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RELEASE: Oilers sign Josh Archibald to contract extension

The Edmonton Oilers have signed forward Josh Archibald to a two-year contract extension through the 2021-22 season

by Press Release / EdmontonOilers.com

EDMONTON, AB - The Edmonton Oilers have signed forward Josh Archibald to a two-year contract extension through the 2021-22 season.

Archibald, 27, has appeared in 59 games with the Oilers this season, posting 20 points (12G, 8A), 12 penalty minutes and a -8 plus/minus rating. He has already tied a career high in goals (12), ranking sixth on the team and he leads all Oilers forwards in hits (160), second in blocked shots (42).

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 The 5'10", 176-pound forward has appeared in 180 career NHL games, registering 56 points (32G, 24A), 56 penalty minutes and a -6 plus/minus rating.  

Born in Regina, Saskatchewan, the product of Brainerd, Minnesota has also appeared in four career NHL playoff games in 2016-17 with Pittsburgh. 

Archibald was selected by Pittsburgh in the sixth round, 174th overall at the 2011 NHL Draft.

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