Toronto Maple Leafs sign defenceman Simon Benoit to three-year contract extension

NHL insider Elliotte Friedman joins the Jeff Marek Show to discuss Simon Benoit's deserved 3-year contract extension with Maple Leafs, how he's a total Brad Treliving type player, and why he fits so perfect with this current group.

The Toronto Maple Leafs have signed defenceman Simon Benoit to a three-year, $4.05-million contract extension, the team announced Friday.

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Benoit joined the Maple Leafs as a free agent on a one-year deal ahead of this season and has one goal and four assists in 55 games. The AAV of the deal is $1.35 million.

The 25-year-old from Laval, Que., was undrafted and made his NHL debut during the 2020-21 season with the Anaheim Ducks.

He has 20 points (five goals and 15 assists) in 191 games over four seasons with Anaheim and Toronto.

March 29, 2024

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Simon Benoit
Defense
AGE: 25

SIGNED BY
Toronto Maple Leafs
LENGTH
3 yrs
CONTRACT TYPE
Contract Extension
SALARY CAP HIT
$1.35 million
TOTAL
$4.05 million

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