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Adrian Aucoin
Adrian Aucoin
Defenceman
(oh-KOYN)
Number: 33
Height: 6' 2"
Weight: 215
Shoots: Right
Born: 3 Jul 1973
Birthplace: Ottawa, ON, Canada
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Acquired: From Chicago along with a 7th round pick in the 2007 NHL Entry Draft in exchange for defenseman Andrei Zyuzin and Steve Marr DRAFTED: VAN - 5th round, 117th overall, in the 1992 Entry Draft
Drafted: VAN / 1992 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 5th (117th overall)

Career: Represented Canada at the '93 World Junior Championships (7GP-0G-1A-1P, Gold Medal) and '94 Winter Olympics (4GP-0G-0A-0P, Silver Medal)… Made NHL debut (w/VAN) and scored 1st career goal on 5/3/95 at SJS... Set VAN record for goals by a D in 1998-99 (23, also led NHL)… Tied D. Potvin’s NHL record for most PPG by a D in a season (18) in 1998-99 (w/VAN)… Set career high with 44 pts (13G-31A) in 2003-04 w/NYI… Appeared in 2004 NHL All-Star Game, scoring opening goal for Team East in 6-4 W over Team West… Served as CHI team captain from 2005-07… Skated in 1000th career NHL game (w/PHX) on 3/20/11 vs. CHI.

2012-13:  Recorded 1st point as a Blue Jacket (assist, goal by D. MacKenzie) on 2/16 at PHX.

2011-12: Ranked 3rd on PHX in +/- rating (+14) and TOI/game (20:14)… Recorded +4 rating (T-2nd on team) in playoffs during PHX's run to the Conference Finals.

Personal: Nicknames incl. ‘Oak’ and ‘Oakie’... Favorite band: Led Zeppelin... Favorite actor: John Candy... Favorite movie: Stripes.
 



2008-09 HIGHLIGHTS:
Scored his 1st goal of the season on Oct.17 EDM 4 @ CGY 3 ... scored his 100th career goal on Nov.1 CGY 3 @ LA 2 ... had a season high two points (1+1) including the game winning goal and was a +3 on Nov.18 COL 1 @ CGY 4 ... scored the game winning goal on Dec.27 OTT 3 @ CGY 6 ... registered a pair of assists on Jan.8 NYI 2 @ CGY 5 ... registered a pair of assist for the second time this season on Jan.21 CLB 4 @ CGY 5 (SO) ... scored the game winning goal, his 10th goal of the season, on Feb.19 CGY 3 @ MIN 2 (OT) ... had 3 assists on Mar.14 CGY 6 @ TOR 8 ... missed one game (Apr.3) with an upper body injury

PLAYOFF HIGHLIGHTS:
scored a goal on Apr.18 CGY 2 @ CHI 3