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Keith Aucoin
Keith Aucoin
Right Wing
Number: 23
Height: 5' 8"
Weight: 171
Shoots: Left
Born: Nov 6, 1978
Birthplace: Waltham, MA, United States
Acquired: Signed as a free agent, July 3, 2008
Played in 12 games for the Capitals and had six points (2g-4a), all in his last eight games … Team was 8-3-1 when he was in the lineup and 4-1-0 when he had a point… Recorded his first assist as a Cap on 3/16 at ATL and his first goal on 4/1 vs.NYI … Matched his career-high with a point in three straight games (3/16—4/1, 1g-2a) … Recorded his first career NHL PPG and had two points (1g-1a) on 4/5 vs. ATL … Played 70 games for Hershey (AHL) and had 96 points (25g-71a); finished second to teammate Alexandre Giroux (97 points) in the AHL scoring race … His 71 assists led the AHL and were 15 more than the next closest player … Named
to the AHL All-Star game and First All-Star Team … Named the AHL’s Player of the Month for October … Had three multiple-goal games and 18 multiple-assist games … Recorded at least a point in the first eight games of the season (5g-12a)… Had three five-point games: 10/8 at Wilkes-Barre Scranton (1g-4a), 11/16 vs.
Binghamton (1g-4a) and 3/28 vs. Bridgeport (2g-3a) … Had at least a point in 14 straight games from 2/6—3/7 (5g-20a) … Played 21 out of 22 Calder Cup playoff games and recorded at least a point in 15 games to help Hershey win the Calder Cup … Had eight multiple-point playoff games … Led the AHL with 18 playoff assists and was tied for second behind Giroux (28 points) with 23 playoff points… Registered a point in five out of six Calder Cup final games against Manitoba (2g-5a) and had the GWG in Game 4.

Split season between CAR and Albany (AHL) … Played in a career-high 38 games for CAR and 38 games for Albany … Set NHL career highs in goals (5), assists (8) and points (13) … Had a goal and an assist and was a career high +3 against COL (1/12) … Recorded a point in three straight games (3/5-3/8; 1g-2a) … Had 45 points (8g-37a) in 38 games for Albany … Registered 15 multiple-point games, which included a five-assist night vs. Syracuse (2/1) … His five assists tied Albany’s single-game franchise record for most assists and most points in one game. 

2006-07: Split time between CAR and Albany … Earned one assist in eight NHL games … Led Albany and tied for second in the AHL in scoring with 99 points (27g-72a) … Named to the AHL Second All-Star Team for the second year in a row … Had a point in 51 of 65 games … Recorded 33 multiple-point games, including a five-point game (1g-4a) against Syracuse (3/28) … Had 10 PPGs, one SHGs and four GWGs. 2005-06: Made his NHL debut and earned his first career point with an assist vs. MTL (1/23) … Played seven games for CAR … Played in 72 games for Lowell (AHL) … Led Lowell and ranked 10th in the AHL in scoring with 85 points (29g-56a) … Named to the AHL Second All-Star Team … Had 23 multiple-point games including four-point games (4a) vs. Portland (11/4) and at Portland (11/26) … Played for the PlanetUSA team at the 2006 AHL All-Star Classic in Winnipeg (2/1). 2004-05: Led Providence (AHL) in assists and finished third on the team in points … Recorded his 200th AHL point vs. Manchester (4/3) … Had a six-game point streak (5g-7a) 12/17-12/31 … Had a hat trick and a four-point night in a 4-2 Bruins win vs. Springfield (12/30) … Began the season with Memphis of the CHL, recording nine points (4g-5a) in five games prior to signing with Providence … Led the Bruins in assists (14) and points (22) during the Calder Cup playoffs … Finished tied with teammate Andy Hilbert for the AHL playoff lead in assists and was fourth in playoff points (22) … Recorded seven points (1g-6a) in Providence’s five-game playoff series win against Lowell … Scored his first AHL playoff goal, the game winner, vs. Manchester (4/25). 2003-04: Finished second on Cincinnati (AHL) in goals (18) and points (48), and was the only Mighty Ducks player to play all 80 games. 2002-03: Led the Providence (AHL) in points (74) and assists (49), and finished eighth in the AHL with 74 points ... Had 25 goals in his first full AHL season. 2001-02: Made his AHL debut with Lowell and notched 16 points (6g-10a) in 30 games … Played in one ECHL game with Florida and 44 UHL games with the B.C. Icemen … Named to the UHL All-Rookie Team despite playing in only 44 games … Finished second among all UHL rookies with 58 points.

College Career
2000-01: Was named the NCAA Division III Player of the Year by the coaches’ association and … Named to the NCAA East All-American First Team … Led Norwich (ECAC East) in goals (26), assists (30) and points (56) for the third consecutive season … Graduated as Norwich’s all-time leader in goals (114), assists (124) and points (238) … Selected as the ECAC East Player of the Year and a first-team all-conference choice … Won the inaugural Joe Concannon Award as the top Division II/III player in New England. 1999-00: Helped Norwich to the NCAA Division III National Championship … Established school record with 77 points … Led Norwich in goals (36), assists (41) and points for the second consecutive year … Named ECAC East Player of the Year and First-Team All-American. 1998-99: Selected as National Player of the Year during his sophomore season at Norwich ... Led Norwich in goals (33), assists (39) and points (72).

NHL Transactions
Signed as a free agent by Anaheim on Aug. 29, 2003 … Signed as free agent by Carolina on Aug. 4, 2005 … Signed as a free agent by Washington on July 3, 2008.

Lists baseball as his favorite sport other than hockey and Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz as his favorite athlete … Fondest hockey memory was his first NHL goal … Enjoys golfing, playing poker and cooking.