Oiler Calls it a Career For Saddened Reasoning

Published October 3, 2023 at 9:48 PM

The Edmonton Oilers released Brandon Sutter from his PTO. Despite a two-year hiatus, both Sutter and Oilers' management hoped for a strong comeback.

However, Sutter called a meeting with GM Ken Holland, coach Jay Woodcroft, and trainer TD Forss, citing health concerns as he decided to end his career.

This unexpected retirement came as a surprise after Sutter was vying for a 4th line center spot during his PTO.

Brandon Sutter called a meeting Sunday in Seattle with Oilers GM Ken Holland, head coach Jay Woodcroft and trainer TD Forss, to tell them he could not go on with his PTO.
Holland: "He had some health concerns and he just felt that he was going to end his career."
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Hockey Insider Mark Spector revealed the health-related reasons behind Sutter's decision.
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