Brace yourselves, hockey fans, John Tavares is coming home.

The biggest free agent available on Free Agent Frenzy signed with his hometown team, the Toronto Maple Leafs.


John #Tavares is coming home on a seven-year, $77 million deal.

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The Toronto native inked a seven-year, $77 million contract worth an AAV of $11 million per season.


#MapleLeafs fans will get used to this.

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Tavares announced the trade via his Twitter page, and fired off a series of tweets. First, he thanked the Islanders before tweeting about how it was his childhood dream to sign in his hometown.


A dream come true for John #Tavares.

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Here’s an updated depth chart of the Leafs lineup with Tavares now in the fold.