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Colby Armstrong

Colby Armstrong  #20

Right Wing
NUMBER: 20 BIRTHDATE: November 23, 1982
HEIGHT: 6' 2" BIRTHPLACE: Lloydminster, SK, Canada
WEIGHT: 185 DRAFTED: PIT / 2001 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Right ROUND: 1st   (21st overall)

Played his 1st career game with the Canadiens on Jan. 19 vs. TOR… Totaled 5 hits on Jan. 30 at OTT… Amassed his 1st career point (assist) with the Canadiens on Feb. 12 at TBL… Collected 5 hits on March 10 at FLA… Scored his 1st career goal with the Canadiens on March 16 at NJD… Tallied his 2nd goal of the season on March 19 vs. BUF… Returned to action on April 23 @ NJD after missing 10 games due to a knee injury suffered on April 1 vs. CAR…

Brother of Riley Traded to Atlanta by Pittsburgh with Erik Christensen, Angelo Esposito and Pittsburgh's 1st round choice (Daultan Leveille) in 2008 Entry Draft for Marian Hossa and Pascal Dupuis, February 26, 2008. Signed as a free agent by Toronto, July 1, 2010. Signed as a free agent by Montreal, July 1, 2012. Missed majority of 2011-12 due to ankle (October 17, 2011 vs. Colorado) and foot (December 17, 2011 vs. Vancouver) injuries and as a healthy reserve. Signed as a free agent by Vaxjo (Sweden), July 27, 2013.
Quote of the Day

Because of the way they play and their skill set I don't think they're fourth-line players, so in my mind I'm looking at one of those guys I'll have to move over to the wing.

— Capitals coach Barry Trotz on his four-player battle for second-line center