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Carl Gunnarsson | Defenseman | #4

Team: St Louis Blues
Age / DOB:  (31) / 11/9/1986
Ht / Wt:  6'2' / 198
Drafted: 2007 / Rd. 7 (194) / TOR
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Carl Gunnarsson has undergone surgery to repair a tear in his left ACL.
Gunnarsson suffered the injury against the Vancouver Canucks on Mar. 23. He will be re-evaluated in six months. Apr 3 - 12:35 PM

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Updating a previous item, Carl Gunnarsson suffered a torn ACL on Friday night.

His season is officially over. The 31-year-old will now have a mountain of a hill to climb to get back into game shape. He'll end the season with five goals and nine assists in 63 games this season. He's not a standout player, but losing him will hurt the Blues' overall depth on defense.
Mar 24 - 12:03 AM

Carl Gunnarsson suffered a lower-body injury in Friday's game against the Vancouver Canucks.

The Blues have already announced that he won't be returning to the game. Expect them to provide an update on his status after the game.
Mar 23 - 9:49 PM

Carl Gunnarsson scored the game-winning goal in Saturday's 1-0 victory over the Buffalo Sabres.

It took a while, but someone finally found the back of the net in this one. Gunnarsson scored the only goal of the game with less than six minutes remaining in regulation. He finished the game with a plus-1 rating, two penalty minutes, three shots on goal and three hits in 18:23 of ice time. He had been a healthy scratch in each of St. Louis' previous three games. Gunnarsson now has five goals and two assists in 43 games this season. He won't have any fantasy value going forward. Paul Stastny registered the assist on St. Louis' only goal.
Feb 3 - 9:56 PM

Carl Gunnarsson will be a healthy scratch in Thursday's game against the Boston Bruins.

This is the third straight game that he'll watch from the press box. Gunnarsson has four goals and two assists in 42 games this season. Chris Thorburn will also serve as a healthy scratch.
Feb 1 - 6:56 PM

Carl Gunnarsson will be a healthy scratch in Tuesday's game against the Montreal Canadiens.

The Blues defenseman has four goals and two assists in 42 games this season. He's been scratched in four of his team's last five games. Chris Thorburn and Oskar Sundqvist will also watch the game from the press box.
Jan 30 - 7:39 PM

Carl Gunnarsson will be a healthy scratch in Thursday's game against the Colorado Avalanche.

Gunnarsson played in St. Louis' last game, but he's now been scratched in three of his team's last four games. The Blues defenseman has four goals and two assists in 42 games this season. Chris Thorburn and Oskar Sundqvist will also watch the game from the press box.
Jan 25 - 7:44 PM

St. Louis Blues head coach Mike Yeo has confirmed that Carl Gunnarsson will return from his upper-body injury tonight against the Canucks.

Gunnarsson missed one game due to the ailment he suffered against the Calgary Flames on the 20th of December. The 31-year-old rearguard has five points in 31 games this season.
Sat, Dec 23, 2017 03:55:00 PM

Carl Gunnarsson (upper body) will be scratched against the Edmonton Oilers on Thursday night.

Gunnarsson has three goals and two assists in 31 games this season. He's day-to-day right now.
Thu, Dec 21, 2017 08:59:00 PM

Carl Gunnarsson will be a healthy scratch in Wednesday's game against the Anaheim Ducks.

This will be the fourth time in a row that he'll be forced to watch the game from the press box. He has three goals and one assist in 20 games this season. Magnus Paajarvi and Oskar Sundqvist will also serve as healthy scratches.
Wed, Nov 29, 2017 08:40:00 PM

The St. Louis Blues won't dress Carl Gunnarsson tonight against the Minnesota Wild.

Joining Gunnarsson in the press box will be Nate Prosser. Gunnarsson has four points in 20 games and will sit for the third straight game. Patrik Berglund (shoulder), Zach Sanford (shoulder) and Magnus Paajarvi (foot) will also miss the game.
Source: NHL.com
Sat, Nov 25, 2017 07:45:00 PM

Carl Gunnarsson will be a healthy scratch in Tuesday's game against the Edmonton Oilers.

Gunnarsson has played in all but one of St. Louis' games this season, but he's coming out now because Jay Bouwmeester is healthy again. Gunnarsson has three goals and one assist in 20 games. Nate Prossser will also watch the game from the press box.
Tue, Nov 21, 2017 07:44:00 PM

Carl Gunnarsson returned to action on Friday night.

Gunnarsson missed Wednesday's game, so that he could be with his wife and their newborn baby. He posted one hit and two blocks in 21:28 of ice time against Carolina. Nate Prosser was back in the press box to make room for Gunnarsson's return.
Sat, Oct 28, 2017 02:21:00 AM

Carl Gunnarsson will skip Wednesday's game so that he can be with his wife and their newborn baby.

Congratulations to Gunnarsson and his growing family! Nate Prosser is expected to draw into the lineup as a result of his absence.
Wed, Oct 25, 2017 12:57:00 PM

Carl Gunnarsson got his second goal of 2017-18 in Tuesday's 3-1 win over the New York Rangers.

Gunnarsson opened the scoring in the match just 15 seconds into the first period. He has already accounted for three points in four games this campaign after he had only six assists in 56 appearances last season.
Wed, Oct 11, 2017 09:57:00 AM

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PosRoleName
C1Brayden Schenn
2Oskar Sundqvist
3Kyle Brodziak
4Ivan Barbashev
5Patrik Berglund
LW1Jaden Schwartz
2Vladimir Sobotka
3Robby Fabbri
RW1Vladimir Tarasenko
2Alexander Steen
3Dmitrij Jaskin
4Tage Thompson
5Chris Thorburn
6Nikita Soshnikov
D1Alex Pietrangelo
2Colton Parayko
3Joel Edmundson
4Carl Gunnarsson
5Robert Bortuzzo
6Vince Dunn
7Jay Bouwmeester
8Jordan Schmaltz
G1Jake Allen
2Carter Hutton