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Ok, so not quite the same big news item that we’re now accustomed to, but Richard Panik will be back with the Leafs next season.
Leafs re-sign Richard Panik, one year, $975k
— Pierre LeBrun (@Real_ESPNLeBrun) July 1, 2015
You can’t really argue with that. Panik, 24, scored 17 points in 76 games last season after being snapped up by Toronto on the waiver wire from Tampa Bay. Even with the signing of P.A. Parenteau, the right winger could see a boost in responsibility next year with Kessel now gone.