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Draft Prospect - 2012
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Derrick Pouliot
North American Skater
Portland, WHL
Final Rank:  12 Midterm Rank:  10
Position:  Defenceman Shoots:  Left
Height:  5' 11" Weight:  186
Born:  16 January 1994 Hometown:  Weyburn, SK
Birthplace:  Estevan, SK, CAN
Drafted:  PIT (1st Round / 8th Overall)
• In 2011-12, Pouliot finished second in scoring among Portland defensemen with 59 points (11-48--59) in 72 games.

• A first overall selection in the 2009 Western Hockey League Bantam Draft, he played his first season in the WHL in 2010-11 leading Portland’s rookie defensemen in scoring with 30 points (5-25--30) in 66 games. Portland finished atop the Western Conference last season for the first time since 2001.

• Pouliot was selected to represent Canada at the 2011 Under-18 Ivan Hlinka Memorial where he collected three points (1-2--3) and Canada captured gold. He also competed for Team West at the 2011 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge where he had three assists in five games.

• A Weyburn minor hockey product, he was called up by the Moose Jaw Warriors AAA midget team for the 2009-10 season, recording 43 points (14-29--43) in 43 games. Pouliot was also called up for a short stint with the Portland Winterhawks as a 15 year old playing in seven games.

FAVORITES


NHL team: Colorado Avalanche
NHL player: Drew Doughty
Goal celebration: Hands straight in the air
Video game: Call of Duty
TV show: Dexter
Actor: Bradley Cooper
Cartoon character: Bugs Bunny
Website: Facebook
Restaurant: East Side Mario’s
Sport (other than hockey): Badminton
Breakfast food: Scrambled eggs or oatmeal


 Statistics
Season
Team
League
GP
G
A
P
PIM
2009-2010
PORTLAND
WHL
7
0
1
1
0
2010-2011
PORTLAND
WHL
66
5
25
30
38
2011-2012
PORTLAND
WHL
72
11
48
59
79
2013-2014
CAN (2014 World Junior Championship)
ITLTOUR
7
1
4
5
8
2013-2014
PORTLAND
WHL
58
17
53
70
74




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STANDINGS

WESTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 z - ANA 82 54 20 8 266 209 116
2 y - COL 82 52 22 8 250 220 112
3 x - STL 82 52 23 7 248 191 111
4 x - SJS 82 51 22 9 249 200 111
5 x - CHI 82 46 21 15 267 220 107
6 x - LAK 82 46 28 8 206 174 100
7 x - MIN 82 43 27 12 207 206 98
8 x - DAL 82 40 31 11 235 228 91
9 PHX 82 37 30 15 216 231 89
10 NSH 82 38 32 12 216 242 88
11 WPG 82 37 35 10 227 237 84
12 VAN 82 36 35 11 196 223 83
13 CGY 82 35 40 7 209 241 77
14 EDM 82 29 44 9 203 270 67

STATS

2013-2014 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
B. Wheeler 82 28 41 4 69
B. Little 82 23 41 8 64
D. Byfuglien 78 20 36 -20 56
A. Ladd 78 23 31 8 54
O. Jokinen 82 18 25 -8 43
M. Frolik 81 15 27 8 42
E. Kane 63 19 22 -7 41
M. Scheifele 63 13 21 9 34
T. Enstrom 82 10 20 -9 30
J. Trouba 65 10 19 4 29
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
A. Montoya 13 8 3 .920 2.30
O. Pavelec 22 26 7 .901 3.01