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Michael Leighton a.k.a. "Mike Leighton"

Player Facts
  • Position
    G
  • Height
    6'3" / 191 cm
  • Weight
    185 lbs / 84 kg
  • Catches
    L
  • Contract
    17/18
Player Statistics
S Team League GP GAA SVS%   POST GP GAA SVS%
1996-97 Petrolia Jets WOHL 16 3.66 .887 |
1997-98 Petrolia Jets WOHL 30 3.30 - |
1998-99 Windsor Spitfires OHL 28 4.84 .867 | Playoffs 3 7.50 .884
1999-00 Windsor Spitfires OHL 42 3.12 .889 | Playoffs 12 3.12 .922
2000-01 Windsor Spitfires OHL 54 2.73 .910 | Playoffs 9 3.12 .914
2001-02 Norfolk Admirals AHL 52 2.14 .920 | Playoffs 4 2.02 .927
2002-03 Chicago Blackhawks NHL 8 2.82 .913 |
Norfolk Admirals AHL 36 2.50 .912 | Playoffs 4 1.75 .931
2003-04 Chicago Blackhawks NHL 35 2.99 .900 |
Norfolk Admirals AHL 18 1.83 .926 | Playoffs 4 0.57 .978
2004-05 Norfolk Admirals AHL 41 2.02 .921 |
2005-06 Buffalo Sabres NHL 0 - - |
Rochester Americans AHL 40 3.21 .887 |
2006-07 Portland Pirates AHL 16 2.31 .910 |
Nashville Predators NHL 1 6.00 .800 |
Philadelphia Flyers NHL 4 3.70 .882 |
Philadelphia Phantoms AHL 5 1.56 .948 |
Montréal Canadiens NHL 0 - - |
2007-08 Carolina Hurricanes NHL 3 2.66 .897 |
Albany River Rats AHL 58 2.10 .931 | Playoffs 7 1.18 .968
2008-09 Carolina Hurricanes NHL 19 2.92 .901 |
2009-10 Carolina Hurricanes NHL 7 4.29 .848 |
Philadelphia Flyers NHL 27 2.49 .918 | Playoffs 14 2.46 .916
2010-11 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 1 4.00 .889 | Playoffs 2 3.43 .862
Adirondack Phantoms AHL 30 2.22 .926 |
2011-12 Adirondack Phantoms AHL 56 2.58 .918 |
2012-13 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 1 5.08 .808 |
Adirondack Phantoms AHL 2 2.02 .933 |
Columbus Blue Jackets NHL 0 - - |
2013-14 Donbass Donetsk KHL 42 1.74 .933 | Playoffs 8 2.57 .908
2014-15 Rockford IceHogs AHL 42 2.26 .920 | Playoffs 8 2.59 .919
2015-16 Chicago Blackhawks NHL 1 1.54 .941 |
Rockford IceHogs AHL 46 2.44 .918 |
2016-17 Carolina Hurricanes NHL 4 3.42 .870 |
Charlotte Checkers AHL 23 2.17 .921 | Playoffs 1 1.15 .933
2017-18 Syracuse Crunch AHL 9 3.03 .868 |
Chicago Wolves AHL 5 3.40 .869 |
Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins AHL 6 2.67 .913 |
Tournament Statistics
S Team League GP GAA SVS%   POST GP GAA SVS%
2013-14 Donbass Donetsk Continental Cup 2 2.77 .903 |
Transactions
DATE STATUS FROM TO SOURCE
12/19/2017
12/19/2017 Confirmed Arizona Coyotes Pittsburgh Penguins
11/21/2017
11/21/2017 Loan Arizona Coyotes Chicago Wolves
11/14/2017
11/14/2017 Confirmed Tampa Bay Lightning Arizona Coyotes
07/01/2017
07/01/2017 Confirmed Carolina Hurricanes Tampa Bay Lightning
09/07/2016
09/07/2016 Confirmed Chicago Blackhawks Carolina Hurricanes
06/30/2015
06/30/2015 Extension Chicago Blackhawks Chicago Blackhawks
08/18/2014
08/18/2014 Confirmed HK Sochi Chicago Blackhawks
07/28/2014
07/28/2014 Confirmed HK Sochi Unknown
05/27/2014
05/27/2014 Confirmed Donbass Donetsk HK Sochi
08/19/2013
08/19/2013 Confirmed Columbus Blue Jackets Donbass Donetsk
04/03/2013
04/03/2013 Confirmed Philadelphia Flyers Columbus Blue Jackets
07/01/2012
07/01/2012 Extension Philadelphia Flyers Philadelphia Flyers
06/30/2010
06/30/2010 Extension Philadelphia Flyers Philadelphia Flyers
12/15/2009
12/15/2009 Confirmed Carolina Hurricanes Philadelphia Flyers
Player Biography and Trivia

Drafted 1998, 3 #56 overall by Windsor Spitfires in the OHL Priority Selection

Cult/Star player for Adirondack Phantoms

Cult/Star player for Norfolk Admirals

Cult/Star player for Windsor Spitfires

Career transactions
- 2013-08-19 • Signed by Donbass Donetsk
- 2013-04-03 • Traded to the Columbus Blue Jackets with a 2015 3rd round pick for Steve Mason
- 2012-07-01 • Re-signed to a one-year contract by the Philadelphia Flyers
- 2010-06-30 • Re-signed to a two-year contract by the Philadelphia Flyers
- 2009-12-15 • Claimed off waivers by the Philadelphia Flyers
- 2008-06-11 • Re-signed to a two-year contract by the Carolina Hurricanes
- 2007-07-27 • Re-signed to a one-year contract by the Carolina Hurricanes
- 2007-06-23 • Traded to the Carolina Hurricanes for a 2007 7th round pick (Scott Kishel)
- 2007-02-27 • Claimed off waivers by the Montreal Canadiens
- 2007-01-11 • Claimed off waivers by the Philadelphia Flyers
- 2006-11-27 • Claimed off waivers by the Nashville Predators
- 2006-07-13 • Signed to a one-year contract by the Anaheim Ducks
- 2005-10-04 • Traded to the Buffalo Sabres for Milan Bartovic
- 2004-09-15 • Re-signed to a one-year contract by the Chicago Blackhawks

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