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Adrian Aucoin

Adrian Aucoin  #33

Defenseman
NUMBER: 33 BIRTHDATE: July 3, 1973
HEIGHT: 6' 2" BIRTHPLACE: Ottawa, ON, Canada
WEIGHT: 215 DRAFTED: VAN / 1992 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Right ROUND: 5th   (117th overall)
Played in NHL All-Star Game (2004) Missed majority of 1997-98 due to ankle (October 4, 1997 vs. Anaheim) and groin (November 1, 1997 vs. Pittsburgh) injuries. Traded to Tampa Bay by Vancouver with Vancouver's 2nd round choice (Alexander Polushin) in 2001 Entry Draft for Dan Cloutier, February 7, 2001. Traded to NY Islanders by Tampa Bay with Alexander Kharitonov for Mathieu Biron and NY Islanders' 2nd round choice (later traded to Washington, later traded to Vancouver Vancouver selected Denis Grot) in 2002 Entry Draft, June 22, 2001. Signed as a free agent by MODO (Sweden), December 21, 2004. Signed as a free agent by Chicago, August 2, 2005. Traded to Calgary by Chicago with Chicago's 7th round choice (C.J. Severyn) in 2007 Entry Draft for Andrei Zyuzin and Steve Marr, June 22, 2007. Signed as a free agent by Phoenix, July 2, 2009. Signed as a free agent by Columbus, July 1, 2012. Officially announced his retirement, November 19, 2013.
Quote of the Day

I don't know how he does it. I don't know how he gets his body parallel with the player and pulls it through his legs like that. I know he's tried it a couple times in practice and it's never worked, so how he does it in a game, it's incredible.

— Capitals defenseman Mike Green on teammate Alex Ovechkin's highlight-reel goal against the Devils on Saturday