Rich Sutter was drafted 10th overall by the Pittsburgh Penguins in the 1982 NHL Entry Draft, the same draft that saw his twin brother, Ron, get drafted 4th overall by the Philadelphia Flyers. Ron and Rich both played on the Lethbridge Broncos in the WHL, and together they led that team to the Memorial Cup in 1983. Rich would only play 9 games for the Penguins after Junior, before being traded to Ron's Flyers. Sutter was traded again in 1986 to the Vancouver Canucks. He would play four seasons with the Canucks, before being traded again, this time to the St. Louis Blues. Sutter would play for the Chicago Blackhawks, Tampa Bay Lightning, and Toronto Maple Leafs before retiring in 1995.
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