The Toronto Maple Leafs announced today that the hockey club has signed centre Frederik Gauthier to a two-year, two-way contract. The NHL salary of the contract carries an average annual value of $675,000.
Gauthier, 23, registered one assist in nine NHL games with the Maple Leafs last season while collecting 18 points (seven goals, 11 assists) in 57 regular season games and eight points in 20 playoff games for the 2017-18 Calder Cup champion Toronto Marlies. The Laval, Quebec native has recorded five points in 37 career regular season NHL games and 49 points in 159 career regular season American Hockey League games. Gauthier was originally selected by the Maple Leafs in the first round (21st overall) of the 2013 NHL Draft.