"The Toronto Maple Leafs announced Thursday that the team has agreed to terms with defencemen Pierre Hedin on a multi-year contract. As per club policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Hedin, 25, completed his seventh year with MoDo of the Swedish Elite League this past season. He collected 22 points (eight goals, 14 assists) with 32 penalty minutes in 46 games. Hedin also appeared in six playoff games for MoDo and collected one assist with four penalty minutes.
The native of Ornskoldsvik, Sweden participated for his country at the 2002 World Championships and also led the 2002 Swedish Elite League playoffs with eight goals.
Hedin was Torontos eighth choice, 239th overall, in the 1999 Entry Draft.