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Andrej Sustr | Defenseman | #62

Team: Tampa Bay Lightning
Age / DOB:  (27) / 11/29/1990
Ht / Wt:  6'7' / 220
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Andrej Sustr is expected to be a healthy scratch in Thursday's game against the Ottawa Senators.
He has two goals and three assists in 35 games this season. It's the second time in five games that he'll watch from the press box. Cory Conacher is also expected to serve as a healthy scratch on Thursday night. Feb 22 - 7:17 PM

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The Tampa Bay Lightning appear to have scratched Andrej Sustr tonight against the Vegas Golden Knights.

The Lightning are warming up using 12 forwards with six at the back and it looks like Dan Girardi will be back in the lineup as well. Sustr has two goals in 22 games and is firmly off the fantasy radar.
Jan 18 - 7:08 PM

The Tampa Bay Lightning will have Andrej Sustr in the press box tonight vs. the Toronto Maple Leafs.

The Lightning will be rolling with 12 forwards and six defensemen, meaning that both Sustr and Slater Koekkek will watch as scratches. J.T. Brown will draw into the lineup as the 12th forward.
Jan 2 - 6:48 PM

Andrej Sustr will be a healthy scratch in Thursday's game against the Ottawa Senators.

Sustr has two goals in 17 games this season. He's been a healthy scratch in four of the last six games. Slater Koekkoek will also watch the game from the press box. Neither of these two defensemen will have fantasy value going forward.
Thu, Dec 21, 2017 07:16:00 PM

Andrej Sustr earned his first point of the season on Wednesday night.

Sustr scored a goal in Tampa Bay's 3-2 loss to Boston. He also has eight penalty minutes and a minus-4 rating in 12 games this year. Sustr has been competing with Slater Koekkoek, who was scratched against the Bruins, for playing time.
Thu, Nov 30, 2017 12:53:00 PM

Andrej Sustr is expected to serve as a healthy scratch in Thursday's game against the Rangers.

Sustr was a regular on the blue line for the Bolts last season, but he's having a hard time getting into the lineup in 2017-18. He has no points and a minus-3 rating in five games this season. Slater Koekkoek will likely join him in the press box.
Thu, Nov 2, 2017 07:04:00 PM

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.
Thu, Oct 12, 2017 07:26:00 PM

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.
Mon, Oct 9, 2017 07:30:00 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.
Sat, Oct 7, 2017 06:44:00 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.
Thu, Oct 5, 2017 09:07:00 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.
Tue, Aug 1, 2017 11:33:00 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.
Mon, Jun 26, 2017 11:50:00 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.
Fri, Mar 31, 2017 09:45:00 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.
Fri, Mar 10, 2017 08:43:00 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
Thu, Feb 2, 2017 07:05:00 PM

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C1Steven Stamkos
2Brayden Point
3Tyler Johnson
4Cedric Paquette
5Anthony Cirelli
6Gabriel Dumont
LW1Ondrej Palat
2Yanni Gourde
3Alex Killorn
4Chris Kunitz
RW1Nikita Kucherov
2J.T. Miller
3Ryan Callahan
4Cory Conacher
5Adam Erne
D1Victor Hedman
2Ryan McDonagh
3Mikhail Sergachev
4Anton Stralman
5Dan Girardi
6Braydon Coburn
7Jake Dotchin
8Slater Koekkoek
9Andrej Sustr
G1Andrei Vasilevskiy
2Peter Budaj
3Louis Domingue