Maple Leafs Acquire Defenceman Joel Edmundson From Washington

The Toronto Maple Leafs announced today that the hockey club has acquired defenceman Joel Edmundson from the Washington Capitals in exchange for a third-round selection in the 2024 NHL Draft (previously owned by the New York Islanders) and a fifth-round selection in the 2025 NHL Draft (previously owned by the Chicago Blackhawks). The Capitals are retaining 50% of Edmundson’s salary.

Edmundson, 30, has collected 110 points (29 goals, 81 assists) in 521 career regular season games with Washington, Montreal, Carolina and St. Louis. The Brandon, Manitoba native has also registered 21 points in 75 career playoff contests.