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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 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

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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

The Flyers' Shayne Gostisbehere, who earlier this season was the first defenseman since Chris Chelios in 1995-1996 to record a 15-game point streak, scored two goals Monday night to lead Philadelphia to a 4-2 victory over the visiting Tampa Bay Lightning.

The Flyers ended Tampa Bay's winning streak at nine games. Philly has won five of its past six. Gostisbehere now has 14 goals on the season. The rookie scored in the second period to tie the game at 1-1 and then in the third period to give the Flyers a 2-1 lead. Brayden Schenn scored his 22nd goal of the season later in the third to make it 3-1 for the Flyers. Wayne Simmonds found the empty net at 19:33 to seal the deal for Philly. Schenn assisted on Simmonds' goal, his 23rd of the season. Simmonds notched an assist on Schenn's goal, his 22nd of the season. Also recording a two-point night for the winners was Claude Giroux (his 38th and 39th assists of the season).
Mar 7 - 10:16 PM

Shayne Gostisbehere saw his point streak end at 15 games on Tuesday.

Gostisbehere was the first blueliner since Chris Chelios in 1995-96 to have a point streak of that length. Gostisbehere has 12 goals and 34 points in 41 contests this season, making him one of the most impressive rookies of the season in a talented field.
Feb 24 - 10:00 AM

Shayne Gostisbehere scored the overtime winner to extend his consecutive points streak to 15 games.

He has smashed the rookie record for defensemen as Barry Beck was the old record holder at 10 games. Gostisbehere has five goals and 18 points in the streak and has 12 goals and 34 points in 40 games thus far. It was the fourth game winning goal for the defenseman and he should be on someone's roster and a mandatory start.
Feb 21 - 9:22 AM

Shayne Gostisbehere would describe his success thus far as "awesome."

Gostisbehere was in particular referring to his point streak, which became the longest in NHL history for a rookie defenseman once he reached the 11-game mark. He extended that streak to 12 games on Sunday. "It’s awesome," Gostisbehere said. "It’s history. And it’s pretty cool to be part of history. Especially, so early in my career. I can’t thank my teammates enough. Without them, I could not do any of that." He's forced himself into the Calder Trophy conversation with 10 goals and 31 points in 37 contests.
Feb 16 - 9:59 AM

Shayne Gostisbehere extended his point streak to 12 games in Sunday's 3-1 loss to the Rangers.

It seemed like Gostisbehere's streak was going to come to an end, but he managed to pick up an assist on Brayden Schenn's goal with less than 10 seconds remaining in the game. The 22-year-old has 10 goals and 31 points in 37 games this season.
Feb 14 - 11:16 PM

Shayne Gostisbehere has broken the record for points in 11 consecutive games by a rookie defenseman.

He broke a 38-year-old record held by Barry Beck when he played for the Colorado Rockies in the 1977-78 season. Gostisbehere has been a revelation this season with 10 goals and 30 points in 35 games. He is a must own in fantasy pools.
Feb 14 - 8:29 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
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
6Colin McDonald
D1Mark Streit
2Michael Del Zotto
3Shayne Gostisbehere
4Nick Schultz
5Andrew MacDonald
6Evgeny Medvedev
7Radko Gudas
8Brandon Manning
9Samuel Morin
G1Steve Mason
2Michal Neuvirth
3Ray Emery