General Manager Steve Tambellini announced today the Edmonton Oilers have acquired defenceman Andy Sutton
from the Anaheim Ducks in exchange for defenceman Kurtis Foster.
Sutton, 36, played in 39 games with the Anaheim Ducks collecting four assists and 140 penalty minutes.
The 6’6”, 245-pound rearguard has played for the San Jose Sharks, Minnesota Wild, Atlanta Thrashers, New York Islanders, Ottawa Senators and Ducks. In 624 career NHL games the London, ON native had 140 points (35G, 105A) and 1,105 penalty minutes.
Sutton, who was undrafted, played four seasons with Michigan Tech of the NCAA collecting 56 points (22G, 34A) in 121 games including his final year where he had 40 points in 38 games. Edmonton Oilers hockey is presented in part by the Rexall Family of Pharmacies, Molson Canadian, ATB Financial, Cenovus Energy and Ford.