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Ducks Sign Goaltender Michael Leighton

Thursday, 07.13.2006 / 12:00 AM / News
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Ducks Sign Goaltender Michael Leighton

ANAHEIM, Calif. - The Anaheim Ducks announced today that the National Hockey League (NHL) club has signed goaltender Michael Leighton to a one-year contract. Per club policy, no financial terms of the deal were disclosed.

Leighton, 25 (5/19/81), played 40 games with Rochester of the American Hockey League (AHL) in 2005-2006. He posted a record of 15-22-1, with a 3.21 goals-against-average (GAA) and .887 save percentage (SV%). A native of Petrolia, Ontario, Leighton has appeared in 43 career NHL games (all with Chicago), earning an 8-21-10 record and a 2.96 GAA.

The 6-3, 186-pound netminder earned a 27-16-8 record, with a .920 SV% and 2.14 GAA for Norfolk of the AHL in 2001-2002. He was named to the AHL All-Rookie Team following the season for his efforts.

Leighton was originally drafted by the Blackhawks in the sixth round (165th overall) of the 1999 NHL Entry Draft.

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  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 ANA 7 6 1 0 25 14 12
2 NSH 7 5 0 2 19 13 12
3 LAK 7 5 1 1 17 10 11
4 CGY 9 5 3 1 25 19 11
5 CHI 6 4 1 1 18 10 9
6 SJS 8 4 3 1 27 25 9
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2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
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R. Getzlaf 7 2 8 3 10
R. Kesler 7 3 3 1 6
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J. Silfverberg 7 0 4 2 4
C. Fowler 7 0 4 4 4
D. Smith-Pelly 7 1 2 3 3
P. Maroon 3 0 3 -1 3
N. Thompson 7 0 3 -1 3
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
F. Andersen 6 0 0 .951 1.32
J. Gibson 0 1 0 .846 6.00


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