|7/27/2013||Signed by the Vaxjo Lakers HC (Sweden).|
|4/23/2013||Missed 10 games (knee injury).|
|4/02/2013||Knee injury, injured reserve.|
|12/05/2012||Signed by the Utah Grizzlies (ECHL).|
|7/01/2012||Contract bought out by the Toronto Maple Leafs.|
|7/01/2012||Signed as an unrestricted free agent by the Montreal Canadiens to a one-year contract.|
|3/11/2012||Missed 2 games (broken nose).|
|3/07/2012||Broken nose, day-to-day.|
|2/01/2012||Missed 18 games (foot injury).|
|12/20/2011||Foot injury, injured reserve.|
|12/19/2011||Foot injury, day-to-day.|
|12/09/2011||Missed 23 games (sprained left ankle).|
|10/20/2011||Sprained left ankle, injured reserve.|
|4/10/2011||Missed the last 12 regular season games (broken foot).|
|3/16/2011||Broken foot, remainder of the regular season.|
|2/22/2011||Missed 4 games (blurred vision).|
|2/12/2011||Blurred vision, day-to-day.|
|12/04/2010||Missed 16 games (finger injury).|
|10/27/2010||Finger injury, injured reserve.|
|7/01/2010||Signed as an unrestricted free agent by the Toronto Maple Leafs to a three-year contract.|
|4/02/2010||Suspended by the NHL for 2 games.|
|10/08/2009||Missed 1 game (groin).|
|7/16/2009||Re-signed as a restricted free agent by the Atlanta Thrashers.|
|2/26/2008||Acquired from the Pittsburgh Penguins.|
|2/02/2008||Missed 2 games (flu).|
|1/24/2008||Missed 1 game (hip injury).|
|1/20/2008||Hip injury, day-to-day.|
|7/12/2007||Re-signed as a restricted free agent by the Pittsburgh Penguins to a two-year contract.|
|6/26/2007||Pittsburgh Penguins tendered a qualifying offer.|
|2/06/2007||Missed 2 games (knee injury).|
|2/03/2007||Knee injury, day-to-day.|
|7/21/2006||Re-signed as a restricted free agent by the Pittsburgh Penguins to a one-year contract.|
|12/29/2005||Recalled from Wilkes-Barre/Scranton (AHL).|
|10/01/2005||Assigned to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton (AHL).|
|8/12/2005||Re-signed as a restricted free agent by the Pittsburgh Penguins.|
|9/20/2004||Assigned to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton (AHL).|
|9/30/2003||Assigned to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton (AHL).|
|10/05/2002||Assigned to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton (AHL).|
|9/03/2002||Signed by the Pittsburgh Penguins.|
|9/19/2001||Returned to Red Deer (WHL).|
|7/01/2012||Signed as an unrestricted free agent by the Montreal Canadiens.|
|7/01/2010||Signed as an unrestricted free agent by the Toronto Maple Leafs.|
|2/26/2008||Atlanta Thrashers traded Marian Hossa and Pascal Dupuis to the Pittsburgh Penguins for Colby Armstrong, Erik Christensen, Angelo Esposito and a 1st-round selection in 2008.|
|6/23/2001||Drafted by the Pittsburgh Penguins in the 1st round (21st overall) in 2001.|
Colby Armstrong jumps to Swedish League | 07/27/2013 4:11 PM
NewsVeteran right winger Colby Armstrong has taken his talents to Sweden.
ImpactAfter eight seasons bouncing around the NHL, Armstrong has signed with the Swedish Hockey League's Vaxjo Lakers starting this fall, the former Toronto Maple Leafs and Montreal Canadiens forward announced Saturday via Twitter. Having been bought out by the Leafs last summer, and with no suitors as a free agent this off-season, the 30-year-old winger is going to try his luck in Europe. Armstrong was drafted 21st overall by the Pittsburgh Penguins at the 2001 NHL draft. He played for four NHL clubs -- the Penguins, Atlanta Thrashers, Leafs and Canadiens -- over a 476-game career, tallying a total of 209 points.
C. Armstrong will not re-sign with Montreal | 06/29/2013 4:20 PM
NewsColby Armstrong will become an unrestricted free agent.
Canadiens.nhl.com on Twitter
Impact"I've informed Colby Armstrong that we wont bring him back next season," Canadiens GM Marc Bergevin. Armstrong had two goals and five points in 37 games last season.
Pending UFA Armstrong enjoyed stint with Habs | 06/20/2013 7:04 AM
NewsColby Armstrong doesn't know if he'll be back with the Canadiens, but he enjoyed his time in Montreal during the lockout-shortened season.
Impact"I loved Montreal. There's a great group of guys here," he said. "My family and I loved this city. Being a part of this team was an incredible experience." He is eligible for unrestricted free agency next month if he doesn't re-sign with Montreal. Armstrong is always well-liked by his teammates, but he shouldn't be counted on in any fantasy format.
Pacioretty wants Armstrong back with Habs | 05/11/2013 7:37 PM
NewsMax Pacioretty told the Montreal Gazette's Dave Stubbs that he wants the Habs to retain Colby Armstrong, calling him a "hero" for his leadership and presence this season.
Dave Stubbs on Twitter
ImpactThough he has displayed some decent scoring ability in his career, Armstrong has turned into a into a bottom-six role player whose contributions aren't often seen in the score sheet; he had only two goals and three assists this season. He was bought out by the Leafs prior to this season with a $3 million deal and inked a $1 million contract with the Habs.
Colby Armstrong to be back in lineup Tuesday | 04/23/2013 12:40 PM
NewsColby Armstrong (knee) will be back in the lineup Tuesday night.
Canadiens on Twitter
ImpactArmstrong hasn't played since April 1 but declared himself fit to return after practice Monday. Travis Moen will be a healthy scratch Tuesday night to make room for Armstrong. Armstrong has two goals and five points in 35 games this season.
Colby Armstrong declares himself fit to play | 04/23/2013 7:59 AM
NewsColby Armstrong (knee) has declared himself fit to play.
ImpactHe skated on the fourth line, with Jeff Halpern and Brandon Prust, during Monday's practice and said he felt good in the team's battle drills. "I'm good to go, he said. "Hopefully I'm in." It appears to be probable that he'll suit up against New Jersey on Tuesday night, but he doesn't have any fantasy value.
Colby Armstrong probable Saturday v Caps | 04/20/2013 11:28 AM
NewsColby Armstrong is listed as probable for Saturday night's game against the Capitals.
ImpactHe has been nursing a knee injury that has sidelined him for nine games. Armstrong is a very effective NHL player but not much of a fantasy one. We suspect his pending return to action is not big news in your hockey pool.
Colby Armstrong will be a game-time decision | 04/18/2013 6:16 PM
NewsColby Armstrong (lower body) is listed as a game-time decision for Thursday's clash with the Lightning.
Renaud Lavoie on Twitter
ImpactHe hasn't played since the beginning of the month because of a lower-body injury. In 35 games this season, Armstrong has two goals and five points.
Canadiens place Colby Armstrong on IR | 04/02/2013 6:07 PM
NewsMontreal Canadiens place Colby Armstrong (lower body) on injured reserve.
Marc Antoine Godin on Twitter
ImpactArmstrong was injured during Monday's game against Carolina, meaning he'll be eligible to return April 9 against the Capitals.
Colby Armstrong not traveling for Flyers game | 04/02/2013 2:58 PM
NewsColby Armstrong (lower body) won't travel with the Montreal Canadiens to Philadelphia for Wednesday's game.
Renaud Lavoie on Twitter
ImpactArmstrong left Monday's game after colliding with Carolina's Patrick Dwyer during the third period. The Canadiens are back home for Thursday's game against Winnipeg and we should know more then. Ryan White is traveling with the Habs for Wednesday's game against the Flyers.
Colby Armstrong leaves Monday's game | 04/02/2013 8:34 AM
NewsColby Armstrong left Monday's contest following a collision with Carolina's Patrick Dwyer early in the third period.
ImpactHe appeared to suffer a right knee injury on the play, but we'll wait to see what the team says about the ailment.
C. Armstrong finally gets 1st goal as a Hab | 03/19/2013 7:46 AM
NewsColby Armstrong potted his first goal of the season Saturday night in his 28th game with the Montreal Canadiens.
ImpactHe was relived to finally get the monkey off his back. Armstrog has three points and 29 hits in 28 contests, while playing on the team's fourth line. He doesn't have any fantasy value.
| 02/19/2013 3:00 AM
NewsColby Armstrong returned to action on Monday February 18.
Colby Armstrong leaves Saturday's game | 02/17/2013 11:43 AM
NewsColby Armstrong took a puck to face and left Saturday's contest against the Flyers for treatment.
ImpactArmstrong is the only player, who has played regularly with the Montreal Canadiens this year, to not record a point yet. Active or inactive, he obviously doesn't have any fantasy value.
Colby Armstrong seeks first point with Habs | 02/07/2013 9:15 AM
NewsColby Armstrong is the only player, who has played regularly with the Montreal Canadiens this year, to not record a point yet.
ImpactHe has five shots, 12 hits and four penalty minutes in nine games. Aremstrong has been averaging 10:42 of ice time per contest and he doesn't have any fantasy value. The only other Montreal player who doesn't have a point this campaign is Yannick Weber and he's dressed in just one match.
Armstrong ready to work with Therrien again | 01/09/2013 12:38 PM
NewsColby Armstrong is looking forward to working with coach Michel Therrien again in Montreal.
Impact"He was great," said Armstrong. "I had him in the minors for three years and in Pittsburgh for almost three years. I learned a lot from him about how to play consistently and what it takes to get to the NHL. He pushed me when I needed to be pushed. I think my play was good for his style of coaching." Armstrong signed a one-year $1 million contract with the Canadiens in July and is looking for a fresh start following two injury-plagued seasons in Toronto.
|Points||40||2 times-last: 2008-09 (Atl)|
|Penalty Minutes||75||2008-09 (Atl)|
|Power Play Goals||7||2005-06 (Pit)|
|Shorthanded Goals||2||2005-06 (Pit)|
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