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NHL: Tampa Bay 5, Philadelphia 1

TAMPA, Fla., Jan. 27 (UPI) -- Teddy Purcell had a goal and two assists Sunday and the Tampa Bay Lightning stayed unbeaten at home in 2013 with a 5-1 win over Philadelphia.

NHL: Buffalo 4, Philadelphia 3 (OT)

PHILADELPHIA, April 22 (UPI) -- Tyler Ennis scored on a rebound 5:31 into overtime Friday, pushing the Buffalo Sabres into the series lead with a 4-3 victory over Philadelphia.

NHL: Philadelphia 7, Los Angeles 4

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 31 (UPI) -- Mike Richards had two goals and two assists Thursday to help the Philadelphia Flyers beat the Los Angeles Kings 7-4.

Flyers sign goalie Leighton

PHILADELPHIA, June 30 (UPI) -- Goalie Michael Leighton is reported to have signed a two-year contract to stay with Philadelphia, a day before he would have become a free agent.
NHL: Chicago 4, Philadelphia 3 (OT)

NHL: Chicago 4, Philadelphia 3 (OT)

PHILADELPHIA, June 9 (UPI) -- A goal by Patrick Kane 4:06 into overtime Wednesday gave the Chicago Blackhawks their first Stanley Cup title in 49 years with a 4-3 victory over Philadelphia.
Flyers G Leighton to start Game 6

Flyers G Leighton to start Game 6

PHILADELPHIA, June 8 (UPI) -- Goalie Michael Leighton will get the start in Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Finals despite being pulled earlier, Coach Peter Laviolette indicated Tuesday.

NHL: Philadelphia 5, Chicago 3

PHILADELPHIA, June 4 (UPI) -- Michael Leighton made 32 saves Friday and the Philadelphia Flyers survived a late Chicago rush to down the Blackhawks 5-3 and even the Stanley Cup Finals 2-2.
NHL: Chicago 2, Philadelphia 1

NHL: Chicago 2, Philadelphia 1

CHICAGO, May 31 (UPI) -- Marian Hossa and Ben Eager scored 28 seconds apart Monday, sparking Chicago to a 2-1 win over Philadelphia and a 2-0 Stanley Cup Finals lead.

NHL: Philadelphia 3, Montreal 0

MONTREAL, May 22 (UPI) -- Michael Leighton got his third shutout of the series Saturday, lifting Philly to a 3-0 win over Montreal and a 3-1 lead in the NHL Eastern Conference Finals.
NHL: Philadelphia 3, Montreal 0

NHL: Philadelphia 3, Montreal 0

PHILADELPHIA, May 18 (UPI) -- Michael Leighton turned aside 30 shots Tuesday and the Philadelphia Flyers downed Montreal 3-0 to grab a 2-0 lead in the NHL Eastern Conference finals.

NHL: Philadelphia 6, Montreal 0

PHILADELPHIA, May 16 (UPI) -- Michael Leighton turned aside 28 shots Sunday and the Philadelphia Flyers pounded Montreal 6-0 in the first game of their Eastern Conference finals series.

NHL: Philadelphia 2, Boston 1

PHILADELPHIA, May 13 (UPI) -- Michael Leighton made 30 saves in his first career playoff start Wednesday and Philadelphia forced a Game 7 in the conference semifinals by downing Boston 2-1.

NHL: New York Rangers 3, Philadelphia 1

NEW YORK, March 14 (UPI) -- Sean Avery scored twice Sunday to power the New York Rangers past Philadelphia 3-1 in a crucial win.

NHL: Boston 5, Philadelphia 1

PHILADELPHIA, March 11 (UPI) -- Tuukka Rask allowed only a second-period goal Thursday and made 31 saves in carrying the Boston Bruins to a 5-1 victory over Philadelphia.

NHL: Philadelphia 3, Toronto 1

PHILADELPHIA, March 7 (UPI) -- Michael Leighton stopped 27 shots and the Philadelphia Flyers notched two second-period goals Sunday to post a 3-1 victory over Toronto.
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Carolina Hurricanes goalie Michael Leighton denies Pittsburgh Penguins Sidney Crosby during the first period at the Mellon Arena in Pittsburgh on October 23, 2008. (UPI Photo/Stephen Gross)
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Michael "Mike" Leighton (born May 19, 1981) is a Canadian professional ice hockey goaltender currently playing for the Philadelphia Flyers of the National Hockey League (NHL).

Leighton grew up playing minor hockey in his hometown of Petrolia, Ontario for the Petrolia Oilers of the OMHA Bluewater League and AAA for the Lambton Lightning of the Alliance League.

At age 16, he played for the Petrolia Jets Jr.B. team of the OHA's Western Ontario Hockey League before being drafted by the Windsor Spitfires in the 3rd round (56th overall) in the 1998 OHL Priority Selection.

This article is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License.
It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Michael Leighton."
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