Derek Gustafson

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Derek Gustafson
Born (1979-06-21) June 21, 1979 (age 38)
Gresham, OR, USA
Height 5 ft 11 in (180 cm)
Weight 185 lb (84 kg; 13 st 3 lb)
Position Goaltender
Caught Left
Played for Minnesota Wild
NHL Draft Undrafted
Playing career 2000–2008

Derek Gustafson (born June 21, 1979 in Gresham, Oregon) is a retired American professional ice hockey goaltender.

Playing career[edit]

Prior to beginning his professional career, Gustafson was a goaltender for the St. Lawrence University Skating Saints during the 1999-2000 season. This was the third best season in Skating Saints history, and, with Gustafson as the starting goaltender, the team finished at the top of the ECACHL regular season standings, won the ECACHL tournament, and advanced to the NCAA Division I semifinals after defeating Boston University 3-2 in quadruple overtime. This game is the longest game played in the history of the NCAA tournament and is the third longest Men's Division I game. Gustafson and BU netminder, Rick DiPietro both hold the record for most saves in a game.[1]

Awards and honors[edit]

Award Year
All-ECAC Hockey Rookie Team 1999–00
All-ECAC Hockey Second Team 1999–00
ECAC Hockey All-Tournament Team 2000

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Men's Hockey". St. Lawrence University. Retrieved 2008-02-06. 

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Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Brandon Dietrich
ECAC Hockey Rookie of the Year
1999–00
Succeeded by
Rob McFeeters
Preceded by
Willie Mitchell
ECAC Hockey Most Outstanding Player in Tournament
2000
Succeeded by
Jeremy Symington