Maple Leafs sign KHL's Kirill Semyonov to 1-year contract

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The Toronto Maple Leafs have signed forward Kirill Semyonov from the KHL's Avangard Omsk to a one-year, entry-level contract for the 2021-22 season, the team announced Wednesday.

Semyonov, 26, recorded 26 points in 60 games this past season, adding nine playoff points as Avangard won the Gagarin Cup. He's played in the KHL since 2013.

The Maple Leafs have signed numerous KHL free agents over the past few seasons, including Ilya Mikheyev, Alexander Barabanov, Mikko Lehtonen, and Nikita Zaitsev.

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