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What Now Brent?

from Tom Gulitti of Fire & Ice,

When asked what he will do now, Sutter replied, “I’m getting back to my life here as far as being in the office on a daily basis here with the Rebels and working between there and the ranch and spending some time with my family. I’m getting back to my life here that I’ve neglected somewhat over the last couple of years.”

There has been speculation that Sutter will join his older brother, Darryl, in Calgary. Darryl Sutter is the general manager of the Flames and fired Mike Keenan as head coach on May 22.

Brent Sutter said again that the Flames’ vacancy was not a factor in deciding his future with the Devils.

“I just want to get this out right now that that has zero impact on my decision-making here. None,” he said. “There’s been all of these rumors here before Edmonton had named their coaching staff. The reason why that’s all out there is because it’s an hour and 15 minutes from my farm and my ranch. It’s totally irrelevant.”

more on Sutter resignation today…

added 4:26pm, from Darren Dreger of TSN,

I don’t see Sutter returning to the NHL this year.  I think he’ll get his affairs together both on the family front and the WHL front.

A year from now, who knows.

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