Suter agrees to three-year, $3 million deal
MADISON, Wis. -- University of Wisconsin sophomore defenseman Ryan Suter agreed to terms of a three-year contract with the Nashville Predators on Wednesday.
Suter, the seventh overall pick in the 2003 draft, agreed to terms of a deal worth about $3 million. He will forego his remaining three years of eligibility.
"I'm pretty honored and look forward to the next step," the 19-year-old nephew of former NHL player Gary Suter said.
Predators spokesman Ken Anderson said he expects Suter to sign the deal Thursday. He declined further comment.
Suter had three goals and 16 assists in 39 games with Wisconsin, and was a third-team all-Western Collegiate Hockey Association selection.
Copyright 2004 by The Associated Press
MORE NHL HEADLINES
- Penguins' Neal diagnosed with concussion
- Backstrom to get silver medal despite drug test
- Blue Jackets activate Tyutin, reassign Goloubef
- Stars 'happy' Peverley able to visit practice
MOST SENT STORIES ON ESPN.COM
- Trademark Games Nashville Predators 16'' Tiffany Lamp