Reimer Named Rookie Of The Month
Friday, 04.1.2011 / 1:09 PM ET / 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.
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).
|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)|