Hyman signs 4-year extension with Maple Leafs
TORONTO — Forward Zach Hyman signed a four-year contract extension with the Toronto Maple Leafs.
Hyman will earn $2 million in 2017-18 and 2018-19, and then $2.5 million in 2019-20 and 2020-21.
The 25-year-old — who played three seasons with the Hamilton Red Wings — was set to become an unrestricted free agent prior to the 2019-20 season. He scored 10 goals and added 18 assists in 82 regular season games, and had a goal and three assists in six playoff games with the Maple Leafs in 2016-17. In 98 regular season NHL games, Hyman has 14 goals and 20 assists.
Hyman, acquired in a trade with the Florida Panthers in June 2015, was selected by Florida in the fifth round (123rd overall) in the 2010 draft.