Maple Leafs sign forward Josh Leivo to one-year extension
Toronto Maple Leafs left wing Josh Leivo (32) celebrates with teammate right wing Ben Smith (18) after scoring against the New York Islanders during first period NHL hockey action in Toronto on Tuesday, Feb.14, 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn
The Canadian Press
Published Friday, November 17, 2017 3:23PM EST
Last Updated Friday, November 17, 2017 3:24PM EST
TORONTO -- The Toronto Maple Leafs have signed forward Josh Leivo on a one-year extension worth US$925,000.
Leivo, 24, has recorded one assist in five games for the Maple Leafs this season. The Innisfil, Ont., native has collected 19 points (nine goals, 10 assists) in 46 career NHL games with the Maple Leafs.
He also has 124 points (51 goals, 73 assists) in 171 regular season games with the American Hockey League's Toronto Marlies and was named an AHL All-Star in 2015-16. In 35 career Calder Cup playoff games in the AHL, Leivo has registered eight goals and 19 assists.
Leivo was selected by the Maple Leafs in the third round (86th overall) of the 2011 NHL draft.