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Keith Aucoin signs two-year contract extension with Washington Capitals

WASHINGTON - Keith Aucoin has signed a two-year contract extension with the Washington Capitals.

Aucoin is currently in the minors with the Hershey Bears, leading the American Hockey League in scoring with 84 points - 31 goals and 53 assists.

He helped lead Hershey to the AHL championship last season.

The five-foot-nine, 162-pound Aucoin has three goals and eight assists in 21 games for the Capitals the last two seasons. He has played in nine games for Washington this season.

The extension was announced by the Capitals before their game against the Dallas Stars on Monday night.

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