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Coyotes must look inward to solve their problems

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- With Game No. 50 set for Tuesday in Calgary, we can all agree on a few things about the Phoenix Coyotes. They need veteran help along the blue line, they need a better offensive option for their second line left wing, and those turnovers and defensive-zone lapses go hand-in-hand with inconsistent goaltending and a poor penalty-killing unit. But if general manager...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
January 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Veteran D Aucoin retires after 17 seasons in NHL

Veteran defenseman Adrian Aucoin is retiring after 17 seasons in the NHL. The 40-year-old Aucoin, who played last season for the Columbus Blue Jackets, recorded 121 goals and 278 assists in 1,108 NHL games. He also played for Vancouver, Tampa Bay, the New York Islanders, Chicago, Calgary and Phoenix. Aucoin scored his first career NHL goal on his first shot in his first regular...
Via AP on Fox
November 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Adrian Aucoin announces retirement after 17 seasons

Adrian Aucoin, a respected defenceman known for his leadership and consistency throughout his career, announced his retirement from the National Hockey League (NHL) today after 17 NHL seasons. In a professional career that spanned two full decades, Aucoin, 40, appeared in a total of 1,108 NHL games, amassing 121 goals, 278 assists and 399 points. The native of Ottawa, Ontario played...
Via Pro Sports Daily
November 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Adrian Aucoin Announces His Retirement

from the NHLPA, Adrian Aucoin, a respected defenceman known for his leadership and consistency throughout his career, announced his retirement from the National Hockey League (NHL) today after 17 NHL seasons. In a professional career that spanned two full decades, Aucoin, 40, appeared in a total of 1,108 NHL games, amassing 121 goals, 278 assists and 399 points. The native...
Via Kukla's Korner
November 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Adrian Aucoin Announces Retirement, Joins Blackhawks As Coach by   Steven Ellis

Long time NHL defenseman Adrian Aucoin has announced his retirement and will begin working with the Chicago Blackhawks’ young defensive prospects. Aucoin was drafted 117th overall by the Vancouver Canucks in the 1992 NHL Entry Draft. On February 7, 2001, Aucoin (along with a second-round pick for the 2001 NHL Entry Draft) was traded to the Tampa Bay Lightning for goaltender Dan...
Via The Hockey House
October 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Savard once again recalled by Blue Jackets

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- The Columbus Blue Jackets have retained defenseman David Savard on emergency recall, 12 hours after sending him to their American Hockey League affiliate in Springfield, Mass. He had been called up on Tuesday but did not play. The Blue Jackets, winners of five in a row, were without defensemen Adrian Aucoin and Nikita Nikitin for all or part of Wednesday night...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
April 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Jackets get David Savard on emergency recall

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- The Columbus Blue Jackets have added defenseman David Savard on emergency recall from their American Hockey League affiliate in Springfield, Mass. Veteran Adrian Aucoin left with an injury in the second period of Monday night's 4-3 overtime victory over Colorado that moved the Blue Jackets into a tie with Detroit for eighth place in the West. The 22-year...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
April 16, 2013  |  Discuss

On The Trading Block

from Justin Bourne of The Score, Defensemen Adrian Aucoin His story: Aucoin would be your prototypical “I think this is a guy we can run out there for 15 minutes a night without getting killed” trade deadline pickup. At 39, he’s not going to set the world on fire, but he keeps it simple, doesn’t make a ton of mistakes, and can eat some minutes for you. For a pro...
Via Kukla's Korner
April 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Will The Blue Jackets Be In Sell Mode?

from Michael Arace of the Columbus Dispatch, They have plenty of trade fodder, beginning with the usual suspects: veterans such as winger Vinny Prospal, 38, who has a no-movement clause, and defenseman Adrian Aucoin, 39. They are classic rentals. Also, there is goaltender Steve Mason, 24, who may yet thrive in another environment. Somebody is going to take a shot with him. Somebody...
Via Kukla's Korner
April 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Aucoin: Parker a great influence on his career

Last week, legendary Boston University coach Jack Parker announced he will be retiring at the end of this season, his 40th as head coach of the program. In that time, he has amassed 894 wins, won three NCAA titles, and sent 66 players to the NHL. One of those players is Columbus Blue Jackets defenseman Adrian Aucoin, who played at BU for only one season, 1991-92, before turning pro...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
March 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Canucks vs. Columbus Blue Jackets Game 23 notes, prediction…no tweets?

Hello Ohio The Canucks kick off a three game road trip in Columbus this afternoon that also ends in Columbus next week, the circle of hockey life. We’ve now hit the midway point of the season and the Canucks are still mired in a mini-slump where, outside of the Kings game, they haven’t been playing to their potential. Remember, this season is the lightning season where every...
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
March 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Davidson Hoping Blue Jackets Grow With Him

from Michael Arace of the Columbus Dispatch, “We’re 10 games in, but I think I’ve seen the good and the bad,” Davidson said. “When we’ve played to our max, we’ve played hard and with some passion, and when we do that, we play well defensively. That’s our reality. That is what we have to be. When we don’t care of the little details, the fundamentals, we don’t...
Via Kukla's Korner
February 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Blue Jackets Notebook: Call-ups, An Extended Homestand, and Offensive Frustration Loom in Columbus

  By Joe Depto (@JoeDepto) Getty Images Once again this season, close wasn’t simply good enough for the Columbus Blue Jackets. On Tuesday, the Jackets lost 3-2 in a competitive game against the Minnesota Wild, squandering away a solid performance from CBJ netminder Steve Mason. In addition to coming up short on the offensive side of the ice, Columbus was hit hard with a series...
Via The Hockey Guys
January 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Jackets' Aucoin showing Moore the ropes

I come from a family of conscientious, talented teachers, so Im a big fan of the profession. And Ive always been especially impressed by teachers who not only know their subject, but theyve lived it; theyve applied their knowledge in the real world and become better teachers for the experience. Take Adrian Aucoin, for instance. Hes in his 18th season in the NHL and is one of the...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
January 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Columbus Blue Jackets Open Training Camp

By Tim Lucarelli (@tlucarelli) On a warm and rainy day in Columbus, Ohio, NHL hockey finally returned. For an organization that finished in last place by nine points last season and then subsequently lost out on the draft lottery for the first overall selection, there were certainly some question marks surrounding the level of fan support in Columbus. But all of that was put to rest...
Via The Hockey Guys
January 13, 2013  |  Discuss

No coaches, not many players at Columbus workout

A dozen or so Columbus Blue Jackets players went through a light workout on Monday, their first unofficial meeting since the NHL and the players' union reached a tentative agreement a day earlier after a lengthy lockout. All said they were pleased just to get back to work. Forward R.J. Umberger, who spent his idle time as a volunteer coach with his former college team at Ohio...
Via AP on Fox
January 07, 2013  |  Discuss

NHL, Union Resume Labor Talks on Wednesday With Mediators at Undisclosed Location

NEW YORK — Talks between the NHL and the union are back under way for the first time in nearly a week as the sides again search for a deal to save the hockey season. Federal mediators are rejoining negotiations being held Wednesday in an undisclosed location under a media blackout. The union, however, has released the names of those players who are taking part in the discussions...
Via NESN.com
December 12, 2012  |  Discuss

NHL labor talks resume in undisclosed location

NEW YORK (AP) -- Talks between the NHL and the union are back under way for the first time in nearly a week as the sides again search for a deal to save the hockey season. Federal mediators are rejoining negotiations being held Wednesday in an undisclosed location under a media blackout. The union, however, has released the names of those players who are taking part in the discussions...
Via Fox Sports West
December 12, 2012  |  Discuss

NHL talks resume with mediators

Talks between the NHL and the union are back under way for the first time in nearly a week as the sides again search for a deal to save the hockey season. Federal mediators are rejoining negotiations being held Wednesday in an undisclosed location under a media blackout. Multiple reports say the talks are going on in New Jersey. The union, however, has released the names of those...
Via Fox Sports
December 12, 2012  |  Discuss

What They Are Saying

Jeff Gordon of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch collected numerous tweets today after the NHL cancelled 82 games. Aaron Portzline: “#CBJ D Adrian Aucoin: ‘We're on Bettman time. Guys almost counted on it going down this way.’” Joe Haggarty: “Andrew Ference: ‘I remain optimistic there are a number of owners who are just as unhappy as the players w/this work...
Via Kukla's Korner
October 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Announcing "Before the Battle"

FOX Sports Ohio is excited to announce Before the Battle, a new 30-minute special featuring exclusive behind-the-scenes footage of the Columbus Blue Jackets throughout the NHL Draft. The Jackets held the 2nd overall pick in the 2012 NHL draft, andFOX Sports Ohiofollowed the Blue Jackets to Pittsburgh for the event. The undercurrent of change was the tenor of draft weekend, and in...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
July 30, 2012  |  Discuss

Foligno, Aucoin say they're good fit with Jackets

COLUMBUS (AP) -- Nick Foligno and Adrian Aucoin plan on introducing a breath of fresh air to the Columbus Blue Jackets. Both say they love being with the franchise. Both say brighter days are ahead. Both say the beleaguered Blue Jackets aren't far from being a really good team. "I think we're going to surprise a lot of people this year," Foligno said. Foligno...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
July 18, 2012  |  Discuss

Foligno, Aucoin say they're good fit with Jackets

Nick Foligno and Adrian Aucoin, the newest Columbus Blue Jackets, both express how happy they are to be with the club and how excited they are to be part of a new start. The big question lurking behind their words is what the team will look like if and when the Blue Jackets meet captain Rick Nash's demand to be traded. Until that situation is clarified, Foligno - acquired in...
Via AP on Fox
July 18, 2012  |  Discuss

Coyotes lose leading scorer

Ray Whitney is an NHL vagabond. Five of the seven teams he has played for in his 20-year NHL career -- San Jose, Florida, Columbus, Carolina and San Jose -- weren't in the league when he was a stick boy as a teenager in the Edmonton Oilers dressing room. So despite two great seasons on the ice in Phoenix and a 77-point, second-team All-Star year in which he reached both 1,000...
Via Pro Sports Daily
July 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Adrian Aucoin To Columbus

via Aaron Portzline tweet, #CBJ have signed veteran D Adrian Aucoin to a one-year, $2M contract, plus bonuses
Via Kukla's Korner
July 01, 2012  |  Discuss
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