Darren Archibald



  • DOB: 2/9/1990
  • Ht: 6-3
  • Wt: 212
  • Shoots: L
  • Years on Team: 3
  • Hometown: Newmarket, ON

2015-16: Signed with Kalamazoo Wings to an ECHL contract on Sept. 29…Signed to PTO by Comets on Nov. 3…Scored in first game back on Nov. 4 vs Portland…Scored game-winning goal with 63 seconds left on March 6 @ TOR.

2014-15: Earned first star honors for three-point night on Nov. 26…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.

2013-14: First year as a Comet…3rd year pro…Made debut as a Comet on Oct. 11 at Rochester…Set career high in penalty minutes with 17…Scored first goal as a Comet on Oct. 19 against Rochester…Made NHL debut on Oct. 25 at St. Louis…Recorded first NHL point, an assist, on Nov. 2 vs. Toronto.

2012-13: Enjoyed a breakout season in Chicago with AHL career highs in games played (55), goals (12), assists (10) and points (22)…Scored a single game high two goals and two points on Dec. 13 vs Hamilton…Recorded his AHL career best with two assists on Feb. 1 at Milwaukee...Amassed a career high seven penalty minutes on Feb. 5 vs Peoria...Scored a goal and an assist on Mar. 8 at Milwaukee...Tied his best assist and point marks on Mar. 22 with two assists against Toronto...Also skated in 18 ECHL games with Kalamazoo...Recorded 13 points over 18 games, including a five game point streak from Nov. 2 through Nov. 10.

2011-12: Split first professional season between Chicago and Kalamazoo…Made professional debut on Oct. 8 at San Antonio, when he recorded his first career goal and point…Finished with one point (1-0-1) in 20 AHL games…Played in 49 ECHL games with the Wings, where he recorded 45 points (14-31-45)...Had five games with three or more points, which included a four assist effort on Mar. 18 at Toledo...Recorded first career hat trick on Mar. 28 at Toledo. Juniors: Played in 235 career Canadian junior games, with 186 played in the OHL...Finished ninth in the OHL with 41 goals in 2010-11, split between Barrie and Niagara...Finished third on the Colts in scoring in 2008-09 with 49 points (25g, 24a)...Played one season in the OPJHL, finishing with 48 points (21-27-48) over 49 games played.

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