Canucks Sign Former Toledo Goaltender MacIntyre

WINNIPEG, Manitoba – The Vancouver Canucks of the National Hockey League announced that they have signed former Toledo goaltender Drew MacIntyre.

The Victoria Salmon Kings are the ECHL affiliate of the Moose of the AHL and the Canucks of the NHL.

Selected in the fourth round (121st overall) by Detroit in the 2001 NHL Entry Draft, the 24 year old was 24-7-2 with two shutouts while leading the league with a goals-against average of 2.06 and ranking third with a save percentage of .926 in 2005-06. He was 5-1 and led the 2006 Kelly Cup Playoffs with a goals-against average of 2.00 while tying for fourth with a save percentage of .924. He also played in the AHL in 2005-06 and was 3-1 with a league-leading goals-against average of 1.62 and a save percentage of .940 in the Calder Cup Playoffs for Grand Rapids. He was 8-4-1 with a goals-against average of 2.94 and a save percentage of .897 in 13 regular season games for Grand Rapids.

MacIntyre set Manitoba team records in 2006-07 with a goals-against average of 2.17 and a save percentage of .922, finishing third in the AHL in goals-against average and fourth in save percentage. He was 24-12-2 and set career highs with three shutouts and 41 games. He was 4-6 with a goals-against average of 1.99 in 11 games in the Calder Cup Playoffs.

He played in the ECHL as a rookie in 2003-04 and was 6-4-0 with a goals-against average of 2.61 and a save percentage of .919 in 11 games for Toledo.