|Assets:||Has an excellent frame and a long reach. Moves the puck quickly and efficiently out of danger. Can play a shutdown role if required. Can also play on the power play if needed.|
|Flaws:||Must continue to get stronger in order to maximize his big-league potential. Doesn't play a physical game. Also doesn't produce great point totals at the highest level.|
|Career Potential:||Stabilizing big-minute defenseman.|
|7/22/2013||Re-signed as a restricted free agent by the Toronto Maple Leafs to a three-year contract.|
|6/29/2013||Toronto Maple Leafs tendered a qualifying offer.|
|4/20/2013||Missed 3 games (hip injury).|
|4/15/2013||Hip injury, day-to-day.|
|2/18/2013||Missed 8 games (hip injury).|
|2/07/2013||Hip injury, injured reserve.|
|2/02/2013||Hip injury, day-to-day.|
|11/12/2012||Signed with Orebro HK (Sweden).|
|4/07/2012||Missed the last 2 regular season games (separated shoulder).|
|4/05/2012||Separated shoulder, remainder of the regular season.|
|2/21/2012||Missed 3 games (ankle injury).|
|2/14/2012||Ankle injury, injured reserve.|
|11/30/2011||Missed 1 game (hand injury).|
|11/27/2011||Hand injury, day-to-day.|
|6/14/2011||Re-signed by the Toronto Maple Leafs to a two-year contract.|
|1/14/2010||Missed 22 games (hyperextended elbow).|
|12/01/2009||Hyperextended elbow, early January.|
|11/12/2009||Recalled from Toronto (AHL).|
|9/30/2009||Assigned to Toronto (AHL).|
|6/01/2009||Signed by the Toronto Maple Leafs to an entry-level contract.|
|6/23/2007||Drafted by the Toronto Maple Leafs in the 7th round (194th overall) in 2007.|
Carl Gunnarsson signs three-year extension | 07/22/2013 5:20 PM
NewsCarl Gunnarsson has signed a three-year/$9.45 million contract with the Toronto Maple Leafs.
Nick Kypreos on Twitter
ImpactThis deal makes Gunnarsson's arbitration hearing scheduled for Friday moot. He had 15 points and averaged 21:17 minutes of playing time in 37 games last season. The Maple Leafs have about $6 million in cap space left and they still need to re-sign restricted free agents Cody Franson, Mark Fraser, Leo Komarov, and Nazem Kadri.
Carl Gunnarsson gets arbitrator date | 07/16/2013 5:12 PM
NewsCarl Gunnarsson's arbitration date is set.
ImpactGunnarsson and the Toronto Maple Leafs are scheduled to meet with an arbitrator on July 26. Of course, they can make that hearing moot if they agree to terms before then. He had a goal and 15 points in 37 games with the Maple Leafs last season.
Carl Gunnarsson elects salary arbitration | 07/10/2013 5:39 PM
NewsCarl Gunnarsson filed for salary arbitration.
Chris Johnston on Twitter
ImpactSportsnet's Chris Johnston says the two sides continue to try to hammer out a "longer-term" extension. Gunnarsson had 15 points last season.
Gunnarsson set for restricted free agency | 05/22/2013 4:35 PM
NewsCarl Gunnarsson will be a restricted free agent this summer.
Impact"The ball is in their court right now, so they got to get it moving," Gunnarsson said. "The four years I've had here have been great. We'll see what they want from me next year. I haven't thought about what I want." He plans to speak with his agent this week.
Gunnarsson to return Saturday v Sens | 04/20/2013 12:50 PM
NewsCarl Gunnarsson will return to the Maple Leaf lineup Saturday night against Ottawa.
ImpactHe seems to have recovered from a hip injury that had sidelined him for three games. John-Michael Liles could be the odd man out. If you need Gunnarsson, feel free to activate him.
Carl Gunnarsson could return Saturday | 04/18/2013 12:21 PM
NewsCarl Gunnarsson (lower body) will sit out his third straight game Thursday night.
Jonas Siegel on Twitter
ImpactCoach Randy Carlyle said the team is targeting Saturday's match-up versus Ottawa as a possible return date.
Carl Gunnarsson won't play on Tuesday night | 04/16/2013 5:24 PM
NewsCarl Gunnarsson (lower body) didn't travel with the team and will not play Tuesday night.
Jonas Siegel on Twitter
ImpactGunnarsson is being listed as day-to-day, but it seems like the Leafs are making sure he's 100 percent for the postseason. The Maple Leafs return home to host the Islanders on Thursday and we'll update you on Gunnarsson's status for that contest as soon as we know it.
Carl Gunnarsson sits out Monday's contest | 04/16/2013 10:00 AM
NewsCarl Gunnarsson didn't play Monday night because of a lower-body injury.
ImpactHe is being listed as day-to-day but he may have just been given the night off since he's been nursing hip and groin issues all season. It wouldn't be surprising if he was back in the lineup Wednesday night, but another night off could also do him some good.
Carl Gunnarsson will play through hip injury | 03/11/2013 12:51 PM
NewsCarl Gunnarsson is still dealing with an ongoing hip issue.
ImpactHe said he expects the ailment to linger for the rest of the season. In the meantime, he hasn't allowed the injury to affect his game. Gunnarsson was credited with three more hits (35) and four more blocked shots (25) in Saturday's shootout loss to Pittsburgh. He also has nine points and a plus-2 rating in his 18 appearances this season.
Maple Leafs activate Carl Gunnarsson | 02/18/2013 7:25 PM
NewsThe Toronto Maple Leafs have activated Carl Gunnarsson (hip) from the injured reserve list.
David Alter on Twitter
ImpactGunnarsson has a goal and three points in seven games this season. He hasn't played since Jan. 31.
Carl Gunnarsson has chance of Sat. return | 02/15/2013 12:40 PM
NewsThe Leafs have not ruled out Carl Gunnarsson (hip) returning on Saturday.
ImpactIt doesn't seem all that likely, though, as he just returned to practice Wednesday and is still undergoing physical therapy. He stayed in Toronto on Thursday to receive massage therapy that has helped his hip in the past. "He's had it done before and it seemed to help," Carlyle said. "We'll have to see how it works out."
Carl Gunnarsson practices Wednesday | 02/13/2013 5:25 PM
NewsCarl Gunnarsson (hip) participated in Wednesday's practice.
ImpactHe has missed the past six games with what is believed to be a groin or hip injury. The Leafs probably won't feel the need to rush him because several players who started the year with the Toronto Marlies in the AHL have fit in very nicely on the back end so far.
Carl Gunnarsson is on the IR list | 02/07/2013 4:15 PM
NewsCarl Gunnarsson (groin) has been placed on the injured reserve list.
James Mirtle on Twitter
ImpactGunnarsson has already been sidelined for a week now, so he can be activated whenever he's healthy. In the meantime, this clears up a roster spot for Toronto.
C. Gunnarsson out with suspected groin injury | 02/05/2013 11:49 AM
NewsCarl Gunnarsson is reportedly dealing with a groin injury.
ImpactThe ailment, which the Leafs are calling a "lower-body injury," has prevented him from playing in Toronto's past two games. He was to undergo tests on Sunday after pulling himself off the ice during Saturday's morning skate.
|Swe Jr.||Total||Swe Jr.||58||9||16||25||-||56||-||-||-||-||-||0.43|
|Swe Jr.||Total||Swe Jr.||4||1||0||1||-||4||-||-||-||-||-||0.25|
|Goals||0||28 times-last:vs. SJ||last:Dec 3||1|
|Assists||1||2 times-last:vs. SJ||last:Dec 3||2|
|Points||1||2 times-last:vs. SJ||last:Dec 3||3|
|Penalty Minutes||4||vs. Col||Oct 8||2|
|Plus/Minus||3||vs. NYI||Nov 19||3|
|Power Play Goals||0||28 times-last:vs. SJ||last:Dec 3||0|
|Power Play Points||1||vs. SJ||Dec 3||0|
|Shorthanded Goals||0||28 times-last:vs. SJ||last:Dec 3||0|
|Shorthanded Points||0||28 times-last:vs. SJ||last:Dec 3||0|
|Shots||2||2 times-last:vs. Ott||last:Oct 5||2|
|Goals||4||2 times-last: 2011-12 (Tor)|
|Penalty Minutes||20||2011-12 (Tor)|
|Power Play Goals||1||2010-11 (Tor)|
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