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Paul Gaustad

Player Facts
  • Position
    C
  • Height
    6'5" / 195 cm
  • Weight
    227 lbs / 103 kg
  • Shoots
    L
  • Status
    Retired

First cousins: Grant Potulny, Ryan Potulny

Team Staff profile of Paul Gaustad also available

Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1998-99 Portland Jr. Hawks Midget 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 Midget Head Coach
Player Career Totals
League GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
AHL 234 41 86 127 0.54 498 -5 | 28 9 15 24 0.86 50 1
BCHL 19 2 3 5 0.26 25 0 |
Midget 45 47 53 100 2.22 81 0 |
NHL 727 89 142 231 0.32 778 10 | 68 2 9 11 0.16 64 -7
WC 6 0 1 1 0.17 4 -3 |
WHL 198 53 82 135 0.68 480 -8 | 22 13 7 20 0.91 75 9
Transactions
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
Player 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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