Aulie skated in 45 of 48 games with the Lightning in 2012-13, recording two goals and seven points with 60 penalty minutes while averaging 12:49 in ice time. He set career highs for games played, points and penalty minutes in a season. Aulie led all Tampa Bay skaters with 91 hits and ranked second for penalty minutes.
The 6-foot-6 native of Rouleau, Saskatchewan, has played in 121 NHL regular-season games with Tampa Bay and the Toronto Maple Leafs, scoring four goals with 12 points and 121 penalty minutes. The 24-year-old has played 110 games in the American Hockey League and was a member of the 2011 Calder Cup-champion Norfolk Admirals when that team was the Lightning's AHL affiliate.