Suter dies of a massive heart attack at the ice rink he owns in Middleton, WI. Suter is the first member of the gold medal winning team to pass away. USA Hockey statement:
Bob Suter will always be remembered for his role as a member of the 1980 Miracle on Ice Team that captivated our country and whose impact is impossible to measure. His legacy, however, is far beyond that as he dedicated his life to advancing hockey and helping young people achieve their dreams. Bob’s positive impact on our sport will be felt for generations to come. Our thoughts and prayers are with the Suter family at this difficult time.