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Paul Gaustad
NUMBER: 28 BIRTHDATE: February 3, 1982  (AGE 33)
HEIGHT: 6' 5" BIRTHPLACE: Fargo, ND, United States
WEIGHT: 227 DRAFTED: BUF / 2000 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 7th   (220th overall)
2014-15 Season Highlights * On March 21 against Buffalo, recorded a perfect 13-0 record on face-off circle. * Led Nashville, and was in the NHL s Top 10 in face-off percentage during season (56.4%). * Finished at 56.4 percent or higher on the face-off dot for the seventh consecutive season. * Played in 73 games, his sixth season in a row he has played in 70 or more games. * Appeared in his 600th career NHL game on Oct. 29, 2014 at Edmonton. * Recorded a Gordie Howe Hat Trick (one goal, one assist and one fight) on Oct. 11, 2014 versus Dallas. Golden Nuggets * Has 23 career points vs. Toronto (8g-15a), his most vs. any team. * Nashville s nominee for the 2014 Masterton Trophy.
Traded to Nashville by Buffalo with Buffalo's 4th round choice (Juuse Saros) in 2013 Entry Draft for Nashville's 1st round choice (later traded to Calgary Calgary selected Mark Jankowski) in 2012 Entry Draft, February 27, 2012. Missed majority of 2012-13 due to recurring upper-body and shoulder injuries.
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It's a big milestone for me and I'm happy to help my team with lots of good teammates. It's fun.

— Detroit's Pavel Datsyuk, who on Wednesday became the ninth Russian-born player, and ninth Red Wings player, to score 300 NHL goals
World Cup of Hockey 2016