The Toronto Maple Leafs announced today that the hockey club has signed forward Connor Brown to a three-year extension.
The Toronto Maple Leafs announced today that forward Connor Brown has signed a three-year extension with the team. The average annual value of the contract is $2.1 million per season.
Brown, 23, collected 36 points (20 goals, 16 assists) in 82 regular season games and one assist in six playoff games during his first full National Hockey League season. In 89 career regular season NHL games, the Toronto, Ontario native has registered 42 points (21 goals, 21 assists).
Prior to joining the Maple Leafs, Brown recorded 90 points (32 goals, 58 assists) in 110 games with the American Hockey League's Toronto Marlies, earning recognition as an AHL All-Star and a member of the AHL All-Rookie Team in 2014-15. Brown also spent three seasons with the Ontario Hockey League's Erie Otters, capturing the Red Tilson Trophy as the OHL's Most Outstanding Player, the Eddie Powers Memorial Trophy as the OHL's top scorer and the Jim Mahon Trophy as the OHL's top scoring right winger after leading the Canadian Hockey League with 128 points in 2013-14.
Brown was selected by the Maple Leafs in the sixth round (156th overall) of the 2012 NHL Draft.