Curtis McElhinney

Age 38 May 23, 1983
London CAN
Goaltender shoots left
6'1" 185 cm
204 lbs 93 kg
ELC Signing Age 24
Waivers Signing Age
UFA Year 2010
Agent Rolland Hedges
Draft Year 2002
Drafted Overall 176
Draft Round 6
Draft Team Calgary Flames

Transaction History
Sep 26, 2021 Curtis McElhinney | McElhinney announced his retirement from professional hockey Saturday, per TSN.
May 7, 2021 Tampa Bay Lightning | Curtis McElhinney | McElhinney turned aside 26 shots in Friday's 5-2 loss to the Stars.
May 7, 2021 Tampa Bay Lightning | Curtis McElhinney | McElhinney will defend the blue paint during Friday's home game versus the Stars, Bryan Burns of the Lightning's official site reports.
May 1, 2021 Tampa Bay Lightning | Curtis McElhinney | McElhinney stopped all 15 shots he faced in regulation and overtime but only four of eight in the shootout during Saturday's 1-0 loss to the Red Wings.
May 1, 2021 Tampa Bay Lightning | Christopher Gibson | Gibson has been promoted to Tampa Bay's active roster and will serve as Curtis McElhinney's backup during Saturday's matchup with Detroit, Bryan Burns of the Lightning's official site reports.
May 1, 2021 Tampa Bay Lightning | Curtis McElhinney | McElhinney will defend the blue paint during Saturday's road game versus the Red Wings, Bryan Burns of the Lightning's official site reports.
Apr 22, 2021 Tampa Bay Lightning | Curtis McElhinney | McElhinney made 25 saves in a 3-1 win over the Blue Jackets on Thursday.
Apr 22, 2021 Tampa Bay Lightning | Curtis McElhinney | McElhinney was the first goalie off the ice at morning skate, indicating he'll get the start in goal in Thursday's home matchup with Columbus, Bryan Burns of the Lightning's official site reports.
Apr 13, 2021 Tampa Bay Lightning | Curtis McElhinney | McElhinney allowed seven goals on 22 shots in Tuesday's 7-2 loss to the Predators.
Apr 13, 2021 Tampa Bay Lightning | Curtis McElhinney | McElhinney will guard the road goal in Tuesday's game versus the Predators, Adam Vingan of The Athletic reports.
Apr 6, 2021 Tampa Bay Lightning | Curtis McElhinney | McElhinney (undisclosed) is expected to be in the lineup for Tuesday's game versus Columbus, (NHL).com reports.
Apr 4, 2021 Tampa Bay Lightning | Curtis McElhinney | Head coach Jon Cooper said McElhinney (undisclosed) didn't play in Sunday's loss to the Red Wings because he "tweaked something" Saturday, Bryan Burns of the Lightning's official site reports.
Mar 30, 2021 Tampa Bay Lightning | Curtis McElhinney | McElhinney made 18 saves on 20 shots in Tuesday's 3-1 loss to the Blue Jackets. The third goal was an empty-netter
Mar 30, 2021 Tampa Bay Lightning | Curtis McElhinney | Per Bryan Burns of the Lightning's official site, McElhinney was the first goalie off the ice at morning skate, indicating he'll get the start in goal in Tuesday's home game versus the Blue Jackets.
Mar 21, 2021 Tampa Bay Lightning | Curtis McElhinney | McElhinney kicked out 29 shots in a 5-3 win over the Panthers on Sunday.
Mar 21, 2021 Tampa Bay Lightning | Curtis McElhinney | McElhinney will guard the home net in Sunday's game versus the Panthers, Joe Smith of The Athletic reports.
Mar 15, 2021 Tampa Bay Lightning | Curtis McElhinney | McElhinney will guard the home net in Monday's game versus the Predators, Bryan Burns of the Lightning's official site reports.
Mar 11, 2021 Tampa Bay Lightning | Curtis McElhinney | McElhinney surrendered five goals on 22 shots in Thursday's 6-4 loss to the Red Wings. The sixth goal was an empty-netter.
Mar 11, 2021 Tampa Bay Lightning | Curtis McElhinney | McElhinney will defend the road goal in Thursday's game versus the Red Wings, Erik Erlendsson of LightningInsider.com reports.
Mar 5, 2021 Tampa Bay Lightning | Curtis McElhinney | McElhinney will get the starting nod for Friday's road contest against Chicago, Erik Erlendsson of LightningInsider.com reports.
Feb 25, 2021 Tampa Bay Lightning | Curtis McElhinney | McElhinney made 31 saves Thursday in a 3-1 win over the Hurricanes.
Feb 24, 2021 Tampa Bay Lightning | Curtis McElhinney | McElhinney is slated to start between the pipes in Thursday's home game versus Carolina, Joe Smith of The Athletic reports.
Feb 15, 2021 Tampa Bay Lightning | Curtis McElhinney | McElhinney made only 15 saves in Monday's 6-4 loss to the Panthers.
Feb 15, 2021 Tampa Bay Lightning | Curtis McElhinney | McElhinney will guard the home net in Monday's game versus the Panthers, Bryan Burns of the Lightning's official site reports.
Feb 8, 2021 Tampa Bay Lightning | Curtis McElhinney | McElhinney turned aside 23 of 24 shots in Monday's 4-1 win over the Predators.
Feb 8, 2021 Tampa Bay Lightning | Christopher Gibson | Gibson was promoted from the taxi squad to back up Curtis McElhinney on Monday according to CBS Sports.
Feb 8, 2021 Tampa Bay Lightning | Curtis McElhinney | McElhinney will make his season debut in Monday's road game versus the Predators, Bryan Burns of the Lightning's official site reports.
Feb 7, 2021 Tampa Bay Lightning | Curtis McElhinney | McElhinney is expected to make his season debut against the Predators either Monday or Tuesday, Erik Erlendsson of LightningInsider.com reports.
Jan 29, 2021 Tampa Bay Lightning | Curtis McElhinney | McElhinney was removed from the (NHL)'s COVID-19 protocol list Friday, Erik Erlendsson of LightningInsider.com reports.
Jan 16, 2021 Tampa Bay Lightning | Curtis McElhinney | McElhinney was placed in the (NHL)"s COVID-19 protocol Saturday, Sportsnet's Chris Johnston reports.
Jul 1, 2019 Tampa Bay Lightning | signed G Curtis McElhinney to a two-year, $2.6 million contract.
Dec 11, 2018 Activated Carolina Hurricanes | activated G Curtis McElhinney from injured reserve.
Oct 2, 2018 Trade Carolina Hurricanes | acquired G Curtis McElhinney off waivers from the Toronto Maple Leafs.
Oct 1, 2018 Toronto Maple Leafs | waived G Curtis McElhinney.
Jul 1, 2017 Toronto Maple Leafs | re-signed G Curtis McElhinney to a two-year, $1.7 million contract.
Jan 10, 2017 Trade Toronto Maple Leafs | acquired G Curtis McElhinney off waivers from the Columbus Blue Jackets.
Jan 9, 2017 Columbus Blue Jackets | waived G Curtis McElhinney.
Feb 15, 2016 Activated Columbus Blue Jackets | activated G Curtis McElhinney from injured reserve.
Oct 19, 2014 Injured Columbus Blue Jackets | placed G Curtis McElhinney on IR.
Jun 23, 2014 Columbus Blue Jackets | signed G Curtis McElhinney to a one-year contract extension.
Jul 1, 2012 Columbus Blue Jackets | (Curtis McElhinney) McElhinney has been signed to a one year, two-way contract.
Feb 22, 2012 Trade Arizona Coyotes | Arizona Coyotes acquired Antoine Vermette from the Columbus Blue Jackets for a 2012 second-round draft pick (previously acquired, later traded to Philadelphia - Philadelphia selected Anthony Stolarz) a 2013 fifth-round draft pick later traded to Philadelphia, later traded to Los Angeles - Los Angeles selected Justin Auger) and Curtis McElhinney.
Jan 3, 2012 Assigned Arizona Coyotes | (Curtis McElhinney) assigned to Portland (AHL).
Dec 26, 2011 Recalled Arizona Coyotes | (Curtis McElhinney) recalled from Portland (AHL).
Oct 6, 2011 Assigned Arizona Coyotes | (Curtis McElhinney) assigned to Portland (AHL).
Jul 4, 2011 Arizona Coyotes | (Curtis McElhinney) signed to a one-year, two-way contract.
Feb 28, 2011 Ottawa Senators | (Curtis McElhinney) Claimed off waivers.
Feb 24, 2011 Trade Anaheim Ducks | (Dan Ellis) acquired from Tampa Bay Lightning in exchange for Curtis McElhinney.
Regular Season Stats

Curtis McElhinney
GP GAA SV% PIM GSAx GSAx/GP
Curtis McElhinney Stats by Elite Prospects Curtis McElhinney Advanced Stats by
Career Stats
Season Team League GP GAA SV% PIM GSAx GSAx/GP Playoffs GP GAA SV% PIM
2000-2001 Notre Dame Hounds SJHL 39 3.36 0.900 0
Draft Yr 2001-2002 Colorado College NCAA 9 2.04 0.918 0
2002-2003 Colorado College NCAA 37 2.38 0.906 0
2003-2004 Colorado College NCAA 19 2.42 0.906 0
2004-2005 Colorado College NCAA 26 2.24 0.927 0
2005-2006 Omaha Ak-Sar-Ben Knights AHL 33 2.52 0.912 0
2006-2007 Omaha Ak-Sar-Ben Knights AHL 57 2.13 0.917 0 Playoffs 5 2.12 0.904 0
2007-2008 Quad City Flames AHL 41 2.28 0.911 0
2007-2008 Calgary Flames NHL 5 2 0.902 0
2008-2009 Calgary Flames NHL 14 3.59 0.889 0 Playoffs 1 1.78 0.900 0
2009-2010 Calgary Flames NHL 10 3.22 0.885 0
2009-2010 Anaheim Ducks NHL 10 2.76 0.917 0
2010-2011 Anaheim Ducks NHL 21 3.43 0.890 0
2010-2011 Ottawa Senators NHL 7 2.56 0.917 0
2011-2012 Portland Pirates AHL 25 3.04 0.907 0
2011-2012 Arizona Coyotes NHL 2 1.67 0.944 0
2012-2013 Springfield Falcons AHL 49 2.32 0.923 0 Playoffs 8 3.1 0.895 0
2013-2014 Columbus Blue Jackets NHL 28 2.7 0.909 0 -14.79 -0.53
2014-2015 Columbus Blue Jackets NHL 32 2.88 0.914 0 -4.06 -0.13
2015-2016 Columbus Blue Jackets NHL 18 3.3 0.890 0 -3.82 -0.21
2016-2017 Columbus Blue Jackets NHL 7 2.39 0.924 0
2016-2017 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 14 2.85 0.914 0 6.91 0.33
2017-2018 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 18 2.14 0.934 0 9.00 0.50 Playoffs 1 5.07 0.826 0
2017-2018 Canada WC 5 1.48 0.936 0
2018-2019 Carolina Hurricanes NHL 33 2.58 0.912 0 6.22 0.19 Playoffs 5 2.01 0.930 0
2019-2020 Tampa Bay Lightning NHL 18 2.89 0.906 0 2.20 0.12
2020-2021 Tampa Bay Lightning NHL 12 3.09 0.875 0 -11.37 -0.95
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Contract History

Signing Team
Signing Date July 1, 2019
Signing Status UFA
Agent Rolland Hedges
Standard Contract | 2 Years $2,600,000 1.60% of cap space
2019-2020 2020-2021
Cap Hit $1,300,000 $1,300,000
UFA
AAV $1,300,000 $1,300,000
Performance Bonuses $0 $0
Base Salary $1,300,000 $1,300,000
Signing Bonuses $0 $0
Total Salary $1,300,000 $1,300,000
Minors Salary $1,300,000 $1,300,000
Clauses
UFA Year
Signing Team
Signing Date June 30, 2017
Signing Status UFA
Agent Ed Ratushny
Standard Contract | 2 Years $1,700,000 1.13% of cap space
2017-2018 2018-2019
Cap Hit $850,000 $850,000
UFA
AAV $850,000 $850,000
Performance Bonuses $0 $0
Base Salary $850,000 $850,000
Signing Bonuses $0 $0
Total Salary $850,000 $850,000
Minors Salary $850,000 $850,000
Clauses
UFA Year
Signing Team
Signing Date June 24, 2015
Signing Status UFA
Standard Contract | 2 Years $1,600,000 1.12% of cap space
2015-2016 2016-2017
Cap Hit $800,000 $800,000
UFA
AAV $800,000 $800,000
Performance Bonuses $0 $0
Base Salary $800,000 $800,000
Signing Bonuses $0 $0
Total Salary $800,000 $800,000
Minors Salary $800,000 $800,000
Clauses
UFA Year
Signing Team
Signing Date June 23, 2014
Signing Status UFA
Standard Contract | 1 Years $600,000 0.87% of cap space
2014-2015
Cap Hit $600,000
UFA
AAV $600,000
Performance Bonuses $0
Base Salary $600,000
Signing Bonuses $0
Total Salary $600,000
Minors Salary $600,000
Clauses
UFA Year
Signing Team
Signing Date May 24, 2013
Signing Status UFA
Standard Contract | 1 Years $600,000 0.93% of cap space
2013-2014
Cap Hit $600,000
UFA
AAV $600,000
Performance Bonuses $0
Base Salary $600,000
Signing Bonuses $0
Total Salary $600,000
Minors Salary $600,000
Clauses
UFA Year
Signing Team
Signing Date July 1, 2012
Signing Status UFA
Standard Contract | 1 Years $750,000 1.25% of cap space
2012-2013
Cap Hit $750,000
UFA
AAV $750,000
Performance Bonuses $0
Base Salary $750,000
Signing Bonuses $0
Total Salary $750,000
Minors Salary $105,000
Clauses
UFA Year
Signing Team
Signing Date July 4, 2011
Signing Status UFA
Standard Contract | 1 Years $625,000 0.97% of cap space
2011-2012
Cap Hit $625,000
UFA
AAV $625,000
Performance Bonuses $0
Base Salary $625,000
Signing Bonuses $0
Total Salary $625,000
Minors Salary $225,000
Clauses
UFA Year
Signing Team
Signing Date June 5, 2009
Signing Status RFA
Standard Contract | 2 Years $1,070,000 0.94% of cap space
2009-2010 2010-2011
Cap Hit $535,000 $535,000
UFA
AAV $535,000 $535,000
Performance Bonuses $0 $0
Base Salary $500,000 $570,000
Signing Bonuses $0 $0
Total Salary $500,000 $570,000
Minors Salary $500,000 $570,000
Clauses
UFA Year
Signing Team
Signing Date June 27, 2008
Signing Status RFA
Standard Contract | 1 Years $500,000 0.88% of cap space
2008-2009
Cap Hit $500,000
RFA
AAV $500,000
Performance Bonuses $0
Base Salary $500,000
Signing Bonuses $0
Total Salary $500,000
Minors Salary $500,000
Clauses
UFA Year
Signing Team
Signing Date July 20, 2007
Standard Contract | 1 Years $605,000 1.20% of cap space
2007-2008
Cap Hit $605,000
RFA
AAV $605,000
Performance Bonuses $0
Base Salary $605,000
Signing Bonuses $0
Total Salary $605,000
Minors Salary $0
Clauses
UFA Year