Breaking: Senators Looking to Sign Benoit Pouliot
Today will be Benoit Pouliot’s last day as a New York Ranger. Earlier this afternoon, Pouliot and his agent met with the Senators brass in Ottawa to discuss a multi-year deal. The Sens who have plenty of roster openings are extremely interested in bringing in the big LW.
#Sens and #Rangers UFA Benoit Pouliot share a mutual interest. The LW is considered a useful depth player and resides in the vicinity.
— Murray Pam (@Pammerhockey) June 30, 2014
Benoit made quite a splash this season with the Rangers as he notched 15 goals. While those aren’t great totals, his play during the postseason obviously opened some eyes around the league.
5 free agents I think OTT will look at: Moulson (MIN), Havlat (SJS), Pouliot (NYR), Jokinen (PIT) and keeping Milan Michalek. #Sens — Bruce Garrioch (@SunGarrioch) June 30, 2014
(3/3) Penguins expected to make strong push for Pouliot tomorrow
— Larry Brooks (@NYP_Brooksie) June 30, 2014
Pouliot grew up in St. Isidore, Ontario and his brother plays junior hockey there. If the years and money are right, he would choose Ottawa over any other destination.