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Minnesota Wild prospect profile: Johan Gustafsson (video)

If you’re looking for the biggest issue with the Minnesota Wild in the near future, look no further than goaltending. After a carousel of netminders occupied the Wild’s crease last season, the team is trying to find stability for years down the road. While Darcy Kuemper showed his own flashes of greatness at the end of last season, Johan Gustafsson is quietly waiting in the...
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July 29, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Iowa wild goalie gets puck stuck in goalie mask

Iowa Wild goalie Johan Gustafsson  had a freak incident happen when a puck got stuck in one of the eye holes in his mask. This is exactly why cat eyes are banned at some of the lower levels of hockey, though something like this is very rare. [@cjzero] The post Iowa Wild Goalie Gets Puck Stuck in Goalie Mask appeared first on Diehardsport.
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March 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Wild: No. 3 goalie Johan Gustafsson returned to Iowa

The Wild sent goalie Johan Gustafsson back to the AHL Iowa Wild on Sunday morning, a sign that Josh Harding is healthy enough to dress in the Wild's Monday night game against Chicago. Gustafsson was called up Friday after Harding was injured in the team's Thursday night game, and Gustafsson was the backup Saturday night while Harding was out with a lower body injury. Gustafsson...
Via Pro Sports Daily
October 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Wild call up Gustafsson as back up

The Minnesota Wild have recalled goalie Johan Gustafsson from the AHL, after a lower-body injury that forced Josh Harding out of the last game after two periods. Gustafsson was 2-0 with a 1.99 goals against average in three games this season for the Iowa Wild. The sixth-round pick in the 2010 draft played in his native Sweden last season and has not appeared in an NHL game. He&...
Via AP on Fox
October 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Wild call up Gustafsson to back up Backstrom

The Minnesota Wild have recalled goalie Johan Gustafsson from the AHL, after a lower-body injury that forced Josh Harding out of the last game after two periods. Gustafsson was 2-0 with a 1.99 goals against average in three games this season for the Iowa Wild. The sixth-round pick in the 2010 draft played in his native Sweden last season and has not appeared in an NHL game. He&...
Via AP on Fox
October 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Wild call up goalie Johan Gustafsson from Iowa

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- One day after goalie Josh Harding suffered an injury, the Minnesota Wild recalled Johan Gustafsson from the Iowa Wild of the AHL as insurance in net. Harding exited Thursdays 3-1 win over Carolina after two periods with what was classified only as a lower body injury. Harding appeared to suffer the injury with about six minutes remaining in the second period but...
Via Fox Sports North
October 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Johan Gustaffson set to make jump from Sweden

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Since being selected in the sixth round of the 2010 NHL Draft, goaltender Johan Gustafsson has been out of the spotlight for Minnesota Wild fans while remaining in his native Sweden to play professional hockey.Gustafsson had waited to make his move to North America. Meanwhile, Matt Hackett and then Darcy Kuemper have held the coveted position of being Minnesota...
Via Fox Sports North
July 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Wild beat deadline on signing goaltending propsect

The Minnesota Wild agreed to a contract with goaltender Johan Gustafsson on Friday, the last day before he would have returned to the draft pool. Gustafsson agreed to a three-year, entry-level deal. The sixth-round pick of the 2010 NHL draft was part of Sweden's gold-medal winning team at this year's world junior championship. He had a 1.68 goals-against average while...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Wild sign goaltender Johan Gustafsson

The Minnesota Wild have signed have signed rookie goaltender Johan Gustafsson to a three-year, entry-level contract. The Wild announced the signing on Thursday, giving them five picks from the 2010 draft under contract. The 20-year-old Gustafsson had a 1.68 goals-against average and a .932 save percentage in the Swedish Elite League this season. He also helped lead Sweden to the...
Via Fox Sports
May 31, 2012  |  Discuss

Wild sign G Gustafsson before deadline

ST. PAUL, Minn. The Minnesota Wild keep adding young talent to their system. Minnesota announced Thursday it has signed goaltender Johan Gustafsson to an entry-level contract just in front of the June 1 deadline to reach a deal with the young Swedish netminder. Drafted in the sixth round of the 2010 draft, Gustafsson had to be signed by June 1 or the team would have lost his rights...
Via Fox Sports North
May 31, 2012  |  Discuss
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