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Capitals Sign Keith Aucoin to Two-Year Contract Extension

Monday, 03.08.2010 / 2:45 PM / News
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Capitals Sign Keith Aucoin to Two-Year Contract Extension
ARLINGTON, Va. – The Washington Capitals have signed center Keith Aucoin to a two-year contract extension, vice president and general manager George McPhee announced today. In keeping with club policy, financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Aucoin, 31, currently leads the American Hockey League (AHL) in scoring with 84 points, posting 31 goals (a career high) and 53 assists for the Hershey Bears. Aucoin helped lead the Bears to the Calder Cup last season while finishing second in the AHL scoring race to linemate Alexandre Giroux with 96 points (25 goals, 71 assists).

Aucoin, a 5’9”, 162-pound native of Waltham, Mass., has played 21 games for the Capitals in the last two seasons, recording three goals and eight assists. He had a goal and four assists in nine games for Washington earlier this season. The Capitals first signed Aucoin as a free agent July 3, 2008

Keith Aucoin
Center
Ht.: 5’9” Wt.: 162 Shoots: Right
Born: Nov. 6, 1978 (Waltham, Mass.)
Acquired: Signed as a free agent, July 3, 2008




Regular Season Playoffs
Year Team League GP G A Pts PIM +/- PP SH GW S GP G A Pts PIM
1997-98 Norwich ECAC 26 19 14 33 - - - - - - - - - - -
1998-99 Norwich ECAC 31 33 39 72 - - - - - - - - - - -
1999-00 Norwich ECAC 31 36 41 77 14 - - - - - - - - - -
2000-01 Norwich ECAC 28 26 30 56 26 - - - - - - - - - -
2001-02 Lowell AHL 30 6 10 16 8 - - - - - - - - - -
Florida ECHL 1 0 2 2 0 - - - - - - - - - -
BC UHL 44 23 35 58 42 - - - - - 10 3 5 8 4
2002-03 Providence AHL 78 25 49 74 71 - - - - - 4 0 1 1 6
2003-04 Cincinnati AHL 80 18 30 48 64 - - - - - 9 0 3 3 4
2004-05 Memphis CHL 5 4 5 9 10 - - - - - - - - - -
Providence AHL 72 21 45 66 49 - - - - - 17 4 14 18 18
2005-06 Carolina NHL 7 0 1 1 4 -4 0 0 0 3 - - - - -
Lowell AHL 72 29 56 85 68 - - - - - - - - - -
2006-07 Carolina NHL 8 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 6 - - - - -
Albany ALH 65 27 72 99 108 - - - - - 5 1 3 4 7
2007-08 Carolina NHL 38 5 8 13 10 3 0 0 0 65 - - - - -
Albany AHL 38 8 37 45 38 - - - - - - - - - -
2008-09 CAPITALS NHL 12 2 4 6 4 5 1 0 0 15 - - - - -
Hershey AHL 70 25 71 96 73 - - - - - 21 5 18 23 16
2009-10 CAPITALS NHL 9 1 4 5 0 -2 0 0 0 4 - - - - -
Hershey AHL 56 31 53 84 36 - - - - - - - - - -
CAPITALS TOTALS 21 3 8 11 4 3 1 0 0 19 - - - - -
NHL TOTALS 74 8 18 26 18 3 1 0 0 93 - - - - -
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