The Toronto Maple Leafs have signed centre Frederik Gauthier to a two-year, two-way contract. The deal carries an average annual value of $675,000 at the NHL level.
Gauthier registered one assist in nine NHL games with the Maple Leafs last season. He scored seven goals and added 11 assists with the AHL champion Toronto Marlies.
The 23-year-old has recorded five points in 37 career NHL games. He was originally selected 21st overall by the Maple Leafs in the 2013 NHL Draft.