Saturday, September 17, 2011
Toronto Maple Leafs sign Luke Schenn to 5 year deal
The Toronto Maple Leafs signed stud defensemen Luke Schenn to a 5 year contract yesterday morning, announcing the deal just before training camp opened for the 2011-12 NHL season. Brian Burke signed last seasons hits leader to an annual cap hit of $3.6 million a season.
The soon to be 22 year old defensemen took some major strides last season after a dismal sophomore season. Schenn has appeared in 231 NHL games all for the Blue and White and will be back on what is pretty much a set blueline for the upcoming season that includes Dion Phaneuf, John-Michael Liles, Cody Fransen, Keith Aulie, Mike Komisarek and Carl Gunnarsson.
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