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Derrick Pouliot | Defenseman | #51

Team: Pittsburgh Penguins
Age / DOB:  (23) / 1/16/1994
Ht / Wt:  6'0' / 208
Drafted: 2012 / Rd. 1 (8) / PIT
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Derrick Pouliot was returned to AHL Wilkes-Barre/Scranton on Tuesday.
Pouliot added two more games to his ledger during his recent recall however, he's pointless in 10 games with eight blocks and 13 hits at the NHL level this season. He's been more successful in Wilkes-Barre/Scranton with six goals and 18 points in 35 games. Mar 21 - 1:37 PM

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Derrick Pouliot will pair with Ian Cole against the Devils on Friday.

The 23-year-old defender has no points in eight games in the NHL this season. He does however, have six goals and 18 points in 35 games down on the farm.
Mar 17 - 6:37 PM

Derrick Pouliot has been called up by the Pittsburgh Penguins.

Pouliot has no points in eight games with Pittsburgh this season. He's summoning could mean that there's bad new regarding Ron Hainsey, who was injured on Wednesday, but that hasn't been confirmed yet.
Mar 17 - 9:50 AM

Derrick Pouliot has been sent to the AHL.

Pouliot missed Tuesday's practice due to an illness, but he's presumably over it. He has no points and four penalty minutes in eight games with Pittsburgh this season.
Source: NHL.com
Mar 8 - 10:07 AM

Derrick Pouliot skipped Tuesday's skate because of an illness.

Coach Mike Sullivan didn't say if Pouliot would accompany the team on their upcoming road trip. If he isn't feeling up to it then another defenseman may be recalled.
Mar 7 - 4:59 PM

Derrick Pouliot and Carter Rowney will be scratched against the Sabres on Sunday.

Pouliot is still searching for his first points of the season with Pittsburgh, but he does have five goals and 14 points in 32 games down on the farm. Rowney meanwhile has 10 goals and 21 points in the AHL, plus a point in 10 games with Pittsburgh.
Source: Wes Crosby
Mar 5 - 2:10 PM

Derrick Pouliot and Carter Rowney will be scratched against the Lightning on Friday.

The 23-year-old Pouliot has posted no points in eight games with Pittsburgh thus far. He's also picked up five goals and 14 points in 32 games. The 26-year-old Rowney meanwhile has 10 goals and 21 points down on the farm, with a point in 10 games up with the big club.
Source: Wes Crosby
Mar 3 - 5:59 PM

Derrick Pouliot has been called up by Pittsburgh.

Pouliot has 14 points and a plus-6 rating in 32 games with Wilkes-Barre/Scranton of the AHL this year. He has also appeared in seven contests with Pittsburgh in 2016-17 and he is slated to play on Wednesday.
Mar 1 - 12:25 PM

Derrick Pouliot has been reassigned to AHL Wilkes-Barre/Scranton.

The Penguins called up goalie Tristan Jarry in a corresponding move, as Pittsburgh needs another goaltender with Matt Murray sidelined. Pouliot has no points in seven games with Pittsburgh in 2016-17.
Source: NHL.com
Thu, Dec 29, 2016 05:40:00 PM

Derrick Pouliot will be scratched against the Devils on Friday night.

Through the first 61 career games, including five this season, the 22-year-old has posted just 14 points with 38 hits and 42 blocks.
Fri, Dec 23, 2016 07:07:00 PM

Derrick Pouliot has been called up by the Pittsburgh Penguins.

Kris Letang will miss a couple weeks with a lower-body injury, so Pouliot could get some ice time during this stint. The 22-year-old has two goals and seven points in 57 career games with Pittsburgh.
Thu, Dec 15, 2016 05:53:00 PM

Derrick Pouliot has been sent to AHL Wilkes-Barre/Scranton.

Pouliot was previously in the minors in late November due to a conditioning stint. He hasn't played much this season because of a lower-body injury, but this gives the 22-year-old an opportunity to get regular minutes.
Thu, Dec 8, 2016 11:20:00 AM

Despite playing in three AHL contests Derrick Pouliot (lower body) isn't quite ready to return to the Pittsburgh Penguins' lineup.

Pouliot was in the minors on a conditioning stint. Penguins coach Mike Sullivan wants Pouliot to get into a couple practices before he plays in his first NHL game since Oct. 20. He also needs to be formally cleared by Pittsburgh's doctors.
Wed, Nov 30, 2016 10:10:00 AM

The Pittsburgh Penguins have recalled Derrick Pouliot from the minors.

Pouliot suffered a lower back injury on October 20 and was sent to the minors last week on a conditioning stint. He played in three games and while he was held off the scoresheet, he was the Baby Pens best defenseman the last two games. It remains to be seen if Pouliot will draw into the lineup Wednesday against the Islanders. He has plenty of offensive upside and could be a nice pickup if he gets a chance on the power play.
Tue, Nov 29, 2016 09:21:00 AM

Derrick Pouliot (lower body) has completed his conditioning stint.

Pouliot has rejoined the Pittsburgh Penguins as a result. He had no points and a minus-one rating in three AHL contests. The next step will be for him to be evaluated by the Penguins' doctors.
Source: NHL.com
Mon, Nov 28, 2016 12:46:00 PM

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5Ron Hainsey
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2Marc-Andre Fleury