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Toronto Maple Leafs Make One More Jumbo Addition

SAN JOSE, CA - FEBRUARY 28: Martin Jones #31 and Joe Thornton #19 of the San Jose Sharks defend the net against Zach Hyman #11 of the Toronto Maple Leafs at SAP Center on February 28, 2017 in San Jose, California. (Photo by Rocky W. Widner/NHL/Getty Images)

The Toronto Maple Leafs have added another veteran center.

It’s been rumored for years, but now, at last, it has become a reality. “Jumbo” Joe Thornton has signed a contract to join the Toronto Maple Leafs.

The contract is for one year and pays out the league minimum salary of $700,000 USD.