Josh Archibald (ice hockey)

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Josh Archibald
Born (1992-10-06) October 6, 1992 (age 24)
Regina, Saskatchewan
Height 5 ft 10 in (178 cm)
Weight 176 lb (80 kg; 12 st 8 lb)
Position Right Wing
Shoots Right
NHL team Pittsburgh Penguins
NHL Draft 174th overall, 2011
Pittsburgh Penguins
Playing career 2014–present

Josh Archibald (born October 6, 1992) is a Canadian-born American ice hockey player. He is currently playing within the Pittsburgh Penguins organization of the National Hockey League (NHL). Archibald was selected by the Penguins in the sixth round (174th overall) of the 2011 NHL Entry Draft. He was born in Regina, Saskatchewan, but grew up in Brainerd, Minnesota.

Playing career[edit]

Archibald came to the University of Nebraska Omaha after playing high school hockey with Brainerd High School in Minnesota. Archibald was a finalist for the Minnesota Mr. Hockey Award in 2011.[1] He was selected as the WCHA Rookie of the Week in November 2011 [2] Archibald played with Team USA at the 2012 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships[3]

Personal[edit]

His father, Jim Archibald, played in the NHL with the Minnesota North Stars during the mid-1980s.[4]

Career statistics[edit]

Regular season and playoffs[edit]

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2009–10 Brainerd High USHS 27 22 35 57 74
2010–11 Brainerd High USHS 27 30 48 78 40
2011–12 Omaha Mavericks WCHA 36 10 5 15 33
2012–13 Omaha Mavericks WCHA 39 19 17 36 34
2013–14 Omaha Mavericks NCHC 37 29 14 43 62
2013–14 Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins AHL 7 1 0 1 13 2 1 0 1 0
2014–15 Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins AHL 45 5 8 13 24 3 0 1 1 0
2014–15 Wheeling Nailers ECHL 9 7 4 11 4
2015–16 Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins AHL 69 9 9 18 75 10 1 0 1 10
2015–16 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 1 0 0 0 0
NHL totals 1 0 0 0 0

International[edit]

Year Team Event Result GP G A Pts PIM
2012 United States WJC 7th 6 0 2 2 6
Junior totals 6 0 2 2 6

Awards and honours[edit]

Award Year
All-NCHC First Team 2013–14 [5]
AHCA West First-Team All-American 2013–14

References[edit]

  1. ^ Christensen, Josh (February 9, 2011). Josh Archibald Brainerd Boys Hockey (Television production). Lakeland, MN: Lakeland Public Television, Inc. Retrieved July 9, 2011. 
  2. ^ Josh Archibald WCHA Rookie of Week – Lakeland News Sports – November 15, 2011.m4v. YouTube. November 15, 2011. 
  3. ^ Denton (Denny) Newman Jr. "Archibald makes Team USA". Brainerd Dispatch. 
  4. ^ "Eliteprospects.com – Jim Archibald". EliteProspects.com. 2015-06-07. Retrieved 2015-06-07. 
  5. ^ "NCHC announces All-Conference players, All-Rookie Team". USCHO.com. 

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Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Award Created
NCHC Player of the Year
2013–14
Succeeded by
Joey LaLeggia
Preceded by
Award Created
NCHC Forward of the Year
2013–14
Succeeded by
Trevor Moore