Flyers general manager Ron Hextall announced the following statement regarding defenseman Erik Gustafsson.
"I spoke with Erik today and he informed me that he does in fact, have a deal in place to play overseas. Although we are disappointed in his decision, we wish him all the best."
Gustafsson appeared in 91 regular season games for the Flyers over parts of four seasons where he recorded six goals and 17 assists. He added another three points (2g-1a) in nine Stanley Cup Playoff games.