Benoit Pouliot

Age 33 Sep 29, 1986
Alfred CAN
Left Wing shoots left
6'3" 191 cm
200 lbs 91 kg
ELC Signing Age 19
Waivers Signing Age 20
UFA Year 2014
Draft Year 2005
Drafted Overall 4
Draft Round 1
Draft Team Minnesota Wild
Transaction History
Jul 1, 2017 Buffalo Sabres signed LW Benoit Pouliot to a one-year, $1.15 million contract.
Jun 29, 2017 Edmonton Oilers waived LW Benoit Pouliot.
Feb 14, 2017 Injured Edmonton Oilers placed LW Benoit Pouliot on IR.
Oct 21, 2016 Injured Pittsburgh Penguins placed LW Benoit Pouliot on IR.
Jan 2, 2015 Activated Edmonton Oilers activated LW Benoit Pouliot from injured reserve.
Jul 1, 2014 Edmonton Oilers signed LW Benoit Pouliot to a five-year, $20 million contract.
Jul 5, 2013 New York Rangers signed LW Benoit Pouliot to a one-year, $1.3 million contract.
Mar 26, 2013 Activated Tampa Bay Lightning activated LW Benoit Pouliot from injured reserve.
Jul 1, 2012 Tampa Bay Lightning (Benoit Pouliot) has been signed to a one-year, one-way contract.
Jun 23, 2012 Trade Tampa Bay Lightning Tampa Bay Lightning acquired Benoit Pouliot from the Boston Bruins for Michel Oullet and a 2012 fifth-round draft pick (Seth Griffith).
Jul 1, 2011 Boston Bruins (Benoit Pouliot) signed to a one-year contract.
Regular Season Stats

Benoit Pouliot
GP G A P +/- PIM TOI GF% DFF% Rel DFF% CF% Rel CF% G60 P60
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Career Stats
Season Team League GP G A TP PIM TOI GF% DFF% Rel DFF% CF% Rel CF% G60 P60 Playoffs GP G A TP PIM
2001-2002 Eastern Ontario Cobras Bantam AA OEBHL AA 34 20 22 42 64
2002-2003 Carleton Place Jr. Canadians EOJHL 38 13 17 30 86 Playoffs 5 0 2 2 0
2002-2003 Hawkesbury Hawks CJHL 1 1 0 1 0
2003-2004 Sudbury Wolves OHL 4 2 2 4 0 Playoffs 4 2 1 3 0
2003-2004 Hawkesbury Hawks CJHL 45 21 21 42 85 Playoffs 6 3 7 10 0
Draft Yr 2004-2005 Sudbury Wolves OHL 67 29 36 65 102 Playoffs 12 6 8 14 0
2005-2006 Sudbury Wolves OHL 51 35 30 65 141 Playoffs 8 8 3 11 0
2005-2006 Canada U20 WJC-20 6 0 5 5 14
2005-2006 Houston Aeros AHL 0 0 0 0 0 Playoffs 2 0 0 0 0
2006-2007 Houston Aeros AHL 67 19 17 36 109
2006-2007 Minnesota Wild NHL 3 0 0 0 0
2007-2008 Minnesota Wild NHL 11 2 1 3 0 85 42.86 37.21 -15.66 45.62 -6.55 1.41 1.41 Playoffs 1 0 0 0 0
2007-2008 Houston Aeros AHL 46 10 14 24 67 Playoffs 3 0 0 0 0
2008-2009 Minnesota Wild NHL 37 5 6 11 18 345 57.89 44.57 -4.96 45.16 -3.65 0.52 1.22
2008-2009 Houston Aeros AHL 30 9 15 24 20 Playoffs 20 1 7 8 0
2009-2010 Minnesota Wild NHL 14 2 2 4 12 145 53.85 49.81 7.06 49.87 2.19 0.83 1.66
2009-2010 Montréal Canadiens NHL 39 15 9 24 31 533 60.00 48.99 2.55 50.31 3.71 1.24 1.91 Playoffs 18 0 2 2 0
2009-2010 Hamilton Bulldogs AHL 3 1 2 3 4
2010-2011 Montréal Canadiens NHL 79 13 17 30 87 829 52.24 54.16 4.63 54.78 3.78 0.87 2.10 Playoffs 3 0 0 0 0
2011-2012 Boston Bruins NHL 74 16 16 32 38 809 62.50 54.94 0.83 55.21 1.10 1.04 2.08 Playoffs 7 1 1 2 0
2012-2013 Tampa Bay Lightning NHL 34 8 12 20 15 382 62.50 53.74 5.99 50.10 4.36 1.10 2.52
2013-2014 New York Rangers NHL 80 15 21 36 56 899 58.46 57.42 5.71 55.28 3.33 0.53 1.80 Playoffs 25 5 5 10 0
2014-2015 Edmonton Oilers NHL 58 19 15 34 28 746 50.70 42.81 -1.39 49.55 3.22 1.05 1.93
2015-2016 Edmonton Oilers NHL 55 14 22 36 30 701 44.78 49.48 2.05 49.98 2.53 0.60 2.05
2016-2017 Edmonton Oilers NHL 67 8 6 14 34 780 44.90 45.51 -5.48 48.33 -2.58 0.62 1.08 Playoffs 13 0 0 0 0
2017-2018 Buffalo Sabres NHL 74 13 6 19 22 820 39.29 42.42 -2.98 44.66 -1.53 0.73 1.17
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Contract History

Signing Team
Signing Date July 1, 2017
Signing Status UFA
Agent Kent Hughes
Standard Contract | 1 Years $1,150,000 1.53% of cap space
2017-2018
Cap Hit $1,150,000
UFA
AAV $1,150,000
Performance Bonuses $0
Base Salary $1,150,000
Signing Bonuses $0
Total Salary $1,150,000
Minors Salary $1,150,000
Clauses
UFA Year
Signing Team
Signing Date July 1, 2014
Signing Status UFA
Contract Bought Out
Standard Contract | 5 Years $20,000,000 5.80% of cap space
2014-2015 2015-2016 2016-2017 2017-2018 2018-2019
Cap Hit $4,000,000 $4,000,000 $4,000,000 $4,000,000 $4,000,000
UFA
AAV $4,000,000 $4,000,000 $4,000,000 $4,000,000 $4,000,000
Performance Bonuses $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
Base Salary $4,000,000 $4,000,000 $4,000,000 $4,000,000 $4,000,000
Signing Bonuses $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
Total Salary $4,000,000 $4,000,000 $4,000,000 $4,000,000 $4,000,000
Minors Salary $4,000,000 $4,000,000 $4,000,000 $4,000,000 $4,000,000
Clauses
UFA Year

Contract was bought out by Edmonton Oilers prior to the 2017-2018 season.
% of remaining years was allocated to their cap according to the buyout calculator.
Signing Team
Signing Date July 1, 2013
Signing Status UFA no QO
Standard Contract | 1 Years $1,300,000 2.02% of cap space
2013-2014
Cap Hit $1,300,000
UFA
AAV $1,300,000
Performance Bonuses $0
Base Salary $1,300,000
Signing Bonuses $0
Total Salary $1,300,000
Minors Salary $1,300,000
Clauses
UFA Year
Signing Team
Signing Date July 1, 2012
Signing Status UFA no QO
Standard Contract | 1 Years $1,800,000 3.00% of cap space
2012-2013
Cap Hit $1,800,000
UFA no QO
AAV $1,800,000
Performance Bonuses $0
Base Salary $1,800,000
Signing Bonuses $0
Total Salary $1,800,000
Minors Salary $1,800,000
Clauses
UFA Year
Signing Team
Signing Date July 1, 2011
Signing Status UFA no QO
Standard Contract | 1 Years $1,100,000 1.71% of cap space
2011-2012
Cap Hit $1,100,000
UFA no QO
AAV $1,100,000
Performance Bonuses $0
Base Salary $1,100,000
Signing Bonuses $0
Total Salary $1,100,000
Minors Salary $1,100,000
Clauses
UFA Year
Signing Team
Signing Date June 28, 2010
Signing Status RFA
Standard Contract | 1 Years $1,350,000 2.27% of cap space
2010-2011
Cap Hit $1,350,000
UFA no QO
AAV $1,350,000
Performance Bonuses $0
Base Salary $1,350,000
Signing Bonuses $0
Total Salary $1,350,000
Minors Salary $1,350,000
Clauses
UFA Year
Signing Team
Signing Date July 15, 2009
Signing Status RFA
Standard Contract | 1 Years $803,250 1.41% of cap space
2009-2010
Cap Hit $803,250
RFA
AAV $803,250
Performance Bonuses $0
Base Salary $803,250
Signing Bonuses $0
Total Salary $803,250
Minors Salary $62,500
Clauses
UFA Year
Signing Team
Signing Date May 1, 2006
Entry Level Contract | 3 Years $5,100,000 1.93% of cap space
2006-2007 2007-2008 2008-2009
Cap Hit $850,000 $850,000 $850,000
RFA
AAV $1,700,000 $1,700,000 $1,700,000
Performance Bonuses $850,000 $850,000 $850,000
Base Salary $765,000 $765,000 $765,000
Signing Bonuses $85,000 $85,000 $85,000
Total Salary $850,000 $850,000 $850,000
Minors Salary $62,500 $62,500 $62,500
Clauses
UFA Year