|Born:||November 9, 1986||Draft:||2007 Maple Leafs, 194th Overall|
|National Team:||Sweden||Current Team:||Retired|
Carl Gunnarsson (born 9 November 1986) is a Swedish former professional ice hockey defenceman. He played for Linköpings HC of the Elitserien (SEL) and the Toronto Maple Leafs and St. Louis Blues of the National Hockey League (NHL). He was selected in the seventh round, 194th overall, of the 2007 NHL Entry Draft by the Toronto Maple Leafs. Gunnarsson played five seasons with the Leafs before being traded to the St. Louis Blues on 28 June 2014. Gunnarsson won the Stanley Cup as a member of the Blues in 2019.
Internationally, Gunnarsson has played for Team Sweden at both the junior and senior levels. He has participated in three IIHF World Championships, capturing one silver and two bronze medals.
Carl Gunnarsson Statistics
- Carl Gunnarsson Has Been St. Louis Blues’ Unsung Hero for Years
- Carl Gunnarsson: The Most Underrated Player on the Roster
- IIHF World Championships Silver Medal — 2011
- IIHF World Championships Bronze Medal — 2009, 2010
- Stanley Cup Champion — 2019
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