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Is Pouliot Done in Pittsburgh?

The Pittsburgh Penguins were mostly healthy early in 2016-17, but over the last few weeks, the players have begun dropping like flies. On Thursday against the Winnipeg Jets, the Penguins lost not one, but two defensemen — Olli Maatta and Justin Schultz. Maatta broke his hand and has already undergone surgery. He will be out 4-6 weeks. As for Schultz, he is in the concussion protocol...
Via The Hockey Writers
4 days ago

Last Chance for Derrick Pouliot?

Before the Penguins begin play in the new year, I thought now would be a good time to revisit Derrick Pouliot’s opportunity and play up to this point in the season. So far, things haven’t looked so good. Barely Playing Despite available opportunity, Pouliot hasn’t played much. – (Amy Irvin / The Hockey Writers) Earlier in the year, I wrote an article basically imploring...
Via The Hockey Writers
January 07, 2017

Penguins prospect Pouliot cited for public drunkenness

Pittsburgh Penguins prospect Derrick Pouliot was cited for public drunkenness in Wilkes-Barre (Pa.) this past weekend, the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reported.The 21-year-old Pouliot, who has been playing for Wilkes-Barre/Scranton of the American Hockey League, was found intoxicated by police early Sunday morning following a dispute over a fare with a taxi driver, according to the...
Via FOX Sports
November 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Derrick Pouliot cited for public intoxication in Wilkes-Barre

Throughout his career thus far as a top Pens prospect, it’s always seemed like Pouliot has been missing “it,” whatever “it” is. Time and again, he’s been glossed over as the Pens look for call-ups and make roster decisions. According to this article from Jonathan Bombulie, Pouliot was arrested for public intoxication over the weekend. There’s definitely worse things...
Via The Pensblog
November 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Penguins' Pouliot preparing for larger role on defense

Although the offseason acquisition of five-time 30-goal scorer Phil Kessel dominated the headlines, the Pittsburgh Penguins will need to see an improvement from their defense if they are going to return to glory this season.A healthy Kris Letang will certainly go along way in that regard, but the Penguins may need to lean on Derrick Pouliot as a top-four defenseman in 2015-16. The...
Via FOX Sports
August 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Colligan: 5 Questions on Derrick Pouliot Concerns and Connor McDavid

This a column by Mike Colligan that appears every Monday on The Pensblog. You can find more of Mike’s work at his site, ColliganHockey.com. (1) Will Derrick Pouliot be Playoff-Ready? Pittsburgh’s rookie defenseman Derrick Pouliot was demoted to Wilkes-Barre Scranton of the AHL on Saturday. Penguins head coach Mike Johnston said the move was to allow Andrew Ebbett to be recalled...
Via The Pensblog
March 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Malkin is using Derrick Pouliot’s stick to him score

Turns out there’s a reason for Malkin’s recent surge of backhand goals.    
Via The Pensblog
March 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Pouliot scores in NHL debut to help Penguins beat Panthers

  Derrick Pouliot scored in his NHL debut and Sidney Crosby ended his drought with a third-period goal for the Pittsburgh Penguins in their 3-1 victory over the Florida Panthers on Saturday night. Marc-Andre Fleury stopped 45 shots for his fifth win in six games and 19th overall. Pouliot, a prized prospect on defense, scored the eventual game-winner in the first period after he...
Via Associated Press
December 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Pouliot scores in debut, Pens beat Panthers 3-1

PITTSBURGH (AP) Derrick Pouliot scored in his NHL debut and Sidney Crosby had a third-period goal for the Pittsburgh Penguins in a 3-1 victory over the Florida Panthers on Saturday night. Marc-Andre Fleury stopped 45 shots for his fifth win in six games and 19th overall. Pouliot, a prized prospect on defense, scored the eventual game-winner in the first period after he was recalled...
Via Associated Press
December 20, 2014  |  Discuss

GIF: Derrick Pouliot’s first shot in the NHL is a snipe job

There has been a lot of hype around Derrick Pouliot. In his first NHL game he wasted no time showing why. On his first shot, he went upstairs on Roberto Luongo: Boy is that just nasty. A goal scorers goal. Looks like the hype was well-deserved.
Via The Pensblog
December 20, 2014  |  Discuss
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