NHL: Minnesota 1, Dallas 0

ST. PAUL, Minn., Jan. 20 (UPI) -- Zach Parise scored his first goal for Minnesota and Josh Harding recorded a shutout Sunday in the Wild's 1-0 victory over Dallas.

NHL: Minnesota 4, Colorado 2

ST. PAUL, Minn., Jan. 20 (UPI) -- Minnesota's Dany Heatley scored two power-play goals Saturday and the Wild began their season with a 4-2 victory over Colorado.

Wild sign free agents Parise, Suter

ST. PAUL, Minn., July 4 (UPI) -- The Minnesota Wild said Wednesday they have signed high-scoring forward Zach Parise and top-tier defenseman Ryan Suter each to 13-year contracts.

NHL: Phoenix 5, Nashville 3

GLENDALE, Ariz., April 29 (UPI) -- Shane Doan's goal iced a 5-3 win for Phoenix Sunday and handed the Coyotes a 2-0 lead over Nashville in their Western Conference semifinal series.

NHL: Nashville 3, Chicago 2

NASHVILLE, Feb. 14 (UPI) -- Ryan Ellis scored from the point with 5:42 remaining Tuesday, and the Nashville Predators beat Chicago 3-2 to hand the Blackhawks their ninth straight loss.

NHL: Philadelphia 4, Nashville 1

PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 2 (UPI) -- Wayne Simmonds scored twice Thursday and Ilya Bryzgalov took a shutout into the third period, lifting the Philadelphia Flyers to a 4-1 win over Nashville.

NHL: Minnesota 3, Nashville 2

ST. PAUL, Minn., Nov. 23 (UPI) -- Cal Clutterbuck finished off a three-goal third period Wednesday that rallied the Minnesota Wild to a 3-2 victory over Nashville.

NHL: Nashville 4, Toronto 1

NASHVILLE, Nov. 17 (UPI) -- Ryan Suter put Nashville in front for good in the second period Thursday and Martin Erat scored twice to give the Predators a 4-1 victory over Toronto.

NHL: Nashville 4, San Jose 3 (OT)

SAN JOSE, Calif., Nov. 6 (UPI) -- David Legwand's second goal of the game came 2:53 into overtime Saturday, rallying the Nashville Predators to a 4-3 victory over San Jose.

NHL: Edmonton 3, Nashville 1

EDMONTON, Alberta, Oct. 18 (UPI) -- Taylor Hall and Ryan Smyth each scored third-period goals Monday and the Edmonton Oilers rallied for a 3-1 win over Nashville.

NHL: Phoenix 5, Nashville 2

NASHVILLE, Oct. 13 (UPI) -- David Schlemko touched off a three-goal Phoenix surge in the first period Thursday and the Coyotes went on to defeat Nashville 5-2.

NHL: Nashville 3, Columbus 2

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Oct. 7 (UPI) -- Matt Halischuk gave Nashville a two-goal lead in the opening minute of the third period Friday and the Predators held on to down Columbus 3-2.

NHL: Nashville 2, Vancouver 1 (2OT)

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, May 1 (UPI) -- Matt Halischuk scored in the second overtime period Saturday, lifting Nashville to a 2-1 win over Vancouver and evening their conference semifinal series.

NHL: Nashville 3, Florida 0

NASHVILLE, Dec. 11 (UPI) -- Anders Lindback earned the first shutout of his career Saturday, turning aside 22 shots to carry the Nashville Predators to a 3-0 win over Florida.

NHL: Nashville 4, Detroit 3 (OT)

DETROIT, April 3 (UPI) -- Ryan Suter's goal on a Joel Ward pass 16 seconds into overtime Saturday lifted the Nashville Predators to a 4-3 win over Detroit, clinching a playoff berth.
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Ryan Suter
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)

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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