Dave Archibald
Position Right wing
Shoots Left
6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
202 lb (92 kg)
Teams Minnesota North Stars
New York Rangers
Ottawa Senators
New York Islanders
Nationality Flag of Canada Canadian
Born April 14 1969 (1969-04-14) (age 51),
Chilliwack, BC, CAN
NHL Draft 6th overall, 1987
Minnesota North Stars
Pro Career 1987 – 2000

Dave Archibald (born April 14, 1969 in Chilliwack, British Columbia, Canada) is a former National Hockey League right wing. He was drafted by the Minnesota North Stars in the first round, sixth overall, of the 1987 NHL Entry Draft.

Playing careerEdit

After playing four seasons in the Western Hockey League for the Portland Winter Hawks, Archibald made his NHL debut with the North Stars in the 1987–88 season. In his first two NHL seasons, he scored 27 goals and added 39 assists. Early in the 1989–90 season, the North Stars traded Archibald to the New York Rangers for defenceman Jayson More.

Archibald finished the 1989–90 season with the Rangers' IHL affiliate, the Flint Spirits, before leaving to join the Canadian National Hockey Team for two seasons. This included representing Canada at the 1992 Olympics, where Archibald won a silver medal.

Archibald returned to the NHL in the 1992–93 season with the Ottawa Senators. After four seasons with the Senators, Archibald played in seven games with the New York Islanders in the 1996–97 season. He also played in Germany's Deutsche Eishockey Liga that season with the Frankfurt Lions. He then spent three seasons in the IHL before finishing up his career in Sweden's Elitserien with Linköpings HC in the 1999–2000 season.

In his NHL career, Archibald appeared in 323 games. He scored 57 goals and added 67 assists. He also played in five games for Minnesota during the 1989 Stanley Cup Playoffs, recording one assist.

Career statisticsEdit

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1983–84Portland Winter HawksWHL70112
1984–85Portland Winter HawksWHL47711181030220
1985–86Portland Winter HawksWHL702935645615671311
1986–87Portland Winter HawksWHL655057107402010182811
1987–88Minnesota North StarsNHL7813203326
1988–89Minnesota North StarsNHL721419331450110
1989–90Flint SpiritsIHL411438521643250
1989–90Minnesota North StarsNHL121566
1989–90New York RangersNHL192356
1992–93Binghamton RangersAHL863910
1992–93Ottawa SenatorsNHL44961532
1993–94Ottawa SenatorsNHL331081814
1994–95Ottawa SenatorsNHL1422419
1995–96Utah GrizzliesIHL1914510
1995–96Ottawa SenatorsNHL44641018
1996–97Frankfurt LionsDEL3410192948
1996–97New York IslandersNHL70004
1997–98San Antonio DragonsIHL5511213210
1998–99Utah GrizzliesIHL7623254832
1999–00Utah GrizzliesIHL2774111050000
1999–00Linköpings HCSEL2154918
NHL totals 323 57 67 124 139 5 0 1 1 0

International playEdit

Olympic medal record
Men's ice hockey
Silver 1992 Albertville Ice hockey

International statisticsEdit

Year Team Comp GP G A Pts PIM
1990–91Team CanadaInt'l2919123120
1991–92Team CanadaInt'l5820436364
Int'l totals 87 39 55 94 84

External linksEdit

Minnesota North Stars/Dallas Stars first-round draft picks
Minnesota: CheesmanBenzelockRedmondByersHicksBryan MaxwellSharpleyBrad MaxwellSmithHartsburgMcCarthyPalmerMeighanBellowsLawtonQuinnBabeArchibaldModanoZmolekHatcherMatvichuk
Dallas: HarveyBotterillIginlaJackmanMorrowOttBacashihuaVagnerFistricNiskanenVishnevskiy
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