Derek Armstrong

Player Facts
  • Position
    C
  • Height
    6'0" / 183 cm
  • Weight
    196 lbs / 89 kg
  • Shoots
    R
  • Status
    Retired

Assets: A very experienced center. Works extremely hard on and off the ice. Quality playmaker and good on draws.

Flaws: Tends to struggle when the tempo goes up. Doesn't have great physical tools.

Team Staff profile of Derek Armstrong also available

Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1989-90 Hawkesbury Hawks CJHL 48 8 10 18 30 |
1990-91 Hawkesbury Hawks CJHL 54 27 45 72 49 |
Sudbury Wolves OHL 2 0 2 2 0 |
1991-92 Sudbury Wolves OHL 66 31 54 85 22 | Playoffs 9 2 2 4 2
1992-93 Sudbury Wolves OHL 66 44 62 106 56 | Playoffs 14 9 10 19 26
1993-94 New York Islanders NHL 1 0 0 0 0 0 |
Salt Lake Golden Eagles IHL 76 23 35 58 61 -17 |
1994-95 Denver Grizzlies IHL 59 13 18 31 65 6 | Playoffs 6 0 2 2 0 2
1995-96 New York Islanders NHL 19 1 3 4 14 -6 |
Worcester IceCats AHL 51 11 15 26 33 1 | Playoffs 4 2 1 3 0 1
1996-97 New York Islanders NHL 50 6 7 13 33 -8 |
Utah Grizzlies IHL 17 4 8 12 10 -10 | Playoffs 6 0 4 4 4 -2
1997-98 Ottawa Senators NHL 9 2 0 2 9 1 |
Detroit Vipers IHL 10 0 1 1 2 -1 |
Hartford Wolf Pack AHL 54 16 30 46 40 15 | Playoffs 15 2 6 8 22 -2
1998-99 New York Rangers NHL 3 0 0 0 0 0 |
Hartford Wolf Pack AHL 59 29 51 80 73 16 | Playoffs 7 5 4 9 10 1
1999-00 New York Rangers NHL 1 0 0 0 0 0 |
Hartford Wolf Pack AHL 77 28 54 82 101 12 | Playoffs 23 7 16 23 24 15
2000-01 New York Rangers NHL 3 0 0 0 0 0 |
Hartford Wolf Pack AHL 75 32 69 101 73 19 | Playoffs 5 0 6 6 6 0
2001-02 SC Bern NLA 44 17 36 53 62 | Playoffs 6 3 5 8 8
2002-03 Los Angeles Kings NHL 66 12 26 38 30 5 |
Manchester Monarchs AHL 2 3 0 3 4 0 |
2003-04 Los Angeles Kings NHL 57 14 21 35 33 4 |
2004-05 Genève-Servette HC NLA 9 6 7 13 18 |
SC Rapperswil-Jona NLA 3 1 3 4 4 |
2005-06 Los Angeles Kings NHL 52 13 28 41 46 -2 |
2006-07 Los Angeles Kings NHL 67 11 33 44 62 13 |
2007-08 Los Angeles Kings NHL 77 8 27 35 63 4 |
2008-09 Los Angeles Kings NHL 56 5 4 9 63 -11 |
2009-10 St. Louis Blues NHL 6 0 0 0 2 -2 |
Peoria Rivermen AHL 46 17 19 36 21 7 |
Tournament Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
2001-02 Team Canada Spengler Cup 4 0 0 0 - |
Team Staff History
S Team League Role on Team Notes
2011-12 Boulder Jr. Bison WSHL Coach
2012-13 Denver Cutthroats CHL Head Coach
2013-14 Denver Cutthroats CHL Head Coach
Denver Cutthroats CHL Dir. of Hockey Operations
Player Career Totals
League GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
AHL 364 136 238 374 1.03 345 70 | 54 16 33 49 0.91 62 15
CJHL 102 35 55 90 0.88 79 0 |
IHL 162 40 62 102 0.63 138 -22 | 12 0 6 6 0.50 4 0
NHL 467 72 149 221 0.47 355 -2 |
NLA 56 24 46 70 1.25 84 0 | 6 3 5 8 1.33 8 0
OHL 134 75 118 193 1.44 78 0 | 23 11 12 23 1.00 28 0
Spengler Cup 4 0 0 0 0.00 0 0 |
Transactions
DATE STATUS FROM TO SOURCE
09/09/2009
09/09/2009 Confirmed Los Angeles Kings St. Louis Blues
Player Biography and Trivia

Drafted 1990, 20 #281 overall by Sudbury Wolves in the OHL Priority Selection

Cult/Star player for Bern

Cult/Star player for Hartford Wolf Pack

Cult/Star player for Sudbury Wolves

Career transactions
- 2009-09-08 • Signed to a one-year contract by the St. Louis Blues
- 2007-02-14 • Signed to a two-year contract extension by the Los Angeles Kings
- 2005-02-24 • Released by Rapperswil
- 2005-02-13 • Signed to a lockout contract by Rapperswil
- 2004-04-02 • Signed to a three-year contract extension by the Los Angeles Kings
- 2002-07-16 • Traded to the Los Angeles Kings for a 2003 6th round pick (Chris Holt=
- 2001-07-18 • Signed by Bern