Maple Leafs sign tough guy Colton Orr to two-year extension

TORONTO – The Toronto Maple Leafs have signed tough guy Colton Orr to a two-year contract extension.

Orr played in 44 of 48 regular-season games for Toronto this past season and led the league in penalty minutes with 155. He added one goal and three assists and had a plus-4 defensive rating.

He earned his 1,000th career penalty minute on March 21 Buffalo.

He played in all seven of Toronto’s playoff games, putting up 18 penalty minutes.

The six-foot, 222-pound Winnipeg native joined the Maple Leafs as a free agent on July 1, 2009.

Originally signed by the Boston as a free agent before the 2001-02 season, Orr has 12 goals, 12 assists and 1,076 penalty minutes over 10 seasons with Boston, the New York Rangers and Toronto.

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The Leafs also announced the signing of goaltender Drew MacIntyre to a one-year, two-way contract worth US$600,000.

MacIntyre, 29, played in 21 games for the Toronto Marlies of the American Hockey League this season, posting a record of 13-5-3 with a 1.83 goals against average and a 0.931 save percentage.

The Charlottetown native went 5-4 in the Calder Cup playoffs with a 2.85 GAA and a 0.913 save percentage.

MacIntyre has played the bulk of his career in the minors, but he has appeared in four N-H-L games with Vancouver and Buffalo.