Maple Leafs sign Gustavsson to two-year extension

The Maple Leafs have signed goaltender Jonas Gustavsson to a

$2.7-million, two-year contract extension.

The team announced the deal on Thursday, keeping the 25-year-old

Swede from becoming a restricted free agent this summer.

Gustavsson had a tumultuous rookie season, undergoing two heart

surgeries and missing time with a groin injury before recording a

seven-game win streak in March.

He finished with a 16-15-9 record and a .902 save percentage and

2.87 goals-against average. He is Toronto’s nominee for the

Masterton Trophy for perseverance, sportsmanship and dedication to


Gustavsson is expected to join Sweden at the world championships

in Germany next month.