Isles claim Keith Aucoin off waivers

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The New York Islanders have claimed center Keith Aucoin off waivers from the Toronto Maple Leafs.

Aucoin, 34, has played 102 games in the NHL and tallied an unremarkable 37 points. But the undersized and undrafted Massachusetts native has been a scoring machine in the AHL, racking up 814 points in 707 games. That total includes 40 points in 34 games this season with the Marlies.

For curious Isles fans, the National Post published a profile of Aucoin yesterday when he still had a future with the Leafs.