Johan Gustafsson

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Not to be confused with Jonas Gustavsson.
Johan Gustafsson
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Born (1992-02-28) February 28, 1992 (age 22)
Köping, Sweden
Height 6 ft 2 in (188 cm)
Weight 207 lb (94 kg; 14 st 11 lb)
Position Goaltender
Catches Left
NHL team (P)
Cur. team
Former teams
Minnesota Wild
Iowa Wild (AHL)
Luleå HF
Färjestad BK
National team  Sweden
NHL Draft 159th overall, 2010
Minnesota Wild
Playing career 2009–present

Johan Gustafsson (born 28 February 1992) is a Swedish professional ice hockey goaltender currently playing for the Iowa Wild in the American Hockey League as a prospect for the Minnesota Wild of the National Hockey League (NHL). The Wild signed Gustafsson to a three-year, entry-level contract in May 2012.[1] He was drafted 159th overall by the Minnesota Wild in the 2010 NHL Entry Draft.

Johan played for Västerås HK in the 2010–11 season,[2] with Luleå HF for the next two seasons[3] and has also played 3 SHL games with Färjestad BK.

After an SHL rookie season where Gustafsson had five shutouts in his first 20 games with Luleå he was nominated for the 2011–12 SHL Rookie of the Year award.[4]

International[edit]

Johan Gustafsson
Medal record
Competitor for Sweden Sweden
Men's ice hockey
World Championships
Gold 2013 Sweden/Finland
World Junior Championships
Gold 2012 Calgary
IIHF World U18 Championships
Silver 2010 Minsk

Gustafsson was Sweden's starting goalie in the 2010 IIHF World U18 Championships where the team won the silver medal.

Career statistics[edit]

Regular season[edit]

   
Season Team League GP W L T MIN GA SO GAA SV%
2009–10 Färjestad BK SHL 3 136:14 9 0 3.96 86.8
2009–10 Skåre BK Swe-3 26 2.86 89.4
2010–11 Västerås HK Allsvenskan 26 1510:25 58 2 2.30 91.1
2011–12 Luleå HF SHL 29 1753:35 51 6 1.74 92.9
2012–13 Luleå HF SHL 33 20 13 0 2016:07 57 4 1.70 93.2

Playoffs[edit]

   
Season Team League GP W L T MIN GA SO GAA SV%
2012 Luleå HF SHL 3 178:46 10 0 3.36 88.4
2013 Luleå HF SHL 15 946:10 32 0 2.03 92.5

International statistics[edit]

   
Year Team Comp GP W L T MIN GA SO GAA SV%
2010 Sweden U18 4 3 1 0 238:10 8 0 2.02 91.8
2012 Sweden U20 5 4 0 0 326:51 12 1 2.20 88.8

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://espn.go.com/nhl/story/_/id/7995016/minnesota-wild-sign-goaltender-johan-gustafsson-three-years
  2. ^ "VIK värvar målvakt" (in Swedish). Västerås IK. 2010-05-29. 
  3. ^ "Landslagsmålvakt till Norrbotten" (in Swedish). Luleå Hockey. 2011-04-22. 
  4. ^ "Årets Rookie: Johan Gustafsson kandidat tre". Hockeyligan.se (in Swedish). 20 January 2012. 

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