Pittsburgh coach Mike Johnston knows Penguins prospect Derrick Pouliot well from their days with the WHL's Portland Winterhawks.
According to team officials, Derrick Pouliot is recovering on schedule from off-season shoulder surgery.
Derrick Pouliot (shoulder) hopes to be ready to play before the end of training camp.
Derrick Pouliot had successful shoulder surgery.
Pittsburgh prospect Derrick Pouliot is in Pittsburgh to get his injured shoulder looked at.
The Penguins' front office is extremely high on prospect Derrick Pouliot and refused to trade him for established players before the NHL's trade deadline last week.
Derrick Pouliot has 63 points in 52 games and sits second overall in scoring among defensemen in the WHL.
Derrick Pouliot, drafted eighth overall by the Penguins in 2012, was noticeable for a few reasons in Thursday's 4-3 shootout exhibition win against the Blackhawks.
Pittsburgh prospects Derrick Pouliot and Olli Maatta aren't expected to challenge for a roster spot next season, but they are viewed as important pieces of the team's future.
Derrick Pouliot has agreed to an amateur tryout contract to play for Wilkes-Barre/Scranton in the AHL.
Derrick Pouliot scored the lone goal in the Portland Winterhawks' big 1-0 win over the Kelowna Rockets Friday night.
Derrick Pouliot has agreed to an entry-level contract with the Pittsburgh Penguins.
The Pittsburgh Penguins have taken Derrick Pouliot, with the eighth selection in the 2012 draft, after receiving the pick in a big trade that saw Jordan Staal head to Carolina.