Signed as a free agent by San Antonio (AHL), December 26, 2006. Signed as a free agent by St. Louis, July 15, 2008. Signed as a free agent by Iserlohn (Germany), August 27, 2010. Signed as a free agent by Los Angeles, September 26, 2011. Signed as a free agent by Augsburg (Germany), January 27, 2012.
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