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Maple Leafs sign F Winnik to deal

Forward Daniel Winnik signed a one-year contract with the Toronto Maple Leafs on Monday.

Winnik, 29, had six goals with career highs of 24 assists and 30 points in 76 games with the Anaheim Ducks last season. In nine playoff games, he had one assist and two penalty minutes while averaging 13:36 minutes.

Winnik has 49 goals and 150 points in 490 NHL games with the Phoenix Coyotes, Colorado Avalanche, San Jose Sharks and Ducks. He was a ninth-round draft choice of the Coyotes in 2004.