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.
The Toronto native inked a seven-year, $77 million contract worth an AAV of $11 million per season.
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.
Here’s an updated depth chart of the Leafs lineup with Tavares now in the fold.