Brian Burke, president and general manager of the Toronto Maple Leafs, announced Friday that the
hockey club has agreed to terms with free agent goaltender Jussi Rynnas
(pronounced YEW-see RIH-nuhs) on a two year NHL Entry Level contract.
“The Leafs feel that the addition of Jussi Rynnas
bolsters the organization’s depth at the goaltending position,” said Burke. “We are pleased that Jussi decided to sign with us, and we know that his level of play will be enhanced by working closely with our goaltending instructor Francois Allaire.”
Rynnas, 22, had the top save percentage (.929) during the 2009-10 season while playing for Assat in Finland (SM-Liiga). In 31 games this past season, he posted a goals against average of 2.50. The native of Pori, Finland is six foot five and weighs 205 pounds.