Leafs acquire Fredrik Andersen

The Leafs Monday today that the hockey club has acquired goaltender Frederik Andersen from the Anaheim Ducks in exchange for the 30th overall selection from the 2016 NHL Entry Draft (originally acquired by Toronto from Pittsburgh, on July 1, 2015 in trade involving Phil Kessel) and a second round selection from the 2017 NHL Entry Draft.

Andersen, 26, was immediately signed to a five-year contract extension.

Update: As of 6:35 ET @reporterchris reports the average annual value of Andersen’s contract to be $5 million.

A native of Herning, Denmark, Anderson posted a 22-9-7 record with a 2.30 goals-against-average (GAA) and .919 save-percentage (SV%) in 43 games (37 starts) last season with Anaheim, . He went 3-2 with a 1.41 GAA and .947 SV% in five playoff starts in the 2016 post-season.