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Aug. 15: Capitals Re-sign Center Brian Sutherby

by Staff Writer / Washington Capitals


Capitals Re-sign Center Brian Sutherby

 WASHINGTON, D.C. - August 15, 2005 - The Washington Capitals have re-signed center Brian Sutherby (SUH-thur-bee), vice president and general manager George McPhee announced today. In keeping with club policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Sutherby, 23, was selected 26th overall (first round) by Washington in the 2000 NHL Entry Draft. The 6' 3", 205-pound native of Edmonton recorded 10 goals, 19 assists (29 points) and 115 penalty minutes in 53 games with the AHL's Portland Pirates in 2004-05.

In three NHL seasons Sutherby has totaled four goals, nine assists (13 points) and 123 penalty minutes in 109 games. He totaled two goals (two points) and 28 penalty minutes in 30 games with the Capitals in 2003-04.

Prior to beginning his pro career in 2002-03, Sutherby spent four seasons playing for the Moose Jaw Warriors of the WHL. He played for Team Canada in the 2002 World Junior Championships, helping the Canadians to a silver medal.

Capitals season-ticket and partial plans for the 2005-06 season are now available. Season-ticket prices were reduced by an average of 11% last summer and will start at as low as $14 per game. Recently the Capitals announced an additional 5% rebate on all season and partial plans renewed or purchased before to Sept. 1. Call 202-266-CAPS or visit WashingtonCaps.com for information. Plan holders can also take advantage of the Caps PowerPay option - monthly payments with no fees or charges.

Brian Sutherby

Position: Center

Birthday: March 1, 1982 (Edmonton, Alta.)

Height: 6-3            Weight: 205            Shoots: Left

Acquired: Capitals' first-round draft choice, 26th overall, in the 2000 NHL Entry Draft.

 

Career Statistics:

                                                                        Regular Season                                                             Playoffs

Year            Team            League            GP            G            A            Pts            PIM            GP            G            A            Pts            PIM

1998-99            Moose Jaw            WHL            66            9            12            21            47            11            0            1            1            0

1999-00            Moose Jaw            WHL            47            18            17            35            102            4            1            1            2            12

2000-01            Moose Jaw            WHL            59            34            43            77            138            4            2            1            3            10                       

2001-02            Washington            NHL            7            0            0            0            2            -            -            -            -            -           

            Team Canada            WJC            7            3            3            6            2            -            -            -            -            -           

            Moose Jaw            WHL            36            18            27            45            75            12            7            5            12            33

2002-03            Washington            NHL            72            2            9            11            93            5            0            0            0            10

            Portland            AHL            5            0            5            5            11            -            -            -            -            -

2003-04            Washington            NHL            30            2            0            2            28            -            -            -            -            -

            Portland            AHL            6            2            4            6            16            -            -            -            -            -

2004-05            Portland            AHL            53            10            19            29            115            -            -            -            -            -

 

            TOTALS            NHL            109            4            9            13            123            5            0            0            0            10

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