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Ryan Suter | Defenseman | #20

Team: Minnesota Wild
Age / DOB:  (31) / 1/21/1985
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 200
Drafted: 2003 / Rd. 1 (7) / NAS
Contract: view contract details

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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. Apr 23 - 1:32 AM

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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.
Apr 1 - 11:00 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.
Mar 7 - 3:02 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.
Feb 16 - 2:16 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.
Feb 12 - 10:05 AM

Ryan Suter is set to play in his 800th career NHL game Thursday night.

He has produced 31 points this season, but he has one goal and eight assists in the past 21 games.
Feb 4 - 9:19 AM

Ryan Suter had five shots on goal in the Wild’s 3-0 loss to the Predators on Saturday night.

Suter also was a minus-two with three blocked shots in 29:25. He’s having a strong season at both ends of the ice. Suter has six goals and 30 points.
Jan 16 - 10:51 PM

Ryan Suter played a team-high 27:46 in Friday's 1-0 loss to the Winnipeg Jets.

Suter finished the game with a game-high six shots on goal and he also added a blocked shot. The 30-year-old has six goals and 30 points in 44 games this season. He'll continue to be a solid fantasy play going forward.
Jan 15 - 10:59 PM

Ryan Suter had a goal and an assist in Tuesday's 3-2 loss to the Buffalo Sabres.

The Wild trailed 3-0 after the first period, but they were able to make it close in the end. Suter scored a shorthanded goal in the second period and picked up the primary assist on Thomas Vanek's third period goal. The 30-year-old has six goals and 30 points in 43 games this season.
Jan 12 - 11:03 PM

Ryan Suter had two assists in a 4-2 win over Columbus on Tuesday night.

He logged a game-high 27:45 of ice time in the match and finished with a plus-4 rating along with five blocks. Suter has three helpers in his last two games after going seven straight outings without a point.
Jan 6 - 9:41 AM

Ryan Suter contributed two assists in a 5-2 win versus the New York Rangers on Thursday night.

He earned secondary helpers on goals by Jason Pominville (power play) and Ryan Carter in the third period. Suter has three points in two games following a season-long five-game scoring skid. He appears to be back on track.
Fri, Dec 18, 2015 09:52:00 AM

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

With the game tied 1-1 in the third period, Suter beat Chicago goalie Corey Crawford to put the Wild ahead for good. The 30-year-old has four goals and 21 points in 23 games this season. He has five points in his last five games. Mikael Granlund and Zach Parise picked up the assists on Suter's goal. Jason Pominville also scored for the Wild.
Tue, Dec 1, 2015 11:21:00 PM

Ryan Suter was separated from Jared Spurgeon at practice Monday and he wasn't thrilled by the decision.

He skated with a fellow left-handed defender, Jonas Brodin. "Like I've said, I need to play with a right-handed defenseman to give me more options, neutral zone, offensively and even coming out of D zone," said Suter. "It's not fair to put a guy on his off side. I don't if that was just for practice today or what it is. They didn't say anything." Minnesota has posted one victory in the last seven games (1-4-2) and coach Mike Yeo decided to go back to defense pairings that have worked well in the past. Suter and Brodin as well as Marco Scandella and Jared Spurgeon have been pairings in the past few seasons. Suter said he will do what the coaches think is best, but it probably isn't the best idea to potentially disturb the roll that Suter has been on this year.
Mon, Nov 30, 2015 03:33:00 PM

Minnesota has been trying to keep Ryan Suter's playing time down a bit this season.

He is still leading the league in ice time per game at 27:39, but that is lower than the averages he posted in the previous two seasons when he topped 29 minutes of action. "In a perfect world, we'd like to keep [Suter] down in that 25-26-whatever it is range, but he's had to step up lately," coach Mike Yeo said referring to Minnesota's injuries on the back end. "He's played more minutes, and the impressive thing is that hasn't thrown off his game." Suter has racked up 19 points in 19 games this year.
Mon, Nov 23, 2015 12:50:00 PM

Ryan Suter, who picked up three points in Saturday's win over the Preds, believes his team was finally "on".

This was the Wild's first game home after a four-game road trip that saw them go 1-2-1. "We were just on, finally. It’s been a while," said Suter. "We hadn’t been playing well at all on the road. We knew that we had to come home and get this thing turned around quick." The 30-year-old has three goals and 19 points in 19 games this season.
Sun, Nov 22, 2015 09:17:00 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
5Zac Dalpe
D1Ryan Suter
2Jared Spurgeon
3Marco Scandella
4Matt Dumba
5Jonas Brodin
6Christian Folin
7Nate Prosser
8Mike Reilly
G1Devan Dubnyk
2Darcy Kuemper