Erik Gustafsson (ice hockey, born 1992)

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For the Philadelphia Flyers player, see Erik Gustafsson (ice hockey, born 1988).
Erik Gustafsson
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Erik Gustafsson in 2013.
Born (1992-03-14) March 14, 1992 (age 23)
Nynäshamn, Sweden
Height 6 ft 0.5 in (184 cm)
Weight 203 lb (92 kg; 14 st 7 lb)
Position Defence
Shoots Left
SEL team Frölunda HC
NHL Draft 93rd overall, 2012
Edmonton Oilers
Playing career 2011–present

Erik Gustafsson (born 14 March 1992) is a Swedish professional ice hockey defenceman. He is currently playing for Frölunda HC in the Swedish Hockey League (SHL). Gustafsson was selected by the Edmonton Oilers in the 4th round (93rd overall) of the 2012 NHL Entry Draft.

Gustafsson began playing hockey in Nynäshamns IF,[1] before moving to Djurgården's youth organisation. Gustafsson represented team Stockholm in the 2008 TV-pucken, a national junior tournament, scoring four assists. He played the 2008–09 season with Djurgården's under-18 team. In the following season, Gustafsson played for both the under-18 team and the J20-team. For the 2010–11 season, Gustafsson had a permanent place in the J20-team which won their division and ended up third in the playoffs. He extended his contract with Djurgården in May 2011, to the 2013–14 season.[2]

He was called to make his Elitserien debut in the league premier against HV71 on 15 September 2011, but did not receive any time on the ice. In his second game, against Brynäs on 27 September 2011, he made his on-ice debut, playing six minutes of the game.[3] Gustafsson scored his first Elitserien goal on 26 December 2011 against Fredrik Norrena of Linköpings HC.[4]

Career statistics[edit]

Regular season and playoffs[edit]

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2009–10 Djurgårdens IF J20 24 0 8 8 26
2010–11 Djurgårdens IF J20 38 2 21 23 104 4 0 1 1 6
2011–12 Djurgårdens IF J20 21 3 11 14 14
2011–12 Djurgårdens IF SEL 41 3 4 7 16 10 0 1 1 6
2012–13 Djurgårdens IF Allsv 49 7 16 23 52 6 1 0 1 30
2013–14 Frölunda HC SHL 50 2 18 20 16
J20 totals 83 5 40 45 144 4 0 1 1 6

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Erik Gustafsson" (PDF). Swedish Ice Hockey Association. Retrieved 29 September 2011. 
  2. ^ "Juniortrio förlänger med DIF" (in Swedish). Djurgårdens IF Hockey. 24 May 2011. Retrieved September 29, 2011. 
  3. ^ "Djurgårdens IF - Brynäs IF - Statistik". hockeyligan.se (in Swedish). Svenska Hockeyligan. 30 September 2011. Retrieved 30 September 2011. 
  4. ^ "Djurgården vann streckmatchen". Svenska Dagbladet (in Swedish). 26 December 2011. Retrieved 12 January 2012. 

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