Gustafsson Re-Assigned To South Carolina

Gustafsson Reassigned To South Carolina

Jan 8, 2018

The Washington Capitals of the National Hockey League (NHL) announced Monday that forward Hampus Gustafsson has been re-assigned to the South Carolina Stingrays. The 24-year-old attacker has played in 14 games with the Stingrays’ AHL affiliate, the Hershey Bears this year during his rookie season, assisting on two goals.

Gustafsson, a native of Ljungby, Sweden, played in five games with South Carolina during December before being recalled to Hershey on Dec. 23. He also played in 10 games with Hershey at the end of the 2016-17 season after signing with Washington and had two assists as well as a +4 rating upon finishing a 4-year career at Merrimack College.

While with Merrimack, the 6-foot-4, 200-pound forward scored 87 points on 38 goals and 49 assists in 146 games. In 2016-17, his senior season, Gustafsson led the Warriors in goals (15), ranked second in points (26) and finished fourth in assists (11). He was a nominee for the Hobey Baker Memorial Award and served as an alternate captain during his junior and senior year.

The Stingrays return to the ice on Tuesday night, hosting the Norfolk Admirals at the North Charleston Coliseum at 7:05 p.m.

Single-game tickets for the 2017-18 season are on sale now at the North Charleston Coliseum Box Office and

Groups of 10 or more are on sale now featuring discounted pricing and great benefits! For more information and to place an order call the Stingrays front office at 843-744-2248 or stop by 3300 W. Montague Ave. Suite A-200 during business hours.

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