A pair of goalies swapped teams on Tuesday when the Arizona Coyotes acquired netminder Michael Leighton from the Tampa Bay Lightning for backstop Louis Domingue, as well as forward Tye McGinn. In 84 career games with the Coyotes, he compiled a 27-41-7 record, 3.00 goals-against average and.906 save percentage. The 6-foot-3, 210-pound goaltender has played in 84 career National Hockey League games, all with Arizona over the past four seasons, compiling a record of 27-41-7 to go along with a 3.00 goals-against average and.906 save percentage with two shutouts. The 36-year-old owns a 37-43-4 mark with 10 ties and a 2.96 goals-against average and.901 save percentage in 110 career outings with the Chicago Blackhawks, Nashville Predators, Philadelphia Flyers and Carolina Hurricanes.
A veteran of 11 National Hockey League seasons, the 36-year-old Leighton has appeared in nine games this season for the Lightning's AHL affiliate, the Syracuse Crunch.
Leighton has not played in the National Hockey League this season. He's appeared in 11 games with the Crunch this season, scoring twice and adding three assists.