Gustav Forsling


Panthers' Gustav Forsling: Late goal ties game

Forsling scored a goal and provided an assist in Thursday's 6-5 win over Tampa in Game 3. Forsling scored with 3:07 left in regulation to tie the game. The third-pairing defenseman also was a plus-3 in the game along with partner Radko Gudas.

Panthers' Gustav Forsling: Sets up overtime winner

Forsling registered a power-play assist and two shots on goal in Tuesday's 3-2 overtime win over the Stars. Forsling set up Frank Vatrano one-timer for the game-winning goal at 3:09 of overtime. The assist gave Forsling 10 points (four on the power play), 64 shots on net and a plus-8 rating through 30 appearances this year. He's taken over a top-pairing role alongside MacKenzie Weegar since Aaron Ekblad suffered a broken leg on March 28.
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Panthers' Gustav Forsling: Lights lamp on power play

Forsling scored a power-play goal on two shots and added a pair of hits Sunday in a 5-3 loss to Tampa Bay. Forsling's long slapper late in the second period found its way past Tampa Bay netminder Curtis McElhinney to tie the game at 2-2. It was just the second goal of the year -- and first with the man advantage -- for Forsling, although both have come in the last four games. The 24-year-old defenseman went without a point in his first 11 contests of the season, but he's started to come around in the last two weeks with five points in his last seven.

Waiver claim Gustav Forsling fitting in perfectly on Panthers blueline

SUNRISE, Fla. – Florida Panthers defenseman Gustav Forsling comes across as a very easygoing 24-year-old. When asked earlier this week if he prefers to be called Gus or Gustav, the young Swede just shrugged and smiled. “Whatever you want, it doesn’t matter,” he said. “Gus is fine.”. Forsling arrived in...

Panthers' Gustav Forsling: Picks up first point

Forsling collected an assist in Tuesday's 4-2 win over the Blue Jackets. The point was Forsling's first of the season and first for the Panthers after being picked up on waivers in the offseason. Forsling has averaged 17:30 in just 12 games this season, seeing time with both the second power-play and penalty-kill units.

Panthers' Gustav Forsling: Expected to return

Forsling (undisclosed) is expected to return to the lineup for Thursday's game versus Nashville. Forsling will likely return to a bottom-four role against the Predators. He's gone scoreless through eight games this campaign.

Panthers' Gustav Forsling: Still out Monday

Forsling (undisclosed) won't play in Monday's game versus the Hurricanes, Jameson Olive of the Panthers' official site reports. Forsling is set to miss a third straight game, and Kevin Connauton will stay in the lineup as a result. Thursday's road clash against the Predators is Forsling's next chance to return.
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Panthers' Gustav Forsling: Still sidelined

Forsling (undisclosed) won't play Saturday against Carolina. Forsling will miss a second straight game Saturday and remains without a definitive timetable for his return. The 24-year-old Swede's gone scoreless through eight games this campaign.
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Panthers' Gustav Forsling: Sitting out Thursday

Forsling (undisclosed) won't play in Thursday's game versus the Stars, Jameson Olive of the Panthers' official site reports. Forsling will sit out after suffering an undisclosed injury during Wednesday's loss to the Stars. Kevin Connauton was activated from the taxi squad to add depth during Forsling's absence. Through eight games this year, Forsling has no points and 18 shots on net.
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Panthers' Gustav Forsling: Injured in Wednesday's game

Forsling (undisclosed) suffered an injury in the second period of Wednesday's game versus the Stars, David Dwork of Local 10 Miami reports. Forsling didn't return after suffering the injury. After the game, head coach Joel Quenneville didn't have an update on the blueliner's status. The 24-year-old Forsling previously missed nine games with an upper-body injury this year, so he's had trouble staying in the lineup. More information should surface prior to Thursday's game against the Stars.
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Panthers' Gustav Forsling: Solid in return from injury

Forsling (upper body) had three shots and two blocks in Wednesday's 4-3 overtime win over Carolina. He also provided one hit and was plus-1. Forsling was back in the lineup after a nine-game absence and logged 17:23 of ice time, nearly all of it at even strength. It was a serviceable performance by the 24-year-old, who last saw game action on Jan. 28. Forsling is without a point through four contests this season.

Panthers' Gustav Forsling: Playing Wednesday

Forsling (upper body) will be in action against the Hurricanes on Wednesday. Per the NHL media site, Forsling has been activated off injured reserve. Forsling's return to the lineup will likely see Noah Juulsen bumped out of the lineup versus Carolina. Prior to his nine-game absence, the 24-year-old Swede tallied two hits, three shots and a plus-1 rating in three appearances.

Panthers' Gustav Forsling: Nearing return to action

Forsling (upper body) won't play Monday against the Lightning, Mike Heika of the Stars' official site reports. Head coach Joel Quenneville said Forsling is expected to return at some point this week. His next chance to play is Wednesday against the Hurricanes. Forsling wasn't a fixture in the lineup before his injury, so his role once healthy is to be determined.
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Panthers' Gustav Forsling: Joins morning skate

Forsling (upper body) skated during Thursday's optional practice, David Dwork of Local 10 Miami reports. Forsling was on the ice doing some solo work during an optional morning skate, so he won't be ready to return to the lineup against the Lightning on Thursday but could be available during Florida's road trip next week. The 24-year-old Swede owns a plus-1 rating but hasn't scored a point through three games this season. He's missed the last six games with his upper-body issue.
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Panthers' Gustav Forsling: Out 1-2 weeks

Forsling has been placed on injured reserve and is expected to miss 1-2 weeks of action. Forsling's absence will test the Panthers' blue-line depth, but it won't impact many fantasy lineups, as he's gone scoreless through three games this campaign and has never tallied more than 13 points in a single season.
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Panthers Add Depth with Acquisition of Gustav Forsling

On Jan. 9, the Florida Panthers claimed veteran defenseman Gustav Forsling off of the waiver wire from the Carolina Hurricanes. Forsling was originally a fifth-round pick, 126th overall, in the 2014 Draft by the Vancouver Canucks. Forsling’s Career So Far. Although he was drafted by Vancouver, Forsling would never play...

Florida Acquires Former Checkers Defenseman Gustav Forsling

The Checkers have been “reunited” with yet another player by way of a transaction between their former and current NHL affiliates. The Florida Panthers claimed defenseman Gustav Forsling, who spent all of last season with Charlotte, on waivers over the weekend. He joins Eetu Luostarinen, Chase Priskie and Aleksi Saarela as former Carolina Hurricanes prospects that have recently made their way to the Panthers organization.