The Toronto Maple Leafs announced Tuesday that the hockey club has signed free agent defencemen Calle Rosén and Andreas Borgman to two-year entry level contracts.
Rosén, 23, skated in 41 regular season games with Växjö of the Swedish Hockey League (SHL) this past season, collecting 19 points (six goals, 13 assists) and 10 penalty minutes. He also appeared in six playoff games with Växjö. In 96 career SHL games, Rosén registered 33 points (nine goals, 24 assists) and 16 penalty minutes. The 6-0, 185-pound Växjö, Sweden native ranked second among all U24 SHL defencemen in points-per-game in 2016-17 (0.46).
Borgman, 21, skated in 45 regular season games with HV71 of the SHL this past season, collecting 15 points (five goals, 10 assists) and 26 penalty minutes. He also appeared in 14 playoff games collecting 10 points (two goals, eight assists), which was tied for the lead amongst all defencemen. In addition to winning the SHL Championship in 2016-17, Borgman was named the league's Rookie of the Year. The 6-0, 210-pound Stockholm, Sweden native ranked seventh among all U24 defencemen in points-per-game (0.33).