Canucks Sign Defazio and Archibald

Tuesday, 22.07.2014 / 12:57 PM Vancouver Canucks

CANUCKS SIGN FORWARDS DARREN ARCHIBALD AND BRANDON DEFAZIO

Vancouver, BC – Vancouver Canucks General Manager, Jim Benning announced today that the club has signed forwards Darren Archibald and Brandon DeFazio.

Archibald, 24, appeared in 16 regular season games for the Vancouver Canucks in the 2013.14 season (his first in the NHL), recording three points (1-2-3) and zero penalty minutes. The 6’3”, 212-pound forward played in 59 regular season games for the Utica Comets in the 2013.14 season, recording 22 points (10-12-22) and 102 penalty minutes.

DeFazio, 25, spent the 2013.14 season with the Utica Comets. The 6’1”, 215-pound forward collected 34 points (17-17-34) and 106 penalty minutes in 76 games played last season.

DARREN ARCHIBALD’S CAREER STATISTICS

--- Regular Season --- ---- Playoffs ----

Season Team Lge GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM

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2007-08 Stouffville Spirit OPJHL 49 21 27 48 46

2008-09 Barrie Colts OHL 68 25 24 49 35 5 4 3 7 2

2009-10 Barrie Colts OHL 57 26 33 59 62 16 5 5 10 16

2010-11 Barrie Colts OHL 24 18 12 30 21 -- -- -- -- --

2010-11 Niagara IceDogs OHL 37 23 13 36 30 14 10 4 14 6

2011-12 Chicago Wolves AHL 20 1 0 1 10 -- -- -- -- --

2011-12 Kalamazoo Wings ECHL 49 14 31 45 59 14 2 4 6 21

2012-13 Kalamazoo Wings ECHL 18 6 7 13 29 -- -- -- -- --

2012-13 Chicago Wolves AHL 55 12 10 22 47 -- -- -- -- --

2013-14 Vancouver Canucks NHL 16 1 2 3 0 -- -- -- -- --

2013-14 Utica Comets AHL 59 10 12 22 102 -- -- -- -- --

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NHL Totals 16 1 2 3 0

BRANDON DEFAZIO’S CAREER STATISTICS

--- Regular Season --- ---- Playoffs ----

Season Team Lge GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM

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2005-06 Oakville Blades OPJHL 11 2 11 13 8

2005-06 Milton Icehawks OPJHL 36 10 6 16 38

2006-07 Oakville Blades OPJHL 46 12 33 45 135

2007-08 Clarkson University ECAC 37 3 4 7 34

2008-09 Clarkson University ECAC 33 7 11 18 28

2009-10 Clarkson University ECAC 35 12 14 26 58

2010-11 Clarkson University ECAC 36 14 12 26 56

2010-11 Wheeling Nailers ECHL 10 4 5 9 7 14 4 2 6 8

2010-11 Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Pen AHL 2 0 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- --

2011-12 Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Pen AHL 66 11 5 16 104 12 0 0 0 6

2012-13 Bridgeport Sound Tigers AHL 69 11 14 25 139 -- -- -- -- --

2013-14 Utica Comets AHL 76 17 17 34 106 -- -- -- -- --

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