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Erik Gudbranson

25-Year-Old Defenseman – Vancouver Canucks

2016-17 NHL Stats

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2017 NHL Projections

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2017-18 Fantasy Hockey Outlook

Injuries continue to take their toll on Gudbranson, as the 6-foot-5 blueliner only suited up 30 times in 2016-17 before undergoing season-ending wrist surgery. While he should be ready for the start of training camp, Gudbranson has never surpassed 13 points in his career and...

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SHOOTS: Right   HT: 6' 5"   WT: 216   DOB: 1/7/1992   BORN: Ottawa, Ontario   DRAFTED: 1st Rd, #3 Overall in 2010   Show ContractHide Contract

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Erik Gudbranson Contract Information:

Signed a one-year, $3.5 million contract extension with the Canucks in June 2017.

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Gudbranson (wrist) notched an assist Saturday against the Kings, and he'll be healthy to enter the season.

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Erik Gudbranson NHL Stats
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  Overall Power Play Defense
Season Age League Team GP G A Pts +/- PIM SOG SH% GWG SHG TOI/G G A Pts TOI/G Hits BS
2011-12 19 NHL FLA 72 2 6 8 -19 78 76 2.6 0 0 14:12 0 1 1 0:30 154 73
2012-13 20 NHL FLA 32 0 4 4 -22 47 49 0.0 0 0 18:45 0 1 1 0:39 80 32
2013-14 21 NHL FLA 65 3 6 9 -7 114 92 3.3 0 0 17:59 0 1 1 0:52 158 91
2014-15 22 NHL FLA 76 4 9 13 -4 58 110 3.6 0 0 18:36 0 4 4 0:53 212 75
2015-16 23 NHL FLA 64 2 7 9 3 49 73 2.7 0 0 20:07 0 0 0 0:20 150 73
2016-17 24 NHL VAN 30 1 5 6 -14 18 40 2.5 1 0 20:20 0 0 0 0:13 66 44

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Erik Gudbranson – Playing Time Overview

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2016-17 Time On Ice Stats

20:20

Average Time On Ice

On average, Erik Gudbranson was on the ice for 20:20.

0:13

Average Power Play Time On Ice

On average, Erik Gudbranson was on the ice for 0:13 during power plays.

2:40

Average Short-Handed Time On Ice

On average, Erik Gudbranson was on the ice for 2:40 while the team was short-handed.

Year Ice Time Power Play Short-Handed
2014-15 18:36 0:53 2:11
2015-16 20:07 0:20 3:14
2016-17 20:20 0:13 2:40

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2016-17 NHL Game Log   Erik Gudbranson
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Date Opp G A Pts +/- PIM PPG PPA SHG SOG SH% HIT BS TOI PPTOI
Apr 9 EDM@EDM Did Not Play
Apr 8 EDM Did Not Play
Apr 6 ARI@ARI Did Not Play
Apr 4 SAN@SAN Did Not Play
Apr 2 SAN Did Not Play
Mar 31 LOS Did Not Play
Mar 28 ANA Did Not Play
Mar 26 WPG@WPG Did Not Play
Mar 25 MIN@MIN Did Not Play
Mar 23 STL@STL Did Not Play
Mar 21 CHI@CHI Did Not Play
Mar 18 EDM@EDM Did Not Play
Mar 16 DAL Did Not Play
Mar 13 BOS Did Not Play
Mar 11 PIT Did Not Play
Mar 9 NYI Did Not Play
Mar 7 MON Did Not Play
Mar 5 ANA@ANA Did Not Play
Mar 4 LOS@LOS Did Not Play
Mar 2 SAN@SAN Did Not Play
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Feb 28 DET Did Not Play
Feb 25 SAN Did Not Play
Feb 19 PHI Did Not Play
Feb 18 CGY Did Not Play
Feb 16 STL@STL Did Not Play
Feb 14 PIT@PIT Did Not Play
Feb 12 BUF@BUF Did Not Play
Feb 11 BOS@BOS Did Not Play
Feb 9 CLM@CLM Did Not Play
Feb 7 NAS@NAS Did Not Play
Feb 4 MIN Did Not Play
Feb 2 SAN Did Not Play
Jan 26 ARI@ARI Did Not Play
Jan 25 COL@COL Did Not Play
Jan 22 CHI@CHI Did Not Play
Jan 20 FLA Did Not Play
Jan 17 NAS Did Not Play
Jan 15 NJD Did Not Play
Jan 12 PHI@PHI Did Not Play
Jan 10 NAS@NAS Did Not Play
Jan 7 CGY@CGY Did Not Play
Jan 6 CGY Did Not Play
Jan 4 ARI Did Not Play
Jan 2 COL Did Not Play
Dec 31 EDM@EDM Did Not Play
Dec 30 ANA Did Not Play
Dec 28 LOS Did Not Play
Dec 23 CGY@CGY Did Not Play
Dec 22 WPG Did Not Play
Dec 20 WPG Did Not Play
Dec 18 CLM Did Not Play
Dec 16 TAM Did Not Play
Dec 13 CAR@CAR 0 1 1 -1 4 0 0 0 1 0.0 3 2 21:16 0:00
Dec 11 WAS@WAS 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 5 22:36 0:22
Dec 10 FLA@FLA 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 2 2 19:23 0:15
Dec 8 TAM@TAM 1 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 100.0 4 4 22:16 0:17
Dec 6 NJD@NJD 0 0 0 -1 2 0 0 0 3 0.0 1 1 22:05 0:00
Dec 3 TOR 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 0.0 3 1 20:03 0:00
Dec 1 ANA 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 2 1 18:12 0:00
Nov 29 MIN 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 2 0 19:21 0:00
Nov 26 COL@COL 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 4 3 25:43 1:41
Nov 25 DAL@DAL 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 5 0 19:42 0:54
Nov 23 ARI@ARI 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 2 0 22:18 0:00
Nov 19 CHI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 2 21:11 0:00
Nov 17 ARI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 4 3 21:01 0:06
Nov 15 NYR 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 0 16:32 0:00
Nov 13 DAL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 4 1 18:52 0:09
Nov 10 DET@DET 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 4 1 20:39 1:05
Nov 8 NYR@NYR 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 2 2 22:45 0:28
Nov 7 NYI@NYI 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 2 1 21:08 0:00
Nov 5 TOR@TOR 0 0 0 -4 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 1 4 21:51 0:33
Nov 3 OTT@OTT 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 4 0 20:37 0:13
Nov 2 MON@MON 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 2 3 19:28 0:00
Oct 29 WAS 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 3 4 18:35 0:00
Oct 28 EDM 0 0 0 -1 5 0 0 0 2 0.0 1 1 19:53 0:00
Oct 25 OTT 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 4 0 21:18 0:03
Oct 23 ANA@ANA 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 1 22:23 0:00
Oct 22 LOS@LOS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 2 1 19:05 0:00
Oct 20 BUF 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 0 18:09 0:23
Oct 18 STL 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 1 0 17:42 0:00
Oct 16 CAR 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 4 0.0 1 1 17:17 0:00
Oct 15 CGY 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 0 18:42 0:00

Erik Gudbranson: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Gudbranson (wrist) signed a one-year, $3.5 million contract extension with the Canucks on Thursday.

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Gudbranson (wrist) skated on his own Tuesday morning and jumped in at the end of the Canucks' team skate, but remains without a timetable for return.

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Gudbranson is expected to start rehab soon after undergoing successful wrist surgery in late-December, Shanel Pratap of Global BC reports.

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Gudranson is scheduled to undergo surgery to repair ligament damage to his wrist is out indefinitely, Sportsnet's Irfaan Gaffar reports.

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Gudbranson (undisclosed) is on injured reserve, per the NHL's official media site.

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Gudbranson is being evaluated for an undisclosed injury, Irfaan Gaffar of Sportsnet reports.

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Gudbranson picked up an unassisted goal and an assist in Thursday's 5-1 upending of the Lightning.

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Gudbranson has appeared in all 10 of Vancouver's games to start the season, tallying 16 hits and 11 blocked shots.

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The Panthers traded Gudbranson and a 2016 fifth-round pick to the Canucks in exchange for Jared McCann, a 2016 second-round pick and a 2016 fourth-round pick Wednesday.

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Gudbranson signed a one-year contract with the Panthers on Monday.

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Gudbranson (undisclosed) will play in Thursday's playoff opener against the Islanders, Harvey Fialkov of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel reports.

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Gudbranson (undisclosed) didn't suit up Saturday against the Hurricanes.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2017-18

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2016-17

Gudbranson arrives in Vancouver after spending the first five years of his NHL career with the Panthers. While he isnít a big offensive producer, Gudbranson logged 20:07 of ice time last season and is punishing with the body. Heís never surpassed 13 points in his career, though, so with Ben Hutton, Chris Tanev and Alex Edler in front of him on the defensive depth chart donít expect any big surprises in his first season with Vancouver. Look for the 24-year-old to slot in on Vancouverís second defensive pairing and be a solid shutdown guy who can kill penalties.

2015-16

The third overall pick of the 2010 NHL Entry Draft, Gudbranson has been a full-time NHL player since his arrival in the organization. At 6-foot-5 and over 215 pounds, Gudbranson is a big body, but his offensive potential has never been realized. Even so, he's still been a nice piece for the Panthers in their defensive rotation, logging more than 18 minutes of ice time per game last season. Because he's not going to do much on the offensive end, Gudbranson's fantasy value is limited to penalty minutes and hits. He racked up 212 of the latter category last season, good for second on the team.

2014-15

Gudbranson played his third full season before his 22nd birthday, which is quite impressive, but don't be fooled - he managed just nine points in 65 games in 2013-14 playing almost 18 minutes per game, indicating he is more valuable in real life than in fantasy. There were positive signs: he improved his plus/minus, shots, hits, blocked shots, and PIM last season setting career-highs in all of those categories. In leagues that count those stats he could add value; that said, his role is not expected to change and he won't see much time on the power play. Given his career trajectory to date he won't be at the top of your draft list this year.

2013-14

The Panthers took Gudbranson with the third overall pick in the 2010 NHL Draft, but he's more of a defensive defenseman than a puck-moving one. He had four assists in 32 games last season, and with a minus-22 rating, his only value was in the penalty minutes category, where he had 47. If he doesn't develop a scoring touch this year, he won't be nearly as valuable to fantasy owners as he is to his team.

2012-13

Gudbranson made the jump to the NHL, registering two goals and six assists in 72 games this past season with the Panthers. The former first-round, third-overall pick in 2011, has a big shot from the point and passing ability worthy of becoming a decent fantasy play for years to come. Gudbranson may still be a year or two away from making a leap into fantasy relevance, but should be viewed as a solid long-term keeper option. His path to contributing offensively isn't the clearest, as the Panthers will rely on Brian Campbell, Dmitry Kulikov and the newly-signed veteran, Filip Kuba on the power play. Regardless, Gudbranson is a name well worth remembering.

2010-11

Much of Florida's success in the upcoming season depends on the quality of their blue line. At 18 years old, Gudbranson figures to be a big part of that equation, even though he was just drafted this year. With his solid two-way game, he's already being considered a Chris Pronger prototype of sorts, and that bodes well for his future with the Panthers.