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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 CHI 57 36 17 4 158 130 76
2 DAL 54 34 15 5 174 145 73
3 STL 56 30 17 9 133 130 69
4 LAK 52 32 17 3 144 119 67
5 SJS 52 28 20 4 149 138 60
6 ANA 52 26 19 7 117 122 59
7 NSH 54 25 21 8 139 144 58
8 COL 56 27 25 4 149 155 58
9 MIN 53 23 20 10 130 130 56
10 VAN 54 22 20 12 125 144 56
11 ARI 53 24 23 6 139 163 54
12 CGY 52 24 25 3 138 151 51
13 WPG 53 24 26 3 137 151 51
14 EDM 55 21 29 5 133 166 47

STATS

2015-2016 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
R. Josi 54 11 27 -3 38
F. Forsberg 54 17 18 -7 35
S. Weber 54 14 21 -5 35
M. Ribeiro 54 6 27 2 33
J. Neal 54 19 13 18 32
M. Ekholm 54 6 18 3 24
R. Ellis 53 6 16 2 22
C. Smith 54 11 7 -2 18
C. Jarnkrok 53 9 8 0 17
C. Wilson 37 4 12 -1 16
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
P. Rinne 20 18 7 .903 2.54
C. Hutton 5 2 1 .916 2.36