The Toronto Maple Leafs signed forward Rich Clune to an NHL contract on Thursday.

Clune, who had previously signed an AHL contract with the Toronto Marlies this past off-season, has two goals and three assists in eight games with the Toronto Marlies this season.

The 28-year-old has played in 120 career NHL games with Los Angeles and Nashville, registering seven goals, 11 assists and 305 penalty minutes. The Toronto, Ontario native has also skated in 345 career AHL games, collecting 34 goals, 63 assists and 1115 penalty minutes.

Clune was drafted by the Dallas Stars in the third round (71st overall) during the 2005 NHL Entry Draft.