Leland Irving

G / Minnesota Wild / EXP: YRS Height: Weight: lb Age: College: None

Fantasy Points by Week

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    • Wild Sign Goalie Irving To PTO

      News: Leland Irving signed a professional tryout contract with the Wild on Monday, Michael Russo of the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.
      Analysis: Leland Irving will be auditioning for a job with AHL Iowa, as the Wild are already stacked in goal at the NHL level with Devan Dubnyk, Darcy Kuemper, and Niklas Backstrom in the fold. The 27-year-old, who was a former first-round pick by Calgary in 2006, underwhelmed in his stint with Ufa Salavat Yulayev of the KHL in 2014-15, producing a 3.35 GAA and .883 save percentage over 20 games.
    • Bolts Invite Goalie Irving To Camp

      News: Leland Irving will attend the Lightning's training camp on a tryout invite, reports the Tampa Tribune. He played last season with Jokerit in Finland.
      Analysis: His numbers were good overseas -- he delivered a 23-18-12 record with a 2.14 GAA and .922 save percentage in 55 games. Competition will be stiff -- the duo at the NHL level is set and so is the AHL pairing, so he'll need to stand on his head to displace another twinetender.
    • Flames' Irving Heading To Finland

      News: Leland Irving is looking to play in Finland this season, the Calgary Sun reports.
      Analysis: Leland Irving wasn't being mentioned much in Calgary's goalie battle, so he figured it would be of better use to him to play overseas. He didn't rule out a return to the NHL at some point, however.
    • Flames Recall Irving

      News: The Flames have recalled Leland Irving from AHL Abbotsford.
      Analysis: Leland Irving played in six consecutive games for the Flames in February. He had a record of 2-1-1 with a 3.33 goals-against average and a .883 save percentage over that span. He will serve as the third-string goalie for the Flames.
    • Flames' Irving Undergoes Minor Procedure

      News: Leland Irving underwent minor elective surgery on March 12th, the Flames' official site reports.
      Analysis: The report adds that Leland Irving's surgery went well and the goalie is expected to return to action within two weeks.
    • Flames' Irving Demoted To AHL

      News: Leland Irving was demoted to AHL Abbotsford on Saturday, the Calgary Sun reports.
      Analysis: Leland Irving struggled mightily while starting the last five games in place of the injured Miikka Kiprusoff and was pulled in favor of Joey MacDonald after allowing two goals in the first four minutes of Friday's 5-2 loss to the Blues. The Flames have decided to use MacDonald as their top goaltender until Kiprusoff returns, leaving Irving to receive more development time in the minors.
    • Irving Pulled Early In Flames' Loss

      News: Leland Irving allowed two goals on four shots in Friday's loss to St. Louis, lasting just 4:07 despite getting the start.
      Analysis: Stat lines like this won't endear Leland Irving to the Flames' manangement while Miikka Kipprusoff is injured. Irving has started the last few games for Calgary, but the Flames have been more than a bit enigmatic this season. He was relieved by Joey MacDonald on Friday.
    • Flames' Irving To Start Friday

      News: Leland Irving will start Friday's game against the Blues.
      Analysis: Despite allowing four goals to the Stars on Wednesday, Leland Irving earned a win. He'll be between the pipes again Friday.
    • Flames' Irving Picks Up Win Wednesday

      News: Leland Irving stopped 30 shots in a 7-4 victory over Dallas on Wednesday night.
      Analysis: The Flames ultimately allowed the Stars to hang around longer than they should have after piling up a 3-0 lead in the first 10 minutes of the opening period. Leland Irving should continue to see the majority of the starts for the Flames while Miikka Kiprusoff is on IR.
    • Flames Stick With Irving

      News: Leland Irving is in line to make his fifth straight appearance Wednesday against the Stars, the Calgary Herald reports.
      Analysis: With Miikka Kiprusoff unavailable, Leland Irving continues to handle the bulk of the Flames' netminding chores, now backed up by Joey MacDonald.
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