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Clint Joseph “C.J.” Suess

Born:March 17, 1994Draft:2014 Jets, 129th Overall
Hometown:Forest Lake, MN, USAPosition:LW
Known For:“C.J.”Shoots:Left
National Team:USACurrent Team:Winnipeg Jets

Clint Joseph “C.J.” Suess (né Franklin; March 17, 1994) is an American professional ice hockey forward currently playing for and serving as an alternate captain of the Manitoba Moose in the American Hockey League (AHL) as a prospect for the Winnipeg Jets of the National Hockey League (NHL). Prior to playing professionally, Suess played college hockey for the Minnesota State Mavericks at Minnesota State University, Mankato. At the time of his graduation, his 127 career points were tied for fifth on the school’s career scoring list during the NCAA Division I era. He also represented Team USA in the 2013 World Junior A Challenge, helping them win a gold medal.

C.J. Suess Manitoba Moose
C.J. Suess, Manitoba Moose (Jenae Anderson / The Hockey Writers)

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  • 2013-14 USHL All-Star Game
  • 2013-14 World Junior A Challenge Gold Medal
  • 2014-15 NCAA (WCHA) All-Rookie Team
  • 2014-15 NCAA (WCHA) Champion
  • 2016-17 NCAA (WCHA) Second All-Star Team
  • 2017-18 NCAA (WCHA) First All-Star Team
  • 2017-18 NCAA (WCHA) Player of the Year
  • 2017-18 NCAA (WCHA) Regular Season Champion
  • 2017-18 NCAA (WCHA) Scoring Champion (36)
  • 2017-18 NCAA (West) First All-American Team
  • 2017-18 NCAA Top Collegiate Player (Hobey Baker Award) Finalist
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