'The Alaska native signed with the Blue Jackets over the summer to serve as the backup for Pascal Leclaire, but was beaten out by Fredrik Norrena for the team's No. 2 netminder job during the preseason and began the 2006-07 campaign in the minors. Conklin was recalled to Columbus in December after Leclaire suffered a knee injury.'
Sabres get new backup goaltender in Conklin
February 27, 2007 Submitted by
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