Sunrise, Florida – Florida Panthers General Manager Birgit today announced that the club has claimed that defensive Gustav Force Ring has waived the Carolina Hurricanes. He is expected to attend a training camp in Florida.
The 24-year-old Force Ring competed in 57 regular season American Hockey League games (AHL) with Charlotte Checkers in 2019-20, scoring 26 points (8-18-26). He was ranked 3rd in points in the checkered defense.
The Force Ring was first selected by Vancouver Canucks in the fifth round of the 2014 National Hockey League draft (126th overall), played in 122 career regular season NHL games, all in the Chicago Blackhawks (2016-17). From 2018-19) to 27 points (8-19-27).
Prior to playing in North America, he was 6 feet 186 pounds from Linköping, Sweden, and played for a Linköping HC organization that included two professional seasons in the Swedish Hockey League. As a junior player in Linköping HCJ20 in 2015-16, Force Ring was named Best Defense and Swedish Junior Hockey Player of the Year.
On the international stage, Force Ring represented Sweden at the 2015 and 2016 IIHF World Junior Championships. In 2015, Force Ring led the tournament defense with goals (3), assists (5) and points (8), and in 2016, the tournament defense with goals (2).
Panthers claim D Gustav has waived his waiver from the hurricane
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