Sunday August 2nd, 2015

The Toronto Maple Leafs have signed goaltender Jonathan Bernier to a two-year contract extension, the team announced on Sunday.

According to James Mirtle of the Globe and Mail, the deal is worth $8.3 million, including a $2 million signing bonus. It contains a $4 million salary cap hit. 

The Maple Leafs and Bernier were able to come to a contract settlement prior to an arbitration ruling. 

Bernier, 26, had a .912 save percentage and 2.87 goals-against average in 58 games last season. His record was 21–28–7 and he recorded two shutouts. 

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Toronto finished 30–44–8 in 2014–15, coming in 15th in the Eastern Conference. The Maple Leafs hired Mike Babcock as their new coach in May. 

- Molly Geary

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