Edmonton Oilers upload veterans Gagner, Sutter earlier than camp

The Edmonton Oilers signed veteran forwards Sam Gagner and Brandon Sutter to skilled tryout word of honour on Monday.

Gagner, 34, used to be a first-round select (6th total) by way of Edmonton in 2007 and performed with the Oilers from 2007-14 and 2019-20.

Gagner had 14 issues (8 targets, six assists) in 48 video games utmost season with the Winnipeg Jets. He has recorded 519 issues (192 targets, 327 assists) and 440 penalty mins in 1,015 video games over 16 seasons with seven groups.

Sutter, additionally 34, used to be a first-round select in the similar 2007 draft, going eleventh total to the Carolina Hurricanes.

Sutter has now not performed in an NHL recreation since Would possibly 2021 with Vancouver. He shrunk COVID-19 in March of 2021 and skilled “long-haul” signs. Sutter has 289 issues (152 targets, 137 assists) in 770 video games throughout 13 seasons with the Hurricanes, Pittsburgh Penguins and Canucks.

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