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Blackhawks, G Leighton agree to one-year deal

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TSN.ca Staff
8/18/2014 11:32:34 AM
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Michael Leighton is returning to the Windy City.

The Chicago Blackhawks announced on Monday the team has agreed to terms with the 33-year-old netminder on a one-year contract.

Leighton spent last season with the KHL's Donbass Donetsk, who he posted a 1.74 goals against average and a .934 save percentage with.

In 105 career NHL games with the Blackhawks, Nashville Predators, Philadelphia Flyers and Carolina Hurricanes, Leighton has a 35-41-10-9 record with .901 save percentage and a 2.97 GAA.

He was drafted in the sixth round – 165th overall – of the 1999 NHL Draft by the Blackhawks.

Michael Leighton (Photo: Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

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(Photo: Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)
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