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Derrick Pouliot
Derrick Pouliot
Defenseman  - PIT
(POO-lee-ot, DAIR-ihk)
Number: 51
Height: 6' 0"
Weight: 208
Shoots: Left
Born: Jan 16, 1994  (Age 22)
Birthplace: Estevan, SK, Canada
Drafted: PIT / 2012 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 1st (8th overall) PROSPECT BIO
Is 1st PIT skater to score on 1st career shot since Brian Gibbons on Nov. 18, 2013 vs. ANA. Made NHL postseason debut in Game 3. Was plus-2 with 3 shots. Played in 4 of PIT's final 8 games. Had an assist on March 27 at NYR. Recorded 1st career multi-point game with 2 assists and was plus-3 on Feb. 27 vs. WPG. Had assist on Scott Wilson's 1st NHL goal on Feb. 18. Made 2015-16 NHL debut on Jan. 23 vs. VAN. Recalled by PIT Jan. 18. Ranked 7th among AHL d-men with 23 points (6G-17A) in 37 games at time of recall. Played 34 games with PIT last season, totaling 2G-5A-7PTS. Has 47 points (13G-34A) in 68 career AHL games. Scored his 1st career goal in NHL debut Dec. 20, 2014 vs. FLA. Was named an AHL All-Star each of the last 2 seasons and had an assist in the AHL All-Star Classic in 2014-15. Was named Canadian Hockey League (CHL) and Western Hockey League (WHL) D-man of the year in 2013-14. NHL Playoffs Career Info: Highs: G: 0 A: 0 P: 0 PPG: 0 SHG: 0

Memorial Cup All-Star Team (2013) WHL West First All-Star Team (2014) WHL Defenseman of the Year (2014) Canadian Major Junior Defenseman of the Year (2014)
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