Suter leads the NHL in average ice time at 29:29 and is fifth in scoring for the Wild with 25 points in 44 games this season. He was hurt against the Edmonton Oilers on Tuesday, but finished that game and played against the Calgary Flames on Thursday, finishing the game well below his usual ice time at 23:39.
Nabokov, 39, has played for the San Jose Sharks, New York Islanders and Lightning during his 14 NHL seasons. His 353 wins and 697 games are second among active goaltenders, but he's 3-6-2 with a 3.14 goals-against average and .882 save percentage in 11 games (nine starts) for Tampa Bay this season.
Nabokov signed a one-year contract July 1 with the Lightning.
Shattenkirk took three shifts in the first period before leaving for the locker room with 15:27 remaining after colliding with Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin as he attempted to impede a Washington scoring chance.
Shattenkirk has eight goals and 40 points for St. Louis this season. He represented the Blues at the 2015 Honda NHL All-Star Game.
Alex Ovechkin has reached the point in his career when comparisons and context on a generational level can give way to a much bigger range of time.
The Washington Capitals forward scored his 30th goal the season in the first period Sunday against the St. Louis Blues. It is the 10th time in his 10 seasons that Ovechkin has reached 30 goals.
He became the fifth player in the history of the NHL have accomplished that, joining Mike Bossy, Wayne Gretzky, Jari Kurri and Mike Gartner. It is a feat of ability, consistency, durability and longevity. It is also an accomplishment buttresses the case for Ovechkin in any discussion about the greatest goal-scorers of all time.