In breaking news, Brandon Sutter has retired from the NHL after not earning a roster spot with the Oilers.
Brandon Sutter Retires After 13 Seasons in NHL
The Oilers have given the following statement after releasing NHL veteran Brandon Sutter from his PTO with the club. Sutter formally retired after being let go and not earning a roster spot.
The #Oilers have released Brandon Sutter from his professional tryout (PTO) & the veteran forward has announced his retirement from hockey.
Sutter finishes his career playing in 770 games, scoring 152 goals and 137 assists for 289 career points. He played the majority of his career with the Canucks, but spent several years before that with the Hurricanes and Penguins.
Sutter had the following thanks to give in his retirement statement:
I'm grateful for the opportunity that Ken, Jay and the Oilers organization have provided to me the past few weeks. You need to be 100 percent healthy to compete in the NHL, and although my health continues to improve, in consideration of my health and family, I am officially retiring from hockey.
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