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Blueshirt Banter Jul 29, 2014

Howdy, Ranger: Lee Stempniak and depth roles

A natural replacement for Benoit Pouliot, Lee Stempniak's Rangers role will take on a different feel than his predecessor. In the coming days, we're profiling some of the new faces who will be a part of the Rangers this year. Get familiar! Of all the decisions the Rangers will have to make in training camp when it comes to line combinations, Lee Stempniak oddly has a consensus spot locked up. Many assume the former Penguin to slot in on the Rangers third line, taking the place of Benoit Pouliot, who signed a five-year deal this summer with Edmonton. That assumption needs some unpacking...
Rotoworld Jul 23, 2014

Benoit Pouliot likely to end up on third line - Benoit Pouliot (W) Edmonton Oilers

Benoit Pouliot sees himself as a top-nine forward and will probably end up on the Oilers' third line.
Edmonton Journal Jul 22, 2014

Benoit Pouliot believes he will offer Edmonton Oilers consistent performance

Benoit Pouliot had 10 points (plus eight) for the Rangers in their run to the Stanley Cup final, but there was no money in the cupboard to resign him. He had a collection of suitors, though — one team offered a six-year deal, one more than the Oilers signed him for (five at $20 million).

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