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Miks Indrasis ties KHL game with incredible Mike Legg Lacrosse-Style goal

Since Mike Legg did this move against Minnesota in the West Regional of the 1996 NCAA tournament to help get Michigan back in the hockey game, there have been many imitations of the move.  So many in fact, that I think the hockey world has lost count.  That doesn’t make this play any less impressive though.Former NHL goalie Curtis Sanford was playing extremely well and his team...
Via Diehardsport
January 22, 2013  |  Discuss

KHL comes calling for NHL goaltenders

Veteran NHL goaltender Curtis Sanford relocated to the KHL this summer, signing with Yaroslavl Lokomotiv.Sanford played admirably for Columbus last season under tough circumstances, going 10-18-4 with a .911 save percentage and 2.60 goals-against average. But the Blue Jackets are shopping for a new starter while planning to keep Steve Mason as the back-up, so Sanford, 32, needed...
Via Fox - The Hockey Guy
June 10, 2012  |  Discuss

Blue Jackets activate Sanford off injured reserve

The Columbus Blue Jackets have activated goaltender Curtis Sanford, who had been on injured reserve following a lower body injury suffered earlier this month. The club on Wednesday also said it had assigned goaltender Allen York to the Chicago Express, its ECHL affiliate. The 32-year-old Sanford has missed the past six games since the injury in a home loss to Dallas on Feb. 8....
Via Fox Sports
February 22, 2012  |  Discuss

Blue Jackets 1, Kings 0

Curtis Sanford made 31 saves for his sixth career shutout, defenseman Grant Clitsome ended a 22-game goal drought, and the Columbus Blue Jackets beat the Los Angeles Kings 1-0 Saturday. Sanford started back-to-back games for the first time since a 12-game stretch from Nov. 17 through Dec. 10 when coach Scott Arniel benched Steve Mason. The shutout was Sanford's first since Dec...
Via AP on Fox
January 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Hip injury sidelines Sanford

Curtis Sanford has been one of the few good stories on the Blue Jackets roster this season, and now the veteran goaltender is hobbled by a right hip injury.It's unclear how long Sanford will be sidelined, but Steve Mason has gotten both starts -- including the 2-1 shootout loss to Calgary on Tuesday -- since the Blue Jackets emerged from a three-day break for the holidays. Columbus...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
December 28, 2011  |  Discuss

Lightning travel to take on lowly Blue Jackets

The Columbus Blue Jackets have seen their goaltending improve with Curtis Sanford replacing Steve Mason. Sanford is outplaying his younger teammate in much the same way Mathieu Garon did during his time in Columbus. Garon has been the Tampa Bay Lightning's regular starter lately and will return to Nationwide Arena for Saturday night's matchup against his former team. League...
Via Fox Sports Florida
December 17, 2011  |  Discuss

Sanford says he almost retired last month

INSIDE SHOTS Sanford says he almost retired last month Stuck in the minor leagues and beset by injuries, Blue Jackets goaltender Curtis Sanford told the Columbus Dispatch that he considered calling it quits as recently as last month.Luckily for the Blue Jackets, he didn't follow through.Sanford has taken over the Blue Jackets' No. 1 job from Steve Mason with a stellar run...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
November 30, 2011  |  Discuss

Sanford's play has been net gain for Jackets

Blue Jackets general manager Scott Howson is still looking to acquire a goaltender via trade, but the need is no longer urgent.Not with goaltender Curtis Sanford playing the best hockey of his career.After playing well again in a 2-1 loss to St. Louis on Sunday, Sanford is 3-1-2 since taking over the Jackets' No. 1 job. He has stopped 158 of 167 shots (.946) and allowed two goals...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
November 28, 2011  |  Discuss

Curtis Sanford: A Bright Spot in Gloomy Columbus

With all the bad things going on with the Columbus Blue Jackets this season, there has been one bright spot for the hockey club. No, it is not the play of Jeff Carter, Rick Nash, Vinny Prospal, Grant Clitsome, etc. Rather, it is the play of backup netminder Curtis Sanford. With starting netminder Steve Mason nursing a head injury, Sanford has come in and provided the Blue Jackets...
Via Kukla's Korner
November 25, 2011  |  Discuss

Jackets activate Curtis Sanford from IR

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- The Columbus Blue Jackets have activated goaltender Curtis Sanford off injured reserve and assigned goalie Allen York to the club's AHL affiliate in Springfield, Mass. Sanford has missed the last 10 games due to a pulled groin muscle suffered in practice on Oct. 17. York had been on the big club's roster as a backup to starter Steve Mason. The 32...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
November 13, 2011  |  Discuss
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