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Islanders Claim Aucoin Off Waivers

Veteran forward has finished top-10 in AHL scoring each of past four seasons

Thursday, 01.17.2013 / 12:04 PM / News
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Islanders Claim Aucoin Off Waivers

The New York Islanders announced today that Keith Aucoin has been claimed off waivers from the Toronto Maple Leafs.

Aucoin, 34, has appeared in 102 career National Hockey League games, split between the Carolina Hurricanes and Washington Capitals. The Waltham, MA, native has NHL career of totals 11 goals and 26 assists (37 points) with a plus-7 rating. This season with the Toronto Marlies of the American Hockey League, Aucoin has 37 points (10 goals, 27 assists) with a plus-7 rating through 34 games.

Aucoin has played 707 career AHL games with the Lowell Lock Monsters, Providence Bruins, Cincinnati Mighty Ducks, Albany River Rats, Hershey Bears and Toronto Marlies. The 5’8, 171-pound forward has a career total of 233 goals and 581 assists (814 points) with a plus-83 rating. Aucoin’s AHL resume also includes six All-Star Game, tying the league record, three selections to the AHL First All-Star Team and three selections to the AHL Second All-Star Team (2005-06, 2006-07, 2010-11). He won back-to-back Calder Cup Championships with the Hershey Bears in 2008-09 and 2009-10. Aucoin was also named the AHL’s Most Valuable Player in 2009-10.

Aucoin played four years of college hockey at Norwich University from 1997-2001. He was named the NCAA Division III ECAC Player of the Year in 1999-00 and 2000-01, the same years he was selected to the NCAA Division III ECAC 1st All-Conference Team. Undrafted, Aucoin began his professional career in 2001-02 with the B.C. Icemen of the United Hockey League.

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STANDINGS

EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 MTL 48 32 13 3 128 108 67
2 DET 50 29 12 9 149 129 67
3 TBL 50 31 15 4 163 132 66
4 NYI 49 32 16 1 158 139 65
5 PIT 49 28 13 8 145 125 64
6 WSH 49 25 14 10 144 125 60
7 BOS 49 26 16 7 131 123 59
8 NYR 46 27 15 4 135 111 58
9 FLA 46 21 15 10 114 129 52
10 OTT 48 20 19 9 136 136 49
11 PHI 50 21 22 7 139 151 49
12 TOR 50 22 24 4 144 155 48
13 CBJ 47 21 23 3 119 148 45
14 NJD 49 18 22 9 110 137 45
15 CAR 48 17 25 6 104 125 40
16 BUF 50 14 33 3 94 179 31

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Tavares 49 23 25 -1 48
K. Okposo 46 14 30 -2 44
R. Strome 49 9 25 15 34
B. Nelson 49 15 16 5 31
F. Nielsen 49 9 18 4 27
J. Boychuk 39 4 21 15 25
J. Bailey 37 8 14 7 22
N. Leddy 49 7 14 13 21
N. Kulemin 49 11 9 0 20
A. Lee 43 13 5 6 18
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
J. Halak 26 10 0 .912 2.42
C. Johnson 6 6 0 .865 3.43

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