Mutala was selected by Colorado in the fifth round of the 2019 NHL Entry Draft and began his professional career with the Eagles during the 2020-21 campaign, posting one assist in six games. In addition, the 20 year old notched three goals and one assist in seven ECHL contests with the Utah Grizzlies.
Mutala enjoyed a four-year career at the major junior level with the Tri-City Americans of the WHL. He would wrap up the 2020-21 campaign by registering 20 points in 19 games with the Americans after generating a career-high 28 goals and 67 points during the 2019-20 season. In total, the 6-foot, 200-pound winger collected 65 goals and 89 assists in 217 total WHL contests.