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TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have signed forward Benoit Pouliot to a one-year, one-way contract, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced today. Pouliot was acquired from the Boston Bruins in exchange for forward Michel Ouellet and their fifth round selection in the 2012 NHL Entry Draft on June 23.
Pouliot, 25, played in 74 games with the Boston Bruins last season, collecting 16 goals and 32 points to go along with 38 penalty minutes. The Alfred, Ontario native set career highs in goals and points last season. Pouliot ranked third on Boston in game-winning goals with five and eighth in goals and plus/minus (+16). He also skated in seven playoff games with the Bruins, posting a goal and two points
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The Tampa Bay Lightning reached a two-year agreement with free-agent defenseman Sami Salo that will pay him $3.75 million per year, NHL.com reported. Salo, who turns 38 in September, has missed an average of 24 games a year since the 2004-05 season because of injuries. He just completed a one-year, $2 million contract with the Vancouver Canucks. Salo had nine goals and 16...
The Tampa Bay Lightning have signed former Vancouver defenseman Sami Salo to a two-year contract.
General manager Steve Yzerman announced a two-year agreement with the 37-year-old free agent on Sunday night. Salo spent the past nine seasons with the Canucks and has appeared in 761 career games with Vancouver and the Ottawa Senators.
Over portions of 13 NHL seasons, Salo has 93...
While the Bruins didn't make any additions on the first day of free agency and are not actively looking to make any moves, three players did officially become former Bruins on Sunday. Forward Benoit Pouliot and defenseman Joe Corvo are both headed to the Southeast Division on one-year deals, with Pouliot signing with Tampa Bay and Corvo returning to Carolina. Fellow blueliner...
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By Andrew Levengood (@bednarik602)
In the 2012 offseason the only certain thing for the Tampa bay Lightning was that they had to acquire a goaltender, and before the draft or free agency started they sent backup goaltender Sebastian Caron, and two second round picks from this year’s draft and a third round choice in the 2013 draft to...
According to a recent article on Yahoo! Sports by Emma Harger, the Bruins are keeping quiet during the free agent frenzy. All ready we say goodbye to Joe Corvo, Benoit Pouliot, and Greg Zanon. Although I would have liked to see Pouliot return, I am not that upset with the trade. Pouliot showed some flashes of brilliance and at other times looked like he was clueless. As for Corvo...