The Toronto Maple Leafs
agreed Wednesday to a two-year entry level contract with German forward Marcel Mueller
Mueller, 22, appeared in 53 games with the Cologne Sharks of the German Elite League (DEL) in 2009-10, registering the team-lead in game-winning goals (6), power-play goals (8), assists (32) and penalty minutes (122), while finishing second in goals (24), shorthanded goals (4) and points (56). In 198 games in the German Elite League with the Sharks and Berlin Polar Bears from 2005-06 to 2009-10, the 6-3, 220-pound winger recorded 43 goals and 61 assists for 104 points with 316 penalty minutes.
Mueller, a native of Berlin, Germany, represented his country at the 2010 Olympic Winter Games in Vancouver where he played four games and registered 2 assists and 12 penalty minutes. He also participated in the 2010 World Championships in Cologne, collecting 1 goal and 2 points. Over his career he has played for Germany at numerous international championships, including the World Junior Championships in 2007.