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Brandon Sutter #16 of the Carolina Hurricanes stick handles the puck while being defended by Benoit Pouliot #57 of the Montreal Canadiens during the NHL game at the Bell Centre on November 13, 2010 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. The Canadiens defeated the Hurricanes 7-2. (Richard Wolowicz/2010 Getty Images)
Brandon Sutter #16 of the Carolina Hurricanes stick handles the puck while being defended by Benoit Pouliot #57 of the Montreal Canadiens during the NHL game at the Bell Centre on November 13, 2010 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. The Canadiens defeated the Hurricanes 7-2. (Richard Wolowicz/2010 Getty Images)

Hurricanes sign Brandon Sutter to three-year deal Add to ...

The Carolina Hurricanes have signed centre Brandon Sutter to a three-year contract worth $6.2-million, the National Hockey League (NHL) team said on Wednesday.

Sutter, 22, will make $1.5-million in 2011-12, $2-million in 2012-13 and $2.7-million in 2013-14, the Hurricanes said in a statement.

"Brandon is one of the cornerstones of our franchise moving forward," said general manager Jim Rutherford.

"He is an extremely intelligent player who can perform in all situations, and has already grown into a leadership position for the Hurricanes at a very young age."

Sutter, who was Carolina's first-round selection in the 2007 NHL Entry Draft, had 14 goals and 15 assists in 82 games for Carolina last season and led the team with a plus-13 rating.

In three seasons with Carolina, Sutter has 36 goals and 39 assists in 204 games.

 

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