Ducks Trade Mitch Hults to Tampa Bay LightningOct 18, 2018
The Anaheim Ducks have traded center Mitch Hults to the Tampa Bay Lightning in exchange for future considerations.
Hults, 23 (11/13/94), has recorded 11-18=29 points in 61 career American Hockey League (AHL) games with San Diego. In his first full professional season in 2016-17, Hults led Gulls rookies in power-play goals (5), co-led in assists (14), and ranked second in points (10-14=24) and goals.
Signed as a free agent on Mar. 20, 2017, Hults collected 20-34=54 points with 98 PIM in two seasons (76 games) with Lake Superior State of the Western Collegiate Hockey Association (WCHA) from 2015-17. The 6-2, 207-pound forward was named to the All-WCHA Second Team in 2016-17 after leading the conference in assists (23) and ranking third in points (34).