Gary Suter
Position Defense
Shoots Left
6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
205 lb (93 kg)
Teams Calgary Flames
Chicago Blackhawks
San Jose Sharks
Nationality Flag of the United States American
Born June 24 1964 (1964-06-24) (age 56),
Madison, WI, US
NHL Draft 180th overall, 1984
Calgary Flames
Pro Career 19852002

Gary Suter (born June 24, 1964 in Madison, Wisconsin) is a retired American professional ice hockey defenceman. He played his junior hockey for the Dubuque Fighting Saints and then moved on to the University of Wisconsin. Gary was drafted by the Calgary Flames in round 9 (#180 overall) in the 1984 NHL Entry 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. Suter also played for the Chicago Blackhawks and the San Jose Sharks. He is currently the head coach for the Madison Capitals AAA hockey club, coaching their U18 Midgets squad.

Career statistics Edit

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1981–82Dubuque Fighting SaintsUSHL1834732
1982–83Dubuque Fighting SaintsUSHL4193039112
1983–84University of WisconsinNCAA354182232-----
1984–85University of WisconsinNCAA39123951110-----
1985–86Calgary FlamesNHL801850681411028108
1986–87Calgary FlamesNHL689404970603310
1987–88Calgary FlamesNHL75217091124919106
1988–89Calgary FlamesNHL6313496278503310
1989–90Calgary FlamesNHL7616607697601114
1990–91Calgary FlamesNHL79125870102716712
1991–92Calgary FlamesNHL70124355128-----
1992–93Calgary FlamesNHL8123588111262358
1993–94Calgary FlamesNHL25491320-----
1994–95Chicago BlackhawksNHL48102737421225710
1995–96Chicago BlackhawksNHL8220476780103368
1996–97Chicago BlackhawksNHL82721287061458
1997–98Chicago BlackhawksNHL7314284274-----
1998–99San Jose SharksNHL10000-----
1999–00San Jose SharksNHL7662834521225712
2000–01San Jose SharksNHL681024348410000
2001–02San Jose SharksNHL826273357120448
NHL totals 1145 203 642 845 1349 108 17 56 73 120

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