(Aug 3) UNIONDALE, New York (Ticker) -- The New York Islanders on
Thursday agreed to terms on one-year contracts with defenseman Adrian
Aucoin and center Jason Krog.
Financial terms were not disclosed. Both players were restricted free
The Islanders acquired Aucoin from Tampa Bay in June, bolstering
their power play. The 28-year-old has a booming slap shot that in
1998-99 helped him to a career-high 23 goals -- an NHL season high
Aucoin split last season between Vancouver and Tampa Bay, combining
for four goals and 25 assists in 79 games. He has 50 goals and 82
assists in 367 NHL games.
Krog, 25, had three assists in nine games with the Islanders last
season. He spent most of the year in the AHL, combining for 18 goals
and 39 assists in 49 games between Lowell and Springfield.
The former Hobey Baker Award winner at New Hampshire, who dislocated
a shoulder in his second game with the Isles last season, played
under new coach Peter Laviolette at Providence of the AHL in 1999-
After another horrific season, the Islanders have been busy this
offseason but still are trying to sign key acquisitions Alexei Yashin
and Michael Peca.