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Andrej Sustr | Defenseman | #62

Team: Tampa Bay Lightning
Age / DOB:  (26) / 11/29/1990
Ht / Wt:  6'7' / 220
Contract: view contract details

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Andrej Sustr will be a healthy scratch against the Pittsburgh Penguins on Thursday night.
The towering, stay-at-home defenseman was a regular on the blue line last year, but he's now been scratched in three consecutive games. Forward J.T. Brown will also watch the game from the press box. Oct 12 - 7:26 PM

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Andrej Sustr will be a healthy scratch again on Monday.

Sustr appeared in the Lightning's opener on Friday, but was then scratched on Saturday. He had a minus-two rating in 12:59 minutes of playing time in his appearance.
Oct 9 - 7:30 PM

Andrej Sustr will likely be a healthy scratch Saturday night.

Sustr got into Friday's game, but only logged 12:59 minutes of ice time. He had three goals and 14 points in 80 contests last season.
Oct 7 - 6:44 PM

Andrej Sustr and Slater Koekkoek could be scratched for Friday's opener versus Florida.

They have been working as the team's fourth defense pair at practice. Lightning GM Steve Yzerman feels comfortable having eight defensemen on the roster right now. Coach Jon Cooper has gone with seven defenders in the lineup in the past, so that could be something to watch for as an option.
Oct 5 - 9:07 AM

Andrej Sustr could end up being a trade candidate going into the season.

Tampa Bay might have as many as eight NHL-ready defensemen if Mikhail Sergachev manages to claim a roster spot out of training camp. GM Steve Yzerman is open to the possibility of carrying eight rearguards, but it's not an ideal situation.
Aug 1 - 11:33 AM

Tampa Bay has signed Andrej Sustr to a one-year contract worth $1.95 million.

Sustr just finished a two-year, $2.9 million deal, so he is getting a bit of a pay increase. He collected 14 points and 43 penalty minutes in 80 games with the Lightning last season.
Jun 26 - 11:50 AM

Andrej Sustr had a goal and an assist in a 5-3 victory versus Detroit on Thursday night.

The towering defender didn't have a point in his previous eight appearances. Sustr has contributed three goals and 12 points in 74 matches this season. He has eight goals in 268 career NHL outings.
Mar 31 - 9:45 AM

Andrej Sustr potted his second goal of the year in a 4-1 win against Minnesota on Thursday night.

His first goal of 2016-17 came back on Dec. 14. Sustr, who isn't known for his offensive contributions, has picked up just nine points in 64 matches this season.
Mar 10 - 8:43 AM

Andrej Sustr will be scratched against the Senators on Thursday.

Through 50 games thus far the young defender has picked up six points along with 29 PIMs, 31 hits and 69 blocks.
Source: Corey Long
Feb 2 - 7:05 PM

Andrej Sustr was a healthy scratch Thursday night.

He didn't play due to a coach's decision. It was the first time that he missed a game this season. In 39 matches, Sustr has six points, 50 blocks and 29 penalty minutes.
Jan 6 - 9:38 AM

Andrej Sustr first goal of the season was a game winner as the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Calgary Flames 6-3 Wednesday night.

The defenseman’s goal came at the 18:47 mark of the second period and lifted the Bolts to a 4-1 advantage over the Flames. Sustr has only four assists this season, so he isn't worth owning on your fantasy roster.
Thu, Dec 15, 2016 12:29:00 AM

Andrej Sustr chipped in two assists in Tampa Bay's 7-3 win in Toronto on Tuesday night.

The towering defenseman didn't have a point in his previous five outings this season. Sustr collected a personal best 21 points in 77 games last year.
Wed, Oct 26, 2016 08:38:00 AM

Andrej Sustr had an assist in Game 5 versus Pittsburgh during Tampa Bay's 4-3 overtime win.

The helper was his second of the postseason and his third point in 15 games. Sustr got his first NHL playoff goal in Game 4 of the series. He doesn't contribute much offensively and earned points in two straight games just five times during the regular season.
Mon, May 23, 2016 09:12:00 AM

Andrej Sustr ripped home the third goal of his season during Tuesday's 3-2 loss to the Rangers.

Sustr now sits just one point shy of his first career 20-point campaign. Now nearly through two complete full seasons with Tampa Bay, he has three goals and 32 points over his last 146 games.
Tue, Apr 5, 2016 11:01:00 PM

Andrej Sustr (undisclosed) returned to action on Tuesday March 8.

Sustr missed three straight contests. He had a blocked shot in 19:50 minutes of ice time in his return.
Wed, Mar 9, 2016 02:27:00 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
C1Steven Stamkos
2Tyler Johnson
3Yanni Gourde
4Cedric Paquette
LW1Ondrej Palat
2Alex Killorn
3Vladislav Namestnikov
4Chris Kunitz
RW1Nikita Kucherov
2Brayden Point
3Ryan Callahan
4Gabriel Dumont
5J.T. Brown
6Erik Condra
D1Victor Hedman
2Anton Stralman
3Mikhail Sergachev
4Jake Dotchin
5Braydon Coburn
6Dan Girardi
7Andrej Sustr
8Slater Koekkoek
G1Andrei Vasilevskiy
2Peter Budaj