MAPLE LEAFS SIGN ZACH BOGOSIAN

By: Toronto Maple Leafs


The Toronto Maple Leafs announced today that the hockey club has signed defenceman Zach Bogosian to a one-year contract valued at $1 million.

 

Bogosian, 30, split the 2019-20 season between the Buffalo Sabres and Tampa Bay Lightning. He registered a goal and four assists in 19 games with the Sabres before signing with the Lightning on February 23. He collected a pair of assists in eight regular season games with Tampa Bay and went on to record four assists in 20 playoff games, winning the Stanley Cup. In 644 career NHL regular season games between Atlanta, Winnipeg, Buffalo and Tampa Bay, Bogosian has recorded 196 points (53 goals, 143 assists).

 

Internationally, the Massena, NY, native represented the United States at the 2009 World Championships, recording an assist in nine games.

 

Bogosian was originally selected by the Atlanta Thrashers in the first round (3rd overall) of the 2008 NHL Draft.