General Manager Steve Tambellini
announced today the Edmonton Oilers
have agreed to terms with defenceman Andy Sutton
on a one-year contract extension.
Sutton, 36, has appeared in 33 games with the Oilers this season, collecting three goals and six assists along with 56 penalty minutes.
The 6’6”, 245-pound rearguard was acquired on July 1, 2011 from the Anaheim Ducks
in exchange for Kurtis Foster
In 657 career NHL games, the London, Ontario native has 149 points (38G, 111A) and 1,161 penalty minutes. He has also played for the San Jose Sharks
, Minnesota Wild
, Atlanta Thrashers
, New York Islanders
and Ottawa Senators
Sutton, who was undrafted, played four seasons with the NCAA's Michigan Tech, collecting 56 points (22G, 34A) in 121 games, including 40 points in 38 games in his final year.