Leafs Sign Colborne and Bodie
David Nonis, Senior-Vice President and General Manager of the Toronto Maple Leafs, announced Wednesday the team has signed forwards Joe Colborne and Troy Bodie to one-year contracts, respectively.
Colborne, 23, played five regular season games for the Leafs this past season collecting two penalty minutes. The 6-5, 213-pound centre also skated in his first two NHL playoff games for the Leafs this year. In the AHL, he played 65 games for the Toronto Marlies where he registered 42 points (14 goals, 28 assists) along with 53 penalty minutes. He tied for first on the Marlies in assists and powerplay goals (7). In 16 career NHL games, all with the Leafs, he has earned one goal, five assists and six penalty minutes. The Leafs acquired Colborne from Boston on February 18, 2011.
Bodie, 28, split the 2012-13 season playing for the AHL’s Norfolk Admirals and Portland Pirates. In 52 AHL games last season, the native of Portage la Prairie, Manitoba earned seven goals, nine assists and 16 points while compiling 118 minutes in penalties. The 6-4, 219-pound forward also played 16 games for the Marlies in the 2009-10 season during which he tallied 10 points (6 goals, 4 assists) and 13 penalty minutes. Over his career he has played 107 NHL games with Anaheim and Carolina, and has collected six goals and five assists along with 141 penalty minutes.