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Avalanche Claims Aube-Kubel

Avalanche Acquire Nicolas Aube-Kubel from the Philadelphia Flyers

by Colorado Avalanche /

DENVER - The Colorado Avalanche Hockey Club announced today that the team has claimed forward Nicolas Aube-Kubel on waivers from the Philadelphia Flyers. 

Aube-Kubel, 25, has played in seven games for the Flyers this season, recording one point (0g/1a). He appeared in a career-high 50 contests last season, collecting 12 points, which included a career-best nine assists.

Aube-Kubel has 28 points (10g/18a) in 102 career NHL outings, all with Philadelphia, which selected him in the second round (48th overall) in the 2014 NHL Draft. He has also skated in 13 career postseason contests, all of which were during the 2020 Stanley Cup Playoffs where he recorded three points (2g/1a) to help the Flyers reach the Eastern Conference Second Round.

Aube-Kubel has produced 105 points (50g/55a) in 229 games with Philadelphia's American Hockey League affiliate, the Lehigh Valley Phantoms. The 5-foot-11, 187-pound right wing also appeared in 14 combined games in the Calder Cup Playoffs in 2017 and 2018. 

Prior to turning pro, Aube-Kubel (pronounced: oh-BAY-koo-BEHL) played four seasons for the Val-d'Or Foreurs in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League, totaling 244 points (108g/136a) in 251 regular season games. The Slave Lake, Alberta, native added 32 points (13g/19a) in 57 QMJHL playoff games and helped Val-d'Or capture the President Cup as league champions in 2013-14.  



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