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Capitals sign free agent centre Keith Aucoin to two-year contract

ARLINGTON, Va. - The Washington Capitals signed free-agent centre Keith Aucoin to a two-year contract Thursday.

The 29-year-old Aucoin split last season between the Carolina Hurricanes and the American Hockey League's Albany River Rats. He played 38 games for Carolina, scoring five goals with eight assists.

Aucoin played U.S. college hockey at Norwich, where he became the school's career leader in goals (114) and assists (124).

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