Brody Sutter (C)
Son of former NHL player, coach and current Edmonton Oilers scout Duane Sutter ... Nephew of former NHL players Brent, Brian, Daryl, Rich and Ron Sutter ... Cousin Brett plays in Hurricanes organization and another cousin, Brandon, plays for the Pittsburgh Penguins ... Signed a three-year, entry-level contract with Carolina on 6/1/12.
2012-13: Split his rookie season between Florida (ECHL) and Charlotte ... Ranked second on the Checkers in playoff scoring with five points (2g, 3a) in five games, matching his total in 23 games played in the regular season ... Made ECHL debut vs. ORL (10/13) and scored first goal vs. SC (10/26) ... Had a professional-career-high three points (1g, 2a) vs. ORL (2/9) ... Made AHL season debut at Abbotsford (2/22) ... Recorded first career AHL assist vs. OKC (3/4) and scored first AHL goal of the season vs. HOU (3/10) ... Scored two goals, including overtime winner, in his first AHL playoff game at OKC (5/1).
2011-12: Played the majority of the season with Lethbridge (WHL), where he served as team captain in his fifth junior season ... Joined Checkers on an amateur tryout contract near the end of the season, scoring one goal in four games with Charlotte ... Made his professional debut vs. MIL (4/3) ... Scored first professional goal, the eventual game-winner, in 3-0 win at RFD (4/10).