The Toronto Maple Leafs announced today that the hockey club has signed free agent forward, Kalle Kossila.
Kossila, 26, split his 2018-19 season between the Anaheim Ducks and the AHL’s San Diego Gulls. Kossila recorded a goal in eight games with Anaheim while tallying 35 points (14 goals, 21 assists) in 44 regular season games and seven points (three goals, four assists) in 16 Calder Cup playoff games with San Diego. In 19 career NHL games, all with Anaheim, the Kauniainen, Finland native has recorded a pair of goals and one assist. Through 170 career AHL regular season games, all with San Diego, he has collected 141 points (51 goals, 90 assists), while adding 15 points (seven goals, eight assists) in 33 career AHL playoff games.
Kossila was originally signed as an undrafted free agent by Anaheim on March 30, 2016. His two-year, two-way contract carries an NHL annual average value of $700,000.