ERIK GUSTAFSSON RUMORS

Timonen not with Flyers; Gustafsson to fill in

When was the last time Erik Gustafsson played in a game for the Flyers? The answer: Feb. 27 – after the Olympic break – as the Flyers awaited Kimmo Timonen’s return from Sochi. That was 14 games ago. It now appears the 25-year-old defenseman will again replace Timonen on Tuesday night in St. Louis when the Flyers face the Blues. Timonen, who was struck by a puck on the chin...
Via Pro Sports Daily
15 days ago  |  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...
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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

Flyers’ Gustafsson out two weeks with knee sprain

Another day, another Philadelphia Flyers defenseman headed out of the lineup. The team announced defenseman Erik Gustafsson would miss the next two weeks with a knee sprain. GM Paul Holmgren said he was hurt in the third period of their 6-3 loss at Columbus on Saturday. Gustafsson has two goals and five assists this season in 20 games and has averaged nearly 17 minutes of ice time per game.
Via Pro Sports Daily
December 22, 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

Bill Meltzer: Meltzer's Musings: Gustafsson Stands Out, Bryz vs. USA, Canada vs. Norway

Gustafsson Starring for Sweden at Worlds The selection of Flyers defenseman Erik Gustafsson for Sweden's World Championship team came as a surprise to some in his native country. The 24-year-old, who has dressed in 60 NHL games and had no previous national team experience at either the junior or senior levels, has thus far rewarded the faith shown in him by SIF (the Swedish...
Via HockeyBuzz
May 07, 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...
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March 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Bill Meltzer: Meltzer's Musings: Gustafsson, Two on Waivers, Harry Z

The Flyers got some good news yesterday on the injury front regarding Erik Gustafsson. The young defenseman, who has had tough luck with injuries during his pro career, does not appear likely to miss significant time after being forced to leave Wednesday's 4-1 win over Washington. Early in the second period, Gustafsson suffered a deep bruise on his left shin after his shin...
Via HockeyBuzz
March 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Bill Meltzer: Meltzer's Musings: Gustafsson, Willcox

As things stand right now, the Flyers are likely to enter the 2012-13 season with eight defensemen on their NHL roster. The question is whether Erik Gustafsson will be one of them. This topic was the subject of some debate the other day among media members attending the prospect development camp in Voorhees. On the one hand, Gustafsson is the best puck-moving option in the farm...
Via HockeyBuzz
July 13, 2012  |  Discuss
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