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Leafs sign G Petruzzelli to two-year ELC after Samsonov injury

Keith Petruzzelli Toronto Maple Leafs Keith Petruzzelli - The Canadian Press

The Toronto Maple Leafs have signed goaltender Keith Petruzzelli to a two-year, entry-level contract, it was announced Sunday.

The news comes one day after goaltender Ilya Samsonov was forced out of Toronto's 2-1 victory over the Boston Bruins Saturday night with a knee injury. Samsonov stopped 13 of 14 shots before exiting while Erik Kallgren stopped all seven shots he faced in relief.

The 23-year-old Petruzzelli owns a 6-0-0 record with a goals-against average of 2.31 and a .922 save percentage for the AHL's Toronto Marlies so far this season. 

He was selected in the third round (No. 88 overall) by the in the 2017 NHL Draft.