Brian Sutherby

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Brian Sutherby
Brian Sutherby (Dallas).JPG
Born (1982-03-01) March 1, 1982 (age 32)
Edmonton, AB, CAN
Height 6 ft 3 in (191 cm)
Weight 209 lb (95 kg; 14 st 13 lb)
Position Centre
Shoots Left
team
Former teams
Free Agent
Washington Capitals
Anaheim Ducks
Dallas Stars
NHL Draft 26th overall, 2000
Washington Capitals
Playing career 2001–present

Brian Sutherby (born March 1, 1982) is a professional ice hockey centre who is currently an Unrestricted Free Agent. He most recently Captained the Lake Erie Monsters of the American Hockey League. He has previously played in the National Hockey League with the Washington Capitals, Anaheim Ducks and the Dallas Stars.

Playing career[edit]

Sutherby with the Capitals

Sutherby was drafted in the 1st round, 26th overall by the Washington Capitals in the 2000 NHL Entry Draft from the Moose Jaw Warriors of the Western Hockey League. After signing a three-year entry level with the Capitals on the eve of the 2001–02 season, Sutherby made his NHL Debut in the season opener before he was re-assigned after 7 games to the Warriors to complete his junior career. In his first full professional season with the Capitals in the 2002–03 season. Sutherby was selected and played in the 2003 NHL YoungStars Game, winning the game's MVP award.[1]

On November 19, 2007 he was traded to the Anaheim Ducks in exchange for a second round pick in the 2009 NHL Entry Draft. In the following 2008–09 season on December 14, 2008 Sutherby was again on the move after he was traded by the Ducks to the Dallas Stars for David McIntyre and a conditional 6th round draft pick.[2] On March 9, 2009, Sutherby was re-signed by the Stars to a two-year contract.[3]

On October 21, 2011, Sutherby was given a professional try-out from the San Antonio Rampage of the AHL.[4] After scoring 1 goal in 15 games with the Rampage early in the 2011–12 season, Sutherby did not sign to an extended contract upon completion of his try-out on December 10, 2011. He missed the remainder of the season recovering from back surgery in repairing a Herniated disc.

With the impending 2012 NHL lockout affecting any chance of a return to the NHL. Sutherby opted to attend the St. John's IceCaps of the AHL's training camp on a try-out contract.[5] He was then released to be among the last cuts of the IceCaps opening night roster for the 2012–13 season.[6] Upon the midpoint of the season, Sutherby was signed to an AHL contract for the remainder of the season with the Lake Erie Monsters on January 4, 2012.[7] Sutherby's experience made an immediate impact and after only 9 games he was named as the Monsters captain, as a replacement for former captain Bryan Lerg's season-ending injury.[8]

Career statistics[edit]

Regular season and playoffs[edit]

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1998–99 Moose Jaw Warriors WHL 66 9 12 21 47 11 0 1 1 0
1999–00 Moose Jaw Warriors WHL 47 18 17 35 102 4 1 1 2 12
2000–01 Moose Jaw Warriors WHL 59 34 43 77 138 4 2 1 3 10
2000–01 Portland Pirates AHL 2 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0
2001–02 Washington Capitals NHL 7 0 0 0 2
2001–02 Moose Jaw Warriors WHL 36 18 27 45 75 12 7 5 12 33
2002–03 Portland Pirates AHL 5 0 5 5 11
2002–03 Washington Capitals NHL 72 2 9 11 93 5 0 0 0 10
2003–04 Portland Pirates AHL 6 2 4 6 16
2003–04 Washington Capitals NHL 30 2 0 2 28
2004–05 Portland Pirates AHL 53 10 19 29 115
2005–06 Washington Capitals NHL 76 14 16 30 73
2006–07 Washington Capitals NHL 69 7 10 17 78
2007–08 Washington Capitals NHL 5 1 0 1 7
2007–08 Anaheim Ducks NHL 45 0 1 1 57 5 0 0 0 2
2008–09 Anaheim Ducks NHL 17 3 3 6 19
2008–09 Dallas Stars NHL 42 5 4 9 52
2009–10 Dallas Stars NHL 46 5 4 9 66
2010–11 Dallas Stars NHL 51 2 2 4 58
2011–12 San Antonio Rampage AHL 15 1 3 4 18
2012–13 Lake Erie Monsters AHL 25 1 1 2 35
NHL totals 460 41 49 90 533 10 0 0 0 12
Medal record
Competitor for Canada Canada
Ice hockey
World Junior Championships
Silver 2002 Pardubice

International[edit]

Year Team Event Result GP G A Pts PIM
2002 Canada WJC Silver medal icon.svg 7 3 3 6 2
Junior totals 7 3 3 6 2

Awards and honours[edit]

Award Year
NHL
NHL YoungStars Game MVP 2003 [1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Sutherby's two goals leads East past West". ESPN. 2003-02-01. Retrieved 2009-03-12. 
  2. ^ "Ducks trade Sutherby for rights to McIntyre". TSN. 2008-12-14. Retrieved 2008-12-14. 
  3. ^ "Stars sign center Sutherby to two-year, $1.6M deal". cbssports.com. 2009-03-09. Retrieved 2009-03-09. 
  4. ^ "NHL veteran Sutherby joins Rampage". San Antonio Rampage. 2011-10-21. Retrieved 2011-10-21. 
  5. ^ "IceCaps keep adding experience". The Telegram. 2012-09-21. Retrieved 2012-09-21. 
  6. ^ "IceCaps release Sutherby from PTO". St. John's IceCaps. 2012-10-18. Retrieved 2012-10-18. 
  7. ^ "Lake Erie Monsters sign former first rounder Brian Sutherby". 'thehockeyhouse.net. 2013-01-09. Retrieved 2013-01-09. 
  8. ^ "Sutherby named new Monsters Captian". Lake Erie Monsters. 2013-02-05. Retrieved 2013-02-05. 

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Preceded by
Kris Beech
Washington Capitals first round draft pick
2000
Succeeded by
Steve Eminger