Swedish Report: Leafs sign minor league defenceman

According to the Swedish newspaper Aftonbladet, the Leafs have signed Josef Boumedienne to a one-year, two-way contract.

Boumedienne, 30, was originally a draft pick of the New Jersey Devils in 1996.

The Swedish-born defenceman registered 42 points in 52 games last season with the Hershey Bears of the AHL, the affiliate of the Washington Capitals.

Links: Aftonbladet | Boumedinne’s stats on HockeyDB.com

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