Justin Holl signed a three-year, $6 million contract with the Toronto Maple Leafs on Tuesday. It has an average annual value of $2 million.
The 27-year-old defenseman, who could have become an unrestricted free agent on July 1, has played in 38 games with the Maple Leafs this season. His 10 assists and 11 points are NHL career highs.
He became the first Maple Leafs defenseman and sixth in League history to score a goal in his first two NHL games in 2017-18.
Selected by the Chicago Blackhawks in the second round (No. 54) of the 2010 NHL Draft, Holl signed with Toronto as a free agent July 2, 2016. He has 14 points (three goals, 11 assists) in 51 NHL games with the Blackhawks and Maple Leafs.