Gostisbehere has served his two-game suspension and is expected to rejoin the lineup for Monday's season finale against the Devils, Jordan Hall of NBC Sports Philadelphia reports.
Gostisbehere participated in Monday's morning skate, suggesting he'll return to his customary position on Philadelphia's blue line. He was handed the suspension for boarding Pittsburgh's Mark Friedman. The offensively gifted blueliner will have a nice opportunity to finish his season on a high note against the defensively challenged Devils.
Gostisbehere was issued a two-game suspension by the NHL Department of Player Safety on Wednesday for boarding the Penguins' Mark Friedman on Tuesday.
Gostisbehere cross-checked Friedman after Friedman scored an empty-net goal, sending him into the boards at speed. Assuming Gostisbehere sits out the next two games Friday and Saturday, he'll be eligible to return Monday against visiting New Jersey for Philadelphia's final game of the season.
Gostisbehere recorded an assist, two hits and two PIM in Tuesday's 7-3 loss to the Penguins.
Gostisbehere had the secondary helper on a Travis Konecny goal in the third period. The 28-year-old Gostisbehere has enjoyed a bit of a bounce-back year with 20 points through 40 contests. He also carries a minus-5 rating with 84 shots on net and 45 blocked shots this season. His appeal in fantasy comes from his power-play role, where he's earned nine of his points.
Gostisbehere scored a power-play goal and added an assist in Monday's 7-2 victory over Pittsburgh. He also had three blocks, two shots and one hit.
Gostisbehere picked the corner with a slap shot from the point to give the Flyers a 2-0 lead with 5:52 left in the opening period. He later drew a helper on Wade Allison's goal in the second stanza. Gostisbehere has nine goals and 10 assists in 39 games on the year.
Gostisbehere (knee) is expected to skate Friday, and if all goes well, he'll be able to return Saturday versus New Jersey, Sam Carchidi of The Philadelphia Inquirer reports.
Gostisbehere has missed Philadelphia's last two games with a knee injury, but he's evidently on the verge of returning to action. The 28-year-old blueliner has picked up 16 points through 37 games this season.
Gostisbehere will miss 7-to-10 days with a sprained MCL, Sam Carchidi of The Philadelphia Inquirer reports.
Gostisbehere is expected to miss at least a week as he rehabs this knee injury. Samuel Morin will draw into the lineup for Sunday's game against the Devils, and he'll likely remain in until Gostisbehere returns. Through 37 games this year, Gostisbehere has posted eight goals and eight assists.
Gostisbehere scored a power-play goal in Saturday's 3-2 win over the Bruins.
As expected, Gostisbehere was promoted to the active roster ahead of the game. He was able to make an impact Saturday with a first-period tally that gave the Flyers a 2-1 lead. He has seven goals, 13 points, 69 shots on net and a minus-1 rating through 30 appearances.
Gostisbehere was demoted to the taxi squad Friday, CapFriendly reports.
Gostisbehere has 12 points through 29 games while averaging 20 minutes of ice time per contest this season. He'll likely be added to the active roster for Saturday's tilt with Boston.
Gostisbehere scored a goal on four shots and had one block Tuesday in a 4-2 loss to the Bruins.
Gostisbehere got himself loose in the right faceoff circle and snapped a shot past Boston goalie Jeremy Swayman on the glove side, tying the game at 2-2 just over four minutes into the second period. The 27-year-old, who recently cleared waivers, has six goals and six assists in 28 games.
Gostisbehere was promoted to the active roster Monday.
It appears Gostisbehere will draw into the lineup for Monday's game versus the Bruins. The 27-year-old was waived by the Flyers last week. He's accumulated 11 points -- seven with the man advantage -- through 26 games this season.
Gostisbehere was reassigned to Philadelphia's taxi squad Sunday, per CapFriendly.
This is likely just a paper move. Gostisbehere's picked up 11 points in 26 games this campaign.
Gostisbehere has been promoted to Philadelphia's active roster ahead of Saturday's game versus the Islanders.
Gostisbehere is expected to skate on the Flyers' third pairing and second power-play unit Saturday. The 27-year-old blueliner has picked up three helpers through his last three games.
Gostisbehere cleared waivers Wednesday and was designated for the taxi squad.
After posting a career-high 65 points during the 2016-17 campaign, Gostisbehere signed a six-year contract worth $4.5 million annually in July of 2017. The 27-year-old has posted a combined 60 points over three seasons since then. His move to the taxi squad will provide the Flyers with some salary-cap flexibility ahead of the trade deadline, and he can still be called back to the lineup.
Gostisbehere was waived by the Flyers on Tuesday.
Gostisbehere is a capable power-play quarterback and he can log top-four minutes, but his play in his own end has always been a source of frustration for Philadelphia's coaching staff. Gostisbehere, who's picked up five goals and 11 points in 25 games this campaign, has two seasons remaining on his six-year, $27 million deal, so at this point it remains to be seen if a team will be willing to dedicate $4.5 million to him annually through 2022-23 by plucking him off waivers.
Gostisbehere dished out two power-play assists in Thursday's 8-3 loss to the Rangers.
Gostisbehere was partially responsible for New York's sixth goal, as he waved his hand at a shot from the point and either slightly helped deflect it in or needlessly screened his goalie. He made up for that error with a pair of power-play helpers, as the Flyers stemmed the tide a bit after falling into a 6-0 hole. This was only Gostisbehere's second multi-point performance of the season.
Gostisbehere scored a power-play goal on two shots in Tuesday's 5-4 shootout win over the Sabres.
Gostisbehere forced overtime with his goal at 14:14 of the third period. The 27-year-old defenseman is up to four tallies and two helpers through 17 games. Two of his goals have come with the man advantage. He's picked up all but one of his points in his last eight outings.
Gostisbehere scored a power-play goal and added an assist with six shots in Wednesday's 4-3 win over the Rangers.
Gostisbehere put an end to his six-game point drought when he set up Erik Gustafsson's one-timer to open the scoring 7:48 into the first period. Gostisbehere struck for his first goal of the year less than eight minutes later, creeping into the right circle on the power play to deposit a big rebound off the end boards. It was an encouraging showing by Gostisbehere -- his six shots were also a season high -- after having collected just one assist in his first nine games.
Gostisbehere (COVID-19) was activated and is expected to play Tuesday's game versus the Devils, Sam Carchidi of The Philadelphia Inquirer reports.
Gostisbehere tested positive for COVID-19 before Opening Night, but he's cleared the necessary protocols and will return to action Tuesday, bumping Erik Gustafsson from the lineup. The 27-year-old blueliner played just 42 games last season -- he often served as a healthy scratch -- and produced 12 points and 73 shots on net.
Flyers coach Alain Vigneault revealed Friday that Gostisbehere tested positive for COVID-19 during training camp, Sam Carchidi of The Philadelphia Inquirer reports.
Gostisbehere was removed from the NHL's COVID-19 protocol list Thursday, so he's been cleared to return to practice with his teammates, but he won't do so until the Flyers' return from their road trip next Friday. He'll likely need a few practices to get up to speed after being sidelined for so long, so Gostisbehere likely won't make his season debut until February.
Gostisbehere has been removed from the NHL's COVID-19 protocol list, Adam Kimelman of NHL.com reports.
Gostisbehere skated on his own Wednesday and is expected to join his teammates for practice following the Flyers' current four-game road trip, which will conclude next Thursday against the Devils, but it remains to be seen when he'll be ready for game action. At this point virtual managers shouldn't anticipate Gostisbehere entering Philadelphia's lineup until the calendar flips to February.
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|05/01||vs NJ||L 1-4||0||1||1||-2||18:53|
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