The Toronto Maple Leafs announced today that the hockey club has signed centre Jason Spezza to a one-year contract extension. The value of the contract is worth $750,000.
Spezza, 38, skated in 54 regular season games with the Maple Leafs during the 2020-21 season, recording 30 points (10 goals, 20 assists). The Toronto native has registered 970 points (351 goals, 619 assists) in 1,177 regular season games and 75 points (28 goals, 47 assists) in 92 playoff games between the Ottawa Senators, Dallas Stars and Toronto Maple Leafs. He has skated in the NHL All-Star Game on two occasions in 2008 and 2012.
Internationally, Spezza has represented Canada at the IIHF World Championships four times (2008, 2009, 2011, 2015), the IIHF World Junior Championships three times (2000, 2001, 2002) and the Spengler Cup in 2012.
Spezza was originally selected by Ottawa in the first round (second overall) of the 2001 NHL Draft.