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Gary Suter

Gary Suter  #20

Defenseman
NUMBER: 20 BIRTHDATE: June 24, 1964
HEIGHT: 6' 0" BIRTHPLACE: Madison, WI, United States
WEIGHT: 205 DRAFTED: CGY / 1984 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 9th   (180th overall)
AwardsSeasons
Calder Memorial Trophy 1985-1986
NHL All-Rookie Team (1986) Calder Memorial Trophy (1986) NHL Second All-Star Team (1988) Played in NHL All-Star Game (1986, 1988, 1989, 1991) Traded to Hartford by Calgary with Paul Ranheim and Ted Drury for James Patrick, Zarley Zalapski and Michael Nylander, March 10, 1994. Traded to Chicago by Hartford with Randy Cunneyworth and Hartford's 3rd round choice (later traded to Vancouver Vancouver selected Larry Courville) in 1995 Entry Draft for Frantisek Kucera and Jocelyn Lemieux, March 11, 1994. Traded to San Jose by Chicago for San Jose's 9th round choice (Andrei Yershov) in 1998 Entry Draft, June 27, 1998. Missed majority of 1998-99 due to tricep muscle injury vs. Dallas, October 24, 1998. Officially announced his retirement, September 10, 2002.
Quote of the Day

He is, in my opinion, one of the best defensemen in the NHL and continuing to grow. I think his game, from an offensive standpoint, he continues to drive our offense... I think there's still tremendous upside for Oliver.

— Coyotes GM Don Maloney on defenseman Oliver Ekman-Larsson