Appeared in his first NHL season with Carolina, skating in four games on the NHL level… Spent the majority of the season with the Charlotte Checkers (AHL), establishing a new career high with 12 goals… Ranked seventh among Charlotte skaters with 25 points (12g, 13a) in 45 games… Played in Charlotte’s first three games before being recalled by the Hurricanes on Oct. 15… Made his NHL/Hurricanes debut at NYR (10/16)… Assigned to Charlotte (10/17)… Recalled from Charlotte for the second time on Oct. 22…Played three games for the Hurricanes during their Western Canada road swing before being reassigned to Charlotte (AHL) on Oct. 28… Spent the balance of the season in the AHL… Missed 26 consecutive games from 11/6-1/3 with a lower-body injury… Netted a power-play goal and earned an assist vs. Oklahoma City (1/23)… Registered multi-assist games vs. Norfolk (3/8) and at Oklahoma City (3/14)… Scored two goals and earned an assist at Iowa (3/21)… Netted a pair of goals including the game winner at Norfolk (3/25)… Had a three-game goal streak from 3/21-3/25 (5g) and a four-game point streak from 3/21-3/27 (5g, 2a)… Earned points in seven of the last nine games of the season (3/21-4/12: 7g, 3a).
Had appeared in four career NHL games prior to the start of the 2015-16 season… Selected by the Hurricanes in the seventh round of the 2011 NHL Entry Draft… Had 59 points (24g, 35a) in 141 career regular-season AHL games at the end of the 2014-15 season… Completed his junior career with 125 points (57g, 68a) and 137 penalty minutes in 231 career Western Hockey League (WHL) games with Saskatoon and Lethbridge… Is the son of former NHL player, coach and general manager and current Edmonton Oilers scout Duane Sutter.
2008-09: Began his WHL career with Saskatoon in 2008, before being traded to Lethbridge… Totaled nine points (4g, 5a) in 48 total games during his rookie campaign… Made his WHL debut for Saskatoon vs. Portland (10/22)… Earned his first WHL point with an assist vs. Swift Current (11/6)… Made his debut for Lethbridge vs. Prince Albert (1/9)… Netted his first WHL goal vs. Vancouver (1/10)… Appeared in 10 of Lethbridge’s playoff games as the Hurricanes fell to Calgary in the second round.
2009-10: Skated in a career-high 72 games and earned 14 points (5g, 9a) with Lethbridge during his second WHL season… Registered his first multi-point game with a goal and an assist vs. Swift Current (11/7).
2010-11: Ranked fourth among Lethbridge skaters in assists (24) and points (42) and tied for fourth in goals (18) despite being limited to 46 games due to injuries… Attended the Florida Panthers’ training camp as a free agent… Earned three assists vs. Moose Jaw (12/7), the start of a four-game assist streak (12/7-12/15: 1g, 6a)… Had his second three-point game of the season with a goal and two assists vs. Swift Current (1/1)… Earned his second three-assist game of the season at Medicine Hat (1/18)… Netted two goals and added an assist at Brandon (1/21)… Scored a pair of goals vs. Kamloops (2/23), part of a three-game goal streak from 2/21-2/25 (4g, 1a)… Found the net in each of Lethbridge’s final three games of the season (3/15-3/19: 3g, 1a).
2011-12: Served as team captain for Lethbridge during his final junior season… Led the team in goals (30) and points (60), both of which were career highs… Was named the team’s most sportsmanlike player, won the Hurricanes’ community relations award and was voted “fan favorite” in an online poll… Had 16 multi-point efforts for Lethbridge, including five multi-goal games… Scored the game-winning goal and had an assist vs. Edmonton (11/19)… Netted a pair of goals, including the game-winner, and had an assist vs. Red Deer (11/29)… Had a five-game point streak from 1/2-1/13 (2g, 4a)… Notched a four-point game with two goals and two assists at Kelowna (1/20)… Joined Charlotte (AHL) on an amateur tryout after his junior season, scoring one goal in four games… Made his professional debut vs. Milwaukee (4/3)… Scored his first professional goal, the game-winner, at Rockford (4/10).
2012-13: Split his first full professional season between Florida (ECHL) and Charlotte (AHL), earning five points (3g, 2a) in 23 AHL games… Had 16 points (8g, 8a) in 37 ECHL games… Picked up his first pro assist for Florida (ECHL) vs. Elmira (11/7)… Dropped the gloves for his first professional fight at Colorado (11/24)… Recorded his first career AHL assist vs. Oklahoma City (3/4)… Ranked second among Checkers in 2013 playoff scoring with five points (2g, 3a) in five games… Scored two goals, including the OT winner, in his first AHL playoff game at Oklahoma City (4/26).
2013-14: Played a career-high 69 AHL games with Charlotte, setting career bests in assists (20) and points (28)… Was tied for fourth among Checkers with three game-winning goals… Scored on two of the first four shootout attempts of his career, including one game winner… Opened the season by scoring the game-winning goal with 5:16 remaining in regulation at Oklahoma City (10/4)… Had his first career regular-season, multi-point game (1g, 1a) at Chicago (10/27)… Scored the game-winning goal in overtime vs. Rockford (12/5)… Picked up two assists vs. Norfolk (12/19)… Scored his sixth goal of the season and third game winner at Hershey (3/1).