Leafs sign Ben Scrivens to two-year contract
Toronto Marlies' Mark Fraser (2) puts a hit on Norfolk Admirals' Richard Panik during the first period of Game 2 of the AHL Calder Cup hockey finals, Saturday, June 2, 2012, in Norfolk, Va. (AP Photo/The Virginian-Pilot, L. Todd Spencer)
The Canadian Press
Published Wednesday, September 12, 2012 11:41AM EDT
TORONTO - The Toronto Maple Leafs have signed goaltender Ben Scrivens to a two-year contract.
Scrivens played most of last season in the American Hockey League, where he helped the Toronto Marlies reach the Calder Cup final.
The six-foot-two, 192-pound native of Spruce Grove, Alta., played in all 17 games for the Marlies in the AHL playoffs, posting a 1.92 goals against average, a .935 save percentage and three shutouts.
In 39 regular-season games with the Marlies, Scrivens has a record of 22-15-1, with four shutouts, an AHL-best 2.04 goals against average and a .926 save percentage.
Scrivens also played 12 games for the Maple Leafs, registering a record of 4-5-2 with a 3.13 goals against average and a .903 save percentage. He made his NHL debut, recorded his first win and stopped 38 shots in the Leafs' 4-1 victory on Nov. 3 at Columbus.
Scrivens originally signed with the Maple Leafs as a free agent on April 28, 2010.