Dresden’s T.J. Brodie is moving closer to home, after inking a four-year, $20-million contract with the Toronto Maple Leafs.
The NHL club made the announcement on Friday, October 9, 2020.
The four-year contract carries an average annual value of $5-million.
Brodie, 30, played in 64 games for the Calgary Flames during the 2019-20 season, recording four goals and 15 assists.
The Dresden Minor Hockey Association product added a goal and three assists in 10 Stanley Cup playoff games.
In 634 career NHL games, all with Calgary, he has recorded 266 points (48 goals, 218 assists) and has recorded four goals and 11 assists in 30 career playoff contests.
Internationally, Brodie also represented Canada at the 2013 IIHF World Championships where he recorded an assist in seven games.
Brodie was originally selected by the Calgary Flames in the fourth round (114th overall) of the 2008 NHL Draft.
Welcome to Toronto, TJ!
We’ve signed defenceman TJ Brodie to a four-year contract. #LeafsForever
— Toronto Maple Leafs (@MapleLeafs) October 9, 2020