Leafs sign goalie Scrivens to two-year deal
Columbus Blue Jackets forward Ryan Johansen dives for the puck after Toronto Maple Leafs goalie Ben Scrivens knocked it away during the second period of an NHL game Thursday, Nov. 3, 2011, in Columbus, Ohio. The Maple Leafs won 4-1. (AP Photo/Terry Gilliam)
Published Wednesday, September 12, 2012 12:21PM EDT
TORONTO - The Toronto Maple Leafs have signed goaltender Ben Scrivens to a two-year contract.
Scrivens played most of last season in the American Hockey League, where he helped the Toronto Marlies reach the Calder Cup final.
The six-foot-two, 192-pound native of Spruce Grove, Alta., played in all 17 games for the Marlies in the AHL playoffs, posting a 1.92 goals against average, a .935 save percentage and three shutouts.
In 39 regular-season games with the Marlies, Scrivens has a record of 22-15-1, with four shutouts, an AHL-best 2.04 goals against average and a .926 save percentage.
Scrivens also played 12 games for the Maple Leafs, registering a record of 4-5-2 with a 3.13 goals against average and a .903 save percentage. He made his NHL debut, recorded his first win and stopped 38 shots in the Leafs' 4-1 victory on Nov. 3 at Columbus.
Scrivens originally signed with the Maple Leafs as a free agent on April 28, 2010.