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Get to know: The Goaltenders

by Staff Writer / Philadelphia Flyers
Get to know the men behind the mask, as we take a quick look at the Flyers' goalies.


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  MICHAEL LEIGHTON (MIGH-kuhl - LAY-tohn)
  age: 29 (5.19.81) // ht: 6'3'' // wt: 186 // catches: right
  born: Petrolia, Ontario -- click here for map
  * Went 8-2-1 in his last 13 starts in 2009-10
  * Named NHL's '2nd star' of the week on Feb. 14 after going 4-0-0 with a 1.98 GAA and .931 save percentage
  * Went unbeaten in regulation in his first 10 starts last season with the Flyers
  * Claimed off waivers from Carolina Hurricanes on Dec. 15
  * Named AHL Goaltender of the Year in 2007-08 with the Albany River Rats
  * Made 98 saves on 101 shots in the longest game in AHL history - 5 OT's vs. Philadelphia Phantoms in 2008 playoffs
  * WATCH LEIGHTON HIGHLIGHTS



  BRIAN BOUCHER (BRIGH-uhn - BOO-shay)
  age: 33 (1.02.77) // ht: 6'2'' // wt: 200 // catches: left
  born: Woonsocket, Rhode Island -- click here for map
  * Went 1-1-0 with a 1.90 save percentage in the preseason
  * Stopped 24 of 25 shots, plus 2 of 3 in a shootout to give the Flyers a 2-1 win over the Rangers for a playoff berth
  * Is 3rd all-time among Flyers goaltenders in playoff wins (15)
  * Played in longest game in Flyers history, stopping 57 of 58 shots in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference Semifinal vs. Pittsburgh on May 4, 2000 - a 2-1 Flyers win in 5 OT's
* With Phoenix, set two modern-day NHL record with five consecutive shutouts AND shutout sequence of 332:01.
  * WATCH BOUCHER HIGHLIGHTS



  SERGEI BOBROVSKY (SER-gay - bob-ROHV-skee)
  age: 22 (9.20.88) // ht: 6'2'' // wt: 190 // catches: left
  born: Novokuznetsk, Russia -- click here for map
  * Signed by the Flyers on May 6, 2010
  * Spent two previous seasons in the KHL
  * Went 3-0-1 in the preseason with a 1.76 GAA & .939 save percentage.
  * Made his NHL debut in the Flyers' season opener, stopping 29 of 31 shots to earn his first win.
  * WATCH BOBROVSKY HIGHLIGHTS





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