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Carter Hutton Retires From NHL at 36

After making it to the NHL as an undrafted free agent, Carter Hutton has announced his retirement at the age of 36.
Carter Hutton

After a 13-year NHL career, Carter Hutton has announced his retirement at the age of 36. 

Hutton played 235 games Chicago, Nashville, St. Louis, Buffalo and Arizona, with stints in the minors with San Jose and Philadelphia. He finished his career in the Toronto Maple Leafs organization but didn't play.

Hutton played just three games last year before suffering an injury that took him out of action for the remainder of the season. Hutton made it into the NHL as an undrafted free agent, putting up solid numbers with the University of Massachusetts-Lowell before joining the Sharks in 2010-11. 

Hutton served as Buffalo's starter in 2018-19, but had his best career season with a 20-11-14 record in 40 games with Nashville in 2013-14.

Not a bad career for someone who got his first shot in the NHL at 28.



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