01 PM

It looks as if Nathan Beaulieu will be a healthy scratch Saturday night.

He will likely not play against the Islanders after dropping down to the fourth defenseman pairing with Mike Weaver in practice on Friday. Recently-recalled Greg Pateryn practised with Sergei Gonchar on the Habs' third pairing and looks poised to play against the Isles in Beaulieu's place.
Mar 14 - 9:45 AM

The Canadiens have relied on Nathan Beaulieu to play more minutes of late and he has responded by playing the best hockey of his career.

The 22-year-old averages over 15 minutes of ice per game, but he has played at least 23:45 in each of his last three games. "I feel like the game is slowing down for me," said Beaulieu. "After getting my first goal, I felt like so much came off my shoulders. I know it wasn't the prettiest one, not how I dreamed of it, but a goal's a goal…Things are coming together for me now." Beaulieu hasn't put up many points but that part of his game will come with time.
Feb 22 - 9:29 AM

Nathan Beaulieu potted his first goal of the season in Wednesday's 4-2 loss to Ottawa.

The 22-year-old blueliner has turned himself into a regular on the Canadiens this season, but he isn't worth looking at for fantasy hockey. He has six points in 42 games to go with 39 shots and 36 penalty minutes.
Feb 19 - 10:57 AM

Nathan Beaulieu will pair with Tom Gilbert on Montreal's third pair on Tuesday night against Vancouver.

Said Coach Therrian of the young defender, "We hope he will play well, that he'll be responsible, as much with the puck as without the puck." Here it is young man, your golden opportunity.
Tue, Dec 9, 2014 07:06:00 PM

Nathan Beaulieu has been called up by Montreal.

The Canadiens won't have Mike Weaver on Tuesday due to a concussion and Bryan Allen missed Monday's practice because of the flu. Beaulieu has suited up in 14 games with Montreal this campaign.
Mon, Dec 8, 2014 06:43:00 PM

Nathan Beaulieu has been assigned to the minors.

He's been scratched for the past three games. Beaulieu has skated in 14 games with the Canadiens this season, but the acquisitions of Sergei Gonchar and Bryan Allen have squeezed him out of the lineup.
Mon, Nov 24, 2014 03:43:00 PM

For the second consecutive game, Nathan Beaulieu and Drayson Bowman will be healthy scratches. This time against the Rangers on Sunday night.

Coach Therrien simply noted that he wanted to go with the same lineup that beat Boston, albeit with Carey Price in net instead of Dustin Tokarski.
Sun, Nov 23, 2014 05:30:00 PM

Nathan Beaulieu and Drayson Bowman will be watching Montreal take on Boston on Saturday night.

With just five games and no points between them, there's little wonder why Coach Therrien may want to find softer competition for Beaulieu and Bowman.
Sat, Nov 22, 2014 06:12:00 PM

Nathan Beaulieu will probably be going down to the minors soon.

Mike Weaver got back in the lineup Thursday after a one-game absence with an upper-body injury, which made Beaulieu a healthy scratch. Montreal also acquired Bryan Allen from Anaheim on Thursday, which could result in Beaulieu heading down to the AHL.
Fri, Nov 21, 2014 09:04:00 AM

Nathan Beaulieu is a healthy scratch in Montreal's game against St. Louis on Thursday.

With veteran Mike Weaver returning to the lineup, there was no room in Montreal's top six for Beaulieu. The young defenseman had a bad turnover in Montreal's loss to Pittsburgh on Tuesday, which surely didn't help his cause.
Thu, Nov 20, 2014 07:38:00 PM

Nathan Beaulieu saw limited ice time again on Sunday.

He made the most of his 6:34 of playing time by earning an assist on Tomas Plekanec's seventh goal of the year. Montreal has been dressing seven defensemen for the past few games, which hasn't presented much ice time for Beaulieu. He skated just 8:25 the game before on Saturday and 6:43 during last Thursday's match.
Mon, Nov 17, 2014 08:25:00 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
C1David Desharnais
2Tomas Plekanec
3Lars Eller
4Manny Malhotra
LW1Max Pacioretty
2Alex Galchenyuk
3Jacob De La Rose
4Brian Flynn
5Michael Bournival
RW1Brendan Gallagher
2Dale Weise
3P. A. Parenteau
4Brandon Prust
5Torrey Mitchell
6Devante Smith-Pelly
7Christian Thomas
D1P.K. Subban
2Andrei Markov
3Jeff Petry
4Sergei Gonchar
5Alexei Emelin
6Tom Gilbert
7Mike Weaver
8Nathan Beaulieu
9Brett Lernout
10Greg Pateryn
G1Carey Price
2Dustin Tokarski
3Joey MacDonald