Originally posted on Blue Seat Blogs  |  Last updated 4/2/14

NEWARK, NJ - JANUARY 22: Benoit Pouliot #57 of the Montreal Canadiens lines up on the wing prior to a faceoff during their NHL game against the New Jersey Devils at the Prudential Center on January 22, 2010 in Newark, New Jersey. The Canadiens defeated the Devils 3-1. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
Benoit Pouliot has blossomed in New York after playing for four teams in his first six seasons Every year it seems like the Rangers have a reclamation project or two on their roster. There have been former first- and second-round picks that never panned out in their former homes like Enver Lisin, Chris Higgins, Alex Frolov, Wojtek Wolski and Brian Boyle as well as fringe NHLers looking for a final shot like Ales Kotalik, Anton Stralman, John Mitchell, Erik Christensen and Aaron Voros. Really, every team has a guy or two like that. The majority of them last no more than a year or two with their respective new clubs before shuffling off to a different NHL team if they’re lucky – or, in most cases, to the minors or overseas. But every so often, the light bulb goes on. Boyle and Stralman have both been valuable players for the Blueshirts for the last several years and this season, Benoit Pouliot has played a major role. Pouliot was drafted fourth overall in 2005, but played for four te...
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