The Calgary Flames released the following statement regarding Brett Sutter at 3:30 p.m. MT today.
“We were informed today that Brett has been charged with assault-touched to injure as the result of an incident this past Wednesday in Scottsdale, AZ.
"This behavior is extremely out of character for this young man and we will fully support him as he moves through the legal process that follows.
"Brett has expressed deep regret and embarrassment for bringing this attention to our organization.
"We are limited in the information we can publicly discuss and are unable to comment any further on the incident at this time. Thank you for your understanding.”- CALGARY FLAMES HOCKEY CLUB