Latest contract updates and more in this morning’s collection of NHL headlines.
TSN: Swedish news outlet Expressen reports the Toronto Maple Leafs are close to signing unrestricted free agent goaltender Jhonas Enroth. If so, Enroth would become the backup to Frederik Andersen, who was recently acquired by the Leafs from the Anaheim Ducks.
SPECTOR’S NOTE: Enroth, 28, has considerable experience as an NHL backup and could prove a good fit with the Leafs. He also had a brief stint as a starter with the Buffalo Sabres two years ago.
NBC SPORTS: The Leafs and defenseman Frank Corrado don’t appear too far apart in contract talks. The Leafs are offering $625K on a one-year, two-way contract or a one-year, one-way deal worth $575k. Corrado seeks a one-year, one-way deal worth $900K. Corrado’s arbitration hearing is slated for Tuesday.
NBC SPORTS: Former New York Rangers center Dominic Moore has reportedly received several contract offers. He’s currently an unrestricted free agent.
CBC: Bathurst, New Brunswick named a street in honor of Philadelphia Flyers center Sean Couturier, who played his minor hockey there.