Ryan Suter D MIN 20 Days

Suter registered a power-play goal and an assist in Monday's 5-3 win over the Canucks.Suter has been finding his way back onto the scoresheet with more regularity lately. With 28 points in 48 contests he's on pace for a career-high and could reach the 50-point mark with a strong final push to end the season. The goal was just his second of the season, and the first since the opening game of the year, but his assists keep him as a decent point-scoring option on the blueline.

Ryan Suter D MIN 28 Days

Suter (lower body) had an assist and was plus-1 in 27:55 of ice time in Sunday's win over Vancouver. "We were going to give it a break. But I felt better," Suter told the Minneapolis Star Tribune. "Yesterday when I went to sleep, I didn't think I was going to play. This morning I woke up and it felt good."

The Wild were considering giving him a rest not worsen the injury, but apparently that is no longer a concern. Suter has turned around his season after a six-week slump as he has three assists and is plus-4 in his last four games.

Ryan Suter D MIN 29 Days

Suter(lower body) was part of line rushes alongside Jonas Brodin, indicating he will likely play against the Canucks, Michael Russo of the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.

Suter was initially expected to miss Sunday's contest, ending a long streak of consecutive starts, but it appears he will give it a go Sunday. Unless he receives another update indicating he's out, consider him good to go Sunday.

Ryan Suter D MIN 29 Days

Suter (lower body) is expected to attempt warmups before Sunday's game before determining his official status for the game, Michael Russo of the Minneapolis Tribune reports.

The news gives owners some hope that Suter could be in the lineup, as he was reportedly expected to miss the contest. He should receive an update with an official status closer to the opening faceoff.

Ryan Suter D MIN 29 Days

Coach Mike Yeo indicated that Suter (lower body) isn't certain to play Sunday against the Canucks, Chad Graff of the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports.

The injury had previously put Suter's status in question for Thursday's game against the Flames, but he ended up suiting up, though he saw his a nearly six-minute reduction in ice time from his usual average. Yeo said the team would revisit Suter's condition Sunday morning before a decision on his availability is made.

Ryan Suter D MIN 1 Month

Coach Mike Yeo confirmed Suter (lower body) would play Thursday against the Flames, Michael Russo of the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.

The injury prevented Suter from taking part in Wednesday's practice, but he was back on the ice for Thursday's morning skate to verify his availability for the game. Suter has seen his offensive contributions tail off a bit this season, particularly as a goal scorer, but he still paces the NHL with an average of 29:37 TOI per game.

Ryan Suter D MIN 1 Month

Suter didn't participate practice Wednesday due to "a little discomfort," head coach Mike Yeo told the St. Paul Pioneer Press.

Suter was limping after Tuesday's game, but the injury wasn't though to be serious. He is expecte to play Thursday against Calgary.

Ryan Suter D MIN 1 Month

Suter assisted on Mikko Koivu's power-play goal and Thomas Vanek's even-strength tally Tuesday in a shootout loss to Detroit. He finished plus-2 with one shot on goal.

Goals are still hard to come by for Suter, who remains stuck on one for the year, but he does have three assists in the last three games on the heels of a nine-game stretch without a point. The nice plus-minus was good to see, too, as he'd gone a stunningly awful minus-12 over the prior seven games.

Ryan Suter D MIN 1 Month

Suter had four shots on goal, but was a minus-2, in Monday's loss to Columbus. He had missed the prior two games due to a suspension.

Suter had 30:11 of ice time as he continues to lead the NHL in average ice time. At least the two-game suspension gave him some rest.

Ryan Suter D MIN 2 Months

Suter has been suspended for two games for elbowing Pittsburgh's Steve Downie on Tuesday, the Wild's official site reports.

As a result, Suter will sit out Thursday's game at Buffalo and Saturday's home contest against Arizona. He'll be eligible to return to action on Jan. 19, against Columbus. With Suter -- who has 23 points in 40 games to date --currently suspended and Justin Falk injured, the Wild have recalled fellow blueliner Matt Dumba from AHL Iowa.