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Joe Piskula
Joe Piskula
Defenseman
(JOH pihs-KOO-luh)
Number: 47
Height: 6' 3"
Weight: 205
Shoots: Left
Born: Jul 5, 1984  (Age 31)
Birthplace: Antigo, WI, United States
Acquired: Acquired from Calgary for Brian McGrattan on February 28, 2013.
 CAREER NOTES: Was recalled to Nashville on Nov. 30, 2013 and appeared in two games for the Predators – Nov. 30 vs. Philadelphia and Dec. 3 vs. Vancouver – before being reassigned to Milwaukee (AHL) on Dec. 5, 2013… Suited up for 73 of Milwaukee’s 76 games in 2013-14, tying for 16th in the AHL and pacing the Admirals in plus/minus rating (+20)… Ranked second among Milwaukee blueliners in assists (20) in 2013-14… Appeared in 46 of Abbotsford’s first 56 games of the 2012-13 before making his Milwaukee Admirals debut on March 1, 2013… Played in Milwaukee’s final 23 games, with the team going 16-6-1 with him in the lineup… Played in five NHL contests with Calgary during a one-week recall from Dec. 3-10, 2011… Ranked second among Abbotsford defensemen in points (3g-15a), and fourth among all skaters in plus/minus (+10) during the 2011-12 campaign ... Spent the 2010-11 season on an AHL contract with Abbotsford, tying for third on the team in penalty minutes (73), then signed an NHL deal with parent club Calgary on July 1, 2011… Ranked third on the Manchester Monarchs in plus/minus rating in 2009-10 (+10) on a team that also included current Predator Rich Clune... Helped Manchester reach the 2010 Eastern Conference Final… Led the 2008-09 Monarchs in plus/minus rating (+11)… Compiled 22 points (3g-19a) and 80 penalty minutes during a three-season, 112-game career at the University of Wisconsin (WCHA) from 2004-07… Signed his first professional contract, a three-year entry-level deal with the Los Angeles Kings, at the conclusion of his junior season at Wisconsin (March 21, 2007)... Made his NHL debut with L.A. on March 23, 2007 and appeared in five of the Kings' final nine games of the 2006-07 campaign... Helped Wisconsin win the 2006 NCAA National Title, and was named the Badgers Otto Breitenbach Most Improved Player by his teammates in 2005-06… Dressed for 40 of 41 games as a freshman for Wisconsin in 2004-05 on a team that included six current NHLers (Joe Pavelski, Jake Dowell, Adam Burish, Tom Gilbert, Davis Drewiske, Brian Elliott)… Spent the 2003-04 season, and the second-half of the 2002-03 with the USHL’s Des Moines Buccaneers after a trade from the Chicago Steel… A finalist for the Wisconsin Mr. Hockey award during his time at Antigo High School… Also captained Antigo High School’s football team.
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WESTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 z - DAL 82 50 23 9 267 230 109
2 x - STL 82 49 24 9 224 201 107
3 x - CHI 82 47 26 9 235 209 103
4 y - ANA 82 46 25 11 218 192 103
5 x - LAK 82 48 28 6 225 195 102
6 x - SJS 82 46 30 6 241 210 98
7 x - NSH 82 41 27 14 228 215 96
8 x - MIN 82 38 33 11 216 206 87
9 COL 82 39 39 4 216 240 82
10 ARI 82 35 39 8 209 245 78
11 WPG 82 35 39 8 215 239 78
12 CGY 82 35 40 7 231 260 77
13 VAN 82 31 38 13 191 243 75
14 EDM 82 31 43 8 203 245 70

STATS

2015-2016 PLAYOFFS
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
C. Wilson 14 5 8 8 13
R. Josi 14 1 8 -6 9
R. Johansen 14 4 4 0 8
J. Neal 14 4 4 1 8
M. Fisher 14 5 2 -1 7
M. Ekholm 14 3 4 2 7
S. Weber 14 3 4 -7 7
R. Ellis 14 0 6 0 6
F. Forsberg 14 2 2 -11 4
M. Salomaki 14 1 1 2 2
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
P. Rinne 7 7 0 .906 2.63
C. Hutton 0 0 0 .667 3.00