Maple Leafs sign Teemu Kivihalme to two-year extension

Detroit Red Wings right wing Jared Lukosevicius (76) and Toronto Maple Leafs defenseman Teemu Kivihalme (45) chase the puck during the first period of an NHL hockey pre-season game. (Carlos Osorio/AP)

The Toronto Maple Leafs have signed defenceman Teemu Kivihalme to a two-year, two-way contract extension. The deal carries an average annual value of $725,000 at the NHL level.

Kivihalme recorded four goals and 14 assists with the AHL’s Toronto Marlies in 2019-20.

Prior to joining the Maple Leafs organization in 2019, the 25-year-old played a pair of seasons in Finland with Liiga’s Kärpät, skating in 104 regular season games and recording 50 points.

July 18, 2020

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Teemu Kivihalme
Defence
AGE: 25

SIGNED BY
Toronto Maple Leafs
LENGTH
2 Years
CONTRACT TYPE
Contract Extension
SALARY CAP HIT
$725,000
TOTAL
$1.45 million

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