Phoenix Coyotes sign defenceman Adrian Aucoin to one-year deal

PHOENIX – The Phoenix Coyotes added more veteran presence to their blue-line.

They signed defenceman Adrian Aucoin to a US$2.25-million, one-year contract on Thursday.

Aucoin spent the past two years with the Calgary Flames, putting up 10 goals and 34 points in 81 games last year.

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It will be the sixth NHL team for Aucoin, who turns 36 on Friday.

The former Vancouver Canuck has scored 108 goals and 336 points in 851 career NHL games.