Friday, July 10, 2009
Maple Leafs sign another Swede
Brian Burke continues the re-tooling of the Toronto Maple Leafs by signing Swede centermen Rickard Wallin from Farjestads. The 29 year old captain of Farjestads make his NHL return after last appearing with the Minnesota Wild 2003-04 season. Wallin lead Farjestads in scoring last season with 45 points in 55 games and finished 10th Overall in the Swedish Elite League and will be joining teammate and recent Leaf signing Jonas Gustavsson. Wallin has signed a 1 year contract with the Leafs with terms undisclosed.