The Toronto Maple Leafs announced today that the hockey club has acquired defenceman Ben Hutton from the Anaheim Ducks in exchange for Toronto’s fifth round selection in the 2022 NHL Draft.
Hutton, 27, has skated in 34 games for the Ducks in 2020-21, recording a goal and four assists. In 375 career NHL games between Vancouver, Los Angeles and Anaheim, the Brockville, Ont., native has registered 91 points (16 goals, 75 assists). Internationally, Hutton won a gold medal representing Canada at the 2016 World Championships and recorded an assist in five games.
Hutton was originally selected by the Vancouver Canucks in the fifth round (147th overall) of the 2012 NHL Draft.