Picture of Simon Benoit. The Leafs have signed him to a one-year contract.
The latest Toronto Maple Leafs news feature the team signing free agent defenseman Simon Benoit to a one-year contract.

In recent Toronto Maple Leafs news, it has been announced that they have signed free agent forward Simon Benoit to a one-year contract valued at $775,000. This contract will result in a $775K salary cap hit for the Maple Leafs.

Was this an underpay for Benoit or is he worth every penny? I will let you decide in the comments below.

Simon Benoit went undrafted and has played his entire career with the Anaheim Ducks. Throughout his 3-season career, he has played in 137 games and accumulated 15 points.

Benoit’s new contract does not feature a signing bonus and his qualifying offer will be $813,750.

What does the Simon Benoit contract mean for the Toronto Maple Leafs?

To get an idea of how Simon Benoit’s contract impacts the Toronto Maple Leafs’ projected cap space for the 2023-24 season, check out the updated salary cap information for the team.

The Leafs currently have $-13,256,450 available cap space for the coming season.

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Simon Benoit contract breakdown


What are NHL fans saying about the Toronto Maple Leafs signing Simon Benoit?

Great pickup for the Leafs. He has size and toughness. Just what we need.

The dude is -29 in his career. Stanley Cup is coming our way!

Who cares about Benoit. I have never heard of this guy. We need William Nylander signed ASAP.

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