Found July 05, 2012 on
By now, you have already heard that the Nashville Predators lost top defenseman Ryan Suter to the Minnesota Wild, as the prize free agent took his talents to the Minnesota Wild, along with Zach Parise. The Preds were hopeful that they could hang onto Suter, but once it became clear that he and Parise were most likely a package deal, Nashville quickly fell out of the race.
That leaves the Predators with a big enough hole going forward, but could they be getting ready to face another large gap on the blue line shortly?
Captain Shea Weber was obviously hoping that the Predators would be able to retain the services of Suter, as the two made up one of the more formidable back lines in the National Hockey League. But with Suter departing for greener pastures – both literally and figuratively – Weber must be thinking what the future holds for him in Nashville.
And whether or not his true future is even going to be as a member of the Predators.
While Weber never wanted to think...
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No decision will come from Ryan Suter today...
Independence Day is a time for celebrating the United States with BBQ and family. Nashville’s prized unrestricted free agent, Ryan Suter, made a statement of just how important family is when he announced that he had signed a 13-year deal with the Minnesota Wild on Wednesday. Suter said goodbye to the Predators after 9 years in the organization.
Nashville’s General Manager David...
The Minnesota Wild have agreed to terms with top free agents Zach Parise and Ryan Suter.
Parise leaves the New Jersey Devils, while Suter leaves the Nashville Predators to join the Wild.
Each player agreed to a 13-year contract, the team said Wednesday. Terms were not immediately announced.
Parise spent seven seasons with the Devils, helping them reach the Stanley Cup finals this...
Zach Parise and Ryan Suter may have finally signed on Wednesday, but that doesn't mean free agency is over. On contrary, those signings should mean even more activity is on the way, as the teams that lost out on the top two players on the market will now be scrambling to salvage something from the next tier of free agents. That won't be easy though, as those pickings are...
CBC's Elliotte Friedman and Section 303's Jeremy Gover join us to discuss the departure of Ryan Suter and what it means for Shea Weber...
The class of the 2012 free agent class is Zach Parise and Ryan Suter. They are both all star capable players who are young enough to remain in their primes. Teams have been chasing them since free agency opened up on Sunday. Today we learn they are both headed to Minnesota. Both players signed 13 year deals worth a total of $98 million. This gives them a salary cap hit...
The Minnesota Wild has had a very productive Fourth of July to say the least.
The Wild has agreed to terms with two of the top free agents in this year's NHL free agent pool. Former New Jersey Devils winger Zach Parise and former Nashville Predators defenseman Ryan Suter both agreed to sign 13 year, $98 million contracts.
Parise, a Minnesota native, spurned the Devils among...
Wednesday was a very frustrating day for Wings fans all over as it was announced that the Minnesota Wild of all teams made the biggest free agent splash by winning the Zach Parise/Ryan Suter sweepstakes.
The Wild, who have pretty much been the definition of mediocre in the National Hockey League broke the bank by signing both players to 13 year contracts worth $98 million dollars...
Matt Carle is a nice Dman.
Is he 6 years and $5.5 million "nice"?
Thanks to Ryan Suter signing for a king's ransom, the value for puck moving D has been blown through the roof.
Anything Matt Carle can do, Andrej Sekera can do better.
Thats why 've been advocating that Buffalo ship out Reggie for a scorer. ASAP!
ST. PAUL, Minn. The Minnesota Wild have won the free-agent sweepstakes.
On a franchise-altering day, several media outlets have confirmed the story first reported by Michael Russo of the Star Tribune in Minneapolis, that forward Zach Parise and defenseman Ryan Suter have each agreed to terms on 13-year contracts with Minnesota, ending the four-day long wait on the two biggest free...
The Minnesota Wild were hoping they could land just one of the top two free agents on the market this season, with many believing that they had a real solid shot at winger Zach Parise, since he is from Minneapolis. They also took a stab at landing defensemen Ryan Suter, but opinions weren’t as strong [...]
Not only did the Detroit Red Wings visit with UFA defenseman Ryan Suter today, so did the Minnesota Wild.
The Malik Report has been on this story for about the last 4 hours and has all the details.
For his sake, I hope the travel is complete.
The NHL's free agent frenzy has rolled on as usual this summer. Some 78 new contracts had been handed out in the first three days since the signing period began on July 1, and the biggest deals have not even gone down with Zach Parise and Ryan Suter still weighing multiple offers higher than the GNPs of some small countries. On the surface, it's business as usual in the NHL...