Wisconsin's Ryan McDonagh (17) stick checks the puck away from RIT's Tyler Brenner (16) in the second period of their NCAA Frozen Four semifinal hockey game in Detroit, Thursday, April 8, 2010. The Toronto Maple Leafs signed U.S. college prospect Brenner to a two-year contract on Monday.THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Paul Sancya
TORONTO - The Toronto Maple Leafs signed U.S. college prospect Tyler Brenner to a two-year contract on Monday.
The 22-year-old forward spent the past three years with the NCAA's Rochester Institute of Technology Tigers, registering 26 goals and 41 points in 37 games this season.
Brenner will report to the AHL's Toronto Marlies for the remainder of the year.
The native of Linwood, Ont., finished his college career with 102 points (55-47)—making him just the fifth player in RIT history to reach the century mark.