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Michael Leighton (G)

Rockford IceHogs

Name: Michael Leighton
Number: 49
Position: G
Shoots: L
Height: 6-3
Weight: 186
Birthdate: 1981-05-19
Birth place: Petrolia, ON

Biography

2014-15 Season Notes: Stopped all 28 shots in a 1-0 SOL to the Toronto Marlies on 10/19/14, picking up his 37th career AHL shutout, moving him into a tie for third place all time in league history.   Career Notes: 2013-14: Had six shutouts during the 13-14 season and tied for 3rd among all KHL goaltenders with 20 wins...He ranked sixth among goaltenders in the KHL for GAA...Played in the playoffs with Donbass HC (KHL) for eight games poating a .908 SV%and 2.57 GAA...2012-13: An injury forced him to miss the majority of the campaign before getting traded to Columbus on 4/3/13 with a 3rd round pick for Steve Mason. 2011-12: Went 28-26-1 (2.58 GAA, .918 SV% with two shutouts in 56 appearances with Adirondack (AHL)...Represented the Eastern Conference in the 2012 AHL All-Star Game in Atlantic City...2010-11: Posted back-to-back shutouts on 2/5 and 2/12/11 in wins at Hamilton and at Wilkes-Barre/Scranton...Finished the campaign 8-2-0-0 over his final 10 outings, with a .938 SV% and a 1.81 GAA....2009-10: Appeared in a career high 37 NHL games with Philadelphia, including an additional 14 in Stanley Cup Playoffs where he led the Flyers to the Stanley Cup Finals...Earned three postseason shutouts, including his first career NHL playoff shutout on 5/16/10 against Montreal, making 28 saves in a 6-0 win...His three shutouts came in a four game stretch against the Candiens between 5/16-5/22/10 setting an NHL record for most shutouts in a single series...Finished the Eastern Conference Finals 4-1 with a 1.40 GAA and a .936 SV%...In his first career NHL playoff start, he made 30 saves in a 2-1 Game 7 win over Boston, on 5/12/10...2007-08: Won the Baz Bastien Memorial Award, given to AHL's most outstanding goalie after posting career high seven shutouts...Set an AHL record most saves in a game, blocking 98 Philadelphia shots in 3-2, five overtime loss in Game 4 of the East Division Semi-Finals...Career: His 36 career AHL shutouts rank him fourth all-time in AHL history. Named to the AHL All-Rookie Team in 2001-02...Made All-Star appearances in 2002, 2008 and 2012. Owns AHL record for lowest GAA in a series, posting a 1.18 GAA in 2008...Posted a shutout in his NHL debut with the Blackhawks against Phoenix on 1/8/03.

View Game By Game Stats Goalie Stats

Regular Season Stats
Season Team GP GA Mins Saves GAA SV% W L OT SOW SOL SOGA SOA SO% SO
2014-15 Regular Season Rockford IceHogs 2 3 125 48 1.43 0.941 0 1 1 0 1 3 5 0.400 1
2012-13 Regular Season Adirondack Phantoms 2 4 119 56 2.02 0.933 1 1 - 0 0 0 0 0.000 0
2011-12 Regular Season Adirondack Phantoms 56 139 3237 1565 2.58 0.918 28 26 1 1 1 1 8 0.875 2
2010-11 Regular Season Adirondack Phantoms 30 66 1783 823 2.22 0.926 14 12 3 1 3 8 22 0.636 5
2009-10 Regular Season Albany River Rats 0 0 0 0.00 0.000 0 0 - 0 0 0 0 0.000 0
2007-08 Regular Season Albany River Rats 58 121 3451 1634 2.10 0.931 28 25 4 5 4 11 44 0.750 7
2006-07 Regular Season Philadelphia Phantoms 5 7 270 128 1.56 0.948 2 0 2 0 2 4 11 0.636 0
2006-07 Regular Season Portland Pirates 16 37 962 375 2.31 0.910 8 6 1 2 1 2 14 0.857 2
2005-06 Regular Season Rochester Americans 40 124 2316 978 3.21 0.887 15 22 1 3 1 5 22 0.773 2
Playoff Stats
Season Team GP GA Mins Saves GAA SV% W L OT SOW SOL SOGA SOA SO% SO
2008 Calder Cup Playoffs Albany River Rats 7 10 510 304 1.18 0.968 3 4 - 0 0 0 0 0.000 2