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Maple Leafs sign defensive prospect Petter Granberg to entry level deal

TORONTO – The Toronto Maple Leafs signed defensive prospect Petter Granberg to a three-year entry level deal Thursday.

Granberg won a gold medal with Sweden at this year’s IIHF World Junior Championship.

The six-foot-three, 205-pound defenceman was selected 116th overall by Toronto in the 2010 draft.

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The 19-year-old had one goal and three assists with 10 penalty minutes in 38 regular season games with Skelleftea AIK of the Swedish Elite League.