Blue Jackets Sign Goaltender David LeNeveu to One-Year, Two-Way NHL-American Hockey League Contract

Wednesday, 07.07.2010 / 2:33 PM / News
By Blue Jackets Staff  - Writer

COLUMBUS, OHIO – The Columbus Blue Jackets have signed goaltender David LeNeveu to a one-year, two-way NHL-American Hockey League contract, General Manager Scott Howson announced July 7. As is club policy, terms were not disclosed.

LeNeveu appeared in 67 games for Salzburg of the Austrian League in 2009-10, posting a 2.58 goals-against average, .906 save percentage and two shutouts. He was 6-2 with a 2.17 GAA in nine playoff games to lead Salzburg to the Austrian Championship.

A native of Fernie, British Columbia, LeNeveu was Phoenix's third pick, 46th overall, in the 2002 Entry Draft. He went 5-9-2 with a 3.38 GAA and .888 SV% in 21 games with the Coyotes from 2005-07. He also owns an 87-116-21 record with a 2.82 GAA, .909 SV% and seven shutouts in 231 career AHL games with Springfield, Utah, San Antonio, Hartford and Iowa.

LeNeveu (pronounced LEH-neh-voo) played two seasons at Cornell University from 2001-03 and went 39-5-2 with a 1.29 GAA and seven shutouts in 46 games. In 2002-03, he was 28-3-1 with a 1.20 GAA and nine shutouts in 32 games as Cornell reached the Frozen Four. He was a finalist for the Hobey Baker Award, was named the ECAC Co-Player of the Year, ECAC Goaltender of the Year, NCAA East First All-American Team, ECAC First All-Star Team and was the ECAC Tournament MVP that season. He owns the NCAA Division I record for career GAA (1.29) and helped Canada to a silver medal at the 2003 World Junior Championships.

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David LeNeveu's Career Statistics

Year Team League GP W-L-OT MIN GA SO GAA
2001-02 Cornell ECAC 14 11-2-1 842 21 2 1.50
2002-03 Cornell ECAC 32 28-3-1 1946 39 9 1.20
2003-04 Springfield AHL 38 16-19-3 2217 102 1 2.76
2004-05 Utah AHL 48 11-32-3 2702 132 0 2.93
2005-06 Phoenix NHL 15 3-8-2 814 44 0 3.24
San Antonio AHL 28 10-16-1 1646 80 2 2.92
2006-07 Phoenix NHL 6 2-1-0 233 15 0 3.86
San Antonio AHL 37 13-20-2 2101 104 2 2.97
2007-08 San Antonio AHL 21 9-7-3 1172 52 1 2.66
Hartford AHL 13 8-3-2 786 24 1 1.83
2008-09 Iowa AHL 46 20-19-6 2627 129 0 2.95
2009-10 Salzburg Austria 67 n/a 2467 106 2 2.58
NHL Totals 21 5-9-2 1,047 59 0 3.38
AHL Totals 231 87-116-21 13,251 623 7 2.82

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STANDINGS

EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 p - BOS 82 54 19 9 261 177 117
2 y - PIT 82 51 24 7 249 207 109
3 x - TBL 82 46 27 9 240 215 101
4 x - MTL 82 46 28 8 215 204 100
5 x - NYR 82 45 31 6 218 193 96
6 x - PHI 82 42 30 10 236 235 94
7 x - CBJ 82 43 32 7 231 216 93
8 x - DET 82 39 28 15 222 230 93
9 WSH 82 38 30 14 235 240 90
10 NJD 82 35 29 18 197 208 88
11 OTT 82 37 31 14 236 265 88
12 TOR 82 38 36 8 231 256 84
13 CAR 82 36 35 11 207 230 83
14 NYI 82 34 37 11 225 267 79
15 FLA 82 29 45 8 196 268 66
16 BUF 82 21 51 10 157 248 52

STATS

2013-2014 PLAYOFFS
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Johnson 2 2 1 0 3
M. Calvert 2 2 0 3 2
R. Johansen 2 1 1 -1 2
B. Dubinsky 2 0 2 0 2
D. Savard 2 0 2 1 2
B. Jenner 2 0 2 -1 2
D. MacKenzie 2 1 0 0 1
M. Letestu 2 1 0 1 1
A. Anisimov 2 0 1 -1 1
C. Atkinson 2 0 1 1 1
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
S. Bobrovsky 1 1 0 .905 3.00
 
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