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Shayne Gostisbehere | Defenseman | #53

Team: Philadelphia Flyers
Age / DOB:  (24) / 4/20/1993
Ht / Wt:  5'11' / 180
College: Union College
Drafted: 2012 / Rd. 3 (78) / PHI
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Shayne Gostisbehere got the 100th point of his career on Thursday.
Gostisbehere registered an assist in that contest to extend his point streak to four games. It's taken him 155 contests to reach the 100-point milestone (25 goals, 75 assists), which is faster than any other Flyers' defenseman in the franchise's history. In 2017-18, he has a goal and 15 points in 13 contests. Nov 10 - 4:57 AM

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Shayne Gostisbehere (upper body) returned to action on Saturday.

The Flyers did not waste any time in getting Gostisbehere back in the lineup as he played 26:28. He picked up his 13th assist of the season as he set up Claude Giroux for a power play goal. He has 14 points in 12 games and should be active in all formats of fantasy hockey.
Nov 5 - 2:30 AM

It appears that Shayne Gostisbehere is ready to return to the lineup after missing the last three games with an upper-body injury.

He appeared in the morning skate with a tinted visor and will slide back into the lineup alongside Brandon Manning. Gostisbehere has 13 points in 11 games this season and should be put back into all lineups ahead of tonight's contest against the Colorado Avalanche.
Nov 4 - 12:18 PM

Shayne Gostisbehere (upper body) is slated to miss at least Philadelphia's next two games.

Gostisbehere will not accompany the Flyers on a two-game trip to Chicago and St. Louis. He skated on his own Tuesday and is listed as day-to-day with an upper-body injury.
Oct 31 - 2:48 PM

Shayne Gostisbehere (upper body) is listed as day-to-day.

Gostisbehere isn't expected to play Monday night. It's believed he is dealing with concussion-like symptoms, but Philadelphia hasn't confirmed that. Gostisbehere went face-first into the glass on Saturday night after taking a hit from Toronto's Leo Komarov.
Oct 30 - 1:17 PM

The Philadelphia Flyers did not provide an update on the upper body injury suffered by Shayne Gostisbehere on Sunday.

Gostisbehere was injured Saturday against the Maple Leafs and an update is expected on Monday when the Flyers have their morning skate before facing the Arizona Coyotes at night. Stay tuned.
Oct 30 - 7:46 AM

Shayne Gostisbehere had to leave Saturday night's contest against the Toronto Maple Leafs with an upper-body injury.

The Flyers announced their defenseman would miss the rest of the game after he took a hit from Leafs' forward Leo Komarov in the second period and had to leave the game. Gostisbehere has 12 points in 10 games for the Flyers.
Oct 28 - 9:29 PM

Shayne Gostisbehere is now playing with Radko Gudas.

The Flyers mixed up their defensive pairings with the injury to Andrew MacDonald and this should serve the offensively-minded Gostisbehere well as Gudas is a defensive defenseman for the most part. The other two pairings are Ivan Provorov and Robert Hagg with Travis Sanheim and Brandon Manning seeing third unit duty. Gostisbehere is off to a great start with a goal and 11 points in eight games.
Oct 24 - 9:14 AM

Shayne Gostisbehere picked up three more assists on Saturday.

The blueliner is now up to eight helpers in five games is and tied for the NHL lead in assists among defensemen with Mike Green and Will Butcher. He is off to a great start after a struggling sophomore season in which he had seven goals and 39 points. Gostisbehere had 46 points in 64 games as a rookie and do not be surprised if he is able to climb past the 50 point mark in 2017-18.
Oct 15 - 9:22 AM

Shayne Gostisbehere got two assists in the Flyers' 6-5 loss to the Predators Tuesday night.

Gostisbehere has five assists in four games this season. His points have all come from a pair of multi-point contests on Oct. 4 and Oct. 10. He had seven goals and 39 points in 76 games as a sophomore in 2016-17 and has the potential to finish above the 40-point milestone this time around.
Oct 11 - 11:00 AM

Shayne Gostisbehere opened his season with three assists and one shot on goal in 18:12 of ice time in Saturday's 5-3 win at San Jose.

Ghost appeared to have a goal, but it was later changed to a marker for Wayne Simmonds instead. Still, a three-point night in the opener is nothing to sneeze at, as the rearguard hailing from the Sunshine State is off to a great start. He obviously showed no ill effects of the upper-body injury that slowed him at the end of the preseason.
Oct 5 - 2:28 AM

Shayne Gostisbehere (upper body) practiced Tuesday and declared himself "ready to go."

The Flyers have eight defensemen on the roster to start their four-game road trip and it's still unclear at this time if Gostisbehere will play Wednesday night. "He's gotta be able to help us win a game," GM Ron Hextall said. "We'll see how he is (Wednesday)."
Oct 3 - 5:53 PM

Shayne Gostisbehere (upper body) is on the Flyers' flight to San Jose, according to beat reporter Sam Carchidi.

Gostisbehere was injured in Sunday's preseason game against the Islanders. His availability for the regular season opener on Wednesday night is still up in the air, but the fact that he's making a cross-country trip is a good sign. Of course, it doesn't mean that he'll play on Wednesday, but it could indicate that he'll be in the lineup at some point during their four-game trip to open the season. Gostisbehere had 39 points in 76 games last season. Expect him to surpass that number if he stays healthy.
Oct 2 - 7:53 PM

Shayne Gostisbehere suffered an upper body injury in the third period Sunday and did not return.

The severity of the injury is unknown at this time and the Flyers may carry eight defensemen to start the season as a result. That would mean that rookies Travis Sanheim and Sam Morin will make the team in addition to the already selected first year player Robert Hagg. Gostisbehere should improve on his 39 point season of last year if he is healthy so look for 50 points from the offensive Gostisbehere.
Oct 2 - 8:38 AM

Shayne Gostisbehere has focused on adding upper-body core strength and muscle over the summer.

The goal is to provide Gostisbehere with more stamina and put him in a battle position to battle for the puck along the boards. He should be in a significantly better position physically than he was a year ago. "I have a lot less doubt, just I'd say, body-wise," Gostisbehere said. "Obviously last year coming off surgeries and stuff. You have your doubts mentally if I'm going to hold up. I think the biggest thing for me is how good of a summer I just had, how strong I got. I feel like I'm in great shape. I'm ready for the season. Build it up to break it down." Heading into his third season in the NHL, Gostisbehere could end up with a 40-50 point season.
Sep 6 - 8:08 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Sean Couturier
2Nolan Patrick
3Valtteri Filppula
4Jori Lehtera
LW1Claude Giroux
2Jordan Weal
3Travis Konecny
4Scott Laughton
5Taylor Leier
RW1Jakub Voracek
2Wayne Simmonds
3Dale Weise
4Michael Raffl
D1Ivan Provorov
2Shayne Gostisbehere
3Andrew MacDonald
4Radko Gudas
5Robert Hagg
6Brandon Manning
7Travis Sanheim
8Mark Alt
G1Brian Elliott
2Michal Neuvirth
3Alex Lyon
4Anthony Stolarz