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Brandon Sutter announces his retirement from Professional Hockey at 34

Updated: Oct 11, 2023

This former Vancouver Canuck has announced his retirement from Professional Hockey at the age of 34.

Sutter announces his Retirement

On Sunday, the former Canucks forward Brandon Sutter announced his retirement from hockey.

This is following the Edmonton Oilers releasing him from his Professional Tryout contract.

Sutter had been struggling with COVID-19 Complications symptoms since 2021, when the virus spread amongst the entire Canucks team.

His last game played was on May 1, 2021 against the Toronto Maple Leafs. This was during the COVID-19 shortened season.

Sutter had 152 Goals, 289 Points through 770 games played with Carolina, Pittsburgh and Vancouver from 2008-2021.

He was drafted 11th Overall by Carolina in the 2007 NHL draft.

Should the Canucks sign Sutter to a Tryout if possible?

  • Yes

  • No