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Michael Leighton
Michael Leighton
Goaltender
(LAY-tohn, MIGH-kuhl)
Number: 49
Height: 6' 3"
Weight: 186
Catches: Left
Born: 19 May 1981  (Age 33)
Birthplace: Petrolia, ON, Canada
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Acquired: Acquis au ballottage des Flyers de Philadelphie,le 27 février 2007 / Claimed on waivers from the Philadelphia Flyers on February 27, 2007
Drafted: CHI / 1999 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 6th (165th overall)
Career Regular Season Statistics
Season Team GP W L T OT SO GA SA Sv% GAA Min
1997-1998 Petrolia Jets-OHA-B 30 2 87 3.30 1,583
1998-1999 Windsor Spitfires-OHL 28 4 17 2 0 112 4.84 1,389
1999-2000 Windsor Spitfires-OHL 42 17 17 2 1 118 3.12 2,272
2000-2001 Windsor Spitfires-OHL 54 32 13 5 2 138 2.73 3,035
2001-2002 Norfolk Admirals-AHL 52 27 16 8 6 111 1,380 .920 2.14 3,114
2001-2002 Blackhawks 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 .000 .00 0
2002-2003 Blackhawks 8 2 3 2 - 1 21 241 .913 2.82 447
2002-2003 Norfolk Admirals-AHL 36 18 13 5 4 91 1,039 .912 2.50 2,184
2003-2004 Blackhawks 34 6 18 8 - 2 99 987 .900 2.99 1,988
2003-2004 Norfolk Admirals-AHL 18 10 7 1 1 33 444 .926 1.83 1,081
2004-2005 Norfolk Admirals-AHL 41 20 16 3 7 78 988 .921 2.02 2,319
2005-2006 Rochester Americans-AHL 40 15 22 1 2 124 1,103 .888 3.21 2,318
2006-2007 Portland Pirates-AHL 16 8 6 1 2 37 412 .910 2.31 962
2006-2007 Predators 1 0 0 - 0 0 2 10 .800 6.00 20
2006-2007 Flyers 4 2 2 - 0 0 12 102 .882 3.69 195
2006-2007 Philadelphia Phantoms-AHL 5 2 0 2 0 7 135 .948 1.56 270
2007-2008 Hurricanes 3 1 1 - 0 0 7 68 .897 2.66 158
2007-2008 Albany River Rats-AHL 58 28 25 4 7 121 1,755 .931 2.10
2008-2009 Hurricanes 19 6 7 - 2 0 50 507 .901 2.92 1,029
2009-2010 Hurricanes 7 1 4 - 0 0 25 164 .848 4.29 350
2009-2010 Flyers 27 16 5 - 2 1 60 735 .918 2.48 1,449
2010-2011 Flyers 1 1 0 - 0 0 4 36 .889 4.00 60
2010-2011 Adirondack Phantoms-AHL 30 14 12 3 5 66 823 .926 2.22 1,783
2011-2012 Adirondack Phantoms-AHL 56 28 26 1 2 139 1,704 .918 2.58 3,237
2012-2013 Flyers 1 0 1 - 0 0 5 26 .808 5.08 59
2012-2013 Adirondack Phantoms-AHL 2 1 1 0 0 4 60 .933 2.02 119
2013-2014 HK Donbass Donetsk-KHL 42 20 16 0 6 71 1.74 2,448
NHL Totals 105 35 41 10 4 4 285 2,876 .901 2.97 5,754
Career Playoff Statistics
Season Team GP W L SO GA SA Sv% GAA Min
1998-1999 Windsor Spitfires-OHL 3 0 1 0 10 7.50 80
1999-2000 Windsor Spitfires-OHL 12 5 6 0 32 3.12 616
2000-2001 Windsor Spitfires-OHL 9 4 5 1 27 3.12 519
2001-2002 Norfolk Admirals-AHL 4 1 2 0 8 109 .927 2.02 238
2002-2003 Norfolk Admirals-AHL 4 3 1 1 7 101 .931 1.75 240
2003-2004 Norfolk Admirals-AHL 4 2 1 2 2 91 .978 .57 212
2005-2006 Rochester Americans-AHL 0
2006-2007 Portland Pirates-AHL 0
2006-2007 Philadelphia Phantoms-AHL 0
2007-2008 Albany River Rats-AHL 7 3 4 2 10 314 .968 1.18
2009-2010 Flyers 14 8 3 3 31 371 .916 2.46 757
2010-2011 Flyers 2 0 1 0 4 29 .862 3.43 70
2013-2014 HK Donbass Donetsk-KHL 8 3 4 0 20 2.57 467
NHL Totals 16 8 4 3 35 400 .912 2.54 827