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Position: Defense
Shoots: Right
Height: 6’4"
Weight: 217 lbs
Birth Date: 05/15/1983
Birth Place: Calgary, AB, Canada
Acquired: NHL Entry Draft
Draft Team & Year: Montreal Canadiens in 2001
Draft Round: 7th
Overall Choice: 203rd
Salary: $495,000

Scouting Report

Strengths: Has great size and is strong in
his own end. Has a hard shot, an asset on the power play. Archer is a
natural leader.
Weaknesses: Hasn’t put up great offensive
numbers and doesn’t use his size enough. Injuries have slowed his progress.
Projected Role: Andrew Archer will likely be a career AHLer.


Andrew Archer’s best season came 2 years ago when he played 68 games with
the AHL’s Hamilton Bulldogs. During that span, he put up 10 assists and 1
goal for 11 points and 112 PIM. Archer has yet to suit up for the Bulldogs
this season due to injury.