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Report: Maple Leafs sign center Devereaux

TORONTO -- The Detroit Red Wings ultimately were not interested in Boyd Devereaux. The Toronto Maple Leafs
apparently are.

Citing undisclosed sources, TSN of Canada on Friday reported that the
Maple Leafs have agreed to terms with Devereaux on a one-year
contract.

A member of Detroit's Stanley Cup championship team in 2002,
Devereaux spent last season with the Phoenix Coyotes before
becoming an unrestricted free agent over the summer. The
28-year-old center was invited to training camp by the Red Wings
but was unable to secure a roster spot.

According to TSN, Devereaux will be placed on waivers and
assigned to the Toronto Marlies of the American Hockey League,
where he will make $95,000. If he is recalled and remains with
the Maple Leafs, his salary will increase to $450,000.

Drafted sixth overall by Edmonton in 1996, Devereaux has
collected 46 goals and 85 assists in 509 career games with the
Oilers, Red Wings and Coyotes.