The Maple Leafs announced Thursday that the club has claimed forward Richard Panik off waivers from the Lightning.

Panik, 23, played 50 games for the Lightning during 2013-14 collecting 13 points (3 goals, 10 assists) with 21 penalty minutes. A native of Martin, Slovakia, Panik has 22 points in 75 career NHL games all with Tampa Bay.

The Maple Leafs also announced they assigned forwards Troy Bodie and Josh Leivo to the Toronto Marlies of the AHL.