Dec 302010
Flyers rookie Erik Gustafsson

Flyers rookie Erik Gustafsson, #27

December 30 Camden Courier-Post:

“The Philadelphia Flyers announced today that they have recalled 5-10, 180-pound defenseman Erik Gustafsson from their American Hockey League affiliate, the Adirondack Phantoms, on emergency conditions, according to general manager Paul Holmgren. It is the first NHL call-up for Gustafsson, who will be available for tomorrow’s game against the Los Angeles Kings and will wear number 27.

Gustafsson, 22 (12-15-88), was signed by the Flyers as a free agent on March 3, 2010. He currently leads both the Phantoms and all American Hockey League defensemen in scoring, having posted four goals and 22 assists for 26 points in 33 games. He is tied for second among all AHL rookies in overall scoring, and his 22 assists lead all AHL rookies and rank seventh overall in the AHL. Fourteen of his assists have come on the power play, which ranks him fourth in the AHL in that category.”

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