Toronto Maple Leafs

Leafs Sign Enforcer Colton Orr

NEW YORK - FEBRUARY 28:  Colton Orr #28 of the New York Rangers fights with Chris Stewart #42 of the Colarado Avalanche during their game on February 28, 2009 at Madison Square Garden in New York City.  (Photo by Chris McGrath/Getty Images)
Shane HouseAnalyst IJuly 1, 2009

Brian Burke made his first move of the day by signing Colton Orr to a four-year deal worth $4 million dollars, which will see the the rugged forward making $1 million per season.

Burke said that one of the main issues that he was going to address on July 1 was the Maple Leafs lack of toughness.

Well, he definitely addressed this with the signing of Colton Orr.

Orr ranked third in the NHL last season with 193 PIM, while also contributing one goal and four assists for the New York Rangers.

The 27-year-old tough guy from Winnipeg will be joining his third team in his short six-year career, coincidentally all original six teams.

 

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