27-Year-Old Goalie – Los Angeles Kings
Ben Scrivens Contract Information:
Signed a two-year deal with the Maple Leafs in September of 2012.
Scrivens is starting Saturday's game against the Islanders, Jon Rosen of LA Kings Insider reports.
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|2013-14 Proj||27||LA||15||Subscribe now to see our 2013-14 projections for Ben Scrivens|
Age is determined on October 1st of each season.
|Dec. 7||NYI||Did Not Play|
|Dec. 3||at ANH||Did Not Play|
|Nov. 27||at SJ||0||0||1||1.85||2||40||38||.950|
|Nov. 25||at VAN||1||0||0||2.00||2||39||37||.949|
|Nov. 17||at NYR||1||0||0||0.00||0||37||37||1.000|
|Nov. 15||at NJ||1||0||0||0.00||0||26||26||1.000|
|Nov. 14||at NYI||1||0||0||2.00||2||25||23||.920|
|Nov. 12||at BUF||0||0||1||0.00||0||0||0||.000|
|Nov. 9||VAN||Did Not Play|
|Nov. 7||BUF||Did Not Play|
|Nov. 2||NSH||Did Not Play|
|Oct. 30||SJ||Did Not Play|
|Oct. 29||at PHO||0||1||0||3.05||3||33||30||.909|
|Oct. 27||EDM||Did Not Play|
|Oct. 24||PHO||Did Not Play|
|Oct. 21||CGY||Did Not Play|
|Oct. 19||DAL||Did Not Play|
|Oct. 17||at NSH||Did Not Play|
|Oct. 15||at TB||0||0||0||5.22||2||8||6||.750|
|Oct. 13||at FLA||1||0||0||0.00||0||20||20||1.000|
|View Ben Scrivens's Full Game Log|
|Oct. 11||at CAR||Did Not Play|
|Oct. 9||OTT||Did Not Play|
|Oct. 7||NYR||Did Not Play|
|Oct. 4||at WPG||0||0||0||0.00||0||5||5||1.000|
|Oct. 3||at MIN||Did Not Play|
Ben Scrivens: Past News Updates ( ▲ View most recent update )
RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks
Scrivens's stock is on a serious rise. He didn't show much in his 11 games with the Leafs last season, going 4-5-2 with a 3.13 goals-against average and a .903 save percentage. However, he returned to the AHL and promptly bricked up the net, carrying his team all the way to the Calder Cup finals. Scrivens's work with the Marlies, particularly in the postseason, have earned him a legitimate shot at the back-up job with the Leafs. Of course, that's contingent on the Buds not trading for a netminder before camp. Still, Scrivens can be an NHL starter some day and should be handcuffed to James Reimer come draft day.
Last season, Scrivens latched onto the Francois Allaire teaching style like a dog with a bone. He dominated in the ECHL and then logged heavy minutes in the second half with the AHL Marlies when Jussi Rynnas busted a digit. Cripes in March alone, Scrivens logged close to 800 minutes of ice time in 13 games and in the process, dispelled any myth that a U.S. college goalie can't handle a heavy pro workload. He and Rynnas will wrestle for time in the AHL this season and if last year was any indication, the job could ultimately belong to Big Ben. Cripes, he could even see time in the NHL if Jonas Gustavsson falters ... his future is growing brighter by the month.
Scrivens is an outstanding talent whose future appears to be blocked by a beaver dam of netminding prospects in the Leafs' system. He went 21-9-4 with a 1.87 goals against average and .934 save percentage at Cornell last season but is in tough to earn a job in the AHL this season. Both James Reimer and Jussi Rynnas appear to have the inside tracks on the two seats with the Marlies and Scrivens would only suffer in the ECHL.