Legends of Hockey -- NHL Player Search -- Player -- Andrej Sustr
Andrej Sustr was born on November 29, 1990 in Plzeņ, Czech Republic. Finding little opportunity in his hometown, Sustr moved to the United States at age 17 to play junior hockey. He spent a year with the Kenai River Brown Bears of the North American Hockey League in 2008-09 before moving up to the Youngstown Phantoms of the United States Hockey League (USHL) in 200910.

Sustr then spent three season at the University of Nebraska-Omaha, where the towering defender appeared in 11 games, recording 45 points.

Undrafted by an NHL club, Sustr signed with the Tampa Bay Lightning following his junior season at Omaha-Nebraska. He made his NHL debut on March 29 against the New Jersey Devils and would appear two games for the Lightning before being assigned to their American Hockey League affiliate, the Syracuse Crunch.

He appeared in eight regular season games with Syracuse, scoring two goals and adding an assist. He appeared in 18 playoff games for the club, helping the Crunch reach the Calder Cup final.

In 2015-16, Sustr appeared in 77 games for the Lightning, recording career-highs in goals (4), assists (17) and points (21).

Following the 2017–18 season Sustr signed as an unrestricted free agent with the Anaheim Ducks.

REGULAR SEASON PLAYOFFS
Season Club League GP G A TP PIM +/- GP G A TP PIM
2006-07 HC Dukla Jihlava U17 CzR-U17 37 5 15 20 56
2006-07 HC Dukla Jihlava Jr. CzRep-Jr. 5 0 0 0 4
2007-08 HC Plzen Jr. CzRep-Jr. 41 2 8 10 44 5 1 0 1 4
2008-09 HC Plzen Jr. CzRep-Jr. 13 1 4 5 14
2008-09 HC Rokycany CzRep-3 2 0 0 0 2
2008-09 Kenai River Brown Bears NAHL 36 1 7 8 58 -8 2 0 0 0 2
2009-10 Youngstown Phantoms USHL 50 1 18 19 95 -6
2010-11 U. of Nebraska-Omaha WCHA 39 2 7 9 38
2011-12 U. of Nebraska-Omaha WCHA 33 4 13 17 26
2012-13 U. of Nebraska-Omaha WCHA 39 9 16 25 53 +16
2012-13 Tampa Bay Lightning NHL 2 0 0 0 0 +1
2012-13 Syracuse Crunch AHL 8 2 1 3 8 -3 18 2 5 7 25
2013-14 Tampa Bay Lightning NHL 43 1 7 8 16 +3 3 0 0 0 2
2013-14 Syracuse Crunch AHL 12 1 3 4 2 -3
2014-15 Tampa Bay Lightning NHL 72 0 13 13 34 +10 26 1 1 2 18
2015-16 Tampa Bay Lightning NHL 77 4 17 21 30 -2 17 1 2 3 16
2016-17 Tampa Bay Lightning NHL 80 3 11 14 43 -10
NHL Totals 274 8 48 56 123 46 2 3 5 36


Signed as a free agent by Tampa Bay March 21, 2013.
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