Bruins GM talks Benoit Pouliot potential

Updated: July 1, 2011, 9:18 PM ET
By Brendan Hall | ESPNBoston.com

Free agent Benoit Pouliot's first full season in the pros, at the age of 25 with the Montreal Canadiens, proved mostly uneventful: 30 points, 87 penalty minutes and four healthy scratches in the Habs' seven-game, first round series with the Bruins earlier this spring.

But in the 6-foot-3 left wing, Bruins general manager Peter Chiarelli saw a body of work good enough to sign to a reported one-year, $1.1 million contract. Pouliot has struggled to live up to expectations since ...

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