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Toronto Maple Leafs sign NCAA forward Tyler Brenner to two-year contract

TORONTO – The Toronto Maple Leafs signed U.S. college prospect Tyler Brenner to a two-year contract on Monday.

The 22-year-old forward spent the past three years with the NCAA’s Rochester Institute of Technology Tigers, registering 26 goals and 41 points in 37 games this season.

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Brenner will report to the AHL’s Toronto Marlies for the remainder of the year.

The native of Linwood, Ont., finished his college career with 102 points (55-47)—making him just the fifth player in RIT history to reach the century mark.