Will Yoder
Tuesday March 6th, 2012

The Toronto Maple Leafs have signed forward Mikhail Grabovski to a five-year contract extension, according to the team’s official website. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.

"We are extremely pleased to have Mikhail under contract for the next five seasons,” said Brian Burke, team president. “His speed and skill are valuable commodities and fit perfectly with our style of play. He leads by example and his work ethic speaks for itself."

In 59 games this season the 28-year-old has tallied 20 goals and 25 assists for 45 points. Last season, he totaled 29 goals and 29 assists for 58 points. Toronto is 30-28-7 this season. They are currently five points behind Winnipeg for the final playoff spot in the Eastern Conference.

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