Oilers release Brandon Sutter from tryout offer, veteran center retires: How it impacts roster

Oilers release Brandon Sutter from tryout offer, veteran center retires: How it impacts roster

The Edmonton Oilers released Brandon Sutter from his professional tryout offer and the veteran center retired from the NHL on Sunday, the team announced.
Sutter was attempting to make a comeback after missing almost 2 1/2 years because of long-COVID symptoms. His last NHL regular-season game was in May 2021 with the Vancouver Canucks.
The 34-year-old forward appeared in three of Edmonton’s first five preseason games, the last coming Saturday night in Vancouver. Overall, he performed adequately, especially given the long layoff.
Sutter had one assist while taking one minor penalty in nearly…


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