, president and general manager of the Toronto Maple Leafs
, announced Friday that the hockey club has signed free agent forward Tyler Bozak
to a two-year entry level contract.
“We are absolutely thrilled that Tyler has chosen to sign with the Maple Leafs today,” said Burke. “He is a young man that was coveted by a large number of teams in our league and it’s our goal to help him reach his potential with our organization. He’s a responsible player at both ends of the ice and he has shown the ability to put points on the board with his quickness at the collegiate level.”
Bozak, a 23-year-old native of Regina, Saskatchewan, recently completed his second season with the University of Denver Pioneers. This past season, the 6-1, 180 pound forward played in 19 games for the Pioneers and collected eight goals and 15 assists. After missing half of the season recovering from a knee injury, he returned to the lineup and recorded a goal and an assist one week ago in the Pioneers’ final game of their campaign.
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