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Minnesota claims 4-3 victory over Boston Bruins

Minnesota claimed a 4-3 victory over Boston and wrapped up a wild-card berth on Tuesday night at Xcel Energy Center.

NHL: Boston 4, Minnesota 1

Tuukka Rask turned away 33 shots as the red- hot Boston Bruins posted a 4-1 win over the Minnesota Wild on Monday.

NHL: Minnesota 3, Dallas 2 (OT)

ST. PAUL, Minn., Jan. 19 (UPI) -- Nate Prosser scored off a rebound 2:18 into overtime Saturday, staking the Minnesota Wild to a 3-2 victory over Dallas.

NHL: Minnesota 5, Washington 3

ST. PAUL, Minn., Jan. 4 (UPI) -- Ryan Suter logged the first hat trick of his career Saturday and the Minnesota Wild bested Washington 5-3 despite launching only 11 shots.

Ryan Miller, Patrick Kane among U.S. Olympic hockey picks

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Jan. 1 (UPI) -- Goalie Ryan Miller, MVP of the 2010 silver medalists, and high-scoring Patrick Kane were among those selected to the U.S. men's Olympic hockey team Wednesday.

NHL: St. Louis 2, Minnesota 1

ST. PAUL, Minn., Dec. 31 (UPI) -- Brian Elliott took a shutout into the final seconds Tuesday and the St. Louis Blues handed reeling Minnesota a sixth straight loss, 2-1.

NHL: New York Islanders 5, Minnesota 4

ST. PAUL, Minn., Dec. 29 (UPI) -- Kyle Okposo scored twice in the third period Sunday, including the winning goal with 5:48 remaining, rallying the New York Islanders over Minnesota 5-4.

NHL: Minnesota 2, Colorado 1 (SO)

DENVER, Dec. 15 (UPI) -- Zach Parise and Mikko Koivu each scored during a shootout Saturday and the Minnesota Wild rallied late for a 2-1 victory over division rival Colorado.
Ovechkin voted to both 1st and 2nd NHL All-Star teams

Ovechkin voted to both 1st and 2nd NHL All-Star teams

NEW YORK, July 3 (UPI) -- Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin was voted to the 2012-13 NHL All-Star team at left and right wing, the second player honored at multiple positions.

NHL: Minnesota 3, Columbus 0

COLUMBUS, Ohio, April 7 (UPI) -- Jason Pominville scored his first goal with Minnesota and Niklas Backstrom was flawless Sunday in the Wild's 3-0 blanking of Columbus.

NHL: Minnesota 4, Phoenix 3 (OT)

ST. PAUL, Minn., March 28 (UPI) -- Ryan Suter scored the tying goal in the final minute of regulation Wednesday and Mikko Koivu tallied in overtime to bring Minnesota a 4-3 win over Phoenix.

NHL: Minnesota 2, San Jose 0

ST. PAUL, Minn., March 23 (UPI) -- Niklas Backstrom made 33 saves en route to his first shutout of the season Saturday and Minnesota blanked San Jose 2-0 for a fifth straight win.

NHL: Minnesota 6, Colorado 4

DENVER, March 16 (UPI) -- Devin Setoguchi provided two goals and an assist Saturday and Minnesota completed a sweep of Colorado with a 6-4 win over the Avalanche.

NHL: Minnesota 5, Colorado 3

ST. PAUL, Minn., March 14 (UPI) -- Two goals from Mikko Koivu and three assists by Ryan Suter Thursday launched Minnesota to a 5-3 decision over Colorado.

NHL: Chicago 5, Minnesota 3

CHICAGO, March 5 (UPI) -- Two goals by Bryan Bickell got the Chicago Blackhawks on the road to a 5-3 win over the Minnesota Wild and their 20th victory of the season Tuesday.
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Visiting Nashville Predator's Ryan Suter chases Vancouver Canuck's Daniel Sedin from Sweden into the corner during the second period at Vancouver's GM Place, October 31, 2006. The Nashville Predators won 3-2. (UPI Photo/Heinz Ruckemann)
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Ryan Suter (born January 21, 1985) is a professional ice hockey defenseman who currently plays for and serves as an alternate captain for the Nashville Predators of the National Hockey League (NHL). He is also an alternate captain of the US Olympic Team for the 2010 Winter Olympics. Ryan's father, Bob, was a member of the historic gold medal-winning 1980 United States Olympic hockey team that defeated the Soviet Union in the famous "Miracle on Ice" game. Ryan's uncle Gary Suter was a long-time standout in the NHL, playing for 17 seasons with the Calgary Flames, Chicago Blackhawks, and the San Jose Sharks, and won the silver medal representing the United States in the 2002 Winter Olympics at Salt Lake City. Ryan was alternate captain for the US team, and carried on the family trend by earning a silver medal in the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics.

Suter played for the Madison Capitols, Culver Military Academy and then on to USA Hockey's National Development Team in Ann arbor, Michigan before he was drafted 7th overall by the Nashville Predators in the 2003 NHL Entry Draft. He then played one year with the Wisconsin Badgers (Western Collegiate Hockey Association in NCAA Division I) before joining the Milwaukee Admirals of the American Hockey League during the 2004–05 season. He played his rookie season in the NHL with the Predators in 2005–06.

In international play, he has represented the United States in around seven tournaments, and has won three gold medals. He says that,

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