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Adrian Aucoin | Defenseman

Team: Columbus Blue Jackets
Age / DOB:  (41) / 7/3/1973
Ht / Wt:  6'2' / 212
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Adrian Aucoin has retired after playing in 1,108 career NHL games.
Aucoin had 121 goals and 399 points with Vancouver, Tampa Bay, the New York Islanders, Chicago, Calgary, Phoenix, and Columbus. He was also an NHL All-Star in 2004. At his height, he was a great offensive defenseman and someone who could be counted on to eat up minutes. He averaged over 28 minutes per game in each of the 2001-02 and 2002-03 campaigns. Tue, Nov 19, 2013 02:23:00 PM
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Adrian Aucoin (lower body) returned to action on Sunday.

Aucoin sat out two games with the injury. He played only 13:09 minutes and had two shots on goal. Aucoin has no fantasy value as he has only four assists in 34 games this season with a minus-eight rating.
Mon, Apr 22, 2013 01:53:00 AM

Adrian Aucoin (lower body) will be a game-time decision on Sunday.

The good news is that Aucoin skated Saturday. He has missed Columbus' last two games.
Sat, Apr 20, 2013 05:49:00 PM

Adrian Aucoin (lower body) is questionable for Wednesday's game.

Aucoin left Monday's contest due to the ailment. He has four points and 14 penalty minutes in 33 games this season.
Wed, Apr 17, 2013 08:40:00 AM

Adrian Aucoin suffered a lower body injury in the second period and did not return.

Aucoin has only four points in 33 games with a minus-eight rating. He should not be active in fantasy hockey.
Tue, Apr 16, 2013 08:16:00 AM

The Columbus Blue Jackets are soaring and veteran defenseman Adrian Aucoin says it's because the team's confidence level is sky-high.

"There’s the right feeling going into every game, knowing you’re going to win," said Aucoin, 39, who has played for seven NHL teams. "You’re not going to win every one, but knowing that you can is powerful. It’s not something you can buy or make. It just comes from within. I’ve played on bad teams and I’ve played on good teams, and we’re back to that feeling where we’re controlling our own destiny. It’s like, if one guy has a bad shift — he knows it. It’s a kind of accountability that maybe wasn’t here in the past."
Sat, Apr 13, 2013 10:50:00 AM

Adrian Aucoin (bumps and bruises) returned to action on Sunday.

Aucoin played 24 shifts totaling 19:20 minutes in the 2-1 win over the Kings Sunday but was a minus-one. He was a big goal scorer from the blueline early in his career but at age 39 he is just a steadying force on the blueline. He has only two assists in 26 games this season.
Mon, Apr 1, 2013 01:40:00 AM

Adrian Aucoin will miss Friday's game due to "bumps and bruises."

Given the description of Aucoin's ailment, we'll list it as a day-to-day issue. Aucoin has two assists in 25 games this season.
Fri, Mar 29, 2013 02:45:00 PM

Adrian Aucoin will get back into Columbus' lineup Friday night after missing two games because of "general soreness."

He'll be paired with Tim Erixon with John Moore heading to the press box as a healthy scratch. Aucoin has two assists and a minus-10 rating in 22 games this season.
Fri, Mar 22, 2013 05:22:00 PM

Adrian Aucoin (undisclosed) skated at Thursday's practice.

He has missed the team's past two games because of "general soreness." However, it isn't certain if he will play Friday night.
Fri, Mar 22, 2013 09:08:00 AM

Adrian Aucoin (lower body) has been activated off of the injured reserve list.

Aucoin is expected to play tonight, so this isn't a surprise. He missed six straight games due to the ailment.
Source: NHL.com
Fri, Feb 15, 2013 06:50:00 PM

Adrian Aucoin (lower body) is expected to return to the Columbus Blue Jackets' lineup on Friday.

Aucoin will play alongside Jack Johnson. Aucoin has no points and a minus-five rating in seven games this season.
Fri, Feb 15, 2013 09:54:00 AM

Coach Todd Richards says Adrian Aucoin "backpedaled" in his recovery from a lower-body injury, but it's not serious.

There's no timetable at the moment for Aucion's return. He has zero points and two penalty minutes in seven games this season and possesses no fantasy value.
Fri, Feb 8, 2013 04:04:00 PM

Adrian Aucoin has been placed on the injured reserve list.

The move is retroactive January 29. He has no points and two penalty minutes in seven games this season. The team is listing him as day-to-day.
Mon, Feb 4, 2013 05:14:00 PM

Adrian Aucoin missed the third period of Tuesday's game due to a lower body injury.

Aucoin signed a one-year/$2 million contract with Columbus over the summer. He has no points and a minus-five rating in seven games this season.
Thu, Jan 31, 2013 09:40:00 AM

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