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Maple Leafs Sign Jason Spezza to One-Year Contract Extension

The Toronto Maple Leafs announced today that the hockey club has signed centre Jason Spezza to a one-year contract extension. The value of the contract is worth $750,000. Spezza, 38, skated in 54 regular season games with the Maple Leafs during the 2020-21 season, recording 30 points (10 goals, 20 assists). The Toronto native has registered 970 points (351 goals, 619 assists) in 1,177 regular season games and 75 points (28 goals, 47 assists) in 92 playoff games between the Ottawa Senators, Dallas Stars and Toronto Maple Leafs. He has skated in the NHL All-Star Game on two occasions in 2008 and 2012.
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Jason Spezza re-signs with Toronto Maple Leafs for NHL minimum

TORONTO -- Jason Spezza re-signed with the Maple Leafs on Wednesday, agreeing to the NHL-minimum $750,000 for next season. The 38-year-old Spezza had 10 goals and 20 assists in 54 regular-season games for his hometown team and added three goals and two assists in seven playoff games. Spezza has 351...
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For Better or Worse, Jason Spezza is Loyal to the Toronto Maple Leafs

Two days after the Toronto Maple Leafs endured another disappointing opening-round playoff exist, Jason Spezza expressed his desire to come back. Two weeks and a conversation with his family later, the veteran will return for the 2021-22 season. "I'm pretty excited to be back. It's a great opportunity to continue...

Toronto Maple Leafs Re-Sign Jason Spezza to 1-Year Deal

Multiple reports confirm that forward Jason Spezza will be returning to the Toronto Maple Leafs next season. He signed a one-year deal for the third straight year at a league-minimum contract of $750,000. The team has confirmed the report and to nobody’s surprise, Spezza will be back with the only team he wants to play for as long as he’s a part of the NHL.

Jason Spezza on returning to the Maple Leafs: “If I could take less [money], I would… The chase of the Cup is at the forefront of my mind daily, so anything I can do to help the team acquire better players, that is why I take league minimum”

Jason Spezza addressed the media on Wednesday evening to discuss his decision to return for another season with the Toronto Maple Leafs. You were pretty emphatic about your desire to come back. How quickly did it come to reality in terms of getting the wheels in motion today and putting pen to paper on a new deal?
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Toronto Maple Leafs: Re-Signing Jason Spezza Is a Great Move

The Toronto Maple Leafs have re-signed Jason Spezza to a one year contract worth a league-minimum of $750K. It was only a matter of time before Spezza re-signed in Toronto. The 38-year-old may be near the end of his career, but after the performance he put on during the regular season, and especially the playoffs last year, it feels like he has plenty left in the tank.