The Toronto Maple Leafs and general manager Kyle Dubas announced a roster move on Wednesday.
Dubas announced that the team has signed KHL forward Kirill Semyonov to a one year entry level contract for the 2021-22 season.
Semyonov comes over from the KHL champ Avangard Omsk and was a coveted free agent.
From the Leafs press release:
"Semyonov, 26, skated in 60 games for Avangard Omsk (KHL) in 2020-21, registering 26 points (10 goals, 16 assists) while adding nine points (four goals, five assists) in 23 playoff games, capturing the Gagarin Cup. In 377 regular season KHL games, the Omsk, Russia native has recorded 169 points (70 goals, 99 assists) and 29 points (15 goals, 14 assists) in 65 playoff games. Semyonov was selected to represent Omsk in the 2019 All-Star Game. "
What do you think of the signing?
???? We’ve signed forward Kirill Semyonov to a one year entry-level contract for the 2021-22 season. #LeafsForever Details » https://t.co/24an8aBcig pic.twitter.com/oEe1jHphw4
— Toronto Maple Leafs (@MapleLeafs) May 5, 2021