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Leafs to sign Grundstrom, whose ‘competitive level is through the roof’

Sweden v Canada: Semifinal - 2017 IIHF World Junior Championship

MONTREAL, QC - JANUARY 04: Carl Grundstrom #16 of Team Sweden checks Noah Juulsen #3 of Team Canada into the boards during the 2017 IIHF World Junior Championship semifinal game at the Bell Centre on January 4, 2017 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Team Canada defeated Team Sweden 5-2 and move on to the gold medal round. (Photo by Minas Panagiotakis/Getty Images)

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Another talented, young forward is on his way to Toronto.

According to TSN’s Darren Dreger, the Maple Leafs are soon expected to sign winger Carl Grundstrom to a three-year, entry-level contract.

Grundstrom, 19, was the 57th overall pick in the 2016 draft. He impressed at the 2017 World Juniors, scoring three goals and four assists in seven games for Sweden.

“He works hard and his competitive level is through the roof,” Sweden head coach Tomas Monten said, via Postmedia. “I think the Maple Leafs have a guy who in the future will work hard for them. He likes to score goals and go to the net, but he can score off power and skill. I think they have a pretty good prospect.”

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