DEAL DONE: Toronto Maple Leafs Confirm Signing Of Four Key Players to AHL Contracts

Toronto Maple Leafs Sign Four Players to AHL Contracts…

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The Toronto Maple Leafs and Toronto Marlies organization have announced that they have signed four players to one-year AHL contracts for the 2024-25 season.

The four players are defenseman Matt Anderson and forwards Jacob Frasca, Marko Sikic, and Mathieu Gosselin.

Frasca spent four and a half seasons in the OHL with the Barrie Colts before being traded to the Soo Greyhound for a playoff push this season, he registered 33 points in 45 games before adding 11 points in 11 playoff games.

Standing at 6’4 and 215 pounds, The 21-year-old participated in the Maple Leafs 2023 Development Camp and Prospect Tournament.

Sikic, a 21-year-old Kitchener, ON, native, also spent the previous five seasons in the AHL, registering 147 points in 252 career games with the Guelph Storm and Sarnia Sting.

After his season ended he played three ECHL games and recorded three points with the Newfoundland Growlers before playing one more game with the Norfolk Admirals.

The 25-year-old Gosselin signs his contract after a successful fifth-year at Clarkson University where he lead the team in scoring with 28 points in 31 games.

After wrapping up his final NCAA season he joined the Newfoundland Growlers and put up five points in six games.

Anderson is a two-time NCAA Championship winner with the University of Minnesota-Duluth. He has spent the last two and half seasons playing in the ECHL, where he split time between the South Carolina Stingrays and Toledo Walleye.

Not typically known for his offense, Anderson recorded 34 points in 68 games and nine in 14 playoff games for the Walleye last season. He joined the Marlies on a loan and recorded three assists in three games.

Sikic, Frasca, and Gosselin are all new to pro hockey but have showed promise in their limited ECHL appearances, they will look to improve the depth on the Marlies next season. Anderson looked solid in his three AHL games, and should bring a stabilizing presence to the blueline.

The Marlies lost in three games in the first round of the AHL playoffs to the Belleville Senators.

The organization now has 19 non-roster players signed to minor league contracts.

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