Maple Leafs announce multi-year contract extension

He's sticking around!



The Toronto Maple Leafs have announced a contract extension earlier today, as defenseman Simon Benoit has been inked to a three-year contract extension by general manager Brad Treliving, keeping him around through 2027. 

The reported AAV of the deal is $1.35 million.

From the official press release: 

"Benoit, 25, has skated in 54 games with the Maple Leafs this season, registering five points (one goal, four assists), after signing with the club as a free agent on August 28, 2023. Over the course of his four-year NHL career with the Maple Leafs and Anaheim Ducks, the 6’4, 205-pound native of Laval, Quebec has recorded 20 points (five goals, 15 assists) in 191 regular season games.

Benoit began his professional career as a free agent with the American Hockey League’s San Diego Gulls in 2018-19."

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