Missed majority of 1985-86 season recovering from shoulder injury suffered in game vs. Calgary, Novemmber 23, 1985. Traded to Winnipeg by Montreal for Winnipeg's 3rd round choice (Francois Gravel) in 1987 Entry Draft, January 8, 1987. Traded to New Jersey by Winnipeg with Winnipeg's 3rd round choice (Brad Bombardir) in 1990 Entry Draft for Alain Chevrier and New Jersey's 7th round choice (Doug Evans) in 1989 Entry Draft, July 19, 1988.
He's, believe it or not, actually one of my favorite guys, and I've ended up trading him twice. I appreciate what he's done. He was one year away from being an unrestricted free agent, and I felt with this opportunity, that it was a chance that we were able to get somebody for him in Nick Bonino and Adam Clendening.
— Penguins GM Jim Rutherford on forward Brandon Sutter