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Curtis McElhinney | Goalie | #35

Team: Toronto Maple Leafs
Age / DOB:  (34) / 5/23/1983
Ht / Wt:  6'2' / 200
College: Colorado
Drafted: 2002 / Rd. 6 (176) / CAL
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Curtis McElhinney stopped 30 of 33 shots in Wednesday's 6-3 win over the Detroit Red Wings.
It's a victory for McElhinney in his first appearance of the 2017-18 regular season. The Leafs gave their backup goalie plenty of early run-support, as they went into the first intermission with a 4-1 lead and they never looked back. McElhinney doesn't have much, if any, fantasy value behind Frederik Andersen, but he can be used occasionally in spot starts. Oct 18 - 10:48 PM

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Curtis McElhinney is expected to get the start in Wednesday's game against the Detroit Red Wings.

This would be his first appearance of the 2017-18 season. McElhinney had a 6-7-0 record with a 2.85 goals-against-average and a .914 save percentage last season. He's nothing more than a backup goalie, so he won't have any fantasy value going forward.
Oct 17 - 12:28 PM

Curtis McElhinney turned aside all 14 shots he faced in Friday's 3-0 win over the Toronto Maple Leafs.

McElhinney was between the pipes for the first two periods. He was replaced in the third frame by Garret Sparks. McElhinney is currently the favorite to land the backup job behind Frederik Andersen. He will not have any fantasy value this year or any other year going forward.
Sep 22 - 10:42 PM

The Toronto Maple Leafs have re-signed Curtis McElhinney to a two-year contract extension worth a total of $1.7 million.

The veteran backup goalie finished the season with an 8-8-2 record, a 2.70 goals-against-average and a .917 save percentage in 2016-17. Don't expect him to carry any fantasy value going into next season. He'll serve as nothing more than Frederik Andersen's backup.
Jul 1 - 10:05 AM

Curtis McElhinney couldn't help the Maple Leafs clinch third place in the Atlantic, taking the loss on Sunday against Columbus.

McElhinney made 29 saves on 32 shots in his second game in as many nights, but fell 3-2 to the Blue Jackets. The 33-year-old finishes the season with an 8-8-2 record, 2.70 goals against average and .917 save percentage.
Apr 9 - 11:45 PM

Curtis McElhinney will get Sunday's season finale against Columbus.

The veteran backup netminder has been good for Toronto since coming over from Columbus, sporting a 6-6 record through 13 games with a .915 save percentage and a 2.82 GAA.
Apr 9 - 2:15 PM

Curtis McElhinney turned aside 12 of 14 shots in a 5-3 win over the Pittsburgh Penguins Saturday night.

Frederik Andersen got the start and stopped three of four shots. However, he had to leave the contest early in the second period with a possible concussion after being run into by Tom Sestito. McElhinney's record improved to 8-7-2 this season.
Apr 8 - 9:58 PM

Curtis McElhinney allowed four goals on 38 shots in Tuesday's 4-1 loss to the Washington Capitals.

McElhinney got almost no goal-support in this one, as the Leafs only got on the board with less than two minutes remaining in the game. McElhinney now owns a 7-7-2 record with a 2.65 goals-against-average and a .919 save percentage.
Apr 4 - 10:33 PM

Curtis McElhinney will get the start in Tuesday's game against the Washington Capitals.

McElhinney gets the call because Andersen got the start against Buffalo on Monday. The Leafs backup has a 7-6-2 record with a 2.57 goals-against-average and a .921 save percentage.
Apr 3 - 8:16 PM

Curtis McElhinney stopped 25 of 27 shots in a 3-2 win over the Florida Panthers on Tuesday.

Curtis McElhinney's best save of the night came when he reached back and took the puck right off the goal line to rob Reilly Smith of a sure goal in tight. McElhinney will be forced into a bit more action with Frederik Andersen sidelined with an upper-body injury but he played well in his first start since the injury to Andersen. The win improves his record to 7-6-2 on the year with a 2.57 goals against average and an impressive .921 save percentage.
Mar 28 - 11:18 PM

Curtis McElhinney will play between the pipes on Tuesday.

McElhinney has a 2.61 GAA and .921 save percentage in 17 games. Leafs starting goaltender Frederik Andersen sustained an upper-body injury on Saturday, but he might not be out for long as he participated in part of Monday's practice.
Mar 27 - 12:21 PM

Curtis McElhinney stepped into the net after Frederik Andersen suffered an upper body injury, but he did not provide sufficient relief as the Maple Leafs lost 5-2 to the Sabres.

McElhinney gave up three goals Saturday night on 22 shots after Andersen went 14 of 16. Both goalies had a nearly identical save percentage in the loss. McElhinney’s .864 was slightly worse than Andersen’s .875, but neither of them will be bragging about the performance.
Mar 26 - 12:06 AM

Curtis McElhinney stopped 30 of 32 shots in Toronto's 4-2 win over the New Jersey Devils.

McElhinney gave up the game's first goal to John Moore, but his team responded by scoring the next three goals. The Maple Leafs have now rattled off three consecutive victories. Toronto sits in third place in the Atlantic Division (three points ahead of Boston). McElhinney has a 6-5-2 record with a 2.52 goals-against-average and a .923 save percentage this season.
Mar 23 - 10:45 PM

Curtis McElhinney is expected to be in net against the Devils on Thursday.

That's not surprising given that Frederik Andersen already started on Monday and Wednesday. McElhinney has a 3-4-0 record with the Leafs along with a 2.70 GAA and a .921 save percentage thus far.
Mar 23 - 4:31 PM

Curtis McElhinney is expected to start Thursday's game against New Jersey.

At least that's the plan that the Leafs have in place at this time. Frederik Andersen will start Wednesday's game versus Columbus. McElhinney has a 3-4-0 record with the Leafs along with a 2.70 goals-against average and a .921 save percentage.
Mar 22 - 12:59 PM

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PosRoleName
C1Auston Matthews
2Nazem Kadri
3Tyler Bozak
4Dominic Moore
LW1James van Riemsdyk
2Patrick Marleau
3Zach Hyman
4Matt Martin
5Eric Fehr
6Josh Leivo
7Joffrey Lupul
RW1William Nylander
2Mitch Marner
3Leo Komarov
4Connor Brown
5Nathan Horton
D1Jake Gardiner
2Morgan Rielly
3Nikita Zaitsev
4Connor Carrick
5Ron Hainsey
6Andreas Borgman
7Calle Rosen
G1Frederik Andersen
2Curtis McElhinney