TORONTO - Mike Komisarek is about to see the other side of hockey’s oldest rivalry.
The free-agent defenseman signed a five-year, $22.5-million deal to join the Toronto Maple Leafs on Wednesday.
Komisarek had spent his entire NHL career with the Montreal Canadiens and drew lots of interest around the NHL after becoming an unrestricted free agent Wednesday. Eventually, the 27-year-old Komisarek decided to join the Maple Leafs.
Komisarek had two goals and 11 points in 66 games for Montreal last season, along with 121 penalty minutes.