The 4th overall pick of the 2005 NHL entry draft has scored 18 points in 65 career games. From AP-
The Minnesota Wild have traded former first-round draft choice Benoit Pouliot to Montreal for left wing Guillaume Latendresse.
The 23-year-old Pouliot has been one of a handful of first-round disappointments for the Wild in recent years after being drafted fourth overall in 2005. Defenseman A.J. Thelen, drafted in 2004, never played for the team and 2005 pick James Sheppard, a center, has not developed as quickly as the team had hoped.
Latendresse, who has only 2 goals and 1 assist so far this year, I think is just off to a slow start.
Benoit Pouliot(2 goals and 2 assists for the year) on the other hand looks like a NHL draft bust. Maybe a change of scenery will get Pouliot’s career on track, but I doubt it.
- Boston Bruins send RW Chuck Kobasew to Minnesota
- Minnesota Wild Marian Gaborik scores five goals vs. NY Rangers
- Florida Panthers trade Dominic Moore to Montreal
- Home New Home- Calgary beats Minnesota 5-2
- Montreal Canadiens acquire Mathieu Schneider from Atlanta Thrashers
- Atlanta Thrashers sign Noah Welch and Anthony Stewart
- Atlanta Thrasher Goalie Kari Lehtonen out for 6 to 8 weeks
- Ottawa Senator Daniel Alfredsson scores 7 pts in win over Tampa Bay
- Chris Benoit, WWE Wrestler, Kills Family, Self
- Does it look as if I need help?- Columbus routs Detroit 8-2
- Eight is Enough- Edmonton beats Chicago 8-4
- Lydia Ko wins New South Wales Open
- The Comeback I- Pittsburgh Penguins beat NY Islanders 5-0
- Seattle Mariners Outfielder Greg Halman stabbed to death at age 24
- Hee Young Park wins CME Titleholders Championship
- Oklahoma State Women’s Basketball Coach Kurt Budke dead at 50
- Costly mistake- Blackhawks waive Rostislav Olesz
- Manager Tony La Russa announces retirement
- Puck Drop- Florida Panthers start the 2011-12 NHL season
- 13-time PGA Tour winner Dave Hill dead at 74
Comments are Closed