Oct. 9, 2017
The Gulls have acquired goaltender Leland Irving from the Lehigh Valley Phantoms in exchange for future considerations.
Irving, 29 (4/11/88), has appeared in 13 career NHL games with the Calgary Flames from 2011-13, recording a 3-4-4 record with a 3.25 goals-against average (GAA) and .902 save percentage (SV%). The 6-0, 180-pound goaltender has collected a 105-101-20 record with 15 shutouts, a 2.53 GAA and .908 SV% in 235 appearances with Iowa (2015-16), Abbottsford (2009-13) and Quad City (2008-09).
Originally selected by the Flames in the first round (26th overall) of the 2006 NHL Draft, the Barrhead, Alberta native spent the 2016-17 season with the KooKoo Kouvola of the Finnish Elite League, posting an 11-11-12 record in 35 games with a 2.18 GAA and .923 SV%.