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Nathan Gerbe | Winger

Team: Carolina Hurricanes
Age / DOB:  (27) / 7/24/1987
Ht / Wt:  5'5' / 173
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Nathan Gerbe went into the 2013-14 campaign figuring it might be his last chance to earn a regular spot in the NHL.
Gerbe signed a two-way contract with Carolina after being bought out by Buffalo and made the most of the opportunity, scoring 16 goals and 31 points in 81 contests. The Hurricanes rewarded him over the summer with a two-year, $3.5 million deal. That gives him a bit more security, but he still needs to prove himself. He's certainly capable of living up to that contract, but his fantasy value in standard leagues will be limited. Sep 15 - 5:25 AM

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Nathan Gerbe has signed a two-year, $3.5 million deal with the Carolina Hurricanes.

After being bought out by the Buffalo Sabres, Gerbe responded by matching the most productive season of his career in 2013-14. He notched 16 goals and 31 points in 81 games. Gerbe also amassed a personal best 221 shots.
Jun 24 - 6:47 PM

Nathan Gerbe is having the best offensive season of his NHL career.

Gerbe has 16 goals and 31 points this season and it's coming off a year in which the Buffalo Sabres decided to buy out the final season of his contract. Gerbe, the smallest player in the NHL at five feet five inches, inked a two-way deal with the Hurricanes and he has been a pleasant surprise. He will be a restricted free agent at the end of the season, but it's likely that he's earned himself another contract with the Hurricanes.
Apr 8 - 7:55 AM

Nathan Gerbe has been moved up to the Carolina Hurricanes' top power-play unit.

Gerbe is set to play alongside Jiri Tlusty and Eric Staal with the man advantage. The Hurricanes are trying to spark their power play, which ranks in the bottom five of the NHL with a 14.1% conversion rate.
Feb 6 - 8:47 AM

Nathan Gerbe scored once and added two assists Saturday as the Carolina Hurricanes defeated the Ottawa Senators 6-3.

Gerbe got off to a nice start this season but Saturday's goal was only his second since December 29. Gerbe has 11 goals and 25 points in 51 games with 28 penalty minutes. He was a good off-season signing by the Hurricanes after Buffalo bought out the last year of his contract in the summer.
Jan 26 - 6:26 AM

Nathan Gerbe pulled off a between the legs goal on Wednesday.

Gerbe said it was the first time he had attempted the maneuver in an NHL game, but he frequently tried it in practices. The marker was his first since Dec. 29 and his 10th of the 2013-14 campaign.
Jan 23 - 9:14 AM

Nathan Gerbe had one of the Carolina Hurricanes' goals in their 5-2 loss to the Maple Leafs in Toronto Sunday night.

It was Gerbe's ninth goal of the season. Also scoring for Carolina was Justin Faulk, his third of the season. Faulk was a minus-3 on the night.
Sun, Dec 29, 2013 10:28:00 PM

Nathan Gerbe scored a goal and add an assist for the Hurricanes in Friday's 4-3 loss to Pittsburgh.

The goal is the eighth of the campaign for Gerbe, who has fit in nicely as a role player with Carolina. Drayson Bowman and Andrej Sekera also tallied for the Canes in the loss.
Fri, Dec 27, 2013 10:13:00 PM

Nathan Gerbe scored his sixth goal of the season on Sunday.

Gerbe had been a nice surprise for the Hurricanes in the early going but had not found the back of the net in the previous six games before his marker on Sunday. He has 11 points in 27 games this season so he is a fringe player in deep pools.
Mon, Dec 2, 2013 06:36:00 AM

The Carolina Hurricanes have four shorthanded goals in their last four games.

The Hurricanes did not have one until this recent streak as Nathan Gerbe, Eric Staal, Andrej Sekera and Pat Dwyer have found the back of the net while on the man-disadvantage.
Sun, Nov 24, 2013 06:35:00 AM

One way or another, Nathan Gerbe is making his presence felt for the Carolina Hurricanes.

Gerbe broke a five-game pointless streak with two assists in Carolina's 2-1 win against the Colorado Avalanche on Tuesday. Even with that drought, he's been getting plenty of SOG and alson contributed 10 PIM when he wasn't scoring. It's hard not to like what the undersized forward is doing right now.
Tue, Nov 12, 2013 11:33:00 PM

The Carolina Hurricanes are in a scoring funk and left winger Nathan Gerbe has only one goal in his past 12 games.

"We’ve got to just keep playing our game, shooting the puck. Just stick with it," Gerbe said. He isn't alone. His teammates are slumping, too. Eric Staal has gone the past eight games without a goal and Jiri Tlusty the past seven. Tuomo Ruutu now has played 11 games without scoring. Alexander Semin has one goal in the past nine games. "We’re going to keep pushing and some guys are going to break out of it," Canes coach Kirk Muller said. The Canes are 28th in the NHL in goals per game at 1.88. Carolina (6-7-3) has scored only eight times in the past seven games.
Sat, Nov 9, 2013 10:28:00 AM

Nathan Gerbe scored the only goal for Carolina in a 3-1 loss to Pittsburgh Monday night.

Gerbe has been a pleasant surprise for the Hurricanes this season with four goals and three assists in 11 contests. Alexander Semin and Elias LIndholm drew assists on Gerbe's marker.
Mon, Oct 28, 2013 10:35:00 PM

Nathan Gerbe was placed on the top line in practice Sunday.

Gerbe was on the left wing with Eric Staal and Alexander Semin while Elias Lindholm was placed on Jordan Staal's right side. The move should increase the fantasy value of both Gerbe and Lindholm if they remain there. Gerbe has three goals and six points in the early going.
Mon, Oct 28, 2013 07:36:00 AM

Nathan Gerbe (lower body) is healthy enough to play on Thursday.

Gerbe took part in Wednesday's practice after staying off the ice on Monday and Tuesday. He has three goals and six points in nine games this season.
Thu, Oct 24, 2013 08:39:00 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
C1Eric Staal
2Jordan Staal
3Jay McClement
4Riley Nash
5Patrick Brown
LW1Jeff Skinner
2Nathan Gerbe
3Jiri Tlusty
4Phil Di Giuseppe
5Brock McGinn
6Sergey Tolchinsky
RW1Alexander Semin
2Elias Lindholm
3Pat Dwyer
4Zach Boychuk
D1Justin Faulk
2Andrej Sekera
3Ron Hainsey
4Ryan Murphy
5Tim Gleason
6John-Michael Liles
7Brett Bellemore
8Jay Harrison
G1Cam Ward
2Anton Khudobin