Maple Leafs sign D Webber to entry-level contract

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The Canadian Press

Posted April 18, 2024 12:30 pm

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TORONTO – The Toronto Maple Leafs have signed defenceman Cade Webber to a two-year, entry-level contract, the NHL club announced Thursday.
The contract carries an average annual value of US$875,000.The 23-year-old Weber had six assists in 38 games during the 2023-24 NCAA season with Boston University. He helped the Terriers reach the 2024 Men’s Frozen Four semifinals.

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Webber, from Meadville, Penn., has 16 points (one goal, 15 assists) in 123 career NCAA games with Boston University. He was named Hockey East’s best defensive defenceman for 2023-24.

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The six-foot-seven, 210-pound defenceman was selected by Carolina in the fourth round (99th overall) of the 2019 NHL draft.

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He was acquired by the Maple Leafs in a March 7 trade with the Carolina Hurricanes.This report by The Canadian Press was first published April 18, 2024.

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