• In 2009-10, Archibald’s 28 assists and 33 points (5-28--33) ranked third on the team among defenseman improving significantly on the eight points (0-8--8) he registered in his rookie year.
• He represented the U.S. at the 2009 Under-18 Ivan Hlinka Memorial and played alongside Greyhound teammate Brock Beukeboom (No. 41 ranked) at the 2010 CHL Top Prospects Game.
• Archibald wears the number three because it is the number he started wearing when he played for in the Detroit Honeybaked system and he’s also a fan of Dion Phaneuf’s style of play.
• He got his start in hockey at age four playing on his first hockey team, the Port Huran Royals, and his most memorable hockey moment was being named an All-Star and winning the Silver Stick hockey tournament playing in front of his home town.
NHL team: Detroit Red Wings NHL player: Nicklas Lidstrom Shootout move: “Forehand fake, backhand fake, forehand upstairs” Goal celebration: “Tiger Woods trademark fist pump” Video game: Call of Duty, NHL ‘10 Movie: Avatar, Miracle, Remember the Titans TV show: Two and a Half Men, Family Guy Actor and actress: Denzel Washington, Megan Fox Music group: Default, Three Days Grace Website: nhl.com Book: Angels and Demons Pump-up song: “Break” by Three Days Grace Home-cooked meal: Pasta, twice baked potatoes Activity away from the rink: Fishing, tennis, golf
It was kind of touching. I didn't know really what to expect. I'm very appreciative and thankful for the people that supported me in my time here ... as I said, we'll move back to the area at some point in our life.
— Toronto coach Randy Carlyle on the video tribute and ovation he received in his first game back in Anaheim, a 3-1 win for the Maple Leafs