TORONTO – The Toronto Maple Leafs have signed ahead Ondrej Kase to a one-year contract price US$1.25 million.
The 25-year-old Kase grew to become out there when free company formally opened Wednesday after the Boston Bruins declined issuing him a qualifying provide as a restricted free agent.
The Maple Leafs made the announcement on Friday.
Kase scored a profession excessive 20 objectives and 38 factors in 66 video games with the Anaheim Geese in 2017-18, however has struggled with accidents and had not too long ago been sidelined for an prolonged time frame.
A sequence of concussions restricted Kase to enjoying simply 9 video games for Boston — and simply three this previous season — after a commerce to the Bruins that despatched David Backes to the Geese in February 2020.
Kase, from the Czech Republic, was drafted by Anaheim within the seventh spherical, 205th total, in 2014 and has produced 43 objectives and 97 factors in 207 profession video games cut up between the Geese and Bruins.
This report by The Canadian Press was first revealed July 30, 2021.
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