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Ryan Suter | Defenseman | #20

Team: Minnesota Wild
Age / DOB:  (31) / 1/21/1985
Ht / Wt:  6'2' / 206
Drafted: 2003 / Rd. 1 (7) / NAS
Contract: view contract details

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Ryan Suter notched a goal and an assist in Thursday's 7-1 victory versus Montreal.
The goal snapped a nine-game drought and gave him six on the year. Suter leads the league with a plus-26 rating and he has racked up 24 points in 40 matches. Jan 13 - 10:03 AM

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Ryan Suter has been chosen to play for the Central Division at the NHL All-Star Game.

He is tied for first in the NHL with a plus-24 rating and ranks second in the league in average ice time per match (27:16). "It's always special," Suter said. "You're always honored to be a part of it. I've never played on the 3-on-3 things, so that will be interesting." Suter will be joined on the roster by teammate Devan Dubnyk and coach Bruce Boudreau.
Jan 11 - 12:30 PM

Ryan Suter notched a pair of assists in Thursday's 6-4 win over the Islanders.

Suter is now up to 16 helpers and 21 points in 35 games this season. Few are as consistent as Suter is, so we'd always have him in the lineup.
Fri, Dec 30, 2016 03:41:00 AM

Ryan Suter collected his fifth goal of the season during Saturday's 4-1 win over the Coyotes.

He now has 18 points in 30 games this season, keeping his pace to potentially top his 51 points from last year.
Sat, Dec 17, 2016 05:53:00 PM

Ryan Suter picked up an assist in a 3-2 shootout loss to the Calgary Flames on Friday.

It was a typical Suter night in Calgary, doing a bit of everything and always looking one step ahead of his opponents. He logged just over 28 minutes in the contest, recorded an assist, finished a plus-2, and had one shot on goal. With 16 points in 23 games this season, he is quietly on pace for a career year in Minnesota. It will be interesting to see how the rest of his year plays out offensively considering he has eclipsed 50 points only once in his entire career (2015-16).
Sat, Dec 3, 2016 12:52:00 AM

Ryan Suter potted a shorthanded goal in Sunday's 2-1 overtime win over Ottawa.

He opened the scoring late in the first period. Suter has one goal and one assist in the last five games following a hot start to the year. He currently has 12 points in 14 contests.
Mon, Nov 14, 2016 10:55:00 AM

Ryan Suter already has 10 points in nine games this season.

That ties him with Montreal's Shea Weber for first in the league among defensemen and it ties him for third overall in the NHL. Suter has recorded two goals and three assists during a three-game point.
Mon, Oct 31, 2016 11:59:00 AM

Ryan Suter scored a goal and an assist in Thursday's 4-0 win over the Buffalo Sabres.

Suter picked up an assist on Jason Zucker's first period goal that gave the Wild a 2-0 lead at the time. He also added one of his own in the third period to make it 3-0. Suter has three goals and nine points in eight games. He's now put up back-to-back multi-point efforts. The 31-year-old finished the game with a plus-3 rating and four shots on goal in 27:45 of ice time.
Thu, Oct 27, 2016 09:46:00 PM

Ryan Suter notched a goal and an assist in Tuesday's 5-0 win over Boston.

He logged 26:28 of ice time in the match. Suter scored his second goal of the season during a Wild power play in the second period. The veteran defender has accounted for seven points in seven games.
Wed, Oct 26, 2016 09:47:00 AM

Ryan Suter tallied a goal in Thursday's 3-2 loss to the St. Louis Blues.

He got the Wild on the board with an unassisted marker in the second period to tie the game at 1-1. Suter is expected to get less ice time this season, but logged a game-high 28:11 of action. Mike Reilly and Jonas Brodin struggled in the match and were used for just over 14 minutes.
Fri, Oct 14, 2016 09:56:00 AM

Ryan Suter helped lead the Wild to a 5-4 overtime win in Friday's Game 5 over the Stars.

Suter collected two helpers, including on the winner, while skating 32:40 of the nearly 65 minutes of game play. Though, on second thought, that's fairly normal for him.
Sat, Apr 23, 2016 01:32:00 AM

Ryan Suter picked up a pair of helpers during Friday's 3-2 loss to Detroit.

Suter's career season continues, as he's now up to 43 assists and 51 points through 79 games. Remarkable considering Suter is 31-years-old.
Fri, Apr 1, 2016 11:00:00 PM

Ryan Suter extended his point streak to six straight games on Sunday.

He scored his first goal since Feb. 11 in Sunday's 4-2 loss to St. Louis. Suter has registered six assists along with his goal during his scoring spree. Suter has amassed 45 points in 67 games this season.
Mon, Mar 7, 2016 03:02:00 PM

Ryan Suter picked up two assists in a 5-2 win against Vancouver on Monday.

He had helpers on goals by Jared Spurgeon and Charlie Coyle (power play) in the match. Suter has earned one goal and five assists in the past six games to give him 37 points on the year.
Tue, Feb 16, 2016 02:16:00 PM

Ryan Suter generated a goal and an assist in Minnesota's 4-3 loss to Washington on Thursday night.

The two-point effort didn't make losing any easier. "Everything about this stinks," said Suter after the match. "You usually have to hit rock bottom to go up, and I feel like we've hit rock bottom." The Wild have lost seven in a row and 12 of the last 13 matches.
Fri, Feb 12, 2016 10:05:00 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
C1Mikko Koivu
2Eric Staal
3Erik Haula
4Tyler Graovac
LW1Zach Parise
2Mikael Granlund
3Jason Zucker
4Jordan Schroeder
RW1Charlie Coyle
2Jason Pominville
3Chris Stewart
4Nino Niederreiter
5Zack Mitchell
D1Ryan Suter
2Jared Spurgeon
3Marco Scandella
4Matt Dumba
5Jonas Brodin
6Christian Folin
7Nate Prosser
8Gustav Olofsson
9Mike Reilly
G1Devan Dubnyk
2Darcy Kuemper