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Komarov Agrees to Terms on a Four-Year Contract

by New York Islanders PR NYIslanders / New York Islanders

The New York Islanders announced today that Leo Komarov has agreed to terms on a four-year contract.  

Komarov played the past five seasons with the Toronto Maple Leafs, totaling 122 points (52 goals and 70 assists) in 327 career games played. He played in 15 playoff games for the Maple Leafs, registering an assist. He represented the Maple Leafs at the 2016 NHL All-Star game, hosted in Nashville, TN.  

Toronto selected the 31-year-old center in the sixth round (180th overall) of the 2006 NHL Draft. 

Born in Narva, Estonia, Komarov played five seasons in the Kontinental Hockey League with Moscow Dynamo from 2009-2014. In 210 games played, he scored 110 points (44 goals and 66 assists). He began his professional career in the SM- liiga with Assat Pori in 2005. Komarov played the remaining four seasons in SM-liiga with the Lahti Pelicans. In his five seasons, he totaled 56 points (18 goals and 38 assists) in 202 games played.  

Internationally, Komarov has represented Finland (the country he was raised in) in seven World Championships (2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2014, 2015, 2016), winning gold in 2011 and silver twice (2014 and 2016). He won a bronze medal at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics and was a member of Team Finland at the 2016 World Cup of Hockey.  

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