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{{Infobox Ice Hockey Player
 
{{Infobox Ice Hockey Player
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| team=[[Los Angeles Kings]]
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| league = [[NHL]]
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| team = [[Abbotsford Heat]]
| former_teams =
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| league = [[American Hockey League|AHL]]
| position = [[Defenceman (ice hockey)|Defense]]
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| former_teams = [[Los Angeles Kings]]
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| position = [[Defenceman|Defense]]
 
| shoots = Left
 
| shoots = Left
 
| height_ft = 6
 
| height_ft = 6
 
| height_in = 3
 
| height_in = 3
 
| weight_lb = 214
 
| weight_lb = 214
| nickname =
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| birth_date = {{birth date and age|1984|7|5}}
| nationality = {{flagicon|USA}} [[American]]
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| birth_place = [[Antigo, Wisconsin|Antigo]], [[Wisconsin|WI]], [[United States|USA]]
| birth_date = {{Birth date and age|1984|7|5}}
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| draft = Undrafted
| birth_place = [[Antigo, Wisconsin|Antigo]], [[Wisconsin|WI]]
 
| draft = undrafted
 
| draft_year =
 
| draft_team =
 
 
| career_start = 2007
 
| career_start = 2007
| prospect_league = [[American Hockey League|AHL]]
 
| prospect_team = [[Manchester Monarchs]]
 
 
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'''Joe Piskula''' (born July 5, 1984 in [[Antigo, Wisconsin|Antigo]], [[Wisconsin]]) is an [[United States|American]] professional [[ice hockey]] [[Defenceman|defenseman]] who currently plays with the [[Abbotsford Heat]] of the [[American Hockey League]].
'''Joe Piskula''' (born July 5, 1984 in [[Antigo, Wisconsin|Antigo]], [[Wisconsin]]) is an [[United States|American]] professional [[ice hockey]] [[Defenceman (ice hockey)|defenseman]] currently with the [[Manchester Monarchs]] of the [[American Hockey League]].
 
   
 
==Playing career==
 
==Playing career==
 
Piskula was signed as a free agent by the [[Los Angeles Kings]] on March 21, 2007, following three years playing at the [[Wisconsin Badgers|University of Wisconsin–Madison]]. He played in his first NHL game with the Kings on March 23, 2007 against the [[Chicago Blackhawks]].
 
Piskula was signed as a free agent by the [[Los Angeles Kings]] on March 21, 2007, following three years playing at the [[Wisconsin Badgers|University of Wisconsin–Madison]]. He played in his first NHL game with the Kings on March 23, 2007 against the [[Chicago Blackhawks]].
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After three years with the [[Manchester Monarchs]], the Kings AHL affiliate, Piskula left as a free agent and was invited on a try-out to the [[Philadelphia Flyers]] training camp for the [[2010–11 AHL season|2010–11]] campaign.<ref>{{cite web| url = http://flyers.nhl.com/club/news.htm?id=538689 | title = Flyers reduce training camp roster | publisher = ''[[Philadelphia Flyers]]'' | date = 2010-09-26 | accessdate = 2010-11-04}}</ref> Following his release from the Flyers, Joe returned to the AHL and initially signed a try-out agreement with the [[Oklahoma City Barons]] before moving to the Abbotsford Heat on October 6 to begin the season.<ref>{{cite web| url = http://www.oursportscentral.com/services/releases/?id=4096181 | title = Piskula signs try-out agreement | publisher = ''oursportscentral'' | author = ''[[Oklahoma City Barons]]'' |date = 2010-09-27 | accessdate = 2010-11-04}}</ref>
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==Career statistics==
 
==Career statistics==
 
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| [[2009–10 AHL season|2009–10]]
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| Manchester Monarchs
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| AHL
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| 72
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| 2
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| 10
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| 12
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| 51
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| 16
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| 2
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| 2
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| 4
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| 12
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| [[2010–11 AHL season|2010–11]]
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| [[Abbotsford Heat]]
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| AHL
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| 71
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| 1
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| 11
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| 12
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| 73
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! colspan="3" | NHL totals
 
! colspan="3" | NHL totals
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==References==
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==External links==
 
==External links==
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[[Category:Born in 1984]]
 
[[Category:Born in 1984]]
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[[Category:Abbotsford Heat players]]
[[Category:Chicago Steel player]]
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[[Category:American ice hockey players]]
[[Category:Des Moines Buccaneers player]]
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[[Category:Chicago Steel alumni]]
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[[Category:Des Moines Buccaneers alumni]]
 
[[Category:Los Angeles Kings players]]
 
[[Category:Los Angeles Kings players]]
[[Category:Manchester Monarchs player]]
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[[Category:Manchester Monarchs players]]
 
[[Category:Wisconsin Badgers players]]
 
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{{Wikipedia}}

Latest revision as of 22:30, November 26, 2011

Joe Piskula
Joe Piskula 2011
Position Defense
Shoots Left
Height
Weight
6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
214 lb (97 kg)
AHL Team
F. Teams
Abbotsford Heat
Los Angeles Kings
Born July 5 1984 (1984-07-05) (age 36),
Antigo, WI, USA
NHL Draft Undrafted
Pro Career 2007 – present

Joe Piskula (born July 5, 1984 in Antigo, Wisconsin) is an American professional ice hockey defenseman who currently plays with the Abbotsford Heat of the American Hockey League.

Playing careerEdit

Piskula was signed as a free agent by the Los Angeles Kings on March 21, 2007, following three years playing at the University of Wisconsin–Madison. He played in his first NHL game with the Kings on March 23, 2007 against the Chicago Blackhawks.

After three years with the Manchester Monarchs, the Kings AHL affiliate, Piskula left as a free agent and was invited on a try-out to the Philadelphia Flyers training camp for the 2010–11 campaign.[1] Following his release from the Flyers, Joe returned to the AHL and initially signed a try-out agreement with the Oklahoma City Barons before moving to the Abbotsford Heat on October 6 to begin the season.[2]

Career statisticsEdit

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2002–03 Chicago Steel USHL 13 0 0 0 18
2002–03 Des Moines Buccaneers USHL 32 2 6 8 18 4 0 1 1 4
2003–04 Des Moines Buccaneers USHL 58 2 4 6 68 3 0 1 1 0
2004–05 U. of Wisconsin–Madison WCHA 40 0 6 6 24
2005–06 U. of Wisconsin–Madison WCHA 34 2 9 11 22
2006–07 U. of Wisconsin–Madison WCHA 38 1 4 5 34
2006–07 Los Angeles Kings NHL 5 0 0 0 6
2007–08 Manchester Monarchs AHL 55 0 6 6 57 4 0 0 0 4
2008–09 Manchester Monarchs AHL 67 0 12 12 40
2009–10 Manchester Monarchs AHL 72 2 10 12 51 16 2 2 4 12
2010–11 Abbotsford Heat AHL 71 1 11 12 73
NHL totals 5 0 0 0 6

ReferencesEdit

  1. Flyers reduce training camp roster. Philadelphia Flyers (2010-09-26). Retrieved on 2010-11-04.
  2. Oklahoma City Barons (2010-09-27). Piskula signs try-out agreement. oursportscentral. Retrieved on 2010-11-04.

External linksEdit

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