MAPLE LEAFS SIGN MICHAEL HUTCHINSON AND MARTIN MARINCIN TO ONE-YEAR CONTRACTS
The Toronto Maple Leafs announced today that the club has signed goaltender Michael Hutchinson and defenceman Martin Marincin to one-year contracts worth $700,000.
Hutchinson, 29, played in five game with the Maple Leafs and 23 games with the American Hockey League’s Toronto Marlies after he was acquired in a December 29 trade with the Florida Panthers. In 111 career NHL games with the Maple Leafs, Panthers and Winnipeg Jets, Hutchinson has posted a 95-46-43 record with a 2.70 goals-against average, a .908 save percentage and four shutouts.
Hutchinson was originally selected by the Boston Bruins in the third round (77th overall) of the 2008 NHL Draft.
Marincin, 27, collected five points (one goal, four assists) in 24 games with the Maple Leafs last season while recording four points (one goal, three assists) in eight games with the American Hockey League’s Toronto Marlies. In 201 career regular season NHL games with the Maple Leafs and Edmonton Oilers, he has registered 30 points (four goals, 26 assists).
Marincin was acquired by the Maple Leafs in a June 27, 2015 trade with the Oilers after being selected by Edmonton in the second round (46th overall) of the 2010 NHL Draft.