Maple Leafs sign centre Mikhail Grabovski to one-year contract

TORONTO – The Toronto Maple Leafs signed centre Mikhail Grabovski to a one-year, US$850,000 contract on Friday, one day after acquiring him in a trade with Montreal.

The 24-year old had three goals and nine points in 24 games with the Canadiens last season. He also spent time with Hamilton of the American Hockey League.

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The Maple Leafs sent prospect Greg Pateryn and a second-round draft choice to Montreal in exchange for Grabovski.