|Assets:||Has a calm demeanor, and usually makes the safe play. Skates very well for a big man. There's also upside here as a physical blueliner. Displays a little all-around ability, as well. Can log bit minutes.|
|Flaws:||Doesn't use his size enough. Needs to improve his coordination, game-to-game consistency and decision-making with the puck in order to make an impact at the NHL level.|
|Career Potential:||Steady rearguard with a little upside.|
|WHL||East First All-Star Team||2008-09|
|10/05/2014||Placed on waivers by the Edmonton Oilers for the purpose of being assigned to the Oklahoma City Barons (AHL).|
|7/01/2014||Signed as an unrestricted free agent by the Edmonton Oilers to a one-year contract.|
|6/30/2014||Tampa Bay Lightning did not tender a qualifying offer.|
|1/18/2014||Missed 20 games (broken hand).|
|12/06/2013||Broken hand, injured reserve.|
|11/27/2013||Missed 7 games (upper body injury).|
|11/12/2013||Upper body injury, injured reserve.|
|6/26/2013||Re-signed by the Tampa Bay Lightning to a one-year contract.|
|1/12/2013||Recalled from Syracuse (AHL).|
|9/25/2012||Assigned to Syracuse (AHL).|
|7/01/2012||Re-signed as a restricted free agent by the Tampa Bay Lightning to a one-year contract.|
|4/09/2012||Assigned to Norfolk (AHL).|
|2/29/2012||Recalled from Norfolk (AHL).|
|2/27/2012||Acquired from the Toronto Maple Leafs.|
|2/20/2012||Assigned to Toronto (AHL).|
|2/14/2012||Recalled from Toronto (AHL).|
|2/01/2012||Assigned to Toronto (AHL).|
|11/27/2011||Recalled from Toronto (AHL).|
|10/03/2011||Assigned to Toronto (AHL).|
|2/10/2011||Recalled from Toronto (AHL).|
|12/17/2010||Assigned to Toronto (AHL).|
|11/12/2010||Recalled from Toronto (AHL).|
|9/26/2010||Assigned to Toronto (AHL).|
|1/31/2010||Acquired from the Calgary Flames.|
|9/20/2009||Assigned to Abbotsford (AHL).|
|1/07/2009||Signed by the Calgary Flames to an entry-level contract.|
|9/16/2008||Returned to his junior team (Brandon-WHL).|
|4/09/2008||Signed by the Quad City Flames (AHL) to an amateur tryout contract.|
|9/12/2007||Returned to his junior team (Brandon-WHL).|
|7/01/2014||Signed as an unrestricted free agent by the Edmonton Oilers.|
|2/27/2012||Toronto Maple Leafs traded Keith Aulie to the Tampa Bay Lightning for Carter Ashton.|
|1/31/2010||Toronto Maple Leafs traded Ian White, Matt Stajan, Nicklas Hagman and Jamal Mayers to the Calgary Flames for Dion Phaneuf, Keith Aulie and Fredrik Sjostrom.|
|6/23/2007||Drafted by the Calgary Flames in the 4th round (116th overall) in 2007.|
Keith Aulie signs with Edmonton | 07/01/2014 1:22 PM
NewsThe Edmonton Oilers have signed Keith Aulie to a one-year deal.
Oilers.nhl.com on Twitter
ImpactAulie had an assist in 15 games with the Tampa Bay Lightning last season. He's just 25 years old, but we doubt he'll ever be much more than a third-pairing defenseman.
Keith Aulie made his playoff debut in Game 4 | 04/23/2014 9:07 AM
NewsKeith Aulie suited up in his first NHL playoff game Tuesday night.
ImpactIn doing so, he became the 11th different Lightning player to make their Stanley Cup Playoff debut in the series. Aulie got a chance to play because of injuries to Radko Gudas (lower body) and Sami Salo (upper body). He had two hits, two blocks and a plus-1 rating in 12:22 of ice time.
| 01/20/2014 1:43 AM
NewsKeith Aulie returned to action on Sunday January 19.
Keith Aulie (hand) is upgraded to day-to-day | 01/14/2014 7:56 AM
NewsKeith Aulie (hand) didn't have a no-contact jersey during Monday's morning skate.
St. Petersburg Times
Impact"He's becoming day to day as opposed to week to week," coach Jon Cooper said. Aulie has been out of action since Dec. 5 with a hand injury.
Keith Aulie on the mend from broken hand | 01/10/2014 8:49 AM
NewsKeith Aulie (hand) was on the ice for Thursday's morning skate.
ImpactHe has missed the last 15 games with a broken hand, but he doesn't feel any pain in it. "It's one of those injuries when you're waiting for the doctor to say it's healthy," Aulie said. "It's one of those things where it feels great but it's not quite healed yet. You just got to give it time."
Keith Aulie out indefinitely with broken hand | 12/07/2013 10:39 AM
NewsKeith Aulie's upper-body injury is a broken hand.
ImpactAulie underwent surgery on Friday and is sidelined indefinitely. He has no points and four penalty minutes in six games this season.
Keith Aulie suffers UBI Thursday night | 12/06/2013 8:11 AM
NewsKeith Aulie sustained an upper-body injury Thursday night, which is believed to be a hand ailment.
ImpactHe missed the end of the second period and all of the third because of the undisclosed injury. Consider him day-to-day for the time being.
| 11/28/2013 2:47 AM
NewsKeith Aulie was activated from the IL on Wednesday November 27.
Keith Aulie will miss Tuesday's game | 11/12/2013 1:42 PM
NewsKeith Aulie (upper body) is out for Tuesday's game against the Canadiens.
Erik Erlendsson on Twitter
ImpactAulie was hurt during Monday's contest against the Boston Bruins. He has a minus-three rating in three games in 2013-14.
Keith Aulie suffers UBI in Monday's loss | 11/11/2013 6:43 PM
NewsKeith Aulie sustained an upper-body injury in Monday afternoon's loss to Boston.
Damian Cristodero on Twitter
ImpactHe had a minus-2 rating and one shot in 8:32 of ice time prior to leaving the game. It isn't clear how long he will be sidelined for yet. Aulie has appeared in just three contests this season and spent most of the year as a healthy scratch.
Keith Aulie not playing much so far for Bolts | 11/07/2013 10:17 AM
NewsKeith Aulie has suited up in just two games for Tampa Bay this season.
St. Petersburg Times
Impact"It's not easy," Aulie said Wednesday. "It's something you don't want to go through. But ... all you can control is what you do on the ice. You work hard every day and hope you're bringing something that they want." He has seen less action than rookie defenders Andrej Sustr and Mark Barberio. Aulie and Barberio would have to clear waivers if sent down, so they likely aren't going anywhere.
Keith Aulie will replace Sustr Tuesday night | 10/08/2013 4:13 PM
NewsKeith Aulie will make his season debut Tuesday night.
St. Petersburg Times
ImpactAndrej Sustr will be a healthy scratch. Aulie appeared in 45 games with the Lightning during the lockout-shortened season. He posted seven points, 60 penalty minutes and 91 hits over that span.
Bolts re-sign blueliner Keith Aulie | 06/26/2013 6:46 PM
NewsKeith Aulie has signed a one-year, one-way contract with Tampa Bay.
ImpactIn 45 games with the Lightning in 2013, Aulie posted two goals, seven points and 60 penalty minutes. He also led the team with 91 hits.
Keith Aulie healthy scratch Saturday | 02/17/2013 12:15 PM
NewsKeith Aulie was a healthy scratch in the Lightning's 6-5 overtime win against the Panthers Saturday.
ImpactThe 6-foot-6 rearguard has two points in 13 contests in this 48-game shortened season. He doesn't have any fantasy appeal.
| 01/22/2013 2:59 AM
NewsKeith Aulie was called up from the minors on Monday January 21.
| 01/21/2013 11:17 PM
NewsKeith Aulie was called up from the minors on Saturday January 19.
Keith Aulie and 5 others head to Tampa camp | 01/12/2013 2:25 PM
NewsKeith Aulie and five other minor league players have been summoned to attend the Lightning's training camp.
ImpactAccompanying Aulie to Tampa are Cory Conacher, Pierre-Cedric Labrie, Matt Taormina and Mike Angelidis. Aulie and perhaps Taormina have the best chance of earning a roster spot but none of these players has any fantasy value for this season.
Keith Aulie invited to Lightning camp | 01/09/2013 9:36 PM
NewsKeith Aulie was held out of the Crunch's game Wednesday night because he's been invited to Lightning camp.
Erik Erlendsson on Twitter
ImpactAulie has played in 76 NHL games over the past few seasons, amassing five points and 61 penalty minutes. The 6-foot-6 rearguard has six points in the NHL to go with 34 penalty minutes. He doesn't have any fantasy appeal if he makes the team.
|Goals||2||2 times-last: 2012-13 (TB)|
|Penalty Minutes||60||2012-13 (TB)|
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