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ERIK GUSTAFSSON RUMORS

Gustafsson bolts Flyers for Russia

WITHOUT AS much as a phone call, Flyers defenseman Erik Gustafsson bolted for Russia. For Gustafsson, the writing apparently was on the wall. In addition to acquiring Andrew MacDonald last season before the trade deadline, coach Craig Berube decided to use 39-year-old Hal Gill over him for Game 5 against the Rangers, with Nick Grossmann out. Yesterday, while skating for Sweden...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 17, 2014  |  Discuss

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...
Via Sports Injury Alert
January 10, 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

Flyers Re-Sign D Erik Gustafsson

(Photo: USA Today) According to Flyers insider Anthony SanFilippo, the Philadelphia Flyers have re-signed defenseman Erik Gustafsson to a 1-year deal worth $1 million. Gustafsson, 24, was signed by the Flyers to a 3-year, entry level contract in 2010 after being undrafted. He has played 60 games in the National Hockey League, scoring four goals [...]
Via The Orange Update
July 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Gustafsson, Sweden Take Gold at World Championships

Categories: BREAKING NEWS Flyers News NHLTags: Cal HeeterErik GustafssonOliver LauridsenTeam SwedenClaude Giroux, Wayne Simmonds, Matt Read and Luke Schenn were four of the marquis players from the Philadelphia Flyers that participated in the 2013 IIHF World Championship. As members of Team Canada, none of them returned home with any hardware. It was defenseman Erik Gustafsson...
Via GCobb.com
May 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Flyers Make Minor Moves- Trade Coming?

Categories: BREAKING NEWS Flyers News NHLTags: Adirondack PhantomsErik GustafssonMatt FordThe Philadelphia Flyers announced this afternoon that they have made two minor moves in the organization. Defenseman Erik Gustafsson has been loaned to the Adirondack Phantoms while forward Matt Ford has been traded to the Columbus Blue Jackets for “future considerations.” Now that...
Via GCobb.com
March 12, 2013  |  Discuss
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