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Leafs agree to deals with newly acquired RFAs Ceci, Kerfoot

The Toronto Maple Leafs have signed two of their newest acquisitions to contract extensions. Defenceman Cody Ceci agreed to a one-year extension with an average annual value of $4.5 million US, while forward Alex Kerfoot was locked up for four more years with an AAV of $3.5 million.

Canada Day acquisitions sign one-year, four-year contracts, respectively

The Toronto Maple Leafs signed former Senators defenceman Cody Ceci, acquired in a trade on July 1, to a one-year contract worth $4.5 million US on Thursday. (Jana Chytilova/Getty Images)

The Toronto Maple Leafs have signed two of their newest acquisitions to contract extensions.

Defenceman Cody Ceci agreed to a one-year extension for $4.5 million US, while forward Alex Kerfoot was locked up for four more years with an average annual value of $3.5 million on the deal.

Ceci was acquired in a trade with the Ottawa Senators on Canada Day, while Kerfoot came over in a deal with the Colorado Avalanche later that night. Both were restricted free agents.

Ceci, 25, had 26 points (seven goals, 19 assists) in 74 games with the Senators last season. In 440 career games over six seasons, all with the Senators, the Ottawa native has recorded 118 points (32 goals, 86 assists) while adding three assists in 25 career playoff games.

Kerfoot, 24, had 42 points (15 goals, 27 assists) in 78 games for the Avalanche last season before registering three assists in 12 playoff games.

The Vancouver native has 85 points (34 goals, 51 assists) in 157 career games.

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