October 20th, 2020

Maple Leafs sign forward Travis Boyd to one-year contract

By The Canadian Press on October 10, 2020.

Washington Capitals' Travis Boyd celebrates after scoring during the first period of an NHL preseason hockey game against the St. Louis Blues, Friday, Sept. 27, 2019, in St. Louis. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Jeff Roberson

The Toronto Maple Leafs signed forward Travis Boyd to a one-year, US$700,000 contract on Saturday.

Boyd, 27, split his 2019-20 season between the Washington Capitals and Hershey Bears of the American Hockey League.

Boyd had three goals and seven assists in 24 regular-season games with the Capitals, before adding a goal in four Stanley Cup playoff games.

The Edina, Minn., native has 31 points (eight goals, 23 assists) in 85 NHL regular-season games and has appeared in six career Stanley Cup playoff games, recording one goal.

Boyd was originally selected by the Washington Capitals in the sixth round (177th overall) of the 2011 NHL Draft.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Oct. 10, 2020.

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