Archibald Back for Good

Archibald Back for Good

by Mark Caswell, Jr.

Jan 6, 2016

Utica Comets Director of Hockey Operations Pat Conacher announced today that the Utica Comets have signed forward Darren Archibald to a Standard Player’s Contract (SPC).

After signing a PTO with the club back on Nov. 3, Archibald, has recorded seven points (3-4-7) and 33 penalty minutes in 23 games for the Comets. The 25-year old spent the previous two seasons with the Comets and collected a total 46 points (24-22-46) and 209 penalty minutes in 129 games. Last season the left winger recorded a career-high in games played (70), goals scored (14) and penalty minutes (107). During the Calder Cup Playoffs the Newmarket, ON native played in six games and scored a goal and two assists. His lone goal scored served as an overtime game-winning goal in Game 3 of the Western Conference Quarterfinals against the Chicago Wolves.

This season the 6’3”, 212-pound forward has scored twice in six games for the Kalamazoo Wings of the ECHL.

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