Jan 052011
For Leighton, an emotional move to the Phantoms

January 5 Philadelphia Daily News:  “When the clock struck noon yesterday, Michael Leighton was left without a date for the dance. Leighton was waived, for the fifth time in his NHL career, by the Flyers on Monday. He had hoped to stay in the NHL. Leighton was passed over by all 29 NHL teams and [More…]

Jan 042011
Michael Leighton clears waivers, goes to Phantoms

By Justin Adkins: The Flyers  have confirmed that former goaltender Michael Leighton has cleared waivers, and will be assigned to their AHL affiliate, the Adirondack Phantoms. No team made a claim for the former Flyer (twice now), Hurricane, Predator, Sabre, Canadien, and Duck. With the Flyers, Leighton was 17-5-2, with an 8-3 playoff record. But most teams [More…]