|McArdle with the Vancouver Giants in 2007.|
|5 ft 11 in (0 m)|
190 lb (86 kg)
|NHL Team||Florida Panthers|
|Born||January 4 1987,|
|NHL Draft||20th overall, 2005|
|Pro Career||2007 – present|
Kenndal McArdle (born January 4, 1987 in Toronto, Ontario, raised in Burnaby, British Columbia) is a Canadian professional ice hockey left winger who is currently playing for the Florida Panthers of the National Hockey League (NHL).
Playing career[edit | edit source]
McArdle started his major junior career playing for the Moose Jaw Warriors of the Western Hockey League (WHL). He recorded his most prolific WHL season in 2004–05 with 37 goals and 74 points. In the off-season, he was drafted in the first round, 20th overall, in the 2005 NHL Entry Draft by the Florida Panthers.
Returning to the WHL, he was dealt from Moose Jaw to the Vancouver Giants in early December 2006. Later that month, McArdle was named to Team Canada for the 2007 World Junior Championships, where he earned gold. He completed the 2006–07 season helping the Giants to the 2007 Memorial Cup championship as the host city.
Graduating from junior, McArdle was assigned by Florida to the Rochester Americans of the American Hockey League (AHL), where he scored 10 points in 36 games in his professional rookie season, while also playing in six games for the Florida Everblades of the ECHL, also an affiliate of the Panthers. The following season, in 2008–09, McArdle improved to 24 points in 58 games with the Americans, while also making his NHL debut with the Panthers, appearing in his first three games.
Awards[edit | edit source]
- Won a gold medal with Team Canada at the World Junior Championships in 2007.
- Won the Memorial Cup with the Vancouver Giants as CHL champions in 2007.
Career statistics[edit | edit source]
|2002-03||Moose Jaw Warriors||WHL||2||0||0||0||0||—||—||—||—||—|
|2003–04||Moose Jaw Warriors||WHL||54||8||8||16||57||10||3||2||5||6|
|2004–05||Moose Jaw Warriors||WHL||70||37||37||74||122||5||1||0||1||16|
|2005–06||Moose Jaw Warriors||WHL||72||28||43||71||135||22||6||10||16||43|
|2006–07||Moose Jaw Warriors||WHL||26||10||10||20||75||—||—||—||—||—|
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|Florida Panthers first round draft pick
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