My guess is you’ve searched this page out because you’re playing the Immaculate Grid.
If I’m right, that also means that today’s grid is asking for players who have played for both the Anaheim Ducks and the Toronto Maple Leafs.
And, I’m also guessing that you’re a little stuck on this particular square and you’re looking for a little help to keep your grid immaculate. Sound about right so far?
Well, good news, I’m here to help.
I’ve already done the research and have put together a list of well-known stars along with some more “under-the-radar” players that could land you a low rarity score.
Frederik Andersen began his NHL career with the Anaheim Ducks, who drafted him in the third round of the 2012 NHL Entry Draft. During his time in Anaheim, he quickly showcased his potential, leading the Ducks on deep playoff runs and establishing himself as a reliable starting goaltender.
In 2016, Andersen was traded to the Toronto Maple Leafs. With Toronto, he took on a central role, handling a heavy workload and frequently being among the league leaders in games played and saves. His tenure with the Maple Leafs saw him set various franchise records and become a cornerstone player during a period of resurgence for the team.
Throughout his career, Andersen has been lauded for his ability to make key saves in crucial moments, and he has earned a reputation as a workhorse goaltender.
Andersen Key Stats
- Jennings Trophy (Ducks, Hurricanes)
- 30+ Win Season (Maple Leafs, Hurricanes)
John Klingberg was selected 131st overall by the Dallas Stars in the 2010 NHL Entry Draft.
Even while playing as a defenseman, Klingberg quickly became known for his offensive capabilities, especially his playmaking and puck-moving skills. He made his NHL debut during the 2014-2015 season and made an immediate impact, recording 40 points in 65 games.
Klingberg has been named an NHL All-Star and has been a key player for the Stars throughout his career. During the 2017-2018 season, he recorded a career-high 67 points, showcasing his ability to contribute significantly to the offense.
Klingberg Key Stats
- All-Star (Stars)
- 50+ Assist Season (Stars)
Mathieu Schneider began his NHL journey after being drafted by the Montreal Canadiens in the third round of the 1987 NHL Entry Draft. He would go on to play for the Canadiens for several seasons, even being a part of their Stanley Cup-winning squad in 1993.
His NHL career spanned over two decades, during which he played for multiple teams (10 in total), including the Islanders, Maple Leafs, Rangers, Kings, Red Wings, Ducks, Thrashers, Canucks, and Coyotes.
Offensively skilled, Schneider often posted impressive point totals for a defenseman, culminating in over 700 points throughout his NHL career.
Luke Schenn, a Canadian defenseman, has had a solid NHL career. He began his journey with the Toronto Maple Leafs, who selected him fifth overall in the 2008 NHL Entry Draft. Schenn quickly made an impact, earning a spot on the NHL’s All-Rookie Team following his first season.
His time with the Maple Leafs lasted until 2012, when he was traded to the Flyers, giving him the unique opportunity to play alongside his younger brother, Brayden Schenn. Schenn’s career continued with several team changes including the Kings, Coyotes, Ducks, Canucks and Lightning (where he won back-to-back Stanley Cups in 2020 and 2021).
In the 2022-23 season, Schenn became the NHL’s all-time leader in hits by a defenseman. Despite his defensive prowess, he was traded back to the Toronto Maple Leafs before the trade deadline. Following this season, as a free agent, he signed a three-year contract with the Nashville Predators in July 2023, continuing his impactful NHL career.
Ben Hutton is a Canadian defenseman currently playing for the Vegas Golden Knights. Hutton’s journey to the NHL began with his selection by the Vancouver Canucks, 147th overall in the 2012 NHL Entry Draft.
Hutton’s pro career saw him start with the Canucks in 2015, moving on to play for the Los Angeles Kings, Anaheim Ducks, and Toronto Maple Leafs, before joining the Vegas Golden Knights. His career statistics in the NHL as of 2023 include 22 goals and 90 assists in 468 regular season games, and he has appeared in 2 playoff games.
His international achievements include representing Canada at the 2011 World Junior A Challenge, winning silver, and at the 2016 IIHF World Championship in Moscow, where he won gold. Hutton achieved the pinnacle of NHL success by winning the Stanley Cup with the Golden Knights in 2023.
Hutton Key Stats
- Stanley Cup Champion (Knights)