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Benoit Pouliot

Benoit Pouliot  #67

Edmonton Oilers  Left Wing
NUMBER: 67 BIRTHDATE: September 29, 1986  (AGE 28)
HEIGHT: 6' 3" BIRTHPLACE: Alfred, ON, Canada
WEIGHT: 193 DRAFTED: MIN / 2005 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 1st   (4th overall)
- Scored 1st goal as an Oiler Oct. 27 vs. MTL -Leads the Oilers in game winning goals (2) 2013-14 HIGHLIGHTS: -Led the team in plus/minus rating (+8) -Tied for sixth on the team in goals (8) and seventh in points (20) -Registered 12 points in a ten-game span from Jan. 29 vs. FLA to Feb. 19 vs. TOR (4G, 8A) CAREER HIGHLIGHTS: -Played his 200th career NHL game Nov. 26 vs. WPG (2011-12) -Recorded the first goal/point of his NHL career as part of a two-goal effort on Mar. 22 at CGY (2007-08) -Made his NHL debut on Nov. 22 at MTL (2006-07)
OHL All-Rookie Team (2005) OHL First All-Star Team (2005) OHL Rookie of the Year (2005) Canadian Major Junior All-Rookie Team (2005) Canadian Major Junior Rookie of the Year (2005) Traded to Montreal by Minnesota for Guillaume Latendresse, November 23, 2009. Signed as a free agent by Boston, July 1, 2011. Traded to Tampa Bay by Boston for Michel Ouellet and Tampa Bay's 5th round choice (Seth Griffith) in 2012 Entry Draft, June 23, 2012. Signed as a free agent by NY Rangers, July 5, 2013. Signed as a free agent by Edmonton, July 1, 2014.
Quote of the Day

I didn't even know how to celebrate. I threw my hands up, they gave me a hug, so I guess that's all I needed.

— Sabres forward Tim Schaller on scoring his first NHL goal Sunday against the Bruins