Found July 04, 2012 on Fox Sports Tennessee:
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The Nashville Predators have lost All-Star defenseman Ryan Suter to a fellow Western Conference team, as the 27-year-old reportedly has agreed to a 13-year, 98-million contract with the Minnesota Wild, owned by the man who once ushered the Predators into the NHL in 1998, Craig Leipold. The Minneapolis Star-Tribune first reported the news, which was confirmed by multiple other outlets. Suter, a native of Wisconsin whose wife is from Minnesota and would enjoy the low-key sensibilities of playing in the so-called "State of Hockey," reportedly will join former New Jersey left wing and captain Zach Parise, a Minnesota native, in the Twin Cities. The Wild's official Twitter address confirmed the news at about 11:40 Central Time. ESPN.com reported that Parise and Suter agreed to the identical deals, which will carry 7.5-million cap hits. Predators general manager David Poile said in a conference call that he learned the news from Suter. Poile said he told Suter, "I d...
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