Maple Leafs pick up veteran centre Travis Green off NHL waivers

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The veteran centre was plucked off waivers by the injury-riddled Leafs on Wednesday from the Anaheim Ducks. The 36-year-old had one goal and one assist in seven games for the Ducks this season.

He's earning US$500,000 this season and will be an unrestricted free agent July 1.

Green had 58 points (23-35) in 157 games with the Leafs in the 2000-01 and 2001-02 seasons. He had 10 goals and 12 assists in 82 games with Boston last season.

Overall he has 455 career points (193-262) in 946 regular-season games with Anaheim, Boston, Toronto, Phoenix and the New York Islanders, where he started his career.

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