The Toronto Maple Leafs have signed unrestricted free agent defenceman Brett Lebda to a two-year contract, worth $1.45 million per season.
Lebda, 28, has appeared in 326 regular season games amassing 18 goals, 50 assists, and 201 penalty minutes.
Undrafted, Lebda originally signed as a free agent with Detroit on July 21, 2004.
The Buffalo Grove, Illinois native played for the University of Notre Dame from 2000 to 2004. In 152 games with the Fighting Irish, Lebda scored 26 goals and added 59 assists for 85 points.