Ben Hutton is headed to Toronto.
The Maple Leafs have added the 27-year-old defenceman from the Anaheim Ducks, with the trade being completed minutes before the NHL trade deadline.
In return, the Leafs are giving up a fifth-round pick.
TRADE: We’ve acquired defenceman Ben Hutton from Anaheim in exchange for a 2022 fifth-round selection. #LeafsForever
— Toronto Maple Leafs (@MapleLeafs) April 12, 2021
The Leafs have also traded Alexander Barabanov to San Jose.
Hutton will be a depth defenceman for the Leafs, who are hoping to make a deep playoff run this year. The Brockville, Ontario native has five points (1-4-5) in 34 games with the Ducks this season. He has 91 points in 375 career NHL games with the Ducks, Kings, and Canucks.