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Welcome to Center Ice Chat’s Top 5, an irregular series ranking performances this season. In this post, we take an unannounced look at the American Hockey League, the leaders on the stats sheets, and what it means for this NHL season.
5. Keith Aucoin, Hershey Bears (Washington Capitals)
Keith Aucoin is the cousin of 39-year-old Phoenix Coyotes defenceman Adrian Aucoin. Keith, 33, is an AHL veteran of 630 games while spending 75 games in the NHL among the Carolina Hurricanes and Washington Capitals.
This year, he’s been good for 3 goals and 13 assists in 11 games, tied for third in the points category with Chris Conner of the Grand Rapids Griffns and Carter Ashton of the Norfolk Admirals.
Aucoin, a two-time Calder Cup champion, became the 21st player in the AHL to register 700 points last year. He’s this year’s assistant captain for the Bears.
Analysis for this year: Aucoin’s blessings is another man’s tragedy. That being injuries, of course. So, until the Capitals suff...
BEST OF MAXIM
AROUND THE WEB
The Toronto Maple Leafs has been a curious case this season in regards to special teams.
The Northeast Division leader has been without its No. 1 goalie in James Reimer since Oct. 22, and are dead last in the penalty kill in the NHL at 70.9 percent success rate.
The Maple Leafs rank last in the penalty kill so far this season. But they've been able to hold up well...
Hello Tim, the guy from the Tim Horton's Ad I dressed up as for Halloween,
Special thanks to @DasNordlicht91 and @kid_kawartha for the still.
I’m sorry if my costume was offensive. It was kind of an inside joke with me and the other Leafs guys. They kept buying me Tim Horton’s coffee (even though I don’t really drink coffee) and asking me about a BELT...
I’ve written about it before and hoped to have gotten it all off of my chest. But it features so prominently as a symptom of the psychosis linked to Leaf fans.
What is it? The Short Term Memory.
For Saturday’s game against the reigning Stanley Cup champions at the ACC, Ron Wilson and company opted to sit Luke Schenn out as a healthy scratch for the first time...
The Toronto Maple Leafs will be without Tim Connolly for up to two weeks after the veteran center suffered an upper-body injury in Saturday's one-sided loss to the Boston Bruins.Connolly missed practice on Monday, and afterward head coach Ron Wilson confirmed the injury and recovery timetable.He wouldn't say if it was the same ailment that caused Connolly to sit out the first...
Brian Burke, President and General Manager of the Toronto Maple Leafs, announced Tuesday that the hockey club has recalled forward Matt Frattin from the Toronto Marlies of the American Hockey Lea...
Tyler Seguin's hat trick against the Toronto Maple Leafs on Saturday night might have been the first of his career. But given the talent that the 19-year-old has, it likely won't be his last. Seguin scored his fifth, sixth and seventh goals of the season in the 7-0 rout. And each of Seguin's goals was unique, though he gave a great deal of credit to his linemates. NESN...
Tyler Seguin showed yet again why he’s a force to be reckon with in the National Hockey League.
The sophomore player, going into Saturday’s game against the Toronto Maple Leafs with four goals and seven assists in 11 games, netted a hat trick.
It was his first of probably many more to come.
He scored them first to get the Bruins up 1-0 at 06:23 into the first period...
The Maple Leafs were without Tim Connolly at Monday’s practice. The Leafs forward suffered an upper body injury during Saturday’s game and will be lost from 10 days to two weeks.
“He got hurt during the first penalty kill and ...
After a month of success, recognition and notoriety, the Toronto Maple Leafs were bound to have a reality check. It came in the form of the Stanley Cup champion Boston Bruins, who inflicted a 7-0 drubbing in front of the perturbed patrons of the Air Canada Center on Saturday night.
In spite of their conference leading 9-3-1 record going into the game, Ron Wilson's bunch had...
After a successful three-game road trip in which they won two out of three, the Toronto Maple Leafs return home for an original six battle with the Boston Bruins at the Air Canada Centre on Saturday.
This is the second of six meetings between the Northeast Division rivals this season. The Bruins took the first game with a 6-2 victory in Boston on Oct. 20 to give the Leafs their...
Daymond Langkow, Adrian Aucoin and Boyd Gordon scored for Phoenix, and the Coyotes held off Edmonton 4-2 on Saturday night, snapping the Oilers' six-game winning streak.