The 50-year-old from Warburg, Alta., was sacked on December 17 after Philadelphia started the 2019-20 campaign 12-15-4.
Toronto has extended the contracts of impending restricted free agents Kasperi Kapanen and Andreas Johnsson, shoring up a second- and third-line that helped the Maple Leafs net a triple-digit point total for consecutive seasons.
Mr. Hakstol joins Paul McFarland, who spent the last two seasons with the Florida Panthers, as Mr. Babcock's assistants after D.J. Smith was hired as head coach of the Ottawa Senators and Jim Hiller joined the New York Islanders.
The 29-year-old Hutchinson will likely back up Frederik Andersen in net, even though the Leafs have Garret Sparks under contract for next season as well.
Goaltender Michael Hutchinson has re-signed with the Maple Leafs for one year and $700,000 after posting a 3.27 goals-against average and.887 save percentage in nine games (eight starts) this past season.
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Kapanen is coming off a career-high 44 points in 78 games, which tied him for fifth in scoring on the Leafs.
He finished the season with a goal and four helpers in 24 National Hockey League regular season contests to go along with a goal and three assists in eight AHL regular season games. He has four goals and one assist in 20 career playoff games.
Johnsson was drafted by the Maple Leafs in the seventh round (202nd overall) of the 2013 NHL Draft.
The original plan on the part of Leafs general manager Kyle Dubas had been to sign restricted free agent Mitch Marner first and then get other business done.