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Shayne Gostisbehere | Defenseman | #53

Team: Philadelphia Flyers
Age / DOB:  (22) / 4/20/1993
Ht / Wt:  5'11' / 186
College: Union College
Drafted: 2012 / Rd. 3 (78) / PHI

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Shayne Gostisbehere picked up an assist in a 4-1 loss to the Anaheim Ducks.
The 22-year-old picked up the secondary assist on a Wayne Simmonds power play tally with just six minutes to play in regulation. In doing so, Gostisbehere ruined Frederik Andersen's shutout bid and stretched his point streak to nine games. The rookie sensation continues to turn heads in his rookie season, now counting nine goals and 28 points in 34 games. Feb 9 - 11:18 PM

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Shayne Gostisbehere's current seven-game point streak is the longest ever in the Flyers' history by a rookie defenseman, per the Elias Sports Bureau.

Gostisbehere also holds the second longest point streak of any Flyers rookie in history, behind forward Mikael Renberg's 10-game stretch during the 1993-94 campaign. Gostisbehere has nine goals and 26 points in 32 contests in 2015-16.
Feb 7 - 6:07 AM

Shayne Gostisbehere recorded a goal and an assist in a 3-2 shootout loss to the Rangers on Saturday.

He now was 10 points in his last seven games. He was cut after a rough training camp with the Flyers but hasn't looked back since being recalled from the minors in November. He has turned into one of the best fantasy assets this season and will likely be on many championship winning teams.
Feb 6 - 4:10 PM

Shayne Gostisbehere leads all rookie defensemen in goals and points.

The amazing thing is that Gostisbehere was called up in mid-November, missing the first six weeks of the season. He has eight goals and 22 points and should be considered in Calder talk. Gostisbehere is third in the NHL among rookies in points per game, trailing only Connor McDavid and Artemi Panarin. He is a must own and keep in pools.
Jan 31 - 10:17 AM

Shayne Gostisbehere registered two assists in a 4-3 overtime win versus Washington Wednesday night.

Gostisbehere is on a four-game point streak. He has eight goals and 22 points in 29 contests.
Jan 28 - 11:15 AM

Shayne Gostisbehere is forcing his way into the Calder Trophy conversation.

Gostisbehere has eight goals and 19 points despite having played in just 27 games. He's already tied for the scoring lead among rookie defensemen and at this rate he could run away with that race. He's got significant competition for the Calder Trophy though, including forward Artemi Panarin (45 points in 51 games) and goalie Connor Hellebuyck (2.06 GAA, .930 save percentage in 20 contests).
Jan 23 - 5:57 AM

Shayne Gostisbehere scored his eighth goal of the season in a 3-2 loss to the Toronto Maple Leafs.

"Ghost" intercepted a pass in his own end in the third period and flew up the ice, leading a two-on-one odd man rush and firing the puck in between James Reimer's legs. The goal was a big one as it tied the game at 2-2. The 22-year-old now totals eight goals and 17 points in 26 games this season. It was Gostisbehere's first point in three games since returning from a lower-body-injury.
Jan 19 - 11:15 PM

Shayne Gostisbehere (lower body) will return to action Saturday.

Gostisbehere was believed to have a groin injury. He will quarterback the first power play, putting Mark Streit back down to the second power play. Gostisbehere is 100 percent and has seven goals and 16 points in 23 games. That's very good for a rookie defenseman and he should get some consideration for the Calder Trophy if he is able to keep it up.
Jan 16 - 8:49 AM

Shayne Gostisbehere (lower body) will make his return on Saturday.

Gostisbehere was sidelined for two straight games. He has seven goals and 16 points in 23 contests in 2015-16.
Jan 14 - 4:18 PM

Shayne Gostisbehere (lower body) took part in the morning skate, but will miss his second straight game Wednesday night.

He could be back in the lineup on Saturday against the New York Rangers. The rookie defender is listed as day-to-day with a lower-body injury.
Jan 13 - 6:22 PM

Shayne Gostisbehere (lower body) won't play Wednesday, but he did skate on Tuesday.

He rotated in on defense during the session after skating with assistant coach Ian Laperriere beforehand. Gostisbehere is still listed as day-to-day with a lower-body injury.
Jan 12 - 3:24 PM

Shayne Gostisbehere (lower body) skated on Monday for the first time since he got hurt last Thursday.

He was on the ice for about 20 minutes with assistant coach Ian Laperriere before practice and took some shots on the Flyers' netminders later. Gostisbehere didn't suffer any ill effects, but he isn't sure if he'll be ready to play on Wednesday.
Jan 11 - 4:36 PM

Shayne Gostisbehere is day-to-day after suffering a lower-body injury in Thursday's game against Minnesota.

Gostisbehere won't play in Saturday's game against the Islanders, but the injury isn't as serious as some expected it to be. The 22-year-old has been solid since being recalled from the minors earlier this season. He has seven goals and 16 points in just 23 games in '15-16.
Jan 9 - 12:37 PM

Shayne Gostisbehere's lower-body injury will keep him out of Saturday's game.

Gostisbehere left Thursday's contest due to the ailment. The Flyers will make another update regarding his condition on Saturday, so we might get more details about the severity or nature of the issue in the near future.
Jan 8 - 2:36 PM

Shayne Gostisbehere left Thursday's match with Minnesota due to a lower body injury.

Gostisbehere logged just 10 shifts and 7:31 of work before departing with just a block to his credit. No word yet on the location or severity of his injury but we'll keep you posted.
Jan 7 - 10:28 PM

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C1Claude Giroux
2Sean Couturier
3Scott Laughton
4Jordan Weal
5Nick Cousins
LW1Matt Read
2Brayden Schenn
3Michael Raffl
4R.J. Umberger
5Chris VandeVelde
RW1Jakub Voracek
2Wayne Simmonds
3Pierre-Edouard Bellemare
4Sam Gagner
5Ryan White
D1Mark Streit
2Michael Del Zotto
3Nick Schultz
4Evgeny Medvedev
5Radko Gudas
6Shayne Gostisbehere
7Brandon Manning
G1Steve Mason
2Michal Neuvirth
3Anthony Stolarz