Agostino signed a two-year, one-way contract with the Maple Leafs on Monday, Kristen Shilton of TSN.ca reports. The deal is worth $1.4 million. Agostino chipped in six goals and 18 assists between the Canadiens and Devils this past season. He's sampled power-play action in his five-year NHL career, and Maple Leafs GM Kyle Dubas will hope to get key bottom-six minutes from this 27-year-old forward who will not break the bank from a salary cap standpoint.
Agostino is likely to sign a two-year, one-way contract with Toronto, Adrian Dater of ColoradoHockeyNow.com reports. Agostino ended the 2018 campaign with New Jersey, scoring 13 points while registering nine assists over 27 games. Assuming the deal becomes official Monday, Agostino could find himself battling with Zach Hyman (knee) and Tyler Ennis for playing time.
Agostino was held scoreless in Saturday's season finale against the Panthers, finishing the year with six goals and 18 assists in 63 games between the Canadiens and Devils. Thirteen of Agostino's points came in 27 games with New Jersey. Don't be surprised if the Devils seek a reunion with the soon-to-be 27-year-old unrestricted free agent based on his success with the club down the stretch.
Agostino registered a goal and four shots during Tuesday's 4-1 loss to the Capitals. Agostino has been heating up with three goals, 15 hits and six points in his last six games. However, the 26-year-old winger should only be considered in the deepest of formats at this time.
Agostino scored the opening goal and added an assist in Wednesday's 6-3 win over the Oilers. The winger added two hits and two shots in the contest. Over his last three games, he's picked up a pair of tallies and a pair of helpers, while dishing out 11 hits. Agostino's season totals are up to five goals and 14 assists in 52 games, as well as 120 hits.
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