NHL PLAYER, Erik Gudbranson
Born Jan 07, 1992 -- Orleans, Ontario, Canada
Selected by Florida Panthers round 1 #3 overall 2010 NHL Entry Draft
Erik Gudbranson currently plays for the Calgary Flames of the NHL. Selected 3rd overall by the Florida Panthers in the 2010 NHL Draft, the rugged defenseman made his NHL debut for the club in the 2011-12 season, suiting up for 72 games. As of 2021, the Ottawa, Ontario-native has played 563 games across 12 NHL seasons.
Gudbranson re-signs with Vancouver for one year June 16, 2017
Erik Gudbranson signed a one-year contract extension with the Vancouver Canucks on Thursday, worth an estimated $3,500,000. Drafted 3rd overall by the Florida Panthers in 2010, the 25-year-old defenseman will be entering his 7th NHL season in 2017.
For more on Gudbranson, keep reading the nhl.com story here.
Gudbranson traded to Canucks May 27, 2016
Erik Gudbranson was traded to the Vancouver Canucks on Thursday, in exchange for Jared McCann and two picks in the upcoming 2016 NHL Entry Draft. The 24-year-old defenseman had solidified his role on the Florida Panthers this past season as a gritty, defensive defenseman who excels at killing penalties. In 2015-16, the Ottawa-native tallied 9 points in 64 games, with a plus/minus rating of +3.
For more on Gudbranson, check out the cbc.ca story here.