Hy­man signs 4-year ex­ten­sion with Maple Leafs

The Hamilton Spectator - - SPORTS - THE CANA­DIAN PRESS

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.

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