• Coyotes Sign Aulie To PTO

    News: Keith Aulie signed a professional tryout contract with the Coyotes on Wednesday.
    Analysis: Keith Aulie will audition for a role on the Coyotes' third defensive pair or as a seventh defenseman during training camp, with his standing on the roster ultimately dictated by how well younger options like Klas Dahlbeck, Connor Murphy, and Brandon Gormley perform in training camp. The 26-year-old had difficulty earning ice time on an Oilers squad short on quality defenders last season, skating in only 31 games and providing just one point.
  • Oilers, Aulie Part Ways

    News: Keith Aulie wasn't extended a qualifying offer Monday by the Oilers and will become an unrestricted free agent, Jason Gregor of the Edmonton Journal reports.
    Analysis: After signing with the Oilers last summer, Keith Aulie ended up only appearing in 31 games, as the coaching staff typically opted to make him a healthy scratch. The fact that Aulie struggled to see the ice on one of the league's poorest defensive units doesn't bode well for his chances of earning a meaningful role with any other team.
  • Oilers' Aulie Clears Waivers

    News: Keith Aulie cleared waivers Monday.
    Analysis: The Oilers will likely wait until after the carnage of Monday's trade deadline before deciding whether Keith Aulie will stick with the parent club or report to AHL Oklahoma City.
  • Aulie Placed On Waivers By Oilers

    News: Keith Aulie was placed on waivers by the Oilers on Sunday, according to the Edmonton Journal.
    Analysis: Keith Aulie was not in the Oilers' future plans, as he has only played 18 games this season. If he passes through waivers, he will likely be sent to AHL Oklahoma City.
  • Suspension Over For Oilers' Aulie

    News: Keith Aulie will be eligible to play Tuesday against the Red Wings after serving his two-game suspension.
    Analysis: Keith Aulie wasn't a regular in the Edmonton lineup prior to the banishment, so there's no guarantee that interim coach Todd Nelson will end up using him Tuesday. He hasn't tallied a single point in his 13 games with the Oilers on the season.
  • Oilers' Aulie Suspended Two Games

    News: Keith Aulie has been suspended two games for an illegal check to the head of Calgary's Matt Stajan during Wednesday's game.
    Analysis: The 25-year-old will thus be forced to sit Friday and Sunday before becoming eligible to return Tuesday against Detroit. Keith Aulie has yet to score in 13 games with Edmonton this season, but he has logged 49 penalty minutes.
  • Oilers Recall Aulie

    News: The Oilers recalled Keith Aulie from AHL Oklahoma City on Monday, Derek Van Diest of the Edmonton Sun reports.
    Analysis: Keith Aulie is expected to take Andrew Ference's place in the lineup, since Ference has been suspended for three games.
  • Oilers' Aulie To Begin The Season In AHL

    News: Keith Aulie will begin the season in Oklahoma City of the AHL, according to the Edmonton Journal.
    Analysis: This is a little bit of a head scratcher as the Oilers signed Keith Aulie as a free agent during the offseason. Aulie also has a one-way contract which should tell you all you need to know about how bad he had to play this preseason in order not to make the team.
  • Oilers Sign Aulie

    News: Keith Aulie signed a one-year, $800,000 deal with the Oilers on Tuesday, the Tampa Bay Times reports.
    Analysis: With 13 points in 136 career NHL games to date, the 25-year-old Keith Aulie isn't much of a factor on offense, but he'll add depth and size (6-foot-6, 228 pounds) to the Edmonton blue line.
  • Ice Time Light For Bolts' Aulie

    News: Keith Aulie appeared in just five games before the break after returning from a hand injury Jan. 19.
    Analysis: He provided no points and logged five hits and five blocks over those games. Keith Aulie is merely a defensive depth for the Bolts and is safe to ignore in just about any fantasy format.