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LA Kings Agree to Terms on Deal with Ben Hutton

UFA defenseman agrees to terms on a one-year, $1.5M deal with Kings

by LA Kings @LAKings / LAKings.com

The LA Kings have agreed to terms with defenseman Ben Hutton on a one-year contract worth $1.5 million, Kings Vice President and General Manager Rob Blake announced today.

The 26-year-old Hutton (born April 20, 1993) appeared in 69 games last season with the Vancouver Canucks, posting 20 points (5-15=20) and 43 penalty minutes. He has appeared in 276 career NHL games, all with Vancouver, recording 70 points (11-59=70) and 111 penalty minutes.

Selected in the fifth-round (147th overall), the Brockville, Ontario native represented Team Canada in the 2016 World Championships, winning a gold medal while posting one assist (0-1=1) and a plus-3 rating in five games.

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