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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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EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 MTL 63 41 17 5 171 139 87
2 NYI 65 41 21 3 207 182 85
3 NYR 62 39 17 6 196 153 84
4 TBL 65 39 20 6 213 171 84
5 DET 61 35 15 11 180 159 81
6 PIT 62 36 17 9 181 155 81
7 WSH 65 35 20 10 193 162 80
8 BOS 62 31 22 9 165 161 71
9 FLA 64 28 23 13 156 181 69
10 PHI 64 27 25 12 170 186 66
11 OTT 61 27 23 11 173 166 65
12 NJD 64 27 27 10 144 165 64
13 TOR 64 26 33 5 173 195 57
14 CBJ 63 26 33 4 163 201 56
15 CAR 62 24 31 7 144 167 55
16 BUF 64 19 40 5 123 215 43

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Tavares 65 30 35 4 65
K. Okposo 46 14 30 -2 44
R. Strome 65 14 28 23 42
B. Nelson 65 17 20 7 37
F. Nielsen 65 11 25 13 36
A. Lee 59 21 13 13 34
J. Bailey 53 13 19 11 32
J. Boychuk 55 7 23 14 30
N. Leddy 65 8 18 16 26
T. Hamonic 55 4 21 16 25
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
J. Halak 33 13 1 .911 2.47
C. Johnson 8 8 1 .889 3.08

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