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Ryan Suter | Defenseman | #20

Team: Minnesota Wild
Age / DOB:  (33) / 1/21/1985
Ht / Wt:  6'2' / 202
Drafted: 2003 / Rd. 1 (7) / NAS
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Ryan Suter is on a four-game point streak.
Suter kept that streak going by registering an assist in the Wild's 4-1 win over the Jets. That gives him six goals and 29 points in 45 contests this season. Jan 14 - 9:39 AM

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Ryan Suter scored the game-winning goal in Wednesday's 2-1 win over the Chicago Blackhawks.

Suter gave the Wild a 2-1 lead at the 3:03 mark of the third period and they never looked back. The blue liner finished the night with a plus-1 rating, three shots on goal and five hits in 26:52 of ice time. Suter now has six goals and 28 points in 44 games this season. Jonas Brodin also scored for Minnesota in this one.
Jan 10 - 10:53 PM

Ryan Suter picked up a pair of assists with a plus-1 rating, four shots on goal, two blocked shots and a hit in Tuesday's 3-2 overtime loss against the Flames.

It was Suter's first multi-point game since he had a pair of helpers Dec. 19 in Ottawa, and the first outing with two or more points in front of the home fans since October 14 against Columbus. The 32-year-old rearguard is slowing down a bit in the offensive categories, but he is still on pace for a 40-point season and he remains a reliable fantasy option in most pools.
Jan 10 - 1:16 AM

Ryan Suter found the back of the net in Friday's 4-2 loss to the Florida Panthers.

Suter opened the scoring with a power play tally at the 8:09 mark of the first period. Teammate Daniel Winnik gave the Wild a 2-1 lead heading into the third period, but the Panthers managed to score three goals in a row in the final frame. Suter finished the game with two shots on goal and one hit in 27:34 of ice time. The Wild blue liner is up to five goals and 17 assists in 35 games. This was his first goal in nine games.
Fri, Dec 22, 2017 10:56:00 PM

Ryan Suter had a pair of helpers in Tuesday's 6-4 win over Ottawa.

Suter hasn't scored a goal since Dec. 2, but he has collected six assists in the last six games. The veteran rearguard has accumulated 21 points in 34 games this year.
Wed, Dec 20, 2017 11:06:00 AM

Ryan Suter contributed two assists in Wednesday's 5-4 win over the Buffalo Sabres.

Suter picked up the secondary helper on two power-play goals by the Wild in the contest. He has amassed eight of his 14 points in his past 11 outings.
Thu, Nov 23, 2017 10:40:00 AM

Ryan Suter was paired with Jared Spurgeon at Tuesday's practice.

Coach Bruce Boudreau also put Matt Dumba back with Jonas Brodin. Minnesota had been switching around their defense pairings at training camp, but they returned to normal with the regular season set to begin. "Spurgeon and Suter were arguably the best in the league last year. Both were plus-34," said Boudreau. "They seem to be on the ice all the time. And I thought especially in October, when the schedule is not that tough, that they can use the minutes. And we may as well have them together than apart."
Wed, Oct 4, 2017 09:34:00 AM

It is believed that Ryan Suter played in the playoffs with an upper-body injury.

It's unclear if he will require surgery at this time. Several Wild players played hurt in the postseason and some needed procedures following the team's first-round exit.
Thu, May 4, 2017 09:48:00 AM

The Minnesota Wild are in must-win mode after they dropped Game 2 of their best-of-seven series against St. Louis.

The Wild had home ice advantage going into the series, but that no longer exists now that they dropped the first two games at home. They absolutely need to find a way to win Game 3 in St. Louis on Sunday afternoon if they want a chance to advance to the second round. "Well we have a good team," said Ryan Suter. "We have to make sure that we're focused and ready for the game. Obviously it's a bad feeling right now but you have to dig deep and find out what we're made of here."
Sat, Apr 15, 2017 09:08:00 AM

Ryan Suter logged a game-high 34:32 of ice time in Game 1 against St. Louis.

The opening match of the series ended late in the first overtime period on a goal by Blues defender Joel Edmundson. Suter had four penalty minutes, two shots, one hit and three blocks in the game.
Thu, Apr 13, 2017 10:58:00 AM

Ryan Suter is now up to 38 points this season thanks to the helper he recorded in Sunday's 5-2 win over Colorado.

With one more assist Suter have four consecutive seasons with at least 30. It'll also be the eighth time in his career that he's reached the 30-assist milestone.
Sun, Apr 2, 2017 09:16:00 PM

Ryan Suter (lower body) is expected to play Thursday against Columbus.

"Seeing him out there skating, he looks fine to me," coach Bruce Boudreau noted. "He's old school, there's no doubt in my mind." Well, that's about as clear an indicator as there is. Through 61 games this season he has posted eight goals and 33 points along with 64 hits and 78 blocks.
Thu, Mar 2, 2017 02:52:00 PM

Ryan Suter's status from a lower-body will be determined by the team's doctors.

"Suts is stubborn. He's tough and stubborn," GM Chuck Fletcher said. "He's indicated that he'd like to play, but ultimately we need [head medical trainer] John Worley and our doctors to make that decision. After [Thursday's] game we have a couple of days before we play again Sunday. So you just want to be smart. If he's able to play and there's no risk of him endangering himself, then he can play." Suter had to leave Tuesday's game due to the ailment, but he intends to play on Thursday night. We'll keep you posted.
Thu, Mar 2, 2017 11:14:00 AM

Ryan Suter suffered an undisclosed injury on Tuesday, but he expects to play on Thursday.

Coach Bruce Boudreau is hopeful that will be the case. Suter was limited to 10:20 of ice time Tuesday against Winnipeg after he was crushed into the boards by Paul Postma late in the first period.
Wed, Mar 1, 2017 03:53:00 PM

Ryan Suter halted a 10-game pointless drought on Thursday night.

He opened the scoring in a 3-1 win over Dallas. Suter scored his eighth goal of the season, which was also his fourth power-play marker, in the contest. He has 31 points in 57 matches.
Fri, Feb 17, 2017 10:12:00 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
C1Eric Staal
2Mikko Koivu
3Charlie Coyle
4Joel Eriksson Ek
5Matt Cullen
LW1Mikael Granlund
2Jason Zucker
3Marcus Foligno
4Daniel Winnik
5Zach Parise
RW1Nino Niederreiter
2Tyler Ennis
3Chris Stewart
D1Ryan Suter
2Jared Spurgeon
3Matt Dumba
4Jonas Brodin
5Gustav Olofsson
6Nate Prosser
7Mike Reilly
G1Devan Dubnyk
2Alex Stalock