David Nonis, Senior Vice President and General Manager of the Toronto
Maple Leafs, announced Tuesday the hockey club has signed defenceman
Matt Finn to a three-year entry level contract.
Finn, 19, was originally the Leafs’ second choice, selected 35th
overall in the 2012 Entry Draft. This season, the 6-1, 204-pound Toronto
native has played 21 games for the Ontario Hockey League’s Guelph Storm
registering 20 points (five goals, 15 assists) along with 20 penalty
minutes and a +15 plus/minus rating. The Guelph team captain is
currently tied for fourth among OHL defencemen in assists and points. He
was named the OHL’s Defenceman of the Month for October and for the
second consecutive year will represent Team OHL against Team Russia in
the 2013 Subway Super Series game November 21 in Oshawa.
In 183 career games with Guelph, Finn has earned 21 goals, 91 assists and 120 points with 125 minutes in penalties.
(Nathan can be reached at email@example.com)
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