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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 48 32 10 6 143 124 70
2 NSH 46 31 10 5 141 107 67
3 STL 46 29 13 4 148 111 62
4 CHI 48 30 16 2 151 112 62
5 WPG 49 26 15 8 138 122 60
6 SJS 48 25 17 6 131 132 56
7 VAN 46 26 17 3 124 118 55
8 CGY 48 26 19 3 140 126 55
9 LAK 48 21 15 12 133 129 54
10 COL 49 20 18 11 128 141 51
11 DAL 47 21 19 7 146 154 49
12 MIN 47 21 20 6 130 138 48
13 ARI 47 16 25 6 108 160 38
14 EDM 48 12 27 9 110 160 33

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2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
R. Getzlaf 47 15 35 13 50
C. Perry 33 19 12 16 31
R. Kesler 48 13 18 -1 31
S. Vatanen 48 10 20 5 30
M. Beleskey 47 18 7 13 25
C. Fowler 47 5 18 4 23
P. Maroon 40 5 18 2 23
H. Lindholm 47 5 15 14 20
J. Silfverberg 48 6 12 2 18
K. Palmieri 24 10 5 1 15
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
F. Andersen 27 6 5 .919 2.24
J. Gibson 2 2 0 .927 2.28


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