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Carl Gunnarsson | Defenseman | #4

Team: St Louis Blues
Age / DOB:  (30) / 11/9/1986
Ht / Wt:  6'2' / 196
Drafted: 2007 / Rd. 7 (194) / TOR
Contract: view contract details

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Carl Gunnarsson got back in the lineup on Thursday night.
He was absent for the last seven games, mostly due to a lower-body injury. Gunnarsson was paired with Kevin Shattenkirk in the contest, while Alex Pietrangelo was reunited with Jay Bouwmeester. Jan 20 - 10:15 AM

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Carl Gunnarsson (lower body) has been activated from injured reserve.

However, he won't play Tuesday night against Ottawa. Gunnarsson hasn't played since Jan. 2.
Jan 17 - 2:49 PM

Carl Gunnarsson (lower body) didn't practice Wednesday, but he will travel with the team.

However, he isn't expected to play Thursday. Gunnarsson hasn't played since Jan. 2 because of a lower-body injury.
Jan 11 - 5:34 PM

Carl Gunnarsson (lower body) is expected to practice fully Wednesday.

He skated Tuesday morning, but won't play versus Boston. This will be the third game in a row that Gunnarsson has missed.
Jan 10 - 5:48 PM

Carl Gunnarsson (lower body) won't be available for Saturday's game against the Dallas Stars.

This will be the second straight game he's missed because of the injury. The 30-year-old has two assists and a minus-five rating in 29 games this season. Even when he does return, he shouldn't be on your fantasy radar.
Jan 7 - 11:13 AM

Carl Gunnarsson has sustained a lower-body injury.

Gunnarsson will miss Thursday's contest and is regarded as day-to-day beyond that. He has two assists in 29 games this season. With Gunnarsson out, Brad Hunt will dress on Thursday.
Jan 4 - 1:02 PM

Carl Gunnarsson (lower body) returned to action on Saturday.

Gunnarsson was injured on December 8. He played 10:35 and was minus-one. Gunnarsson has only two assists in 24 games so his fantasy value is negligible.
Sun, Dec 18, 2016 03:48:00 AM

Carl Gunnarsson (lower body) feels ready to return to the lineup.

Blues coach Ken Hitchcock isn't ready to commit to using Gunnarsson on Saturday though. Gunnarsson has missed four straight contests.
Fri, Dec 16, 2016 02:13:00 PM

Carl Gunnarsson (lower body) is considered questionable to play Thursday night.

He has been absent for the last three games. Brad Hunt has played great during Gunnarsson's absence, so he probably won't be rushed back into the lineup.
Thu, Dec 15, 2016 09:43:00 AM

Carl Gunnarsson won't play Sunday against the Wild due to a lower-body injury.

The veteran defenseman missed Friday's game as well due to the ailment. Brad Hunt will once again take his place.
Sun, Dec 11, 2016 01:16:00 PM

Carl Gunnarsson will be scratched against the Devils on Friday.

Looks like this is just a normal scratching for the veteran defender as Joel Edmundson returns to the blue line. Through 23 games thus far Gunnarsson has posted two points with 18 blocks and 28 hits.
Fri, Dec 9, 2016 07:31:00 PM

Carl Gunnarsson, Scottie Upshall, and Ty Rattie will each be scratched against Detroit on Thursday.

Unfortunately, there just isn't a whole lot of fantasy value here as Upshall is the only one of the three to find the back of the net. With little to show for their effort, we'd let them wither on the waiver wire.
Source: Lou Korac
Thu, Oct 27, 2016 06:49:00 PM

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.
Sun, Oct 23, 2016 02:14:00 AM

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.
Thu, Oct 20, 2016 04:27:00 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.
Wed, Oct 19, 2016 05:51:00 PM

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All Positions
C1Paul Stastny
2Jori Lehtera
3Patrik Berglund
4Kyle Brodziak
LW1Alexander Steen
2Jaden Schwartz
3Robby Fabbri
4David Perron
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
3Pheonix Copley