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Canada MICHAEL LEIGHTON  
Last team: Utica Comets - 2019 - a.k.a. "Mike Leighton"

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BIRTHYEAR 1981-05-19 BIRTHPLACEPetrolia, ON, CAN
AGE 40 NATION Canada
POSITION G CATCHES L
HEIGHT 191 cm / 6'3" WEIGHT 84 kg / 185 lbs
STATUS Retired
NHL DRAFT 1999 round 6 #165 overall by Chicago Blackhawks



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CAREER STATISTICS Use/Embed statistics RSS feed
 SEASON TEAM LEAGUE GP GAA SVS%       POSTSEASON GP GAA SVS% 
 1996-97 Petrolia Jets WOHL16 3.66 .887 |       
 1997-98 Petrolia Jets WOHL30 3.30 - |       
 1998-99 Windsor Spitfires OHL28 4.83 .883 | Playoffs3 7.43 .884 
 1999-00 Windsor Spitfires OHL42 3.12 .900 | Playoffs12 3.11 .922 
 2000-01 Windsor Spitfires OHL54 2.73 .918 | Playoffs9 3.12 .914 
 2001-02 Norfolk Admirals AHL52 2.14 .920 | Playoffs4 2.02 .927 
 2002-03 Chicago Blackhawks NHL8 2.82 .913 |       
  Norfolk Admirals AHL36 2.50 .912 | Playoffs4 1.75 .931 
 2003-04 Chicago Blackhawks NHL35 2.98 .900 |       
  Norfolk Admirals AHL18 1.83 .926 | Playoffs4 0.57 .978 
 2004-05 Norfolk Admirals AHL41 2.02 .921 |       
 2005-06 Buffalo Sabres NHL0 - - |       
  Rochester Americans AHL40 3.21 .887 |       
 2006-07 Portland Pirates AHL16 2.31 .910 |       
  Nashville Predators NHL1 6.07 .800 |       
  Philadelphia Flyers NHL4 3.70 .882 |       
  Philadelphia Phantoms AHL5 1.56 .948 |       
  Montréal Canadiens NHL0 - - |       
 2007-08 Carolina Hurricanes NHL3 2.66 .897 |       
  Albany River Rats AHL58 2.10 .931 | Playoffs7 1.18 .968 
 2008-09 Carolina Hurricanes NHL19 2.92 .901 |       
 2009-10 Carolina Hurricanes NHL7 4.28 .848 |       
  Philadelphia Flyers NHL27 2.48 .918 | Playoffs14 2.46 .916 
 2010-11 Philadelphia Flyers NHL1 4.01 .889 | Playoffs2 3.44 .862 
  Adirondack Phantoms AHL30 2.22 .926 |       
 2011-12 Adirondack Phantoms AHL56 2.58 .918 |       
 2012-13 Philadelphia Flyers NHL1 5.07 .808 |       
  Adirondack Phantoms AHL2 2.02 .933 |       
  Columbus Blue Jackets NHL0 - - |       
 2013-14 Donbass Donetsk KHL42 1.74 .933 | Playoffs8 2.57 .908 
 2014-15 Rockford IceHogs AHL42 2.26 .920 | Playoffs8 2.59 .919 
 2015-16 Chicago Blackhawks NHL1 1.52 .941 |       
  Rockford IceHogs AHL46 2.44 .918 |       
 2016-17 Carolina Hurricanes NHL4 3.42 .870 |       
  Charlotte Checkers AHL23 2.17 .921 | Playoffs1 1.15 .933 
 2017-18 Syracuse Crunch AHL9 3.03 .868 |       
  Chicago Wolves  AHL5 3.40 .869 |       
  Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins AHL6 2.67 .913 |       
 2018-19 Ontario Reign AHL3 4.46 .859 |       
  Utica Comets AHL19 2.70 .901 |       
 
 TOURNAMENT STATISTICS
 1994-95 Lambton Peewee QC Int PW- - - |       
 2013-14 Donbass Donetsk Continental Cup2 2.77 .903 |       



CAREER HIGHLIGHTS
SEASON AWARDS BY SEASON
2001-2002 AHL All-Rookie Team
  AHL All-Star Game
  AHL Goaltender of the Month (October)
2007-2008 AHL All-Star Game
  AHL Best Goaltender (Baz Bastien Memorial Award)
  AHL Best SVS% (.931)
  AHL First All-Star Team
  AHL Most Shutouts (7)
  AHL Player of the Week (Oct. 28)
2011-2012 AHL All-Star Game
2014-2015 AHL Goaltender of the Month (January)
2015-2016 AHL All-Star Game
  AHL Goaltender of the Month (January)
2016-2017 AHL All-Star Game
 AWARDS BY LEAGUE
- AHL All-Rookie Team 01/02
- AHL All-Star Game 16/17, 01/02, 11/12, 07/08, 15/16
- AHL Best Goaltender (Baz Bastien Memorial Award) 07/08
- AHL Best SVS% 07/08
- AHL First All-Star Team 07/08
- AHL Goaltender of the Month 14/15, 15/16, 01/02
- AHL Most Shutouts 07/08
- AHL Player of the Week 07/08



TRANSACTIONS
DATE STATUS FROM TO SOURCE  
2019-10-07 Confirmed Utica Comets Retired
2019-02-19 Confirmed Utica Comets Vancouver Canucks 1 year 
2019-01-15 Confirmed No team Utica Comets PTO 
2018-12-01 Confirmed Ontario Reign Unknown Released 
2018-11-16 Confirmed No team Ontario Reign PTO 
2017-12-19 Confirmed Arizona Coyotes Pittsburgh Penguins Traded 
2017-11-21 Loan Arizona Coyotes Chicago Wolves
2017-11-14 Confirmed Tampa Bay Lightning Arizona Coyotes Traded 
2017-07-01 Confirmed Carolina Hurricanes Tampa Bay Lightning 1 year 
2016-09-07 Confirmed Chicago Blackhawks Carolina Hurricanes 1 year 
2015-06-30 Extension Chicago Blackhawks Chicago Blackhawks 1 year 
2014-08-18 Confirmed HK Sochi Chicago Blackhawks 1 year 
2014-07-28 Confirmed HK Sochi Unknown Due to injury 
2014-05-27 Confirmed Donbass Donetsk HK Sochi
2013-08-19 Confirmed Columbus Blue Jackets Donbass Donetsk
2013-04-03 Confirmed Philadelphia Flyers Columbus Blue Jackets Traded 
2012-07-01 Extension Philadelphia Flyers Philadelphia Flyers 1 year 
2010-06-30 Extension Philadelphia Flyers Philadelphia Flyers 2 years 
2009-12-15 Confirmed Carolina Hurricanes Philadelphia Flyers Waivers 


PLAYER BIOGRAPHY AND TRIVIA
 
- Drafted 1998, round 3 #56 overall by Windsor Spitfires in the OHL Priority Selection
 
 
Cult/Star player for Windsor Spitfires
Cult/Star player for Norfolk Admirals
Cult/Star player for Adirondack Phantoms