Maple Leafs Sign John Tavares to a 7-year, $77M Deal

Montreal Canadiens v New York Islanders

UNIONDALE, NY – FEBRUARY 09: John Tavares #91 of the New York Islanders in action against the Montreal Canadiens on February 9, 2012 at Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale, New York. The Canadiens defeated the Islanders 4-2. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

The Toronto Maple Leafs have acquired free agent forward John Tavares on a 7-year, $77 million deal. $70 million of Tavares contract comes with a signing bonus, which secures it from a buyout.

The 27-year-old spent nine seasons with the New York Islanders before signing with Toronto. He has totaled 621 career points (272 goals, 349 assists).

Tavares earned a total of $34,041,463 from contracts in his career with the Islanders.

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