Richard Panik close to an extension with the Maple Leafs

The Toronto Maple Leafs are rumored to be involved in several potential trades but it is also important to sign your depth players to new extension. Richard Panik was picked up on waivers last season from the Tampa Bay Lightning and he collected 11 goals and 6 assists in 76 regular season games in 2014-15.

According to Sportsnet Panik and the Leafs are now close to an extension, and it is believed it will be a done deal this weekend. Panik is considered as a bottom six forward for next season.