The Toronto Maple Leafs announced today that the hockey club has signed forward Nic Petan to a two-year contract extension. The average annual value of the contract is $775,000.
Petan, 23, has appeared in five games and recorded a goal for the Maple Leafs since being acquired in a trade with Winnipeg on February 25, 2019. Prior to joining the Maple Leafs, he appeared in 13 games with the Jets and registered a pair of assists. In 113 career NHL games he has registered 24 points (6 goals, 18 assists). Petan has also skated in 108 career AHL games with the Manitoba Moose and registered 89 career points (28 goals, 61 assists). Prior to beginning his professional career, the Delta, British Columbia native skated in 252 games with the Portland Winterhawks (WHL) and registered 358 career points (110 goals, 248 assists), capturing the WHL title in 2012-13 while finishing that season as the top scorer in the Canadian Hockey League with 120 points (46 goals, 74 assists). Internationally, Petan has represented Canada at the World Junior Championships in 2014 and 2015, capturing a gold medal at the 2015 tournament in Toronto and Montreal.
Petan was originally selected by the Jets in the second round (43rd overall) of the 2013 NHL Draft.