Bob Suter

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Bob Suter
Born (1957-05-16)May 16, 1957
Madison, Wisconsin, USA
Died September 9, 2014(2014-09-09) (aged 57)
Middleton, Wisconsin, USA
Height 5 ft 9 in (175 cm)
Weight 179 lb (81 kg; 12 st 11 lb)
Position Defenseman
Shot Left
National team  United States
Playing career 1978–1982

Robert Allen Suter (May 16, 1957 – September 9, 2014) was an American ice hockey player. He was a former ice hockey defenseman. He was a member of the Miracle on Ice 1980 U.S. Olympic hockey team won the gold medal.

He was the brother of former National Hockey League (NHL) player Gary Suter and father of current NHL player Ryan Suter and Garrett Suter who plays for the University of Wisconsin–Stevens Point in the Northern Collegiate Hockey Association. His nephew Jeremy Dehner is currently playing for KHL team Jokerit.

Suter died on September 9, 2014, of a heart attack suffered at Capitol Ice Arena, aged 57.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Member of 1980 U.S. Olympic hockey team, Madison's Bob Suter, passes away". Fox Sports.com. Retrieved September 10, 2014.