Leafs avoid arbitration with MacArthur, Bozak

The Maple Leafs signed two of their restricted free agents on Tuesday, prior to the arbitration filing deadline.

Clarke MacArthur signed a two-year deal for $6.5 million. The Lloydminster, Alberta native had career highs with 21 goals and 62 points in 2010-11 while playing on Toronto’s top line with Mikhail Grabovski and Nikolai Kulemin.

Tyler Bozak, coming off a 15-goal 32-point season, also signed for two years. Through Twitter (@bozie42), Bozak broke news of his own signing: “Thanks for the congrats everyone. Glad to be back with the leafs to play in front of the best fans in the world!”

Defencemen Luke Schenn and Matt Lashoff are still unsigned restricted free agents as of Tuesday evening.

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