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Brandon Sutter | Center | #20

Team: Vancouver Canucks
Age / DOB:  (27) / 2/14/1989
Ht / Wt:  6'3' / 190
Drafted: 2007 / Rd. 1 (11) / CAR
Contract: view contract details

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Brandon Sutter's overtime game-winning goal boosted the Canucks past Carolina 4-3 on Sunday night.
Sutter also had an assist in the entertaining affair, where Vancouver overcame a 3-0 deficit to steal two points in overtime. Sutter was limited to just 20 games last year, and the former Hurricane has the potential to reach 30 points. Oct 17 - 12:46 AM

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Brandon Sutter factored into the Vancouver Canucks' 3-2 exhibition win against the Edmonton Oilers on Saturday.

Sutter scored a goal and an assist with a +1 rating and three SOG. He received 16:18 TOI in a nice performance for the all-around forward.
Oct 8 - 11:50 PM

Brandon Sutter (jaw) won't return this season.

Sutter hasn't played since Feb. 9 after he suffered a fractured jaw, which required surgery to repair. He was limited to just 20 games in 2015-16 and he posted nine points.
Mar 21 - 3:33 PM

Brandon Sutter (jaw) is skating.

Coach Willie Desjardins didn't have an update on the status of Sutter, who had jaw surgery last month, but he was encouraged that Sutter was back on the ice. It's uncertain if he will be able to return before the end of the regular season.
Mar 8 - 5:59 PM

Brandon Sutter has undergone jaw surgery and will need six-to-eight weeks to recover.

That puts Sutter's return before the end of the regular season into doubt. Sutter was playing a prominent role for the team, logging big minutes in both shorthanded and power-play situations. Now that Sutter, as well as Alexander Edler, are dealing with long-term injuries, Vancouver faces a monumental task in its battle for a playoff spot. Given the projected length of Sutter's absence, he has been placed on the injured reserve list.
Feb 12 - 2:41 PM

Vancouver has confirmed that Brandon Sutter sustained a fractured jaw on Tuesday night.

However, there still isn't a timetable set for his return. Sutter will be evaluated further in Vancouver, so he won't play Wednesday night. It's been a tough season for Sutter, who has been limited to 20 games because of injury.
Feb 10 - 1:39 PM

Brandon Sutter apparently suffered a broken jaw on Tuesday night when he was struck in the face by a puck.

He still needs to undergo further testing, but he is expected to miss some time. Sutter has returned to Vancouver, so he won't be in the fold on Wednesday night in Arizona. Consider him day-to-day for now.
Feb 10 - 12:34 PM

Brandon Sutter took a puck to the face and had to leave Tuesday's game against Colorado.

Sutter, like teammate Alex Edler, will be evaluated on Wednesday according coach Willie Desjardins. It has been a tough year for Brandon Sutter.
Feb 10 - 2:02 AM

Brandon Sutter scored in his first game back after missing 33 games due to sports hernia surgery.

Sutter's goal was a beauty off a give-and-go rush with Daniel Sedin. He was playing on the first line with Sedin and Jannik Hansen with Henrik Sedin out of the lineup. He is worth a stream play as long as he is playing with a Sedin. The goal was his fifth of the season. Daniel Sedin and Christopher Tanev picked up assists on the lone Canucks tally of the night.
Jan 27 - 1:08 AM

Brandon Sutter (sports hernia surgery) will make his return on Tuesday.

"There's no holding back and that's why we were cautious with it (recovery)," Sutter said. "They (doctors) said you're not coming back until you're 100 per cent. A week ago, it would have been 70 percent, but I feel strong and ready to jump right into the fire." Sutter has four goals and eight points in 16 games this season. He is projected to play on the top line with Daniel Sedin and Jannik Hansen.
Jan 26 - 9:30 AM

The Vancouver Canucks are expected to have Brandon Sutter (sports hernia surgery) back in the lineup Tuesday.

Sutter has been out of action since November 10 with the injury. He has four goals and eight points in 16 games but the Canucks really miss his grit on the ice. Get ready to activate him if you normally would have him in your lineup.
Jan 24 - 10:56 AM

Brandon Sutter is getting closer to returning to the lineup from sports hernia surgery.

He skated with his teammates for the second straight day Tuesday. Sutter may not play until the Canucks are back at home for next Tuesday's versus the Nashville Predators. That would keep him out for at least this week's action.
Jan 19 - 4:43 PM

Brandon Sutter (sports hernia) skated on his own Saturday.

He has done that a few times as he recovers from sports hernia surgery. Sutter is still more than a week away from being ready to return to the lineup.
Sat, Dec 26, 2015 02:36:00 PM

Brandon Sutter had successful surgery to repair a sports hernia on Tuesday.

He is expected to be sidelined for another four-to-six weeks. Sutter hasn't played since Nov. 10 because of an abdominal issue. In 16 games this season, he has notched four goals and four assists.
Wed, Dec 2, 2015 02:13:00 PM

Brandon Sutter has an abdominal strain and will miss at least two more weeks of action.

That's not good news for the Canucks who have relied on Sutter's defensive prowess at center this season. Sutter had four goals and eight points in 16 games before his injury.
Sun, Nov 22, 2015 09:30:00 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
C1Henrik Sedin
2Brandon Sutter
3Bo Horvat
4Markus Granlund
LW1Daniel Sedin
2Sven Baertschi
3Alex Burrows
4Brendan Gaunce
5Anton Rodin
RW1Loui Eriksson
2Jannik Hansen
3Jake Virtanen
4Derek Dorsett
5Jack Skille
D1Alexander Edler
2Ben Hutton
3Chris Tanev
4Erik Gudbranson
5Philip Larsen
6Luca Sbisa
7Nikita Tryamkin
G1Ryan Miller
2Jacob Markstrom