Toronto's Matt Hunwick will have season-ending surgery

Toronto Maple Leafs defenseman Matt Hunwick has been shut down for the rest of the season.

What It Means:

Toronto coach Mike Babcock said Hunwick will have season-ending surgery on a recurring injury. Hunwick is second on the Leafs in average ice time per game, and he has contributed 10 points in 60 contests.

The procedure has a 10-week recovery period, and he should be back skating in July. Hunwick suffered the injury back on February 13. He ends the year with a career-low -8.7 Relative Corsi For Percentage at Even Strength, and his 47.0 Corsi For Percentage is his worst clip since 2010-'11.