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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
Contract: view contract details

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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

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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

Carl Gunnarsson returned to action on Saturday March 19.

Gunnarsson finished Saturday's victory of the Vancouver Canucks with a +1 rating and 13:53 of ice time. The 29 year old has only two goals and eights point this season in 66 games.
Mar 20 - 2:51 AM

Carl Gunnarson skated well in practice on Friday and could play Saturday against the Canucks.

Gunnarsson has been sidelined with a lower-body injury but seems on cusp of returning to action. If you need him, get ready to activate him.
Mar 19 - 2:33 PM

Carl Gunnarsson (lower body) isn't taking part in Wednesday's practice.

As a result, Gunnarsson probably won't be in the lineup against Edmonton. Robert Bortuzzo is projected to play instead.
Mar 16 - 2:50 PM

Carl Gunnarsson didn't practice on Tuesday because of a lower-body injury.

He is listed as day-to-day. Gunnarsson blocked two shots in Monday's game and was limping after one of them. He appears to be doubtful for Wednesday.
Mar 15 - 6:19 PM

Carl Gunnarsson signed a contract extension with the St. Louis Blues on Friday night to the tune of three-years, and $8.7M.

That's a perfectly reasonable $2.9 AAV for all you armchair GM's out there. The 29-year-old Gunnarsson has posted four goals, 49 points, 29 PIMs, 102 hits and 224 blocks across 123 games with the Blues thus far.
Mar 11 - 6:54 PM

Depth Charts

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