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Benoit Pouliot • #67 • LW
Status:Unrestricted Free Agent (Group III)
Ht/Wt:6'3", 200 lbs.
Born:Sep 29, 1986 (32 yrs) in Alfred, Ont.
Experience:12 years
Drafted:Drafted by Minnesota in 2005 (1/4).
Shoots:L
Movements & Injuries
2017
7/01/2017 Signed as an unrestricted free agent by the Buffalo Sabres to a one-year contract.
6/29/2017 Placed on waivers by the Edmonton Oilers for the purpose of buying him out.
3/10/2017 Missed 10 games (undisclosed).
2/18/2017 Undisclosed, injured reserve.
2/14/2017 Undisclosed, day-to-day.
2016
4/09/2016 Missed the last 18 regular season games (shoulder injury).
2/29/2016 Shoulder injury, sidelined indefinitely.
2015
12/19/2015 Missed 8 games (lower body injury).
12/05/2015 Lower body injury, injured reserve.
12/02/2015 Lower body injury, day-to-day.
11/14/2015 Missed 1 game (illness).
11/12/2015 Illness, day-to-day.
3/09/2015 Missed 1 game (illness).
3/08/2015 Illness, day-to-day.
2/14/2015 Missed 5 games (foot injury).
2/10/2015 Foot injury, injured reserve.
2/04/2015 Foot injury, day-to-day.
1/02/2015 Missed 18 games (broken foot).
2014
11/27/2014 Broken foot, injured reserve.
11/21/2014 Broken foot, sidelined indefinitely.
7/01/2014 Signed as an unrestricted free agent by the Edmonton Oilers to a five-year contract.
2013
7/05/2013 Signed as an unrestricted free agent by the New York Rangers.
7/01/2013 Tampa Bay Lightning did not tender a qualifying offer.
3/26/2013 Missed 11 games (sprained right shoulder).
3/04/2013 Sprained right shoulder, injured reserve.
2012
7/01/2012 Re-signed as an unrestricted free agent by the Tampa Bay Lightning to a one-year contract.
6/23/2012 Acquired from the Boston Bruins.
3/15/2012 Missed 2 games (lower body injury).
3/11/2012 Lower body injury, day-to-day.
2011
11/07/2011 Missed 3 games (illness).
10/29/2011 Illness, day-to-day.
7/01/2011 Signed as an unrestricted free agent by the Boston Bruins to a one-year contract.
6/27/2011 Montreal Canadiens did not tender a qualifying offer.
1/21/2011 Missed 2 games (flu).
1/17/2011 Flu, day-to-day.
2010
6/28/2010 Re-signed by the Montreal Canadiens to a one-year contract.
3/02/2010 Missed 5 games (upper body injury).
2/06/2010 Upper body injury, day-to-day.
2009
12/21/2009 Recalled from Hamilton (AHL).
12/10/2009 Missed 11 games (wrist injury).
12/10/2009 Assigned to Hamilton (AHL) on a conditioning assignment.
11/23/2009 Acquired from the Minnesota Wild.
11/15/2009 Wrist injury, day-to-day.
10/06/2009 Missed 1 game (groin).
9/29/2009 Groin, sidelined indefinitely.
7/15/2009 Re-signed as a restricted free agent by the Minnesota Wild.
6/29/2009 Minnesota Wild tendered a qualifying offer.
1/15/2009 Assigned to Houston (AHL).
2008
4/21/2008 Assigned to Houston (AHL).
3/14/2008 Recalled from Houston (AHL).
2007
11/06/2007 Assigned to Houston (AHL).
11/01/2007 Recalled from Houston (AHL).
9/29/2007 Assigned to Houston (AHL).
2006
11/26/2006 Assigned to Houston (AHL).
11/21/2006 Recalled from Houston (AHL).
9/25/2006 Assigned to Houston (AHL).
5/01/2006 Signed by the Minnesota Wild to a multi-year contract.
4/28/2006 Signed by the Houston Aeros (AHL) to an amateur tryout contract.
2005
10/01/2005 Returned to his junior team (Sudbury-OHL).
Career Transactions
2017
7/01/2017 Signed as an unrestricted free agent by the Buffalo Sabres.
2014
7/01/2014 Signed as an unrestricted free agent by the Edmonton Oilers.
2013
7/05/2013 Signed as an unrestricted free agent by the New York Rangers.
2012
6/23/2012 Boston Bruins traded Benoit Pouliot to the Tampa Bay Lightning for Michel Ouellet and a 5th round selection in 2012.
2011
7/01/2011 Signed as an unrestricted free agent by the Boston Bruins.
2009
11/23/2009 Montreal Canadiens traded Guillaume Latendresse to the Minnesota Wild for Benoit Pouliot.
2005
7/30/2005 Drafted by the Minnesota Wild in the 1st round (4th overall) in 2005.
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