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MICHAEL LEIGHTON RUMORS

Blackhawks agree to one-year extension with goalie Leighton

CHICAGO (AP) The Chicago Blackhawks have agreed to terms with veteran goaltender Michael Leighton on a one-year extension through next season. The 34-year-old Leighton went 22-13-4 with a 2.26 goals-against average and a .920 save percentage with the Rockford AHL affiliate last season. Over 105 NHL regular-season games with four teams, he is 35-41-14 with a 2.97 GAA and a .901 save...
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June 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Blackhawks Sign Michael Leighton To 1-Year Extension

On Tuesday morning, the Blackhawks announced a one-year extension with Rockford netminder Michael Leighton. Last season with the IceHogs, Leighton was 22-13-4 with a 2.26 goals against average and .920 save percentage. The post Blackhawks Sign Michael Leighton To 1-Year Extension appeared first on Committed Indians.
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June 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Chicago Blackhawks: Another look at roster options

With the recent cuts made by Stan Bowman, it seems nearly impossible to predict what moves he has up his sleeve to get the Chicago Blackhawks salary cap compliant. Recently, he assigned a number of players, including Joakim Nordstrom and Adam Clendening, to the Rockford Icehogs. This doesn’t leave many more possibilities for a surprise player to be named to the team. However, with...
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October 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Chicago Blackhawks roster preview: Defensemen and Goalies

With training camp and the training camp festival in the books, the Chicago Blackhawks are shifting their focus towards their preseason games. That’s where the next segment of the roster preview continues as I look into the defensemen and goalies looking to make the 2014-2015 Chicago Blackhawks roster. Defensemen When it comes to the defensive side of the game, everything seems...
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September 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Michael Leighton’s Role With the Blackhawks

#166739672 / gettyimages.com It’s true; Michael Leighton makes his return into North American hockey with the very team that drafted him, traded him, and shot down his one real chance to win the Stanley Cup, the Chicago Blackhawks. They signed the 33-year old veteran to a two-way, one-year deal worth $550,000, in an effort to bolster their goaltending, their most shallow position...
Via TopSportsReport
August 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Signing of Leighton Raises Questions For Blackhawks

The signing of veteran goaltender Michael Leighton may have been a head-scratcher for most Chicago Blackhawk fans but there really shouldn’t be a problem or concern with adding a veteran goalie. Leighton, 33, spent last season with the KHL’s Donbass Donetsk but has spent time with the Hawks, Predators, Flyers, and Hurricanes in his first stint in the NHL. With the Blackhawks...
Via Beyond The Benches
August 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Chicago Blackhawks sign goalie Michael Leighton to 1-year deal

CHICAGO -- The Chicago Blackhawks have signed goaltender Michael Leighton to a one-year contract. The 33-year-old Leighton provides some organizational depth behind starter Corey Crawford and backup Antti Raanta. Barring injury, he could spend much of the year with Chicago's AHL affiliate in Rockford. Leighton was drafted by Chicago in the sixth round of the 1999 draft and made his...
Via AP on Fox
August 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Breaking: Blackhawks Sign G Michael Leighton

Breaking: According to NHL.com the Chicago Blackhawks have agreed to terms on a one-year contract with Goaltender Michael Leighton. The financial terms of the deal were not yet announced. Leighton, 33, was originally drafted by the Blackhawks in the 6th round (No. 165) of the 1999 entry draft, and played parts of two seasons with them (2002-2004). He was also the goalie that Patrick...
Via Sports Mockery
August 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Blackhawks Sign Michael Leighton

On Monday morning, the Blackhawks announced the team has signed goaltender Michael Leighton to a one-year contract. Last season, Leighton posted a .933 save percentage in 42 games with Donbass in the KHL. He last appeared in the NHL with … Continue reading →The post Blackhawks Sign Michael Leighton appeared first on Committed Indians.
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August 18, 2014  |  Discuss
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