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Encyclopedia > Gary Suter
Olympic medal record
Men's Ice Hockey
Silver 2002 Salt Lake City Ice Hockey

Gary Suter was born in Madison, Wisconsin on June 24, 1964. He played his Junior hockey for the Dubuque Fighting Saints, High school hockey at Culver Military Academy and then moved on to the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Gary was drafted by the Calgary Flames in round 9 (#180 overall) in the 1984 NHL Draft, and had a long and successful career in the NHL, including receiving the Calder Trophy as the NHL's top rookie in 1986. He won the Stanley Cup in 1989 with the Calgary Flames. Gary also played for the Chicago Blackhawks and the San Jose Sharks. Gary's nephew Ryan Suter currently plays for the Nashville Predators, and his brother Bob Suter was a member of the 1980 US Olympic Hockey Team which won the gold medal in the famous Miracle on Ice.. Ice hockey, known simply as hockey in areas where it is more common than field hockey, is a team sport played on ice. ... The 2002 Winter Olympics, officially known as the XIX Olympic Winter Games, were held in 2002 in Salt Lake City, Utah, United States. ... Nickname: Location of Madison in Dane County, Wisconsin Coordinates: Municipality City Incorporated 1848 Government  - Mayor Dave Cieslewicz Area  - City 219. ... Official language(s) None Capital Madison Largest city Milwaukee Area  Ranked 23rd  - Total 65,498 sq mi (169,790 km²)  - Width 260 miles (420 km)  - Length 310 miles (500 km)  - % water 17  - Latitude 42°30N to 47°3N  - Longitude 86°49W to 92°54W Population  Ranked... June 24 is the 175th day of the year (176th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 190 days remaining. ... 1964 (MCMLXIV) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1964 calendar). ... Dubuque may refer to: Dubuque, Iowa Dubuque County, Iowa This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... Image:DFS sm. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged into Culver Academies. ... The University of Wisconsin–Madison (also known as UW–Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, University of Wisconsin, or UW) is a highly selective public research university located in Madison, Wisconsin. ... The Calgary Flames are a professional ice hockey team based in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. ... 1984 (MCMLXXXIV) was a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The NHL Entry Draft is the mechanism in the NHL for teams to select the rights to prospective players. ... “NHL” redirects here. ... Calder Memorial Trophy on display at the Hockey Hall of Fame The Calder Memorial Trophy is awarded annually to the best rookie in the National Hockey League. ... The Stanley Cup The Stanley Cup is the championship trophy of the National Hockey League (NHL), the major professional hockey league in Canada and the United States. ... The 1988-89 NHL season was the 72nd season of the National Hockey League. ... The Calgary Flames are a professional ice hockey team based in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. ... The Chicago Blackhawks are a professional ice hockey team based in Chicago, Illinois. ... The San Jose Sharks are a professional ice hockey team based in San Jose, California. ... Ryan Suter (born January 21, 1985 in Madison, Wisconsin) is a professional ice hockey defenceman who currently plays for the Nashville Predators of the NHL. Suter was drafted in the 1st round, 7th overall by the Nashville Predators in the 2003 NHL Entry Draft. ... The Nashville Predators are a professional ice hockey team based in Nashville, Tennessee. ... Bob Suter (born May 16, 1957 in Madison, Wisconsin was American ice hockey defenseman. ... The 1980 U.S. Olympic hockey team celebrates the goal that led them to victory over the USSR. The Miracle on Ice is the popular nickname for the mens ice hockey game in the 1980 Olympic Winter Games, in which a team of amateur and collegiate players from the...

On February 1, 1998, Suter cross-checked Paul Kariya in the jaw, causing Kariya to miss the last 28 games of the NHL season as well as the 1998 Winter Olympics in Nagano, Japan. Suter was suspended for four games. This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... A runner carries the Olympic torch The Winter Olympic Games, Winter Olympics for short but more correctly The Olympic Winter Games, are the cold-weather counterpart to the Summer Olympic Games. ... Categories: Host cities of the Winter Olympic Games | Cities in Nagano Prefecture | Japan geography stubs ...

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  • Legends of Hockey
Preceded by
Mario Lemieux
Winner of the Calder Trophy
Succeeded by
Luc Robitaille

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Legends of Hockey -- NHL Player Search -- Player -- Gary Suter (564 words)
In 1984 Gary Suter had a job in a Madison, Wisconsin, beer plant lugging cases of beer.
Upon his arrival in San Jose, Suter would miss the better part of the season due to injury before returning for three more seasons before retiring at the end of the 2001-02 seasons.
Throughout his 17-year NHL career, Gary Suter played in 1,145 games, finished with 845 points and was a member of the U.S. silver medal winning team at the 2002 Salt Lake City Winter Olympics.
On Defense with Gary Suter (890 words)
Suter, who’s in his 13th NHL season, says without hesitation that winning a tournament of this magnitude was more of a thrill than being a part of the Stanley Cup champion Calgary Flames in 1988-89.
Suter, a native of Madison, WI who played his collegiate hockey at the University of Wisconsin, is a veteran of international competition.
Suter possesses a blistering shot from the point that is deadly accurate.
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