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Brandon Archibald

North American Skater - Saginaw, OHL
Final Rank:64Midterm Rank:58
Position:DefensemanShoots:Right
Height:6' 4"Weight:200
Born:March 31, 1992
Born in:Port Huron, MI, USA
Drafted: 2010: CBJ (4th Round / 94th Overall)  Columbus Blue Jackets
• 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.

FAVORITES

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

STATISTICS

SEASONTEAMLEAGUEGPGAPPIM
2008-2009SAULT STE. MARIEOHL6108845
2009-2010SAULT STE. MARIEOHL685283381