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Stanley Cup Final
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Ryan Suter
NUMBER: 20 BIRTHDATE: January 21, 1985  (AGE 30)
HEIGHT: 6' 1" BIRTHPLACE: Madison, WI, United States
WEIGHT: 200 DRAFTED: NSH / 2003 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 1st   (7th overall)
PLAYOFF HIGHLIGHTS *Eighth trip to Stanley Cup Playoffs *Recorded 3 shots, 4 hits and 3 blocked shots in Game 1 at CHI (5/1) *Led defensemen and ranked T-3rd on team in playoff scoring in 2014. Ranked third in NHL in TOI/game *Skated a franchise playoff record 41:08 at CHI (4/30/13). Led NHL in TOI/game in 2013 playoffs *Led all skaters in TOI/game in 2011 playoffs *Scored overtime-forcing goal and assisted on GWG in Nashville s double OT win at VAN (4/30/11). Logged playoff best 42:01 2014-15 HIGHLIGHTS *Assist total was second best in team history by defensemen *Led NHL in TOI/game (29:03) for third straight season...Skated more than 30 minutes 23 times *Ranked T-1st on team in assists (T-15th amongst NHL defensemen), second in blocked shots *Notched goal, assist and plus-2 in 19:46 of ice time in NHL All-Star Game - goal was first in All-Star Game *Notched season-best three assists vs. NYI (12/9) *Skated season-high 33:49 vs. SJ (10/30) *Tied career high with plus-4 rating vs. TB (10/25)
WCHA All-Rookie Team (2004) NHL First All-Star Team (2013) Played in NHL All-Star Game (2012) Signed as a free agent by Minnesota, July 4, 2012.
Quote of the Day

I don’t know if it was more relief for me that [Stamkos] scored or the power play scored. It was a whole compilation of Alka Seltzer.

— Lightning coach Jon Cooper after Steven Stamkos broke a long scoring drought and Tampa Bay's struggling power play scored four times in Game 2 at Montreal