Maple Leafs sign defenceman Andreas Borgman to one-year extension

Toronto Maple Leafs defenceman Andreas Borgman, left, has signed a one-year extension with the team. (Paul Vernon/AP)

TORONTO – The Toronto Maple Leafs have signed defenceman Andreas Borgman to a one-year, two-way contract extension.

The contract, which kicks in next season, has an NHL salary of US$700,000.

The 23-year-old has 15 points (four goals, 11 assists) in 39 games with the American Hockey League’s Toronto Marlies this season. In 2017-18, the Stockholm native had 11 points (three goals, eight assists) in 48 games with the Maple Leafs and nine points (four goals, five assists) in 25 games with the Marlies.

Borgman originally joined the Maple Leafs as a free agent on May 16, 2017 after he was named the Swedish Hockey League’s rookie of the year.

March 6, 2019

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Andreas Borgman
Defence
AGE: 25

SIGNED BY
Toronto Maple Leafs
LENGTH
1 yr
CONTRACT TYPE
Contract Extension
SALARY CAP HIT
$700,000
TOTAL
$700,000

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