MICHAEL LEIGHTON

Inactive (Retired)

Goaltender
Estimated Career Earnings : $6,822,541
BORN: May 19, 1981
BIRTHPLACE: Petrolia, Ontario, Canada
NATIONALITY: Canada
HEIGHT:
6'3"
191cm
WEIGHT:
186 lbs
84kg
CATCHES:Left
AGE: 39
ELC SIGNING AGE: -
WAIVERS SIGNING AGE: -
DRAFT YEAR: 1999
DRAFTED OVERALL: 165
DRAFT ROUND: 6
DRAFTED BY: Chicago BlackhawksCHI

CONTRACT HISTORY

HISTORICAL SALARY
SOURCE: CapGeek
SEASONCLAUSECAP HIT AAV P. BONUSES S. BONUSES BASE SALARY TOTAL SALARY MINORS SALARY
2003-04$575,000$575,000
TOTAL$0$0$0$0$575,000$575,000$0
STANDARD CONTRACT
COMPARE THIS CONTRACT
LENGTH: 1 YEAR
EXPIRY STATUS: RFA
SIGNING TEAM: Anaheim DucksAnaheim Ducks
VALUE: $450,000
C.H.% : 1.02
SIGNING DATE: July 13, 2006
SOURCE: CapGeek
SEASONCLAUSECAP HIT AAV P. BONUSES S. BONUSES BASE SALARY TOTAL SALARY MINORS SALARY
2006-07$450,000$450,000$0$0$450,000$450,000$100,000
TOTAL$450,000$450,000$0$0$450,000$450,000$100,000
STANDARD CONTRACT
COMPARE THIS CONTRACT
LENGTH: 1 YEAR
EXPIRY STATUS: UFA
SIGNING TEAM: Carolina HurricanesCarolina Hurricanes
VALUE: $550,000
C.H.% : 1.09
SIGNING DATE: July 27, 2007
SOURCE: CapGeek
SEASONCLAUSECAP HIT AAV P. BONUSES S. BONUSES BASE SALARY TOTAL SALARY MINORS SALARY
2007-08$550,000$550,000$0$0$550,000$550,000$0
TOTAL$550,000$550,000$0$0$550,000$550,000$0
STANDARD CONTRACT (EXTENSION)
COMPARE THIS CONTRACT
LENGTH: 2 YEARS
EXPIRY STATUS: UFA
SIGNING TEAM: Carolina HurricanesCarolina Hurricanes
VALUE: $1,200,000
C.H.% : 1.19
SIGNING DATE: June 11, 2008
SOURCE: CapGeek
SEASONCLAUSECAP HIT AAV P. BONUSES S. BONUSES BASE SALARY TOTAL SALARY MINORS SALARY
2008-09$600,000$600,000$0$0$600,000$600,000$600,000
2009-10$600,000$600,000$0$0$600,000$600,000$600,000
TOTAL$1,200,000$1,200,000$0$0$1,200,000$1,200,000$1,200,000
CONTRACT NOTE: The above contract was subject to a reentry waiver claim. Cap hits for some seasons may have been halved.
STANDARD CONTRACT (EXTENSION)
COMPARE THIS CONTRACT
LENGTH: 2 YEARS
EXPIRY STATUS: UFA
SIGNING TEAM: Philadelphia FlyersPhiladelphia Flyers
VALUE: $3,100,000
C.H.% : 2.61
SIGNING DATE: June 30, 2010
SOURCE: CapGeek
SEASONCLAUSECAP HIT AAV P. BONUSES S. BONUSES BASE SALARY TOTAL SALARY MINORS SALARY
2010-11$1,550,000$1,550,000$0$200,000$1,300,000$1,500,000$1,500,000
2011-12$1,550,000$1,550,000$0$0$1,600,000$1,600,000$1,600,000
TOTAL$3,100,000$3,100,000$0$200,000$2,900,000$3,100,000$3,100,000
STANDARD CONTRACT
COMPARE THIS CONTRACT
LENGTH: 1 YEAR
EXPIRY STATUS: UFA
SIGNING TEAM: Philadelphia FlyersPhiladelphia Flyers
VALUE: $900,000
C.H.% : 1.50
SIGNING DATE: July 1, 2012
SOURCE: CapGeek
SEASONCLAUSECAP HIT AAV P. BONUSES S. BONUSES BASE SALARY TOTAL SALARY MINORS SALARY
2012-13$900,000$900,000$0$0$900,000$900,000$900,000
TOTAL$900,000$900,000$0$0$900,000$900,000$900,000
STANDARD CONTRACT
COMPARE THIS CONTRACT
LENGTH: 1 YEAR
EXPIRY STATUS: UFA
SIGNING TEAM: Chicago BlackhawksChicago Blackhawks
VALUE: $550,000
C.H.% : 0.80
SIGNING DATE: August 18, 2014
SOURCE: CapGeek
SEASONCLAUSECAP HIT AAV P. BONUSES S. BONUSES BASE SALARY TOTAL SALARY MINORS SALARY
2014-15$550,000$550,000$0$0$550,000$550,000$400,000
TOTAL$550,000$550,000$0$0$550,000$550,000$400,000
STANDARD CONTRACT (EXTENSION)
COMPARE THIS CONTRACT
LENGTH: 1 YEAR
EXPIRY STATUS: UFA
SIGNING TEAM: Chicago BlackhawksChicago Blackhawks
VALUE: $575,000
C.H.% : 0.81
SIGNING DATE: June 30, 2015
SEASONCLAUSECAP HIT AAV P. BONUSES S. BONUSES BASE SALARY TOTAL SALARY MINORS SALARY
2015-16$575,000$575,000$0$0$575,000$575,000$125,000
TOTAL$575,000$575,000$0$0$575,000$575,000$125,000
35+ CONTRACT
COMPARE THIS CONTRACT
LENGTH: 1 YEAR
EXPIRY STATUS: UFA
SIGNING TEAM: Carolina HurricanesCarolina Hurricanes
VALUE: $700,000
C.H.% : 0.96
SIGNING DATE: September 7, 2016
SOURCE: @NHLCanes
SEASONCLAUSECAP HIT AAV P. BONUSES S. BONUSES BASE SALARY TOTAL SALARY MINORS SALARY
2016-17$700,000$700,000$0$0$700,000$700,000$250,000
TOTAL$700,000$700,000$0$0$700,000$700,000$250,000
35+ CONTRACT
COMPARE THIS CONTRACT
LENGTH: 1 YEAR
EXPIRY STATUS: UFA
SIGNING TEAM: Tampa Bay LightningTampa Bay Lightning
VALUE: $650,000
C.H.% : 0.87
SIGNING DATE: July 1, 2017
SOURCE: CapFriendly
SEASONCLAUSECAP HIT AAV P. BONUSES S. BONUSES BASE SALARY TOTAL SALARY MINORS SALARY
2017-18$650,000$650,000$0$0$650,000$650,000$200,000
TOTAL$650,000$650,000$0$0$650,000$650,000$200,000
MINIMUM GUARANTEED SALARY: 2017-18: $300,000
35+ CONTRACT
COMPARE THIS CONTRACT
LENGTH: 1 YEAR
EXPIRY STATUS: UFA
SIGNING TEAM: Vancouver CanucksVancouver Canucks
VALUE: $650,000
C.H.% : 0.82
SIGNING DATE: February 20, 2019
SEASONCLAUSECAP HIT AAV P. BONUSES S. BONUSES BASE SALARY TOTAL SALARY MINORS SALARY
2018-19$650,000$650,000$0$0$650,000$650,000$200,000
TOTAL$650,000$650,000$0$0$650,000$650,000$200,000

SALARY PROGRESSION

CAREER STATS

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SEASONTEAMLEAGUEGPGAASv%PLAYOFFSGPGAASv%GA60xGA60GSAx60PLAYOFFSGA60xGA60GSAx60
1996-97Komoka KingsWOHL163.660.887|---|---
1997-98Komoka KingsWOHL303.30-|---|---
1998-99Windsor SpitfiresOHL284.830.883|PLAYOFFS37.430.884---|---
1999-00Windsor SpitfiresOHL423.120.900|PLAYOFFS123.110.922---|---
2000-01Windsor SpitfiresOHL542.730.918|PLAYOFFS93.120.914---|---
2001-02Norfolk AdmiralsAHL522.140.920|PLAYOFFS42.020.927---|---
2002-03Chicago BlackhawksChicago BlackhawksNHL82.820.913|---|---
Norfolk AdmiralsAHL362.500.912|PLAYOFFS41.750.931---|---
2003-04Chicago BlackhawksChicago BlackhawksNHL352.980.900|---|---
Norfolk AdmiralsAHL181.830.926|PLAYOFFS40.560.978---|---
2004-05Norfolk AdmiralsAHL412.020.921|---|---
2005-06Rochester AmericansAHL403.210.887|---|---
2006-07Nashville PredatorsNashville PredatorsNHL16.070.800|---|---
Philadelphia FlyersPhiladelphia FlyersNHL43.700.882|---|---
Philadelphia PhantomsAHL51.560.948|---|---
Portland PiratesAHL162.310.910|---|---
2007-08Carolina HurricanesCarolina HurricanesNHL32.660.897|2.042.330.28|PLAYOFFS---
Albany River RatsAHL582.100.931|PLAYOFFS71.180.968---|---
2008-09Carolina HurricanesCarolina HurricanesNHL192.920.901|2.62.53-0.07|PLAYOFFS---
2009-10Carolina HurricanesCarolina HurricanesNHL74.280.848|4.792.82-1.97|PLAYOFFS---
Philadelphia FlyersPhiladelphia FlyersNHL272.480.918|PLAYOFFS142.460.9162.582.56-0.03|PLAYOFFS2.192.330.14
2010-11Philadelphia FlyersPhiladelphia FlyersNHL14.010.889|PLAYOFFS23.440.8621.372.290.92|PLAYOFFS1.182.10.92
Adirondack PhantomsAHL302.220.926|---|---
2011-12Adirondack PhantomsAHL562.580.918|---|---
2012-13Philadelphia FlyersPhiladelphia FlyersNHL15.070.808|4.511.91-2.6|PLAYOFFS---
Adirondack PhantomsAHL22.020.933|---|---
2013-14Donbass DonetskKHL421.740.933|PLAYOFFS82.570.908---|---
Donbass DonetskContinental Cup22.770.903|---|---
2014-15Rockford IceHogsAHL422.250.920|PLAYOFFS82.590.919---|---
2015-16Chicago BlackhawksChicago BlackhawksNHL11.520.941|1.861.19-0.67|PLAYOFFS---
Rockford IceHogsAHL462.440.918|---|---
2016-17Carolina HurricanesCarolina HurricanesNHL43.420.870|3.852.43-1.42|PLAYOFFS---
Charlotte CheckersAHL232.170.921|PLAYOFFS11.140.933---|---
2017-18Syracuse CrunchAHL93.030.868|---|---
Chicago WolvesAHL53.400.869|---|---
Wilkes-BarreScranton PenguinsAHL62.670.913|---|---
2018-19Ontario ReignAHL34.460.859|---|---
Utica CometsAHL192.700.901|---|---
NHL TOTALNHL111--|PLAYOFFS16-----|PLAYOFFS---