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Brendan Gaunce | Winger | #50

Team: Vancouver Canucks
Age / DOB:  (23) / 3/25/1994
Ht / Wt:  6'2' / 217
Drafted: 2012 / Rd. 1 (26) / VAN

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It appears Brendan Gaunce won't play tonight when the Vancouver Canucks play against the San Jose Sharks.
It's looking like Gaunce and Virtanen will sit in the press box as healthy scratches. Gaunce has failed to pick up a point in two NHL games so far this season. Nov 11 - 2:14 PM

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Brendan Gaunce will make his regular season debut on Tuesday night.

Gaunce missed the beginning of the season because of a shoulder injury. He was sent to the minors on a conditioning stint and he's now ready to go. Gaunce will take Markus Granlund's (upper body) spot in the lineup.
Nov 7 - 8:31 PM

Speaking to the media, Travis Green announced that Brendan Gaunce will be called up from Utica tomorrow.

Gaunce was sent to the AHL on a conditioning stint about a week ago, and appears ready to return. He picked up three points in four AHL contests. He has yet to play in the NHL this season due to the injury.
Nov 4 - 1:56 PM

Brendan Gaunce (shoulder) will head to AHL Utica for a conditioning stint.

Gaunce has missed Vancouver's first nine games due to the injury. He had five assists in 57 contests with Vancouver in 2016-17.
Oct 26 - 12:53 PM

Brendan Gaunce (shoulder) is close to a return to the lineup, according to coach Travis Green.

"He's close to playing," Green said. "We'll make a decision here soon in the next probably four or five days on what to do with him whether it's send him down for conditioning or throw him into a game. But he's definitely getting closer." He had no goals and five assists in 57 games with the Canucks last season.
Oct 22 - 4:40 PM

Brendan Gaunce (shoulder) will be out until at least November.

It's a tough break for the former first-round pick, as he finally was able to push for a roster spot last season. In 2016-17, he scored no goals and five assists in 57 contests with the Canucks. Even when he does come back to the lineup, Gaunce still won't have any value in standard fantasy leagues.
Sep 9 - 10:06 AM

Brendan Gaunce has signed a two-year, one-way contract with the Vancouver Canucks.

The contract is worth an annual average value of $750,000. Gaunce chipped in five assists in 57 outings with the Canucks last season. He also had three points in four matches with Utica of the AHL. The 23-year-old forward has one goal and six points with Vancouver in 77 games over the last two years.
Aug 9 - 6:09 PM

Brendan Gaunce (upper body) will not accompany the team to Chicago for Tuesday's game.

He has missed the last four games with an upper-body injury and didn't skate on Monday.
Mar 20 - 2:19 PM

Brendan Gaunce (upper body) is expected to miss about a week.

Gaunce sustained the injury on Thursday when he lost balance following a hit and subsequently crashed into the boards. He went to the locker room, but eventually returned to the game. After attempting playing through the injury Thursday, he didn't practice on Friday.
Mar 10 - 3:36 PM

Brendan Gaunce is back up with the Canucks and he will play against Pittsburgh on Tuesday night.

He was summoned from the minors because of an injury to Bo Horvat. Gaunce has no goals and five assists in 47 games with the Canucks this season.
Feb 14 - 2:09 PM

Brendan Gaunce has been demoted to Utica of the AHL.

He has no goals and five assists in 47 games with the Canucks this season. In 46 matches with the Comets last year, Guance notched 17 goals and 21 assists.
Feb 6 - 2:02 PM

Brendan Gaunce will tag in for Jayson Megna agaisnt the Flames on Friday.

With 27 PIMs and 39 hits in 29 games this season, we know what we're getting with the 22-year-old Gaunce. If you're in need of physical play, go for it.
Fri, Dec 23, 2016 07:21:00 PM

Brendan Gaunce will be scratched against Columbus on Sunday.

With just three points and no goals through 29 games, unfortunately the 22-year-old forward just doesn't provide much fantasy value.
Sun, Dec 18, 2016 03:33:00 PM

Brendan Gaunce will be scratched against the Lightning on Friday.

The 22-year-old has no goals and three assists in 29 games thus far, which just about sums up his fantasy value.
Fri, Dec 16, 2016 09:21:00 PM

Brendan Gaunce will be a healthy scratch in Tuesday's game against the Carolina Hurricanes.

It's the first time Gaunce misses a game this season. The 22-year-old has no goals and three assists in 29 games. Anton Robin will also watch the game from the press box.
Tue, Dec 13, 2016 07:06:00 PM

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C1Henrik Sedin
2Bo Horvat
3Markus Granlund
4Brandon Sutter
LW1Daniel Sedin
2Loui Eriksson
3Sven Baertschi
4Alexander Burmistrov
5Brendan Gaunce
RW1Brock Boeser
2Thomas Vanek
3Sam Gagner
4Jake Virtanen
5Derek Dorsett
D1Alexander Edler
2Chris Tanev
3Michael Del Zotto
4Ben Hutton
5Troy Stecher
6Alex Biega
7Derrick Pouliot
8Erik Gudbranson
9Philip Holm
G1Jacob Markstrom
2Anders Nilsson