The Toronto Maple Leafs announced today that the club has acquired forward Denis Malgin from the Florida Panthers in exchange for forward Mason Marchment.
Malgin, 23, has recorded 12 points (four goals, eight assists) in 36 games with the Panthers this season. In 184 career regular season NHL games, the Olten, Switzerland native has collected 60 points (28 goals, 32 assists).
Malgin was selected by Florida in the fourth round (102nd overall) of the 2015 NHL Draft.
The @MapleLeafs have acquired forward Denis Malgin from Florida in exchange for Mason Marchment.
— Toronto Maple Leafs (@MapleLeafs) February 19, 2020
Malgin makes $750k and is RFA July 1. https://t.co/LhUWKSU204
— Pierre LeBrun (@PierreVLeBrun) February 19, 2020
Malgin is a one-time teammate of Auston Matthews in Zurich.
— Lance Hornby (@sunhornby) February 19, 2020
The @MapleLeafs announced that forward Andreas Johnsson underwent successful knee surgery earlier today.
He is expected to miss six months. #LeafsForever
— Leafs PR (@LeafsPR) February 19, 2020