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Michael Leighton # - G

Chicago

  • Age: 33
  • DOB: 1981/05/19
  • POB: Petrolia, Ont, Canada
  • Height: 6-3 Weight: 186lbs
  • Shoots: L
  • NHL Seasons: 8
  • Drafted by Chicago in 1999 (6/165).
  • Current Status: Off season

Honours and Awards

2007-08AHL - Baz Bastien Memorial Trophy (Best Goaltender)
2007-08AHL - First All-Star Team
2001-02AHL - All-Rookie Team

Transactions / Injuries / Suspensions

2014/08/18Signed as a free agent by the Chicago Blackhawks to a one-year contract.
2013/08/19Signed with Donbass Donetsk (KHL).
2013/04/03Acquired from the Philadelphia Flyers.
2013/03/09Recalled from Adirondack (AHL).
2013/03/01Assigned to Adirondack (AHL).
2013/03/01Missed 10 games (finger injury).
2013/02/28Placed on waivers by the Philadelphia Flyers.
2013/02/10Finger injury, injured reserve.
2012/07/01Re-signed by the Philadelphia Flyers to a one-year contract.
2012/04/17Recalled from Adirondack (AHL).
2012/04/16Placed on re-entry waivers by the Philadelphia Flyers.
2011/09/30Assigned to Adirondack (AHL).
2011/09/29Placed on waivers by the Philadelphia Flyers.
2011/05/06Missed the last 4 playoff games (lower body injury).
2011/04/30Lower body injury, day-to-day.
2011/04/06Recalled from Adirondack (AHL).
2011/04/05Placed on re-entry waivers by the Phidelphia Flyers.
2011/01/04Assigned to Adirondack (AHL).
2011/01/03Placed on waivers by the Philadelphia Flyers.
2010/12/15Missed 32 games (lower back strain).
2010/11/30Loaned to Adirondack (AHL) for conditioning.
2010/09/25Lower back strain, injured reserve.
2010/06/30Re-signed by the Philadelphia Flyers to a two-year contract.
2010/05/10Missed 13 regular and 9 playoff games (left ankle injury).
2010/03/17Left ankle injury, day-to-day.
2009/12/15Claimed off waivers from the Carolina Hurricanes.
2009/12/12Assigned to Albany (AHL).
2009/12/09Placed on waivers by the Carolina Hurricanes.
2009/11/27Missed 4 games (groin).
2009/11/19Groin, day-to-day.
2008/06/11Re-signed by the Carolina Hurricanes to a two-year contract.
2008/01/21Assigned to Albany (AHL).
2008/01/03Recalled from Albany (AHL).
2007/09/26Assigned to Albany (AHL).
2007/07/27Re-signed as a restricted free agent by the Carolina Hurricanes.
2007/06/23Acquired from the Montreal Canadiens.
2007/02/27Claimed off waivers from the Philadelphia Flyers.
2007/02/26Placed on waivers by the Philadelphia Flyers.
2007/01/27Recalled from Philadelphia (AHL).
2007/01/24Assigned to Philadelphia (AHL).
2007/01/11Claimed off waivers from the Nashville Predators.
2006/11/27Claimed off waivers from the Anaheim Ducks.
2006/10/02Assigned to Portland (AHL).
2006/07/13Signed as an unrestricted free agent by the Anaheim Ducks to a one-year contract.
2005/11/26Assigned to Rochester (AHL).
2005/11/23Recalled from Rochester (AHL).
2005/10/04Acquired from the Chicago Blackhawks.
2005/10/04Waived by the Chicago Blackhawks.
2005/08/22Re-signed as a restricted free agent by the Chicago Blackhawks.
2005/07/30Chicago Blackhawks tendered a qualifying offer.
2004/09/16Assigned to Norfolk (AHL).
2004/09/15Re-signed by the Chicago Blackhawks to a one-year contract.
2004/06/30Chicago Blackhawks tendered a qualifying offer.
2004/03/24Assigned to Norfolk (AHL).
2004/02/23Recalled from Norfolk (AHL).
2004/01/15Assigned to Norfolk (AHL).
2003/04/01Recalled from Norfolk (AHL).
2003/01/27Assigned to Norfolk (AHL).
2003/01/02Recalled from Norfolk (AHL).
2002/10/07Assigned to Norfolk (AHL).
2002/04/22Recalled from Norfolk (AHL).
2001/11/12Assigned to Norfolk (AHL).
2001/11/04Recalled from Norfolk (AHL).
2001/09/24Assigned to Norfolk (AHL).

Trades

2014/08/18Signed as a free agent by the Chicago Blackhawks.
2013/04/03Columbus Blue Jackets traded Steve Mason to the Philadelphia Flyers for Michael Leighton and a 3rd round selection in 2015.
2009/12/15Claimed off waivers by the Philadelphia Flyers from the Carolina Hurricanes.
2007/06/23Montreal Canadiens traded Michael Leighton to the Carolina Hurricanes for a 7th round selection in 2007.
2007/02/27Montreal Canadiens claimed Michael Leighton off waivers from the Philadelphia Flyers
2007/01/11Philadelphia Flyers claimed Michael Leighton off waivers from the Nashville Predators.
2006/11/27Claimed by the Nashville Predators off waivers from the Anaheim Ducks.
2006/07/13Signed as an unrestricted free agent by the Anaheim Ducks.
2005/10/04Chicago Blackhawks traded Michael Leighton to the Buffalo Sabres for Milan Bartovic.
1999/06/26Drafted by the Chicago Blackhawks in the 6th round (165th overall) in 1999.

Career Stats

YearTeamLeagueGPWLOTMin.GASAGAAPCTSOPIMOTGAOTWSOSSOG
2013-14DonetskKHL422015624487110671.74.9336-----
2012-13PhiladelphiaNHL1010595265.08.80800----
2012-13AdirondackAHL21101194602.02.9330-----
2011-12AdirondackAHL5628261323713917042.58.9182-----
2010-11PhiladelphiaNHL1100604364.00.88900-0--
2010-11AdirondackAHL30141231783668892.22.9265-----
2009-10PhiladelphiaNHL2716521449607352.48.9181-----
2009-10CarolinaNHL7140350251644.29.8480-----
2009-10Total Car/PhiNHL3417921799858992.83.9051--1--
2008-09CarolinaNHL196721029505072.92.90104----
2007-08CarolinaNHL31101587682.66.8970-----
2007-08AlbanyAHL5828254345112117552.10.9317-----
2006-07PhiladelphiaNHL4220195121023.69.8820-----
2006-07NashvilleNHL1000202106.00.8000-----
2006-07Total Nas/PhiNHL5220214141123.92.8750-----
2006-07PhiladelphiaAHL520227071351.56.9480-----
2006-07PortlandAHL16861962374122.31.9102-----
2006-07Total Por/PhiAHL2110631232445472.14.9202-----
2005-06RochesterAHL4015221231812411033.21.8882-----
2004-05NorfolkAHL412016-2319789882.02.9217-----
2003-04ChicagoNHL34618-1988999872.99.9002-----
2003-04NorfolkAHL18107-1081334441.83.9261-----
2002-03ChicagoNHL823-447212412.82.9131-----
2002-03NorfolkAHL361813-21849110392.50.9124-----
2001-02NorfolkAHL522716-311411113802.14.9206-----
2000-01WindsorOHL543213-303513815372.73.9102-----
1999-00WindsorOHL421717-227211810623.12.8891-----
1998-99WindsorOHL28417-13891128444.84.8670-----
TotalNHL10535414575528528762.97.9014-----
TotalAHL354171144122083881199092.34.91836-----
TotalOHL1245347-669636834433.30.8933-----
TotalKHL422015624487110671.74.9336-----

Career Playoff Stats

YearTeamLeagueGPWLOTMin.GASAGAAPCTSOPIMOTGAOTWSOSSOG
2013-14DonetskKHL834-467202172.57.9080-----
2012-13PhiladelphiaNHL---------------
2012-13AdirondackAHL---------------
2011-12AdirondackAHL---------------
2010-11PhiladelphiaNHL201-704293.43.8620-----
2010-11AdirondackAHL---------------
2009-10PhiladelphiaNHL1483-757313712.46.9163-----
2008-09CarolinaNHL---------------
2007-08CarolinaNHL---------------
2007-08AlbanyAHL734-510103141.18.9682-----
2006-07PhiladelphiaNHL---------------
2006-07PhiladelphiaAHL---------------
2005-06RochesterAHL---------------
2004-05NorfolkAHL---------------
2003-04ChicagoNHL---------------
2003-04NorfolkAHL421-2122910.57.9782-----
2002-03ChicagoNHL---------------
2002-03NorfolkAHL431-24071011.75.9311-----
2001-02NorfolkAHL412-23881092.02.9270-----
2000-01WindsorOHL945-519272873.12.9061-----
1999-00WindsorOHL1256-616323773.12.9150-----
1998-99WindsorOHL301-8010-7.50-0-----
TotalNHL1684-827354002.54.9133-----
TotalAHL1998-1200276151.35.9565-----
TotalOHL24912-121569-3.41-1-----
TotalKHL834-467202172.57.9080-----

Legend:

GP - games played
W - wins
L - losses
OT - overtime
Min. - minutes
GA - goals against
SA - shots against
GAA - goals against average
PCT - save percentage
SO - shutouts
PIM - penalties in minutes
OTGA - overtime goals against
OTW - overtime wins
SOS - shootout shots against
SOG - shootout goals against


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