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Maple Leafs acquire Brad Leeb

by Staff Writer / Toronto Maple Leafs
The Toronto Maple Leafs announced Wednesday that they have acquired right-winger Brad Leeb from Vancouver in exchange for defenceman Tomas Mojzis.


Leeb, 23, played two games with the Canucks last season and had a +1 rating. He spent the majority of the season with Manitoba of the American Hockey League. He collected 32 points (17 goals, 15 assists) with 45 penalty minutes in 60 games. He made his NHL debut December 12, 1999 against Colorado with Vancouver. The native of Red Deer, Alberta is pointless in four career NHL games with two penalty minutes.

Leeb was never drafted and originally was signed as an unrestricted free agent by Vancouver October 8, 1999.

Mojzis, 20, started the season with Moose Jaw of the Western Hockey League (WHL) and collected 13 points (two goals, 11 assists) with 43 penalty minutes in 28 games. He finished the year with Seattle (WHL) and registered 23 points (eight goals, 15 assists) with 66 penalty minutes in 36 games. The native of Kolin in the Czech Republic played 11 WHL playoff games and collected four points (one goal, three assists) with 20 minutes in penalties.

Mojzis was originally Toronto's 11th choice, 246th overall in the 2001 Entry Draft.
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