Great signing for the Toronto Maple Leafs
The Toronto Maple Leads have announced the signing of two new free agents on Tuesday.
The Leafs have also signed 21-year old defenseman Andreas Borgman who like Rosén has been playing in the Swedish Hockey League, although in the case of Borgman his last season was with HV71 Jonkoping. Borgman had 5 goals and 10 assists for 15 points in 45 games last season, and he finished with a plus/minus rating of +23 on the season.
McKenzie scouting report goes like this: "I think the underlying point here — and it’s probably the same for Borgman, too, who is two years younger — is that he has a chance to be National Hockey League ready and to compete for a spot on the team. Now, everybody is going to want to know if he is a top four guy or a top-six guy, or if he’s for sure an NHLer, or if he’s going to spend some time in the minors. They always like to say, “water finds its own level.” These two guys will find their own level fairly quickly."
Age: 21 From: Stockholm, Sweden Former team: HV71 Jonkoping Height: Six-foot Weight: 210 pounds
Position: Defence Shoots: Left Contract status: Two-year, entry-level deal. Set to be RFA in 2019