Olivier Archambault

Height: 5' 11"
Weight: 181
Birth Place: Le Gardeur, Quebec
Draft: 2011 4th round (108th pick) by the
Shoots: L
  • Morning Skate: NHL passes on participating in 2018 Olympics

    Morning Skate: NHL passes on participating in 2018 Olympics

    The figures and briefs are in for the Bruins and Ryan Spooner for their arbitration hearing Wednesday, but both sides are still hoping that a deal can be reached prior to it. The Bruins have submitted a one-year contract offer for $2 million. Spooner’s camp countered with $3.85 million, creating a sizeable gap of almost $2 million between the two. Spooner, 25, has averaged 12 goals and 44 points the past two seasons with the B’s, including 35 power-play points while working the half-wall for a Boston PP that’s been ranked seventh overall two seasons in a row. MORE BRUINS What's left out there in free agency for Bruins?  Haggerty: Touting Bruins' defense as "strength" of the team is a tad premature 

  • ESPN.com

    George Edwards expected to call defensive plays in preseason game

    Ben Goessling ESPN Staff Writer Close Previously covered Vikings for St. Paul Pioneer Press Also covered Minnesota Twins, Minnesota Wild and Washington Nationals Twin Cities native and University of Minnesota graduate Follow on Twitter MANKATO, Minn. -- Minnesota Vikings coach Mike Zimmer said this spring that he's realized he's better at his job when "I spread myself out a little bit more." He could use one of the team's preseason games to put that idea into practice. Zimmer said Tuesday morning that he's planning to turn defensive play-calling duties over to defensive coordinator George Edwards in one of the Vikings' exhibition games, as the head coach tries to be more in touch with the other

  • GAR, the Wild, and Arbitration
    Hockey Wilderness

    GAR, the Wild, and Arbitration

    We’re getting to the part of the summer where hockey goes into hibernation for the month of August and doesn’t pop up again with players on the ice until the respective rookie tournaments in September (the Wild will be at Traverse City). The biggest story that is going around is the apparent lack of communication between Nino Niederreiter and the Wild front office after they extend a QO earlier this offseason. As of today, there are two arbitration dates circled on GMCF’s calendar: August 3rd (Nino) and August 4th (Granlund). In time we’re going to learn about how far apart the two camps are from the mothership, but when looking at contracts we can use advanced stats to look at player value and