• Beaulieu was named to the Memorial Cup All-Star team after recording one goal and two assists as Saint John became the first team from the Maritimes to win the Memorial Cup. It was the second Memorial Cup in the Beaulieu family as his father, Jacques, won as an assistant coach with the London Knights in 2005.
• He is one of nine Sea Dogs on the Central Scouting ranking list. In 2010-11, the Sea Dogs tied the QMJHL record for most wins in a season with 58 and went undefeated at home in regulation (32-0-1-1) to enter the 2011 playoffs as the top-seeded team in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League.
• In 2010-11, Beaulieu led Saint John defensemen in scoring with 45 points (12-33--45) and finished the season with a plus-44 rating -- the top single-season mark ever recorded by a Sea Dogs blue-liner, surpassing the plus-43 mark he set in 2009-10.
• His father, Jacques, is the assistant coach of the London Knights in the Ontario Hockey League and was the head coach and GM of Saint John in 2008-09 when Nathan was a rookie. Jacques also played for the Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds of the OHL during the 1984-85 season.
• A former Elgin-Middlesex Chief, Beaulieu grew up around the London Knights franchise watching NHLers Corey Perry and Rick Nash. He currently works out in the summer with Edmonton Oilers forward Sam Gagner and Washington Capitals defenseman John Carlson as well as Vancouver Canucks prospect Cody Hodgson. One player he patterns his game after is Los Angeles Kings defenseman Drew Doughty, who he skates with and learns from during the summer months.
NHL team: Washington Capitals NHL player: Drew Doughty Shootout move: “Come in fast, slow down, sweep the puck, then shoot” Goal celebration: “Bow and arrow” Video game: NHL ‘10 Movie: Happy Gilmore TV show: Jersey Shore Actor/Actress: Will Ferrell, Megan Fox Music artist: Lil Wayne Website: NHL.com Book: ‘Talent Is Never Enough’ by John. C. Maxwell Pump-up song: ‘Sleep Now in the Fire’ by Rage Against the Machine Home-cooked meal: Spaghetti Activity away from the rink: Golf
We were thinking about Rich back home, but I thought we did a great job getting mentally ready for this game. We're still in a big playoff push and we found a way to get two points. It's not easy. It hit our guys pretty good [Monday] night. We did a great job as a group.
— Dallas captain Jamie Benn on the Stars' OT victory against the St. Louis Blues the night after Rich Peverley collapsed on the bench