Maple Leafs Find Their 1B Goaltender

 The Toronto Maple Leafs have doubled-down on Joseph Woll as their top goaltender going forward, with a three-year extension, so today it was all about finding a solid 1B to back him up. They've done that by signing a netminder fresh off a Stanley Cup parade, in Anthony Stolarz. 

It's a two-year deal for Stolarz, with a $2.5 million cap hit. At 6'6", he's an imposing presence between the pipes. 

Although he only appeared in one playoff game, Stolarz fared extremely well as a backup to Sergei Bobrovsky in the regular season, going 16-7-2 in 24 starts, with an elite .925 save percentage and 2.03 goals against average. 

The 30-year-old has career marks of a .915 Sv% and 2.69 GAA. 

The Leafs certainly needed to add a solid backup, as Woll does not have a history of staying healthy for long stretches. Although he was the defacto No. 1 for the Buds much of this past season, he only managed to start 23 games.

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