Lake Erie Monsters Sign Former First Rounder Brian Sutherby

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The Lake Erie Monsters have signed. Brian Sutherby.

The 26th overall pick by Washington in the 2000 Entry Draft, Sutherby has 41 NHL goals and 90 career points. Sutherby was limited to 15 games on a PTO with the AHL’s San Antonio Rampage in 2011-12. He missed most of the season following back surgery to repair a herniated disc, only registering 1 goal and 4 points during his time with the club.On November 19, 2007 he was traded to the Anaheim Ducks from Washington in exchange for a second round pick in the 2009 NHL Entry Draft.

Sutherby was traded to the Dallas Stars for David McIntyre and a conditional 6th round draft pick on December 14, 2008 . On March 9, 2009, Sutherby was re-signed by the Stars to a two-year contract, but would not return to the team once his deal was complete. Earlier this season, the St. Johns IceCaps gave him a chance on a PTO, but was released from his PTO before playing a game.

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