Ryan Suter RUMORS & NEWS

  • Ryan Suter tells family including Olympian father Bob to skip Sochi

    CBSSports.com "Ryan Suter and his father Bob have a very special relationship. For much of his hockey-playing life, Ryan was coached by his dad until he went away to Culver Military Academy as a sophomore in high school. Bob Suter also blazed a trail to the Olympics for Ryan as a member of the 1980 U.S. Olympic..." January 24

  • Suter jumps on ‘unique opportunity,’ buys part of USHL team

    Pro Hockey Talk "One year after signing a $98 million contract, Ryan Suter has decided to invest. The Minnesota defenseman has joined the ownership group of the USHL’s Madison Capitols, an expansion club that will begin play in the top U.S. junior league next season. “I am so excited about the USHL playing..." November 26

  • Big minutes no big deal for defenseman Ryan Suter

    St. Paul Pioneer Press "The way Ryan Suter sees it, anyone could play the 35 minutes or so that he regularly logs for the Wild. Never mind the fact that no NHL player has played more than 35 minutes in three consecutive regulation games since the stat started being kept 13 years ago -- a feat the 28-year-old..." November 17

  • Barry Trotz wants to kick Wild butt for 'stealing' Ryan Suter

    St. Paul Pioneer Press "The Minnesota Wild's $98 million signing of free agent defenseman Ryan Suter last July has been called a lot of things. Expensive. Transformative. Smart. But no one had called it a steal until Wednesday when Nashville Predators coach Barry Trotz tried to stir up a rivalry with their new Central..." August 22

  • Letang, Subban, Suter are first-time Norris finalists

    NHL.com "The field for the James Norris Memorial Trophy received a makeover this season. Kris Letang of the Pittsburgh Penguins, P.K. Subban of the Montreal Canadians and Ryan Suter of the Minnesota Wild are this year's finalists for the trophy awarded to the defenseman that shows the "greatest..." May 07

  • Status of Suter, Cullen tonight unclear; Konopka injured

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "The Wild’s lineup is unclear heading into tonight’s oh-so important game against the Columbus Blue Jackets. Veteran center Matt Cullen was a surprise presence at this morning’s skate, but defenseman Ryan Suter did not skate. However, it was an optional skate, so it’s uncertain if Suter is a..." April 13

  • Ryan Suter gets icy reception

    Tennessean "Former Predators defenseman Ryan Suter admitted he was surprised by the boos that rained down on him from the sellout crowd of 17,113 at Bridgestone Arena on Saturday. Suter, who signed a 13-year, $98 million free-agent contract with the Minnesota Wild in the offseason, had expected some sort..." March 10

  • Minnesota Wild defenseman Ryan Suter stepping up his game

    St. Paul Pioneer Press "The learning curve for Wild defenseman Ryan Suter has been rapid. In the first of a two-game road swing through western Canada, Suter put on what coach Mike Yeo called "a clinic" of defensive play in Minnesota's 3-1 victory over the Oilers in Edmonton on Thursday, Feb. 21, playing more than 31..." February 24

  • Defense always has been name of game for Suters

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "It's not like Ryan Suter had a choice. This was the point his uncle, former NHL All-Star Gary Suter was making. Gary was on his way back to Minocqua, Wis., from Madison, where he'd helped his brother -- and Ryan's dad -- Bob Suter run a hockey camp. The subject was defense. As in, could Ryan..." July 10

  • Wild's Zach Parise, Ryan Suter find common bond in hockey

    St. Paul Pioneer Press "Zach Parise can't remember exactly when he first met Ryan Suter. Suter doesn't remember, either. They're friends. But not best friends. And certainly not close enough for Parise to make Suter a groomsman at his wedding this month. "No, I didn't," he said with a smile when the question was..." July 10

  • Parise, Suter pacts shake up NHL

    Buffalo News "One day after the deals were completed, Craig Leipold was still trying to digest the reality of landing the top two free agents. The Minnesota Wild owner was looking for difference makers with star power. He wanted his franchise to become relevant again. And he wanted to arouse his hockey-loving..." July 09

  • Zach Parise, Ryan Suter provide marketing bonanza

    St. Paul Pioneer Press "Minnesota Wild marketing czar John Maher knew the team might sign Zach Parise or Ryan Suter this week. He even scheduled a skeleton crew for Wednesday in case something came down on the Fourth of July. That wasn't enough. By late morning, when news broke that the Wild had signed both of the..." July 07

  • Parise, Suter can't save Minnesota Wild on their own

    Vancouver Province "The last time there was this much hype about the Minnesota Wild was last fall at UBC. Following a spirited practice in advance of facing the Vancouver Canucks, the newly acquired dynamic duo of Dany Heatley and Devin Setoguchi broke out the baseball gloves. And the symbolism of watching..." July 05

  • Landing both Zach Parise and Ryan Suter seemed implausible even to the team

    St. Paul Pioneer Press "The Wild began their plan to get Zach Parise and Ryan Suter months ago, trying to figure out how they might attract the two biggest stars in this year's NHL free-agent class in a move that could revitalize the franchise. But even as they were plotting it, they didn't necessarily expect it would..." July 05

  • Stars finally show Minnesota some love

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "The Twins spent a festive first season in Target Field in 2010, and then were again whipped by the New York Yankees in a first-round playoff series. The three-game sweep was completed Oct. 9. There was a gap of 634 days in competitive excitement for the Twin Cities' major sports entities --..." July 05

  • Parise, Suter pass on the Flyers

    Courier-Post "The Flyers love Zach Parise. As loaded as they are at forward, adding the do-it-all left wing who captained New Jersey to the Stanley Cup Final this spring became a summer priority, probably their highest. As for Ryan Suter, they figured this terrific puck-moving defenseman who was an All-Star..." July 05

  • If Ryan Suter leaves, will Shea Weber push for a trade?

    Edmonton Journal "This just in, some interesting speculation on Shea Weber, courtesy of Bob Stauffer of Oilers Now, who works as an announcer for the team and breaks all kinds of Oilers news: "If Preds GM David Poile loses (unrestricted free agent, Ryan) Suter for nothing, there is NO way he can lose Weber for..." July 04

  • Suter remains quiet about plans, keeps Predators, others waiting

    Nashville City Paper "David Poile declined to comment Tuesday on the state of negotiations with free agent defenseman Ryan Suter. A team spokesperson said the Nashville Predators general manager would have nothing to say until Suter settled on a team for the coming season and beyond. In other words, it could be a..." July 04

  • A few thoughts on Suter

    Tennessean "So David Poile thinks Ryan Suter is going to July 1 to test unrestricted free agency. This shouldn't be a big shock at all. Suter is 27 years old, in the prime of his career, and should see what's out there. Also, the fact that the free agent market is limited — both in terms of size and talent —..." June 17

  • Wings are perfect fit for Suter and Parise

    Detroit News "In tandem and full stride, 17-year-olds Ryan Suter and Zach Parise broke over the Russian blue line with 30 seconds remaining in the game. Suter carried the puck and fed it crisply to his left. Parise took it on the blade of his stick and dashed to within point-blank range of the goal. Then,..." May 24

  • Ryan Suter's exit would shake Nashville Predators lineup

    Tennessean "Almost a week after the Phoenix Coyotes howled in their locker room as the Predators trudged through the hallway of Jobing.com Arena, it's still hard to believe the season is over. The Predators seemed to have all the ingredients to make a deep Stanley Cup run. They had a top defenseman (Shea..." May 12

  • Nashville Predators' Ryan Suter says he's playing his best

    Tennessean "Ryan Suter can tell that his skating has been fleet and smooth. His passes have been crisp and hitting teammates in stride. His shots — though they haven't gone into the net — have been low, accurate and generated rebounds. Normally, it's tough to mine a compliment out of Suter about..." April 17

  • Ryan Suter 'not thinking' about contract situation

    Tennessean "Defenseman Ryan Suter said that he was "not thinking about" his contract situation, and the role Alexander Radulov's return plays in his decision to sign with the Predators before July 1. On that date, Suter will be an unrestricted free agent – provided he and the Predators can't come to terms..." March 21

  • Nashville Predators must make deal or deal with consequences

    Tennessean "The Predators skate out of the All-Star break with one burning question: Are they buyers, sellers or status quo-ers? This is a tough one. Four weeks remain before the NHL trade deadline, and Predators management is on the clock. Based on where they sit in the standings, you can make a..." January 30

  • Shea Weber, Ryan Suter bond started at Nashville Predators' first NHL draft

    Tennessean "During interviews about Predators defensemen Shea Weber or Ryan Suter, the word "complement" seems to find its way into most sentences. "We thought they would be a very good complement to one another," Coach Barry Trotz said. "Our games complement each other," Weber said. "I think we..." January 29

  • Shea Weber, Ryan Suter split up for NHL All-Star Game

    Tennessean "Daniel Alfredsson and Zdeno Chara split up the Nashville Predators' All-Star defensive pairing of Shea Weber and Ryan Suter on Thursday. In the draft of players to determine the rosters for Sunday's NHL All-Star Game, Alfredsson selected Weber, a two-time All-Star, with the eighth pick. Chara..." January 27

  • Weber, Suter taken with back-to-back picks, broken up for All-Star Game

    Nashville City Paper "Ryan Suter and Shea Weber will not get to play together as All-Stars. The two pieces of the Nashville Predators' top defense pair were taken with consecutive picks Thursday in the NHL All-Star Fantasy Draft, which meant they went to different sides for Sunday's NHL All-Star game. Weber was..." January 27

  • Weber, Suter both get All-Star game invitations from the NHL

    Nashville City Paper "Shea Weber and Ryan Suter have been regarded as one of the NHL's top defensive pairs for the last several seasons. Finally, both have earned recognition for their individual ability. Weber and Suter were among 36 players selected by the league to participate in the 2012 NHL All-Star Game, which..." January 13

  • Predators' Ryan Suter auditions for starring role

    Tennessean "Predators Coach Barry Trotz warmly invited the question about Ryan Suter on Friday morning in Scottrade Center's visiting locker room. There's a reason why Trotz wanted so badly to talk about Suter. With Suter's normal defensive partner, team captain Shea Weber, out indefinitely with a..." January 01

  • Weber, Suter shut down league's leading scorer

    Tennessean "For the second straight game, defensemen Shea Weber and Ryan Suter were marked with the task of going against one of the NHL's premier scorers. And just as they did one game ago with Alex Ovechkin of Washington, Suter and Weber held forward Phil Kessel pointless. Kessel came into the game..." November 18

  • Nashville Predators' Ryan Suter avoids talk of free agency

    Tennessean "The nephew of a former NHL All-Star, Ryan Suter understands the stakes for himself this season — the year before he hits unrestricted free agency. But he also knows how to deflect the distraction. "Every year you come to camp focused on having your best year and a career year, and for me..." September 18

  • Ryan Suter shows off offensive skills, too

    Tennessean "The Predators' charter flight from Vancouver to Nashville took more than 4 hours on Sunday. Their game the previous night went to two overtimes, so Coach Barry Trotz needed most of that flying time to study all the film. One thing he didn't need video to confirm was the performance of Predators..." May 02

  • Weber, Suter translate Olympic success into NHL glory

    Tennessean "Shea Weber spotted Ryan Suter at Vancouver International Airport on this day last year. One day earlier, the two Predators players took part in one of the most viewed games in hockey history. An estimated 54.1 million Americans and Canadians watched Weber's Team Canada defeat Suter's Team USA..." March 01

  • Predators plan to have Ryan Suter available vs. Chicago

    Tennessean "A light purple mark graced the area under Ryan Suter's left eye. It was a reminder from the hit he took Saturday from Coyotes forward Shane Doan. The hit left the defenseman with what was described as an upper-body injury and kept him out of Tuesday's game at Columbus. On Wednesday, Coach..." February 24

  • Preds will sit Suter, but not for long

    Tennessean "It isn't the ideal situation for the Predators, but it could be much worse. Defenseman Ryan Suter, who was injured Saturday against Phoenix, will not play for the Predators today at Columbus. But Coach Barry Trotz received a positive update Monday and does not believe his star blueliner will..." February 22

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