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Topic - Keith Aucoin
He got chances with the Washington Capitals, including last season, but now Aucoin isn't just a call-up. Claimed off waivers by the Islanders, he has three goals and an assist in six games this year and is starting to show the kind of offense he can provide at the NHL level if given the chance.
Desperation was there from the hop Saturday afternoon, with the Washington Capitals looking nothing like a team that just lost to the New York Rangers in a marathon Game 3.
Don't call the trio of Mike Knuble, Keith Aucoin and Joel Ward the Washington Capitals' fourth line.
With the Metro underneath and so many events there beyond hockey Verizon Center, the ice surface there has been the subject of ridicule for quite some time. So it's enough of a concern on a normal day, but with the temperature expected to approach 90 degrees Monday, the chances of bad ice increase substantially.
"She was kind of nervous," said Aucoin, a former Washington Capital, who reached his mother after a brief delay.
She said it was a pretty crazy scene down there."