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Islanders Sign Defenseman Erik Gustafsson To PTO

May 12, 2021; Montreal, Quebec, CAN; Montreal Canadiens defenseman Erik Gustafsson (32) during the warm-up session before the game against Edmonton Oilers at Bell Centre. Mandatory Credit: Jean-Yves Ahern-USA TODAY Sports

The New York Islanders very clearly have a weak spot on the left-hand side of their defense. After Nick Leddy was shipped out to Detroit, it became clear that they’d have to find a replacement to play on the left.

Well, the Islanders might have found that today when they signed Erik Gustafsson to a PTO according to Chris Johnston:

Last year, Gustafsson split time between the Philadelphia Flyers and Montreal Canadiens.