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Anton Gustafsson
Anton Gustafsson
Center
Number: 94
Height: 6' 2"
Weight: 193
Shoots: Left
Born: Feb 25, 1990
Birthplace: Karlskoga, Sweden
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Drafted: WSH / 2008 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 1st (21st overall) PROSPECT BIO
2008-09
Spent most of the regular season with Bofors in Sweden, recording 10 points (6g-4a) in 25 games … Tied for eighth on the team in goals and 12th in points … Had more than a point per game for Frolunda juniors in the playoffs, with seven points (3g-4a) in five games.

Career
2007-08: His Frolunda junior team won Sweden’s SuperElit championship for the second year in a row … Averaged nearly a point per game with 15 goals and 17 assists in 33 games … Also appeared for Frolunda’s top team and its under-18 team. 2006-07: Split the season between Frolunda’s junior team and under-18
team … Posted eight points (5g-3a) in 26 games with the junior team, which won the SuperElit championship.

NHL Transactions

Capitals’ first-round choice , 21st overall, in the 2008 Entry Draft.

Personal
Father, Bengt, played 629 games for Washington from 1979-89, recording 196 goals and 359 assists (555 points) … Bengt ranks fifth all-time in Capitals points, fifth in goals and sixth in assists … Anton’s hockey hero is former Capital Sergei Fedorov… Played soccer growing up and his favorite athlete is Swedish soccer star Zlatan Ibrahimovic of Barcelona … Favorite hockey memory is watching Sweden win Olympic gold in 1994 and 2006.
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