Winnik played for the Anaheim Ducks last season, scoring six goals and recording 24 assists in 76 games. Winnik picked up one assist in nine playoff games. In seven NHL seasons, he has a total of 52 points.
In April, the Maple Leafs hired Brendan Shanahan to serve as the team's president and alternate governor. In July, the team fired two top front office executives in a "restructuring" move. Toronto went 38-36 and failed to make the playoffs last season. The team has not won a playoff series since 2003-04.
- Alex Hampl