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Brandon Sutter: Retires from NHL
Sutter announced his retirement from the NHL on Sunday, Jason Gregor of Sports 1440 Edmonton reports.
Sutter as selected 11th overall in the 2007 NHL Entry Draft by the Hurricanes. He spent 13 years with Carolina, Pittsburgh and Vancouver, tallying 152 goals and 289 points in 770 career games. The 34-year-old hasn't played since the 2020-21 campaign but was attempting a comeback in training camp with Edmonton.... See More ... See Less
Brandon Sutter: Attempting comeback with Edmonton
Sutter signed a professional tryout agreement with the Oilers on Wednesday, per CapFriendly.
Sutter has missed the last two seasons while recovering from long-term symptoms of COVID-19. The 34-year-old will now look to win a bottom-six job as a defensive center while training with the Oilers' during camp in September. The long layoff and the role he could see if he makes the team are both factors that will likely keep Sutter from reaching fantasy relevance if he's able to resume his career.... See More ... See Less
Brandon Sutter: Still unable to train
Sutter (COVID-19) remains sidelined with long-haul symptoms of the virus that don't allow him to train, Ben Kuzma of The Province reports.
Sutter, an unrestricted free agent following the expiration of his contract with the Canucks, remains unable to do cardio exercises for more than a short period. His long-haul symptoms include difficulty breathing when he works outs, He missed all of the 2021-22 season, and without any progress in his treatment and a return to normal activity, the center's career will remain on pause. Sutter has 152 goals and 137 assists in 770 games, but it's unclear if he'll continue to pursue a playing career or eventually decide to retire.... See More ... See Less
Canucks' Brandon Sutter: Still dealing for COVID-19 symptoms
Sutter is facing an extended absence as a result of long-haul COVID-19 symptoms, Brendan Batchelor of Sportsnet 650 reports.
At this point, it may be fair to wonder if Sutter will be able to play at all this season due to his lingering COVID-19 symptoms. The 32-year-old center will no doubt be placed on long-term injured reserve to start the season while Nicolas Petan figures to have the inside track to a third-line center spot without Sutter available.... See More ... See Less
Canucks' Brandon Sutter: Won't be ready for start of season
Sutter is still suffering from fatigue and won't be ready for the start of the regular season, Ben Kuzma of The Vancouver Province reports.
Sutter has yet to report to training camp and evidently isn't particularly close to being ready to join his teammates. With Sutter out indefinitely, Justin Dowling may get the first crack at centering the Canucks' fourth line once the regular season gets underway.... See More ... See Less
Canucks' Brandon Sutter: Dealing with fatigue
Sutter (shoulder) is dealing with fatigue and may miss the first few days of Vancouver's training camp, Farhan Lalji of TSN reports.
Sutter missed the last 11 games of the 2020-21 regular season with a shoulder injury, but it appears as though he's put that issue in the rearview mirror, though he's now dealing with a separate problem in general fatigue. Either way, there's no reason to believe Sutter won't be ready for Opening Night against the Oilers on Oct. 13.... See More ... See Less
Canucks' Brandon Sutter: Back with Vancouver
Sutter (shoulder) signed a one-year, $1.125 million contract with the Canucks on Wednesday.
Sutter appeared in 43 games with Vancouver last season, notching nine goals and three helpers while averaging 15:05 of ice time. The 32-year-old pivot will continue to serve as a valuable member of the Canucks' penalty-killing unit in 2021-22, but his lack of offensive upside will keep him off the radar in all but the deepest of fantasy formats.... See More ... See Less
Canucks' Brandon Sutter: Recovering from shoulder injury
Sutter missed the last 11 games of the season with a shoulder injury.
Sutter is expected to fully recover from his shoulder injury in a few weeks' time. The veteran forward picked up nine goals and 12 points through 43 games this campaign.... See More ... See Less
Canucks' Brandon Sutter: Out again Tuesday
Sutter (upper body) won't play Tuesday versus the Oilers, Brendan Batchelor of Sportsnet 650 reports.
Sutter is on the sidelines for a second game as he tries to bounce back from an upper-body injury. There hasn't been a timeline announced for his return to game action.... See More ... See Less
Canucks' Brandon Sutter: Out Monday with UBI
Sutter (upper body) will miss Monday's game against Edmonton, Farhan Lalji of TSN.ca reports.
It's unclear when Sutter sustained the injury but he'll come out of the lineup as a result. The bottom-six center won't need to wait long for his next opportunity to see game ice, as the Oilers and Canucks will run it back again Tuesday.... See More ... See Less
Canucks' Brandon Sutter: Strikes twice in win
Sutter scored two goals and went plus-2 in Tuesday's 6-3 win over the Maple Leafs.
Sutter put the Canucks on the board at 5:33 of the second period. In the third, he capped their rally with an empty-netter. The 32-year-old has eight goals, two assists, 61 shots on net and a minus-5 rating through 37 contests this year. Sutter primarily works in a bottom-six role, which will often limit his effectiveness on offense.... See More ... See Less
Canucks' Brandon Sutter: Activated off protocols list
Sutter cleared the NHL's COVID-19 protocols Wednesday, Farhan Lalji of TSN reports.
Sutter is poised to occupy a bottom-six role Friday against the Oilers. He's tallied eight points while posting a minus-7 rating in 35 games this campaign.... See More ... See Less
Canucks' Brandon Sutter: In COVID-19 protocol
Sutter was placed in the NHL's COVID-19 protocol Saturday, Pierre LeBrun of The Athletic reports.
The Canucks now have 14 players in COVID-19 protocols after adding six to the list Saturday. Their next scheduled game is Thursday against the Flames, but that could end up being postponed. Sutter has registered six goals and two helpers through 35 games this year.... See More ... See Less
Canucks' Brandon Sutter: Still out Wednesday
Sutter (undisclosed) did not take part in warmups and is not expected to play Wednesday versus the Jets, Brendan Batchelor of Sportsnet 650 reports.
Sutter will miss a second straight game with the injury. The Canucks are expected to get Bo Horvat (lower body) back, but Sutter will have to wait until next Wednesday's game versus the Flames at the earliest to return.... See More ... See Less
Canucks' Brandon Sutter: Out Monday
Sutter (undisclosed) is not on the ice for warmups and is expected to miss Monday's game against Winnipeg, Ben Kuzma of The Vancouver Province reports.
This will be the first game that Sutter has missed all season, and it's unclear what he's dealing with. The veteran center has eight points and a minus-7 rating through 35 games. He'll be day-to-day ahead of Wednesday's rematch with the Jets.... See More ... See Less
Canucks' Brandon Sutter: Bags assist in win
Sutter set up the opening goal in Monday's win over Ottawa.
The helper was just his second of the season, and snapped a six-game point drought. Sutter has eight points in 32 contests.... See More ... See Less
Canucks' Brandon Sutter: Opens scoring Sunday
Sutter scored a goal and added two PIM in Sunday's 4-3 overtime loss to the Jets.
Sutter opened the scoring 3:38 into the contest as the Canucks controlled the first period. After his goal, it was a battle between the superstars for the two teams. Sutter is up to six goals in 22 appearances this season. He's added 39 shots on net and a minus-3 rating, but he doesn't play much of a physical game and hasn't found much consistency, as half of his scoring came in a 7-1 win over the Senators on Jan. 25, when he netted a hat trick.... See More ... See Less
Canucks' Brandon Sutter: Fills empty net
Sutter notched an empty-net goal and won eight of nine faceoffs in Saturday's 3-1 win over the Flames.
Sutter added the insurance tally after Loui Eriksson picked off a Flames pass and set Sutter up. The goal was Sutter's fifth of the season, but he hadn't recorded a point in nine games after his hat trick versus the Senators on Jan. 25. The 32-year-old forward has just five goals, 32 shots on net and a minus-2 rating through 18 contests.... See More ... See Less
Canucks' Brandon Sutter: Scoring drying up
Sutter has been held off the scoresheet in Vancouver's past nine games.
After scoring his first career hat trick, Sutter hasn't been able to generate any offense. He has four goals and no helpers through 17 contests. While he isn't expected to be a primary source of offense, he's producing at a lower pace than last year's 17 points in 44 games.... See More ... See Less
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