Signed as a free agent by Los Angeles, May 19, 1989. Officially announced retirement and named Assistant Coach of Long Beach (IHL), August 2, 1999. Named Assistant Coach of Cincinnati (AHL), July 30, 2002.
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