Maple Leafs ink Korbinian Holzer to 2-year extension

The Toronto Maple Leafs signed defenceman Korbinian Holzer to a two-year, contract extension Tuesday. Holzer will make $725,000 US next season and $850,000 in 2014-15.

Defenceman will be under contract with club through 2014-15

Toronto Maple Leafs defenceman Korbinian Holzer is tied for third on the team in blocked shots with 37. (Claus Andersen/Getty Images)

The Toronto Maple Leafs signed defenceman Korbinian Holzer to a two-year, contract extension Tuesday.

Holzer will make $725,000 US next season and $850,000 in 2014-15.

The 25-year-old Holzer has appeared in 16 games with Toronto this season, registering two goals and 19 penalty minutes. The six-foot-three, 205-pound Holzer is tied for third on the team in blocked shots with 37.

A native of Munich, Holzer has represented Germany internationally, including at the 2010 Olympic Winter Games in Vancouver.

Toronto selected Holzer in the fourth round, 111th overall, in the 2006 NHL entry draft.