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Maple Leafs sign Finn to entry-level contract

Tuesday, 11.19.2013 / 5:18 PM / News

NHL.com

The Toronto Maple Leafs on Tuesday signed defenseman Matt Finn to a three-year entry-level contract.

Finn, selected in the second round (No. 35) of the 2012 NHL Draft, has five goals and 20 points in 21 games this season for the Guelph Storm of the Ontario Hockey League, tying him for fourth in scoring among defenseman in the league. Finn also has a plus-15 rating.

The Guelph team captain was also named the OHL's Defenseman of the Month for October and for the second consecutive year will represent Team OHL against Team Russia in the 2013 Subway Super Series game Nov. 21 in Oshawa.

In 183 career games with Guelph, Finn has 21 goals and 120 points with 125 penalty minutes.

For me, it's a great win for our hockey team and for a lot of people back in Columbus, especially our fans in particular … people who have been devoted to this organization, it's big.

— Blue Jackets coach Todd Richards on their win vs. the Penguins in Game 2, the franchise's first-ever Stanley Cup Playoff victory