Report: Leafs, Raymond have one-year, $925,000 deal in place (Updated)

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Mason Raymond might be at Toronto’s training camp on a professional try out, but there are rumblings he’s already got a deal.

Raymond, 27, reportedly has a one-year deal worth $925,000 in place with the Leafs, according to Sportsnet’s Hockey Central panel.

“My understanding is, if he makes the team, there’s a deal in place,” ex-Columbus GM Doug MacLean said. “I never did a pre-arranged deal [like] that, but I never had of this guy’s calibre come in [on a PTO].

“My understanding is he’s at $925,000. The deal will be $925,000.”

Raymond, who spent his entire six year career in Vancouver before the Canucks let him walk this summer, is a former 25-goal scorer that scored 22 points in 46 games last season.

He has ties to Leafs general manager Dave Nonis — as Canucks GM, Nonis drafted Raymond in 2005 — and is coming off a season in which he had to accept a pay decreased after Vancouver filed for “cutdown” arbitration last summer.

In related news, Raymond survived Toronto’s first round of camp cuts on Friday.

UPDATE

According to TSN’s Darren Dreger, Raymond’s agent — JP Barry — says there is no deal in place with the Leafs.