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ERIK GUSTAFSSON RUMORS

Gustafsson decides to leave Flyers for KHL

By David Strehle (@DStrehleTFP) First reported early Friday morning by Sports.ru’s Igor Eronko, Philadelphia Flyers RFA Erik Gustafsson has inked a deal with Avantgard Omsk of the KHL. Though the report was confirmed by a pair of Swedish newspapers, it was not completely clear for hours as to whether or not Gustafsson would actually be leaving for Russia. The Flyers issued a statement...
Via The Hockey Guys
May 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Gustafsson to the KHL

Image courtesy of Amy Irvin According to Igor Eronko of the hockey department for Sports.ru, defenseman Erik Gustafsson has signed a deal with the KHL team Avangard Omsk. It is just speculation at the moment, but it sounds as though Gustafsson has played his last game as a Flyer. Gustafsson is an undrafted 25-year-old d-man that attended Northern Michigan University before becoming...
Via Flyerdelphia
May 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Around the Net May 16, 2014: Gus goes to KHL: Pens fire Ray Shero

Welcome to Around the Net, a weekly look through linkage at the Philadelphia Flyers and other news from around the NHL. We look at the Flyers losing a defenseman, a firing in the Metro division and  Stanley Cup playoff news. Gus to KHL Defenseman Erik Gustafsson has reportedly signed a deal with Avangard Omsk:[BroadStreetHockey-Kurt R.] [Philly.com-Frank Seravalli] [Hockeybuzz...
Via Flyerdelphia
May 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Flyers' Gustafsson ready to return, but are Flyers ready for him?

Philadelphia Flyers' defenseman Erik Gustafsson feels that he is ready to return to the lineup after missing the last eight games with a sprained knee - but there's a problem.The Flyers are on a roll, winning seven of those eight matches, including steaks of four and their current streak of three straight, their only loss a hard-fought loss at Colorado last Thursday - and as...
Via Sports Injury Alert
January 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Flyers Trade Targets: Under-the-Radar Defensemen

The Flyers biggest need is painfully obvious: mobility at the blue line.  While Braydon Coburn and Erik Gustafsson are good skaters, the rest of the Flyers defense corps consists of guys who are older (Timonen), slower (Schenn, Meszaros, Grossmann), or both old and slow (Hal Gill).  In a perfect world, the Flyers would be able […]The post Flyers Trade Targets: Under-the-Radar...
Via Sons of the Spectrum
January 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Flyers Gustafsson out 2 weeks

Philadelphia Flyers Erik Gustafsson will be out for approximately two weeks after spraining his left knee on Saturday during their 6-3 loss to the Columbus Blue Jackets. On Saturday night before suffering from the knee sprain in the third period, he played nineteen shifts averaging just under twelve minutes of ice time. So far this season Gustafsson has played twenty games for...
Via Sports Injury Alert
December 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Gustafsson out 2 weeks with knee sprain

Erik Gustafsson scored his second goal of the season on Thursday in the Flyers comeback win against the Columbus Blue Jackets. (Photo Courtesy of Yahoo Sports Canada)   The 6-3 loss for the Philadelphia Flyers against the Columbus Blue Jackets on Saturday didn't come without a further loss. On Thursday night, Erik Gustafsson played an integral part to the Flyers third-period...
Via Flyerdelphia
December 22, 2013  |  Discuss
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