Paul Gaustad

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  • Status: Unrestricted Free Agent (Group III)
  • Height: 6'5
  • Weight: 227 lbs.
  • Shoots: L
  • Experience: 12 years
  • Birthdate: Feb 3, 1982
  • Birthplace: Fargo, ND
  • Drafted: Drafted by Buffalo in 2000 (7/220).
Scouting Report
Assets:
Had a massive frame and an aggressive nature. Was solid in defensive situations and a decent complementary forward. Could play both center and wing. He was brilliant on face-offs.
Flaws:
Was limited in the goal-scoring department at the highest level. Did not always play with enough consistency. Could wear down if used too much. Injuries were also a big issue for him.
Career Potential:
Aggressive, versatile defensive forward and face-off specialist, when healthy.