The Toronto Maple Leafs announced today that the hockey club has acquired goaltender Michael Hutchinson from the Florida Panthers in exchange for Toronto’s fifth-round pick in the 2020 NHL Draft. Hutchinson will report to the Toronto Marlies (AHL).
Hutchinson, 28, has appeared in four games with the Panthers this season. He has also appeared in eight games for the Springfield Thunderbirds (AHL). Prior to joining the Panthers organization, Hutchison appeared in 102 games for the Winnipeg Jets from 2013-18 where he had a 43-39-11 record, a .910 save percentage and a 2.65 goals-against average. As a member of the Manitoba Moose (AHL) in 2017-18, Hutchinson was selected to the AHL’s Second All-Star Team and participated in the 2018 AHL All-Star Classic.
Hutchinson was originally drafted by Boston in the third round (77th overall) of the 2008 NHL Draft.