BENOIT POULIOT NEWS

Oilers cruise past Maple Leafs behind Benoit Pouliot's 2 goals

  Benoit Pouliot scored two goals and Jordan Eberle had a goal and two assists and the Edmonton Oilers came away with a 4-1 victory over the Toronto Maple Leafs on Monday. Anton Lander also scored for the Oilers, who snapped a seven-game skid. James van Riemsdyk scored for the Maple Leafs, who have lost three in a row and six of their past seven. Toronto has just one win in its...
Via AP on Fox
March 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Oilers cruise past Maple Leafs 4-1

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) Benoit Pouliot scored two goals and Jordan Eberle had a goal and two assists and the Edmonton Oilers came away with a 4-1 victory over the Toronto Maple Leafs on Monday. Anton Lander also scored for the Oilers, who snapped a seven-game skid. James van Riemsdyk scored for the Maple Leafs, who have lost three in a row and six of their past seven. Toronto has...
Via AP on Fox
March 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Blackhawks Fan Splits Head Open At First NHL Game, Refuses To Leave (Video)

NHL players are known for their toughness, and apparently that’s rubbed off on their fans. Chicago fan Alexis Bovard was injured at the Blackhawks’ game Friday against the Edmonton Oilers when winger Benoit Pouliot checked Chicago defenseman Niklas Hjalmarsson into the boards during the first period, dislodging a pane of plexiglass. The edge of the glass split her head open...
Via NESN.com
March 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: Blackhawks fan Alexis Bovard cut by flying glass, returns with stitches and bandage

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign graduate and Chicago Blackhawks fan Alexis Bovard (above, via) attended her first ever NHL game last night as her Hawks took on the Oilers. During the first period, Edmonton's Benoit Pouliot checked Chicago's Niklas Hjalmarsson into the boards...and down game the glass -- right into Bovard's head.Worse as a slow motion Gif. [Gfycat] The...
Via Bob's Blitz
March 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Blackhawks fan cut by flying glass, chooses to finish game

CHICAGO (AP) A woman hit in the head by glass dislodged by a hard check into the boards in Friday's Oilers-Blackhawks game wrapped a cloth around her head as a bandage and chose to stay and watch the rest of what the TV announcer said was her first hockey game. The Blackhawks did not have the woman's name or much information after the game. But Blackhawks TV play-by-play announcer...
Via AP on Fox
March 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Oilers beat Wild as Pouliot scores twice, Scrivens stops 33 shots

  Benoit Pouliot scored twice, Ben Scrivens made 33 saves and the Edmonton Oilers beat Minnesota 2-1 on Tuesday night to snap the Wild's three-game winning streak. Edmonton won for just the fourth time in its last 24 games at Minnesota and handed the Wild their second loss in regulation since the All-Star break. Pouliot, drafted fourth overall by Minnesota in 2005, beat goalie Devan...
Via AP on Fox
February 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Oilers pull stunner, upset Wild

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) -- Benoit Pouliot scored twice, Ben Scrivens made 33 saves and the Edmonton Oilers beat Minnesota 2-1 on Tuesday night to snap the Wild's three-game winning streak. Edmonton won for just the fourth time in its last 24 games at Minnesota and handed the Wild their second loss in regulation since the All-Star break. Pouliot, drafted fourth overall by Minnesota in...
Via Fox Sports North
February 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Pouliot scores twice as Oilers beat Wild

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) Benoit Pouliot scored twice, Ben Scrivens made 33 saves and the Edmonton Oilers beat Minnesota 2-1 on Tuesday night to snap the Wild's three-game winning streak. Edmonton won for just the fourth time in its last 24 games at Minnesota and handed the Wild their second loss in regulation since the All-Star break. Pouliot, drafted fourth overall by Minnesota in...
Via AP on Fox
February 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Key Observations Heading Into Game 51 Between the Flames and the Penguins

Gameday – Game 51 By: Jim Meinecke The Penguins are coming off a nice win over the Edmonton Oilers on Wednesday night. They pretty much dominated play with possession, offensive chances, and a league-leading seventh shutout from Marc-Andre Fleury. To be honest though, that is what the Penguins should have done to the West’s worst team without one of their best players in Taylor...
Via The PensNation
February 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Oilers Injury Update: Pouliot, Hendricks, and Nikitin miss Sunday night's game

Edmonton Oilers left-winger Benoit Pouliot, center Matt Hendricks, and defenseman Nikita Nikitin missed Sunday night's game against the San Jose Sharks due to injuries. #459191714 / gettyimages.com Pouliot is out indefinitely with a broken foot, and injury he sustained during the November 21st game against the New Jersey Devils.Hendricks sustained a leg injury during a game...
Via Sports Injury Alert
December 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Oilers Injury Update: Benoit Pouliot out indefinitely with broken foot

Edmonton Oilers left wing Benoit Pouliot has a broken foot according to the NBC Sports' Pro Hockey Talk. #457255182 / gettyimages.com TSN Edmonton bureau reporter Ryan Rishaug confirms that he is expected to be out indefinitely.A lengthy absence wasn't unexpected given the nature of the injury, which Pouliot suffered during Friday's game against the Devils. The recovery timetable...
Via Sports Injury Alert
November 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Predators 3, Oilers 2

Notes: There were no signs of the slow-out-of-the-gate, first-goal-allowing team we’ve been seeing throughout the early season. The Predators were absolutely dominant in the first period, leading the shot count 17-6 and netting three goals while allowing none. Edmonton switched out goalies in the intermission and while the Preds led the shot count 11-8 in the second, they weren’t...
Via The Predatorial
November 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Pouliot's go-ahead goal vs. former team lifts Oilers over Rangers

  Benoit Pouliot made the most of his return to Madison Square Garden. Pouliot scored the go-ahead goal against his former team midway through the second period and backup Viktor Fasth made 20 saves as the Edmonton Oilers beat the New York Rangers 3-1 on Sunday night. Pouliot scored his second goal of the season off a nifty pass from linemate Ryan Nugent-Hopkins at 8:29 of the middle...
Via AP on Fox
November 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Pouliot's go-ahead goal vs. former team lifts Oilers over Rangers

  Benoit Pouliot made the most of his return to Madison Square Garden. Pouliot scored the go-ahead goal against his former team midway through the second period and backup Viktor Fasth made 20 saves as the Edmonton Oilers beat the New York Rangers 3-1 on Sunday night. Pouliot scored his second goal of the season off a nifty pass from linemate Ryan Nugent-Hopkins at 8:29 of the middle...
Via AP on Fox
November 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Pouliot, Fasth lead Oilers to 3-1 win over Rangers

NEW YORK (AP) Benoit Pouliot scored the go-ahead goal against his former team midway through the second period and backup Viktor Fasth made 20 saves as the Edmonton Oilers beat the New York Rangers 3-1 on Sunday night. Pouliot got his second goal of the season off a nifty pass from linemate Ryan Nugent-Hopkins at 8:29 of the middle period to put the Oilers ahead, 2-1. Pouliot was...
Via AP on Fox
November 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Don't look now — Oilers take down Canadiens for fourth straight win

  Ben Scrivens made 29 saves in his seventh career shutout, Benoit Pouliot had a goal and an assist, and the Edmonton Oilers beat the Montreal Canadiens 3-0 on Monday night. Nail Yakupov and Taylor Hall also scored for the Oilers, who have won four straight after an 0-4-1 start -- the worst in franchise history. Dustin Tokarski stopped 16 of 18 shots for the Canadiens (7-2-0), who...
Via AP on Fox
October 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Scrivens, Pouliot lead Oilers over Canadiens 3-0

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) Ben Scrivens made 29 saves in his seventh career shutout, Benoit Pouliot had a goal and an assist, and the Edmonton Oilers beat the Montreal Canadiens 3-0 on Monday night. Nail Yakupov and Taylor Hall also scored for the Oilers, who have won four straight after an 0-4-1 start - the worst in franchise history. Dustin Tokarski stopped 16 of 18 shots for the...
Via AP on Fox
October 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Oilers beef up forward depth

Igrid Kaveelaars knew. The wife of Edmonton Oilers coach Dallas Eakins could see her husband was ready to return to work shortly after last season ended. A 28th place finish will do that. ''A week to 10 days go by and my wife said, `You're ready to go back to the rink now,''' Eakins said, ''I am. You want to get back in there and get back in the fight.'' Edmonton hasn't qualified...
Via AP on Fox
October 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Edmonton Oilers at a glance

EDMONTON OILERS LAST SEASON: 29-44-7, 67 points, finished 14th in the Western Conference and missed the playoffs. COACH: Dallas Eakins, second season with the Oilers, 29-44-7. ADDED: D Mark Fayne, D Nikita Nikitin, F Benoit Pouliot, F Teddy Purcell. LOST: D Anton Belov, C Sam Gagner, LW Ryan Smyth. PLAYER TO WATCH: Justin Schultz: The Oilers signed the defenseman to a one-year, ...
Via AP on Fox
October 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Edmonton Oilers re-sign Justin Schultz

The struggle is finally over. Today, Justin Schultz and the Edmonton Oilers ended their stalemate, coming to terms on a one-year contract. No terms have been officially reported as of yet, but Bob McKenzie of TSN reports that the value is $3.675 million. Schultz, considered one of the top defensemen on the defensively-challenged Oilers, is coming off a season that saw him score 11...
Via Sports-Glory
August 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Oilers news: Benoit Pouliot cashed in

The newest Edmonton Oilers forward Benoit Pouliot explained why he took a 4 year, 20 million dollar contract (5 million per year) with the team.Dan4th Nicholas-Wikimedia CommonsPouliot recently said,  "I really enjoyed New York, but when it comes down to free-agency, some teams have money, some don’t.”Pouliot will be ready to start a new chapter in his career when training...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
July 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Rangers sign Dan Boyle to two-year deal

The New York Rangers have signed defenseman Dan Boyle to a two-year, $9 million contract, according to Larry Brooks of the New York Post. Boyle, 37, spent the past six seasons with the San Jose Sharks.  He scored 12 goals and 36 points in 75 games with the Sharks last season. Boyle’s rights were traded by the Sharks to the Islanders on June 5 for a conditional 2015 fifth...
Via Sports-Glory
July 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Free agency really sucks for the Rangers

Fifteen minutes into free agency and things are really not going well for the Rangers. Pierre LeBrun reports that the Rangers are officially out on Anton Stralman, which sucks especially since Christian Ehrhoff took a remarkably below value deal of just one year and $4M to play with the Penguins next year. Mark Fayne is also off the board, he signed a four year deal with the Oilers...
Via Save By Richter
July 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Stralman Has Long Term, $5M Per Offer; Pouliot Meets With Senators; Rangers Call About Glass

With an all out free agency frenzy expected to occur at noon today, I figured I’d do a purge post with every rumor and insider information on the Rangers I could find. And here we go: Pierre LeBrun at ESPN.com says Anton Stralman has a long-term offer worth between $4.5 million and $5 million coming his way from another team. @dstaples Stralman David, hmm. 6 clubs have shown...
Via NY Rangers Blog
July 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Free agent frenzy: Rumor roundup before it all begins

Free agency is upon us, and the Rangers will see four key players test out the market. Brian Boyle, Anton Stralman, and Benoit Pouliot all seem destined to cash in big elsewhere, while Dominic Moore is still hoping (along with the rest of us) to remain in New York. There are a lot of rumors […] The post Free agent frenzy: Rumor roundup before it all begins appeared first on Blue Seat Blogs.
Via Blue Seat Blogs
July 01, 2014  |  Discuss
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