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Leafs Sign Mark Owuya

by Staff Writer / Toronto Maple Leafs
 

 
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Brian Burke, President and General Manager of the Toronto Maple Leafs, announced Thursday that the hockey club has signed goaltender Mark Owuya (oh-WOO-yah) to a two-year entry level contract.

Owuya, a 21-year-old native of Stockholm, Sweden, played 32 games this season for Djurgarden of the Swedish Elite League posting a 2.18 goals against average and a league best .927 goals against average. The 6-2, 198-pound goaltender also played in seven playoff games for Djurgarden registering a 1.66 goals against average and a .934 save percentage. He was a teammate of Leafs’ prospect Daniel Brodin this past season with Djurgarden.

Internationally, Owuya won a silver medal with Sweden at the 2009 IIHF World Junior Championships and a bronze medal at the 2007 IIHF World Under-18 Championships.



MARK OWUYA

Goaltender - Born: July 18, 1989, Stockholm, Sweden
6-2, 198 lbs, Catches Left

    REGULAR SEASON PLAYOFFS
Season Team League GP GAA SVS% GP GAA SVS%
2006-07 Djurgarden Jr. SWE Jr. 12 1.83 .918 -- --- ---
  Sweden WJC-U18 6 2.26 .909 -- --- ---
2007-08 Djurgarden SEL 1 4.75 .778 -- --- ---
  Djurgarden Jr. SWE Jr. 21 2.86 .901 3 2.01 .941
2008-09 Almtuna SWE-2 40 2.26 .911 -- --- ---
  Djurgarden Jr. SWE Jr. -- -- --- 5 2.11 .931
  Sweden WJC 1 1.00 .909 -- --- ---
2009-10 Orebro SWE-2 24 3.80 .886 -- --- ---
  Mora SWE-2 5 3.39 .889 -- --- ---
2010-11 Djurgarden SEL 32 2.18 .927 7 1.66 .924
  Djurgarden ET 4 1.38 .952 -- --- ---
  Boras SWE-2 2 1.98 .930 -- --- ---

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