Maple Leafs sign four players to entry-level deals

Sweden's Par Lindholm, right, celebrates scoring with teammate Oscar Moller. (Jussi Nukari/ AP)

The Toronto Maple Leafs have signed four players to entry-level deals, the team announced on Thursday.

Defenceman Jesper Lindgren inked a three-year contract, forward Pierre Engvall is signed for two years, while forward Pär Lindholm and defenceman Igor Ozhiganov are each on one-year contracts.

Lindgren, 20, recorded eight points in 43 games with HPK in Finland this past past season.

Engvall, 21, had seven goals and 13 assists in 31 regular season games with HV71 in Sweden this past season and scored in two SHL playoff games as well. He subsequently joined the Toronto Marlies on a PTO and registered eight points in nine games.

Lindholm, the oldest of the four players 26 years of age, skated in 49 games with Skelleftea AIK of the SHL, finishing fourth in SHL scoring with 47 points. He also represented Sweden at Pyeongchang 2018.

Ozhiganov, 25, made 42 appearances with the KHL’s CSKA Moscow with nine points in the regular season.

May 17, 2018


Jesper Lindgren

Toronto Maple Leafs
3 yrs
Entry-Level Deal

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