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Brendan Gaunce | Winger | #50

Team: Vancouver Canucks
Age / DOB:  (24) / 3/25/1994
Ht / Wt:  6'2' / 217
Drafted: 2012 / Rd. 1 (26) / VAN

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Brendan Gaunce will not suit up tonight against the Edmonton Oilers.
Gaunce will be making way for Tyler Motte. Gaunce is a former first round pick that is shaping into a bust. He has four goals and six points in 37 games this season. Apr 7 - 4:59 PM

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Brendan Gaunce (lower body) returned to the lineup Thursday.

Gaunce got his first game action since Feb. 6. He had one shot and one hit in 9:02 of ice time against Edmonton.
Mar 30 - 3:25 AM

Brendan Gaunce (lower body) was on the ice by himself on Friday.

There's a chance that Gaunce will be able to get in a couple more games before the end of the regular season. That would at least allow him to get into the summer on a more positive note.
Mar 16 - 6:32 PM

Brendan Gaunce was seen leaving the rink while wearing a walking boot Thursday morning.

Gaunce won't play in Thursday's contest. Consider him day-to-day for now. He has four goals and five points in 34 games this season.
Feb 8 - 1:21 PM

Brendan Gaunce scored twice in a 4-2 win over the Chicago Blackhawks on Thursday night.

Gaunce now has four goals in 32 games this season for the Canucks. He certainly won't be counted on for scoring if you're looking for it for fantasy purposes. The Canucks also got goals from Daniel Sedin and Bo Horvat in the win.
Feb 2 - 1:11 AM

The Vancouver Canucks have decided to scratch Brendan Gaunce tonight vs. the Washington Capitals.

Gaunce, a former first round pick has only two points in 26 games this season. He's developed a defensive game but likely won't live up to his first round draft status. Derrick Pouliot will also be scratched.
Jan 9 - 6:44 PM

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.
Sat, Nov 11, 2017 02:14:00 PM

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.
Tue, Nov 7, 2017 08:31:00 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.
Sat, Nov 4, 2017 01:56:00 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.
Thu, Oct 26, 2017 12:53:00 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.
Sun, Oct 22, 2017 04:40:00 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.
Sat, Sep 9, 2017 10:06:00 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.
Wed, Aug 9, 2017 06:09:00 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.
Mon, Mar 20, 2017 02:19:00 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.
Fri, Mar 10, 2017 03:36:00 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
C1Henrik Sedin
2Bo Horvat
3Nic Dowd
4Markus Granlund
5Brandon Sutter
LW1Daniel Sedin
2Loui Eriksson
3Sven Baertschi
4Jussi Jokinen
5Brendan Leipsic
6Brendan Gaunce
7Darren Archibald
RW1Brock Boeser
2Sam Gagner
3Jake Virtanen
4Derek Dorsett
D1Alexander Edler
2Chris Tanev
3Michael Del Zotto
4Ben Hutton
5Troy Stecher
6Alex Biega
7Derrick Pouliot
8Erik Gudbranson
G1Jacob Markstrom
2Anders Nilsson