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Derek Armstrong

Derek Armstrong  #17

Center
NUMBER: 17 BIRTHDATE: April 23, 1973
HEIGHT: 6' 0" BIRTHPLACE: Ottawa, ON, Canada
WEIGHT: 197 DRAFTED: NYI / 1992 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Right ROUND: 6th   (128th overall)

CAREER AS A BLUE: 6GP - 0-0-0 - 2 PIM

 

QUICK HITS:

--Called up from Peoria 3-1-10

--30GP, 14-8-22, 10 PIM while with Peoria

--Spent the past six seasons with the LA Kings

 


 
AHL Second All-Star Team (2000) Jack A. Butterfield Trophy (AHL Playoff MVP) (2000) AHL First All-Star Team (2001) John P. Sollenberger Trophy (AHL Leading Scorer) (2001) Les Cunningham Award (AHL MVP) (2001) Signed as a free agent by Ottawa, July 28, 1997. Loaned to Hartford (AHL) by Ottawa, October 28, 1997. Signed as a free agent by NY Rangers, August 10, 1998. Signed as a free agent by Bern (Swiss) with NY Rangers retaining NHL rights, July 18, 2001. Traded to Los Angeles by NY Rangers for Los Angeles' 6th round choice (Chris Holt) in 2003 Entry Draft, July 16, 2002. Signed as a free agent by Geneve (Swiss), October 12, 2004. Signed as a free agent by Rapperswil (Swiss), February 13, 2005. Signed as a free agent by St. Louis, September 8, 2009.
Quote of the Day

I feel that responsibility, I've felt it for the last two years. We core guys get a lot of minutes, we get a lot of opportunity out there. Our teammates, the organization and fans look to us to be the guys to put the puck in the net and to create momentum out there.

— Jordan Eberle on taking his game and the Edmonton Oilers to the next level