| 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)|
200 lb (91 kg)
|Teams|| Buffalo Sabres|
St. Louis Blues
New Jersey Devils
San Jose Sharks
New York Islanders
|Born|| November 5 1969,|
|NHL Draft|| Round 5, 98th overall, 1989|
|Pro Career||1990 – 2006|
He began his career with the Rochester Americans of the AHL where he would play for 2 seasons before being called up to the Buffalo Sabres in 1991. He stayed with Buffalo until he was traded to the Edmonton Oilers for Scott Pearson on April 7, 1995.
He played parts of 2 seasons for Edmonton in between stints with the Worcester IceCats. He was traded to the St. Louis Blues along with Igor Kravchuk for Jeff Norton and Donald Dufresne on January 4, 1996. He only played a total of 7 games for the Blues spending the rest of the season with the IceCats.
Sutton was traded to the New Jersey Devils with St. Louis' 2nd round choice (Brett Clouthier) in the 1999 NHL Entry Draft for Mike Peluso and Ricard Persson on November 26, 1996. He spent the entire 1997 in the minors between the IHL's Manitoba Moose and the AHL's Albany River Rats. He played 13 games for New Jersey in 1998 before being traded to the San Jose Sharks with John MacLean for Doug Bodger and Dody Wood on December 7, 1997.
He played 8 games for San Jose. He was sent back to New Jersey on August 26, 1998 for future considerations. He played the next season for Albany. He was claimed by the Washington Capitals in the Waiver Draft on September 27, 1999 before being sent back to New Jersey for future considerations on October 5. He again played the majority of the season in Albany before being called back to the Devils for the playoffs. He would help New Jersey win the Stanley Cup in 2000. His name was included on the Stanley Cup in 2000 even though he did not qualify. Sutton played 6 regulars seasong games, and did not dress in the playoffs. He played one more season for the Devils. This time playing in the Stanley Cup finals in 2001 where they would lose to the Colorado Avalanche in 7 games.
Awards and achievementsEdit
- 1999 Eddie Shore Award (AHL Best Defenceman)
- Ken Sutton's career stats at The Internet Hockey Database
- Picture of Ken Sutton's Name on the 2000 Stanley Cup Plaque
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