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Penguins prospect Pouliot cited for public drunkenness

Pittsburgh Penguins prospect Derrick Pouliot found himself in some hot water on Sunday morning. Gregory Shamus Getty ImagesPittsburgh 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...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Penguins Prospect Derrick Pouliot Cited For Public Drunkeness

By Larry Snyder It did not go well Halloween weekend for Pittsburgh Penguins prospect Derrick Pouliot. The Pittsburgh Tribune Review‘s Jonathan Bombulie reported that the defenseman, who will turn 22 in January, was cited for public drunkenness by Wilkes-Barre police. Pouliot was escorted to the police station after a verbal dispute with a taxi driver over an unpaid fare. The...
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20 days ago  |  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...
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20 days ago  |  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...
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August 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Feature Friday: Derrick Pouliot

  Throughout the 2014-2015 NHL season, I’ll be posting player features each Friday. This week, we’re going to take a look at Derrick Pouliot. By: Melissa Esing (Off_thePost) Photo Credit: Gregory Shamus/Getty Images   The Penguins first drafted defenseman Derrick Pouliot 8th overall during the 2012 NHL Entry Draft. He made a name for himself earlier in his career, earning...
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February 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Penguins Recall Derrick Pouliot

With defenseman Christian Ehrhoff currently out of the lineup, the Penguins may be looking to see if young defenseman Derrick Pouliot can stay in the lineup for good. The team recalled their top prospect in Pouliot today and re-assigned forward Andrew Ebbett. Pouliot scores his first NHL goal earlier this year on his first shot in his NHL debut. With questions on the bottom pairing...
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January 31, 2015  |  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.
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December 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Pouliot Proving in WBS Why He Remains Penguins Top Prospect

Rookie defenseman Derrick Pouliot has been confirming why he remains the top player in the Pittsburgh Penguins prospect pool. Pouliot was selected in the 2012 draft in the 1st round, 8th overall by the Penguins. In his last season with the Portland Winterhawks of the Western Hockey League, he impressively posted 70 points in 58 games. Pouliot joined the Wilkes-Barre Scranton Penguins...
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December 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Penguins Prospect Derrick Pouliot’s One-Punch KO

Photo Credit: Pens prospect Derrick Pouliot isn’t known for having a mean streak and throwing his fists, but he found himself engaged in a fight last night and he held is own rather well. As the ref steps in to stop Pouliot and Joe Hickett’s fight, Victoria Royals player Steven Hodges sucker punches Pouliot in the back of the head; lighting a fire under the Pens...
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April 11, 2014  |  Discuss

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