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Reimer Named Rookie Of The Month

Friday, 01.04.2011 / 1:09 PM / Press Releases

 
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NEW YORK ( April 1, 2011) – Toronto Maple Leafs goaltender James Reimer, who posted a 9-4-1 record with a 2.87 goals-against average, .913 save percentage and one shutout, has been named the NHL Rookie of the Month for March.
 
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Reimer edged Carolina Hurricanes forward Jeff Skinner (7-4-11 in 14 games), Buffalo Sabres forward Tyler Ennis (6-6--12 in 16 games), New York Islanders forward Michael Grabner (6-5--11 in 13 games), Chicago Blackhawks goaltender Corey Crawford (7-4-2, 2.78 GAA in 13 games) and Washington Capitals goaltender Braden Holtby (6-0-0, 1.03 GAA in six games) for the award.
 
The Maple Leafs selected the 23-year-old native of Morweena, Manitoba in the fourth round, 99th overall, of the 2006 Entry Draft. He began the 2010-11 season with the Toronto Marlies of the AHL and made his first NHL start in a 5-1 win at Ottawa Jan. 1.
 
Reimer joins previous Rookie of the Month winners Michal Neuvirth of the Washington Capitals (October), Sergei Bobrovsky of the Philadelphia Flyers (November), Logan Couture of the San Jose Sharks (December), Jeff Skinner of the Carolina Hurricanes (January) and Michael Grabner of the New York Islanders (February).

Date Opponent Minutes Shots Goals Against Results
March 2 Pittsburgh 61 29 2 3-2 win (OT)
March 3 at Philadelphia 60 30 2 3-2 win
March 5 Chicago 40 19 5 5-3 loss
March 8 at Islanders 64 40 4 4-3 loss (OT)
March 10 Philadelphia 59 33 3 3-2 loss
March 12 Buffalo 60 42 3 4-3 win
March 14 Tampa Bay 49 29 5 6-2 loss
March 16 at Carolina 60 37 1 3-1 win
March 19 Boston 60 37 2 5-2 win
March 22 at Minnesota 60 29 0 3-0 win
March 24 at Colorado 60 28 3 4-3 win
March 26 at Detroit 59 28 3 4-2 loss
March 29 Buffalo 60 31 3 4-3 win
March 30 at Boston 65 38 3 4-3 win (SO)
Totals 816 450 39 9-4-1
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