Vancouver Canucks head coach Travis Green confirmed today that defenseman Ben Hutton will be in the lineup tonight to face the St.Louis Blues, as reported on Twitter by Sportsnet 650. The Canucks will have seven defensemen dressed for that game. Coach Green also said that forward Brandon Sutter should resume skating after the holiday break.
Hutton, 24, was drafted 147th overall by the Canucks in 2012. He played 34 games so far this season, registering four points. In 180 games played in the NHL, the Brockville, Ontario native registered 48 points.
The Canucks are currently sixth in the Pacific division with a record of 15-16-5.