The Leafs have formally announced the signing of William Lagesson as well as three ELCs.
Artur Akhtyamov, 21, posted a 20-12-6 record and held a .943 save percentage and a 1.74 goals-against average through 39 games with Neftyanik Almetievsk (VHL) during the 2022-23 season. The Kazan, Russia native finished the season with the highest save percentage in the league and won Goaltender of the Month in both November and December. Akhtyamov signed a three-year, two-way entry-level contract carrying an average annual value of $851,667.
Akhtyamov was originally selected by Toronto in the fourth round (106th overall) in the 2020 NHL Draft.
Max Lajoie, 25, registered 45 points (11 goals, 34 assists) in 63 games with the Chicago Wolves (AHL) last season. He has suited up in 70 regular season NHL games with the Carolina Hurricanes and Ottawa Senators, posting 15 points (seven goals, eight assists). Lajoie signed a one-year, two-way contract worth $775,000.
The Quebec City, Quebec native was originally selected by Ottawa in the fifth round (133rd overall) of the 2016 NHL Draft.
Marshall Rifai, 25, skated in 69 games for the Toronto Marlies (AHL) during the 2022-23 season, collecting 16 points (four goals, 12 assists) and 118 penalty minutes. Prior to joining Toronto, the Beaconsfield, Quebec native appeared in 71 games through three seasons with Harvard University, registering 21 points (six goals, 15 assists). Rifai's contract is a two-year, two-way contract with an NHL average annual value of $775,000.
Rifai originally signed a one-year AHL contract with Toronto on March 29, 2022.