David Nonis, Senior Vice President and General Manager of the Toronto Maple Leafs, announced Tuesday the hockey club has signed defenceman Matt Finn to a three-year entry level contract.
Finn, 19, was originally the Leafs’ second choice, selected 35th overall in the 2012 Entry Draft. This season, the 6-1, 204-pound Toronto native has played 21 games for the Ontario Hockey League’s Guelph Storm registering 20 points (five goals, 15 assists) along with 20 penalty minutes and a +15 plus/minus rating. The Guelph team captain is currently tied for fourth among OHL defencemen in assists and points. He was named the OHL’s Defenceman 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 November 21 in Oshawa.
In 183 career games with Guelph, Finn has earned 21 goals, 91 assists and 120 points with 125 minutes in penalties.