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Maple Leafs sign Max Ellis to two-year, entry-level deal starting in 2022-23
The Toronto Maple Leafs have signed Max Ellis, a standout forward with the University of Notre Dame, to a two-year, entry-level contract beginning in the 2022-23 season.
The contract carries an average annual value of $838,750. Ellis will join the Toronto Marlies, the Maple Leafs’ American Hockey League affiliate, on a professional tryout offer for the rest of the current season and the Calder Cup playoffs.
In 39 games with Notre Dame this season, the 22-year-old scored a team-high 16 goals and added 12 assists, making him the club’s leader in points as well.
A native of Canton, MI., he was named a 2021-22 All-Big Ten Second Team selection. In 71 career NCAA games, he has contributed 22 goals and 23 assists.