Maple Leafs Sign D’Amigo to Entry-Level Contract


Jerry D'Amigo

The Toronto Maple Leafs signed 19-year-old Jerry D’Amigo to a three-year, entry-level contract on Wednesday, according to The Globe and Mail.

D’Amigo scored 10 goals while adding 34 assists last season with the R.P.I. Engineers of the NCAA. He also played in the World Junior Championship, tieing for third in tournament scoring with a total of 12 points for the United States. In 108 games over three seasons with the U.S. National Under-18 Team, D’Amigo scored 36 goals and 51 assists.

“We’ve been pleased with Jerry’s progression over the last 12 months,” general manager Brian Burke said in a statement. “Seth Appert and the rest of the coaching staff at R.P.I. have done a really nice job of preparing Jerry for the next stage in his development. We look forward to having him at training camp.”

D’Amigo was a sixth-round draft pick of the Maple Leafs in 2009.

It is also rumourd that the Maple Leafs have signed Eric Belanger. More to come…

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About Lukas Hardonk
Lukas is the founder and owner of Hardonk Marketing, a social media marketing company. He has a background in social media, the legal profession, management, editing and writing. Contact Lukas by email at lukas.hardonk@gmail.com.

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