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Maple Leafs sign David Booth to one-year deal

Vancouver Canucks' Brad Richardson, centre, and David Booth, right, celebrate Richardson's goal as Winnipeg Jets' Mark Stuart, left, looks on during first period NHL hockey action in Vancouver, B.C., on Sunday December 22, 2013.


The Toronto Maple Leafs have signed veteran forward David Booth to a one-year deal.

The 29-year-old Booth spent last season with the Vancouver Canucks, recording nine goals and 10 assists in 66 games.

The six-foot, 212-pound winger has registered 218 career points in 443 games with the Canucks and Florida Panthers.

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In 2008-09 with the Panthers, Booth set career highs in goals (31), assists (29) and points (60) in 72 games.

A native of Detroit, Booth was selected 53rd overall by Florida in the 2004 draft.

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