Leafs Sign MacArthur
Tuesday, 05.07.2011 / 5:22 PM / Press Releases
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Brian Burke, President and General Manager of the Toronto Maple Leafs, announced Tuesday that the hockey club has signed forward Clarke MacArthur to a two-year contract.
MacArthur, 26, set career highs this past season in games played (82), goals (21), assists (41), points (62) and powerplay goals (6). The 6-0, 191-pound winger ranked first on the Leafs in assists, second in points and tied for third in powerplay goals. As well, he became the first player in franchise history to score at least one goal in each of his first four games with the team (1917 to present).
The native of Lloydminster, Alberta has played in 290 career NHL games with Toronto, Atlanta and Buffalo registering 65 goals and 85 assists for 150 points along with 166 minutes in penalties. He originally signed with the Leafs as an unrestricted free agent on August 27, 2010.