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Carl Gunnarsson | Defenseman | #4

Team: St Louis Blues
Age / DOB:  (29) / 11/9/1986
Ht / Wt:  6'2' / 196
Drafted: 2007 / Rd. 7 (194) / TOR
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Carl Gunnarsson (upper body) returned to action on Saturday.
Gunnarsson missed a couple of games with the injury. Gunnarsson had no stats while playing only a couple of ticks under 10 minutes Saturday. Oct 23 - 2:14 AM

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Carl Gunnarsson (upper body) was on the ice again Thursday.

Gunnarsson will still miss Thursday's game though. He suffered the injury on Saturday and couldn't play Tuesday. Robert Bortuzzo has been paired with Kevin Shattenkirk in Gunnarsson's absence.
Oct 20 - 4:27 PM

Carl Gunnarsson (upper body) skated on Wednesday.

He was hurt Saturday and missed Tuesday's game as a result. It's uncertain if he will be ready to play Thursday.
Oct 19 - 5:51 PM

Carl Gunnarson was the third Blues player to leave Saturday night's game with an upper-body injury.

Jori Lehtera, Kyle Bordziak and Gunnarson all left Saturday's 3-2 win over the Rangers with UBIs. Tough break for the Blues. We will update you once we know any more details about Gunnarsson's condition. For now consider him day-to-day.
Oct 16 - 2:08 PM

Carl Gunnarsson will sit out the Blues regular season opener, along with fellow Swede Magnus Paajarvi and Ty Rattie.

The former Leaf blueliner struggled in the postseason under intense conditions, having faced extensive injury recovery time for hips and other ailments. Paajarvi dressed in 48 NHL games in 2015-16, and spotted into the lineup during the playoffs. Rattie has not played more than 13 games in the NHL, but injury to Jaden Schwartz and personal development have him ready for a full time role if he can grasp it. Rattie scored four goals in 13 games last season.
Oct 12 - 8:00 PM

Carl Gunnarsson got into a rare fight in the closing minutes of Game 4 on Saturday.

He had his first NHL fight earlier this season against Ottawa when he dropped the gloves with Max McCormick. on Saturday, he fought with Brenden Dillon even though he never got his left glove off in the scrum. Gunnarsson has contributed two assists and a plus-5 rating in 17 games this postseason.
May 23 - 2:18 PM

Carl Gunnarsson had an assist in Game 4 against Dallas.

He created a loose puck for Jaden Schwartz, who sent Vladimir Tarasenko on a breakaway to give the Blues a 1-0 lead. The play was unique because the Stars illegally had six men on the ice, but it went undetected by the officials so it wasn't blown dead. Gunnarsson has posted an assist in each of his last games.
May 6 - 8:28 AM

Carl Gunnarsson (upper body) will draw back into the Blues' lineup on Thursday.

Gunnarsson was a late scratch for Game 4 due to the undisclosed ailment. He's expected to play alongside Robert Bortuzzo.
Apr 21 - 1:58 PM

It's unclear if Carl Gunnarsson (upper body) will be available to play on Thursday.

He was a late scratch in Game 4 due to an upper-body injury and the Blues didn't practice on Wednesday. Coach Ken Hitchcock said Gunnarsson is considered "moment to moment." If he isn't ready to play then Robert Bortuzzo will take his place again.
Apr 21 - 9:14 AM

Carl Gunnarsson will sit out Game 4 with Chicago on Tuesday night due to an upper body injury.

Gunnarsson averaged 19:22 a night through the first three games, with five blocks and no points. The Blues have not yet released any info on his condition, but we'll keep you posted. Consider him day-to-day for now.
Apr 19 - 9:36 PM

Carl Gunnarsson will lead the Blues' cast of scratches in Tuesday's Game 4 against Chicago.

Joining him will be Ryan Reaves, Dmitrij Jaskin, Magnus Paajarvi, Petteri Lindbohm, Ty Rattie, and Anders Nilsson. Robert Bortuzzo will tag in for Gunnarsson.

Carl Gunnarsson (lower body) returned to action on Sunday April 3.

Gunnarsson missed three straight games due to the ailment. He had a plus-one rating in 18:21 minutes of ice time.
Apr 4 - 4:11 AM

Carl Gunnarsson participated in the Blues' practice Saturday morning.

Gunnarsson, who is dealing with a lower-body injury, skated alongside fellow-injured defenseman Jay Bouwmeester during the practice. It is unclear at this time if Gunnarsson will be in a position to play Sunday against Colorado.
Apr 2 - 12:39 PM

Carl Gunnarsson (lower body) will not suit up in Tuesday's contest versus Colorado.

He sat out Saturday's meeting with Washington due to the ailment and will miss his second straight game. Gunnarsson also didn't practice on Monday.
Mar 28 - 5:28 PM

Carl Gunnarsson won't play in Saturday's game against the Washington Capitals.

The 29-year-old scored in yesterday's win over the Canucks, but it looks like he picked up an injury in the game. He's considered day-to-day at this point. Petteri Lindbohm will take his place in the lineup.
Mar 26 - 4:53 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
C1Paul Stastny
2Jori Lehtera
3Patrik Berglund
4Kyle Brodziak
LW1Alexander Steen
2Jaden Schwartz
3Robby Fabbri
4David Perron
5Magnus Paajarvi
6Ty Rattie
RW1Vladimir Tarasenko
2Dmitrij Jaskin
3Nail Yakupov
4Scottie Upshall
5Ryan Reaves
D1Kevin Shattenkirk
2Alex Pietrangelo
3Colton Parayko
4Jay Bouwmeester
5Joel Edmundson
6Carl Gunnarsson
7Robert Bortuzzo
G1Jake Allen
2Carter Hutton