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USA Paul Gaustad

#28 Nashville Predators / NHL - 15/16

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2. Ty Rattie 48 20 23 43
3. David Tomasek 48 25 17 42
4. Marcus Sylvegård 47 23 18 41
5. Janne Kuokkanen 40 17 24 41
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Paul Gaustad Facts

Date of Birth
Position
C
Age
42
Height
6'5" / 195 cm
Place of Birth
Weight
227 lbs / 103 kg
Nation
Shoots
L
Youth Team
-
Status
Retired

First cousins: Grant Potulny, Ryan Potulny

Team Staff profile of Paul Gaustad also available

Paul Gaustad Statistics

S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1998-99 Portland Jr. Hawks 18U AA 18U AA 45* 47* 53* 100* 81* -* |
1999-00 Burnaby Bulldogs BCHL 19* 2* 3* 5* 25* -* |
Portland Winter Hawks WHL 56* 6* 8* 14* 110* -30* |
2000-01 Portland Winter Hawks WHL 70* 11* 30* 41* 168* 5* | Playoffs 16 10 6 16 59 6
2001-02 Portland Winter Hawks WHL 72* 36* 44* 80* 202* 17* | Playoffs 6 3 1 4 16 3
2002-03 Buffalo Sabres NHL 1* 0* 0* 0* 0* 0* |
Rochester Americans AHL 80* 14* 39* 53* 137* 2* | Playoffs 3 0 0 0 4 -1
2003-04 Rochester Americans AHL 78* 9* 22* 31* 169* -9* | Playoffs 16 3 10 13 30 2
2004-05 Rochester Americans AHL 76* 18* 25* 43* 192* 2* | Playoffs 9 6 5 11 16 0
2005-06 Buffalo Sabres NHL 78* 9* 15* 24* 65* 4* | Playoffs 18 0 4 4 14 1
2006-07 Buffalo Sabres NHL 54* 9* 13* 22* 74* 11* | Playoffs 7 0 1 1 2 -1
2007-08 Buffalo Sabres NHL 82* 10* 26* 36* 85* -4* |
2008-09 Buffalo Sabres NHL 62* 12* 17* 29* 108* 4* |
2009-10 Buffalo Sabres NHL 65* 12* 10* 22* 82* -7* | Playoffs 6 0 1 1 8 1
2010-11 Buffalo Sabres “A” NHL 81* 12* 19* 31* 101* 7* | Playoffs 7 0 2 2 13 -6
USA “A” WC 6* 0* 1* 1* 4* -3* |
2011-12 Buffalo Sabres “A” NHL 56* 7* 10* 17* 70* -1* |
Nashville Predators NHL 14* 0* 4* 4* 6* 0* | Playoffs 10 1 1 2 5 -1
2012-13 Nashville Predators NHL 23* 2* 3* 5* 20* -1* |
2013-14 Nashville Predators NHL 75* 10* 11* 21* 61* -6* |
2014-15 Nashville Predators “A” NHL 73* 4* 10* 14* 60* 7* | Playoffs 6 0 0 0 22 -1
2015-16 Nashville Predators NHL 63* 2* 4* 6* 46* -4* | Playoffs 14 1 0 1 0 0
Team Staff History
S Team League Role on Team Notes
2017-18 Portland Winterhawks WHL Dir. of Player Development
Portland Jr. Winterhawks 16U AA 16U AA Head Coach
2018-19 Portland Jr. Winterhawks 18U AAA 18U AA Head Coach
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Paul Gaustad Career Totals

League Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- | Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
18U AA 1 45* 47* 53* 100* 2.22* 81* -* | 0 * * * * * *
AHL 3 234* 41* 86* 127* 0.54* 498* -5* | 3 28 9 * 15 * 24 * 0.86 * 50 * 1 *
BCHL 1 19* 2* 3* 5* 0.26* 25* -* | 0 * * * * * *
NHL 12 727* 89* 142* 231* 0.32* 778* 10* | 7 68 2 * 9 * 11 * 0.16 * 64 * -7 *
WC 1 6* 0* 1* 1* 0.17* 4* -3* | 0 * * * * * *
WHL 3 198* 53* 82* 135* 0.68* 480* -8* | 2 22 13 * 7 * 20 * 0.91 * 75 * 9 *
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DATE STATUS FROM TO SOURCE
09/08/2016
09/08/2016 Confirmed Nashville Predators Retired
07/01/2012
07/01/2012 Extension Nashville Predators Nashville Predators
02/27/2012
02/27/2012 Confirmed Buffalo Sabres Nashville Predators

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Paul Gaustad Biography and Trivia

Drafted 1999, 5 #54 overall by Sioux City Musketeers in the USHL Entry Draft

Cult/Star player for Portland Winterhawks

Career transactions
- 2008-06-30 • Re-signed to a four-year contract by the Buffalo Sabres
- 2006-07-30 • Re-signed to a two-year contract by the Buffalo Sabres
- 2005-08-15 • Re-signed to a one-year contract by the Buffalo Sabres
- 2002-06-01 • Signed to a three-year entry-level contract by the Buffalo Sabres

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