|Born||September 9, 1988,|
|6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)|
209 lb (95 kg; 14 st 13 lb)
|Metal Ligaen team
|Herning Blue Fox|
Poulsen represented Denmark at the 2006 World U18 Championship Division I, 2007 World Junior Championship Division I, 2008 World Junior Championship and at the 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2019 World Championships.
Poulsen was brought up in the Herning Blue Fox system before moving to Nordsjælland Cobras for the 2008-09 season. After two seasons with the North Zealand club, he returned to Herning before the 2010-11 season. Back with his hometown team, he enjoyed considerable success playing on a line with North American imports Bryan Marshall and Kevin Gardner. Poulsen finished runner-up in the regular season points race with 25 goals and 35 assists for a total of 60 points in 39 games.
After this season, Poulsen moved to Sweden to play there with IK Oskarshamn of the Allsvenskan for four seasons. In 2015, Poulsen moved to Austria and he signed a one-year contract with Graz99ers of the EBEL. Next season, Poulsen played in Finland with Pelicans of the Liiga. Then he moved back to Austria and he played one season with HC Innsbruck of the EBEL.