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Hurricanes' Nathan Beaulieu: Signs professional tryout
Beaulieu agreed to a professional tryout agreement with Carolina on Monday.
Beaulieu contributed four assists, 33 shots on goal, 80 blocked shots and 49 hits in 52 appearances with Anaheim last season. It will be a difficult task for him to crack Carolina's crowded blue line out of training camp. Still, an impressive showing for Beaulieu could land him a contract with the Hurricanes as a depth option or with a different team.... See More ... See Less
Ducks' Nathan Beaulieu: Still quiet on offense
Beaulieu has gone 26 games without a point.
Beaulieu's place in the lineup has stabilized as injuries have piled up throughout the year, but he's rarely contributed on offense. His last point was an assist versus the Sabres on Jan. 21. The 30-year-old defenseman is at four assists, a minus-24 rating, 33 shots on net, 46 hits, 76 blocked shots and 37 PIM while logging bottom-four minutes.... See More ... See Less
Ducks' Nathan Beaulieu: Fights in overtime loss
Beaulieu recorded a fighting major in Wednesday's 3-2 overtime loss to the Capitals.
Beaulieu dropped the mitts with Tom Wilson in the third period. Since the start of February, Beaulieu's been relatively quiet across the board with no points, a minus-3 rating, nine hits, 20 blocked shots and four shots on goal through nine contests. The 30-year-old defenseman continues to play primarily in a bottom-four role, though he could see more minutes if Dmitry Kulikov and/or John Klingberg are dealt before Friday's trade deadline.... See More ... See Less
Ducks' Nathan Beaulieu: Enters lineup, grabs helper
Beaulieu logged an assist, four shots on goal, three hits and two blocked shots in Saturday's 6-3 loss to the Sabres.
Beaulieu hadn't played in an NHL game since Jan. 2, though he did get some game action with AHL San Diego on a conditioning stint earlier in the month. The defenseman snapped an 11-game point drought, during which he went minus-12. For the season, Beaulieu has four helpers, a minus-13 rating, 14 shots on net, 33 hits, 38 blocked shots and 30 PIM through 23 appearances, sharing a bottom-four role with Urho Vaakanainen and Colton White.... See More ... See Less
Ducks' Nathan Beaulieu: Back with Ducks
Beaulieu was recalled from his conditioning stint with AHL San Diego on Sunday, per CapFriendly.
Beaulieu scored one goal in four AHL appearances. He was a healthy scratch in four of the last five games before being sent down.... See More ... See Less
Ducks' Nathan Beaulieu: Sent to AHL
Beaulieu was reassigned to AHL San Diego on a conditioning stint Thursday.
Beaulieu has been a healthy scratch in three of his last four games. The defenseman has three assists in 22 games this season.... See More ... See Less
Ducks' Nathan Beaulieu: Slipping out of favor
Beaulieu played in nine of the Ducks' 14 games in December.
Beaulieu was a healthy scratch for the last two games of the month after Urho Vaakanainen returned from an illness. Aside from toughness, Beaulieu hasn't added much else from a bottom-four role -- he has no points in his last 10 outings. The 30-year-old defenseman is at three assists, a minus-11 rating, 28 hits, 30 PIM and 36 blocked shots through 21 appearances, and it looks like he'll have an uphill battle for playing time heading into 2023.... See More ... See Less
Ducks' Nathan Beaulieu: Pockets helper in return
Beaulieu notched an assist in Friday's 5-1 loss to the Senators.
Beaulieu missed five games with an undisclosed injury and served as a healthy scratch after he was activated from injured reserve Wednesday. The 29-year-old defenseman helped out on a Max Jones goal late in the third period Friday. Beaulieu has three helpers, 28 PIM, 13 hits, 20 blocked shots and an even plus-minus rating in 11 contests so far, though he's been limited to a third-pairing role.... See More ... See Less
Ducks' Nathan Beaulieu: Removed from injured reserve
Beaulieu (undisclosed) was activated from injured reserve but won't play Wednesday versus the Rangers, per CapFriendly.
Austin Strand was sent to AHL San Diego on Tuesday to clear a spot for Beaulieu. He'll sit out a sixth straight game, but the 29-year-old tough guy will be an option for Friday's contest versus the Senators.... See More ... See Less
Ducks' Nathan Beaulieu: Lands on injured reserve
Beaulieu (undisclosed) was placed on injured reserve Thursday, per CapFriendly.
It's unclear when Beaulieu suffered the injury, though he's missed three straight games for the Ducks after a fight in a Nov. 9 game versus the Wild. His absence has allowed steady playing time for Colton White and Simon Benoit. If Beaulieu's placement on IR is retroactive, he is eligible to return whenever ready.... See More ... See Less
Ducks' Nathan Beaulieu: Fights and records assist
Beaulieu produced an assist, five PIM and two shots on goal in Thursday's 8-5 loss to the Canucks.
Beaulieu set up a Max Jones goal in the third period for his second assist of the year. In the first period, Beaulieu fought Dakota Joshua. This was the second straight game Beaulieu's produced an assist and a fight. He's up to 14 PIM, five shots on net, 10 hits and 14 blocked shots in seven contests while mainly playing on the third pairing.... See More ... See Less
Ducks' Nathan Beaulieu: Lends assist in win
Beaulieu notched an assist, three hits and five PIM in Tuesday's 6-5 shootout win over the Sharks.
Beaulieu had his first fight of the year when he dropped the gloves with Luke Kunin in the second period. In the third, Beaulieu checked off another first by earning his first assist of the year on a Max Comtois goal. The 29-year-old Beaulieu has been a rotational option on the Ducks' blue line so far, posting 13 blocked shots, 10 hits, three shots on net and nine PIM in six contests. He'll likely compete with Simon Benoit and Colton White for playing time, which should be a little easier to find since Jamie Drysdale (shoulder) is out for the next four months.... See More ... See Less
Ducks' Nathan Beaulieu: Signs one-year deal
The Ducks signed Beaulieu to a one-year contract worth $850,000 on Saturday.
Beaulieu was on a PTO in training camp and played well enough to warrant a one-year contract. He had four assists in 24 games with Winnipeg last season before being traded to Pittsburgh, where he never suited up due to a lower-body injury.... See More ... See Less
Ducks' Nathan Beaulieu: Secures PTO
Beaulieu signed a professional tryout offer with the Ducks on Friday, per CapFriendly.
Beaulieu tallied four assists in 24 contests with Winnipeg last season before being traded to Pittsburgh, though he never dressed in a game with the Penguins. The 29-year-old blueliner will be competing for a depth role on Anaheim's blue line during training camp and preseason.... See More ... See Less
Penguins' Nathan Beaulieu: Removed from injured reserve
Beaulieau (lower body) has been removed from injured reserve Thursday, per the NHL media site.
Beaulieu is unlikely to see significant minutes in the postseason even if he does manage to get into a game. Considering the 29-year-old's limited offensive upside, he will be hard-pressed to offer more than low-end fantasy value even if he does play at some point.... See More ... See Less
Penguins' Nathan Beaulieu: Should be available for postseason
Beaulieau (lower body) is expected to be an option for the Penguins in the playoffs, Josh Getzoff of PensTV reports Friday.
Beaulieau has yet to suit up in a Penguins sweater, having already been sidelined with his lower-body injury when acquired by the club at the trade deadline. Given his physical style of play, if Beaulieau does get into the lineup it would likely be in favor of Marcus Pettersson or John Marino... See More ... See Less
Penguins' Nathan Beaulieu: Practices with team Tuesday
Beaulieu (lower body) took the ice with his teammates for the first time Tuesday, Josh Getzoff of PensTV reports.
Beaulieu hasn't played since early March when he was with the Jets due to his lower-body injury. Even once cleared to play, the 29-year-old defenseman is far from a lock for the lineup, though his 6-foot-2 frame could see him pressed into service in a third-pairing role in order to give the Penguins more size.... See More ... See Less
Penguins' Nathan Beaulieu: Begins skating
Beaulieau (lower body) has resumed skating back in Pittsburgh, Josh Getzoff of PensTV reports.
Beaulieu didn't travel with the team to Long Island and has yet to join the team on the ice, so his return is likely still a little ways away. The blueliner was dealing with his lower-body issue when the club acquired him at the deadline and has yet to make his Penguins debut. At this point, even if he does get back to 100 percent, Beaulieu is far from a lock to play and could serve as an emergency depth option.... See More ... See Less
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