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Shayne Gostisbehere | Defenseman | #53

Team: Philadelphia Flyers
Age / DOB:  (23) / 4/20/1993
Ht / Wt:  5'11' / 186
College: Union College
Drafted: 2012 / Rd. 3 (78) / PHI

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Shayne Gostisbehere scored his first of the season and chipped in with a couple of assists Saturday.
The goal was the first of the season and now the sophomore defenseman has five points in five games. Gostisbehere was sensational last season as he had 17 goals and 46 points in only 64 games. Look for a 50-plus points season from the blueliner if he can remain healthy. He should already be taken in your pool so hopefully he has landed on your squad. Oct 23 - 9:42 AM

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Shayne Gostisbehere was okay after getting cut by the skate of the Kings Kyle Clifford Friday.

Gostisbehere did not need stitches and returned to action later in the period. He also played Saturday so the Flyers were fortunate that their best offensive defenseman was not injured despite a cut to his right cheek and nose. "I got really lucky it didn't get me too bad," Gostisbehere said. "I'm just thankful it wasn't worse. I'll take this any day over whatever could have happened. God was with me on that one. I thank him for that." He has one assist in two games and was held off the scoresheet Saturday despite seven shots on goal. He is a must start in pools after a 17 goal, 46 point effort in 64 games last season.
Oct 16 - 9:01 AM

Shayne Gostisbehere had a goal and an assist in North America's 3-2 loss to the Czech Republic in their exhibition game Wednesday afternoon.

Auston Matthews accounted for North America's other goal. North America lost this one despite outshooting the Czechs 44-29. Johnny Gaudreau led the charge with six shots on goal and while find the back of the net, he did register an assist. That gives him five points in three pre-tournament contests.
Sep 14 - 6:25 PM

Shayne Gostisbehere will play in the World Cup of Hockey after recovering from hip and abdominal injuries.

The ailments required off-season surgery, but he is ready to take part in the tournament. The 23-year-old defenseman will play for Team North America.
Sep 7 - 11:58 AM

Shayne Gostisbehere (hip/abdomen) anticipates being cleared to skate next week.

Gostisbehere is recovering from the surgery he had on May 17. "I feel good," Gostisbehere said. "It's been about eight weeks now. I feel good. Just getting back to it. I'm going out of town for a week here, but when I get back I can finally get on the ice. It'll be good." His original timetable for recovery was listed as 10-12 weeks. He thinks he'll be ready to play for Team North America in the World Cup.
Jul 13 - 9:40 AM

Shayne Gostisbehere is on Team North America for the World Cup of Hockey.

He was added to the 23-and-under roster of North Americans on Friday for the tournament in September. Gostisbehere should be ready to play after having hip and abdominal surgeries early last week.
May 28 - 1:16 PM

Shayne Gostisbehere underwent "successful" surgery on his right hip and abdominal, according to GM Ron Hextall.

The surgery was performed on Tuesday. Gostisbehere will be back to full health in about 10-12 weeks. The 23-year-old had 17 goals and 46 points in just 64 games during his rookie season.
May 17 - 9:32 PM

Shayne Gostisbehere is slated to have surgery on Tuesday.

He is expected to recovery in 10-12 weeks after having right hip and abdominal tear surgery. Gostisbehere had a great rookie season in 2015-16 with 17 goals and 46 points in 64 games.
May 14 - 4:37 PM

Shayne Gostisbehere feels humbled and honored to be listed as a Calder Trophy finalist.

"I’m very humbled. It truly is an honor," Gostisbehere said. "Having the season I did last year, just to be associated with this award and the moment right now, it’s truly humbling. I didn’t expect to be where I am right now. It’s a compliment to my teammates, the coaching staff and the front office for believing in me all the way." Gostisbehere had 17 goals and 46 points in 64 contests in 2015-16. He also averaged 20:05 minutes per contest.
May 3 - 9:09 AM

Shayne Gostisbehere has been named one of three finalists for the Calder Trophy.

The Trophy is awarded to the league's top rookie for the season. Gostisbehere had a fantastic first year with the Flyers. The 23-year-old picked up 17 goals and 46 points in 64 games this season. He averaged just over 20 minutes of ice time per game and provided the Flyers with a strong offensive presence from the back-end.
May 2 - 7:34 PM

Shayne Gostisbehere chose to see the silver lining after the Flyers were eliminated from the playoffs on Sunday.

Washington earned a 1-0 victory over Philadelphia in Game 6. "We belong here," Gostisbehere said. "I think we showed some people that, yeah, we went down 3-0 but we jumped back with two straight wins. We know we’re a good team and we’re building on it for next year." The Flyers certainly have hope for the future and Gostisbehere is a central figure in that. He emerged as one of the top rookies in 2015-16 with 17 goals and 46 points in 64 regular season contests.
Apr 25 - 7:00 AM

Shayne Gostisbehere found the back of the net in the Flyers' 2-1 victory over Washington Wednesday night.

It was Gostisbehere's first career playoff goal and his second point in four postseason games. He turned 23 years old on Wednesday.
Apr 21 - 11:32 AM

Shayne Gostisbehere emphasized that his absence from Tuesday's practice wasn't injury related.

"Trust me, I wanted to practice," Gostisbehere said. "Rest is very important right now. Personally, I think rest equals rust so you’ve got to listen to your coaches sometimes though. Just came to the rink, did my thing. I wanted to be out there but coach’s rules." Gostisbehere was back on the ice Wednesday morning and it looks like he'll play in Game 1 on Thursday. The 22-year-old rookie had 17 goals and 46 points in 64 regular season games.
Apr 14 - 9:09 AM

Shayne Gostisbehere was named the Flyer's top defenseman on Thursday.

Gostisbehere has had an outstanding rookie campaign despite spending the first five weeks of the season in the minors. In 62 games this season, the 22 year-old has 16 goals and 44 points for the Flyers. Gostisbehere is the youngest player to win the Barry Ashbee Trophy, the award handed out every year to the Flyers best defenseman.
Apr 8 - 9:07 AM

Shayne Gostisbehere got a goal in the Flyers’ 5-4 shootout loss against the Panthers on Saturday night.

He has 15 goals, and all 15 have either tied or put the Flyers ahead. Talk about a big-time player. Gostisbehere tied up the game with 1:55 remaining. He also had four shots on goal in 22:42. The rookie has 38 points in 49 games. Michael Raffl (goal, assist), Nick Cousins and Ryan White picked up the other goals. Sam Gagne had two assists.
Mar 12 - 10:37 PM

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C1Claude Giroux
2Sean Couturier
3Boyd Gordon
4Scott Laughton
5Nick Cousins
6Roman Lyubimov
LW1Matt Read
2Brayden Schenn
3Travis Konecny
4Michael Raffl
5Chris VandeVelde
RW1Jakub Voracek
2Wayne Simmonds
3Pierre-Edouard Bellemare
4Dale Weise
D1Mark Streit
2Shayne Gostisbehere
3Michael Del Zotto
4Nick Schultz
5Radko Gudas
6Ivan Provorov
7Brandon Manning
8Andrew MacDonald
G1Steve Mason
2Michal Neuvirth