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Brendan Gaunce

age30
posC
shotl
h6'3"
w214lbs

Current Contract

Cap Hit
$775,000$775K
Year 1 of 2
24/25
25/26
Expiry Status
UFA 2026 age 32

Profile

Draft Position round1 pick26
Draft Class 2012
Draft Team Canucks
Birthdate Mar 25, 1994
Nationality Canada
UFA Year 2021
ELC Year 18
Waivers Age 18
Est Career Earnings $7,840,000

2023-24 Stats

Regular Season
GP24
G2
A2
P4
PPG0.17
PIM6
EV TOI/GM 11.07
G60 0.45
P60 0.90
GF% 33.30
DFF% 44.70
REL DFF% 2.90
CF% 46.40
REL CF% -0.80
2024-2026 Standard Contract
2yrs
value$1,550,000$1.55M
cap hit$775,000$775K
Signed On Jul 1 2024
Signing Agent Paul Capizzano
Signed By
% Cap Contract Start 0.88%
Signing Status
UFA
age 30
Notes
$575K Guaranteed
Abbreviated $Amounts
2024-25
2025-26
2026
Cap Hit $775,000$775K $775,000$775K UFAage 32
AAV $775,000$775K $775,000$775K
Base $775,000$775K $775,000$775K
Performance Bonuses - -
Signing Bonuses - -
Total Salary $775,000$775K $775,000$775K
Minors Salary $550,000$550K $550,000$550K
Clauses
-
-
UFA Year
Buy Out Buy Out Buy Out
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Career Stats By Contract

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Season Cap Hit League Team GP G A TP PIM TOI GF% DFF% Rel DFF% CF% Rel CF% G60 P60
2023-24
$763K
NHL Columbus Blue Jackets 24 2 2 4 6 266 33.30 44.70 2.90 46.40 -0.80 0.45 0.90
2022-23
$763K
NHL Columbus Blue Jackets 5 0 1 1 2 49 43.60 -0.30 45.50 3.70
2021-22
$750K
NHL Columbus Blue Jackets 30 5 2 7 12 239 55.00 51.90 7.70 53.80 6.00 1.26 1.76
2019-20
$700K
NHL Boston Bruins 1 0 1 1 2 9 100.00 14.40 -22.40 17.60 -28.60 6.56
2018-19
$750K
NHL Vancouver Canucks 3 1 2 3 0 21 80.00 39.83 -4.73 54.05 6.19 2.90 8.70
2017-18
$750K
NHL Vancouver Canucks 37 4 2 6 10 415 47.83 45.63 1.85 45.66 0.27 0.43 0.58
2016-17
$863K
NHL Vancouver Canucks 57 0 5 5 33 506 44.00 46.74 1.27 49.94 3.46 0.00 0.47
2015-16
$863K
NHL Vancouver Canucks 20 1 0 1 2 220 16.67 48.99 7.35 49.25 4.06 0.27 0.27
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Contract History

2022-2024 Standard Contract
2yrs
value$1,525,000$1.53M
cap hit$762,500$763K
Signed On Jun 19 2022
Signing Agent Paul Capizzano
Signed By
% Cap Contract Start 0.92%
Signing Status
UFA
age 28
Notes
475K Guaranteed
Abbreviated $Amounts
2022-23
2023-24
2024
Cap Hit $762,500$763K $762,500$763K UFAage 30
AAV $762,500$763K $762,500$763K
Base $750,000$750K $775,000$775K
Performance Bonuses - -
Signing Bonuses - -
Total Salary $750,000$750K $775,000$775K
Minors Salary $450,000$450K $450,000$450K
Clauses
-
-
UFA Year

2021-2022 Standard Contract
1yr
value$750,000$750K
cap hit$750,000$750K
Signed On Jul 29 2021
Signing Agent Paul Capizzano
Signed By
% Cap Contract Start 0.92%
Signing Status
UFA no QO
age 27
Notes
400K Guaranteed
Abbreviated $Amounts
2021-22
2022
Cap Hit $750,000$750K UFAage 28
AAV $750,000$750K
Base $750,000$750K
Performance Bonuses -
Signing Bonuses -
Total Salary $750,000$750K
Minors Salary $350,000$350K
Clauses
-
UFA Year

2019-2020 Standard Contract
1yr
value$700,000$700K
cap hit$700,000$700K
Signed On Jul 1 2019
Signing Agent Paul Capizzano
Signed By
% Cap Contract Start 0.86%
Signing Status
UFA no QO
age 25
Abbreviated $Amounts
2019-20
2020
Cap Hit $700,000$700K UFA no QOage 26
AAV $700,000$700K
Base $700,000$700K
Performance Bonuses -
Signing Bonuses -
Total Salary $700,000$700K
Minors Salary $375,000$375K
Clauses
-
UFA Year

2017-2019 Standard Contract
2yrs
value$1,500,000$1.50M
cap hit$750,000$750K
Signed On Aug 9 2017
Signing Agent Anton Thun
Signed By
% Cap Contract Start 1.00%
Signing Status
RFA
age 23
Arbitration Eligible
Abbreviated $Amounts
2017-18
2018-19
2019
Cap Hit $750,000$750K $750,000$750K UFA no QOage 25
AAV $750,000$750K $750,000$750K
Base $700,000$700K $800,000$800K
Performance Bonuses - -
Signing Bonuses - -
Total Salary $700,000$700K $800,000$800K
Minors Salary $700,000$700K $800,000$800K
Clauses
-
-
UFA Year

2012-2017 Entry Level Contract
3yrs
value$3,262,500$3.26M
cap hit$1,087,500$1.09M
Signed On Aug 13 2012
Signed By
% Cap Contract Start 1.54%
Signing Status age 18
Abbreviated $Amounts
2012-13
2013-14
2014-15
2015-16
2016-17
2017
Cap Hit $925,000$925K $894,167$894K $863,333$863K $863,333$863K $863,333$863K RFAage 23
AAV $1,087,500$1.09M $1,056,667$1.06M $1,025,833$1.03M $1,025,833$1.03M $1,025,833$1.03M
Base - - $832,500$833K $832,500$833K $832,500$833K
Performance Bonuses - - $162,500$163K $162,500$163K $162,500$163K
Signing Bonuses $92,500$93K $92,500$93K $92,500$93K - -
Total Salary - - $925,000$925K $832,500$833K $832,500$833K
Minors Salary - - $70,000$70K $70,000$70K $70,000$70K
Clauses
-
-
-
-
-
UFA Year
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Brendan Gaunce Updates

Jul 1 2024 | Minnesota Wild
Standard | 2 yrs
$1,550,000
Cap Hit
$775,000

Paul Capizzano | Quartexx Management

Jul 1 2024

Gaunce signed a two-year, two-way contract with the Minnesota Wild on Monday.

May 26 2024

Gaunce was placed on waivers Sunday, per PuckPedia.

Mar 12 2024

Gaunce was recalled on an emergency basis by the Columbus Blue Jackets on Tuesday.

Jan 14 2024

Gaunce was sent back to AHL Cleveland on Sunday.

Dec 30 2023

Gaunce scored his first goal of the season in Friday's 6-5 overtime win over the Toronto Maple Leafs.

Dec 18 2023

Gaunce was called up from AHL Cleveland on Monday.

Oct 6 2023

Gaunce has been put on the waiver wire Friday, according to Elliotte Friedman of Sportsnet.

Nov 28 2022

Gaunce was sent down to AHL Cleveland on Monday.

Nov 27 2022

Gaunce has one assist, nine shots on goal, four hits, two blocked shots, two PIM and a minus-1 rating in five games since being promoted from AHL Cleveland at the beginning of November.

Nov 8 2022

Gaunce was called up by Columbus on Tuesday.

Oct 4 2022

Gaunce was waived by Columbus on Tuesday with the purpose of sending him down to AHL Cleveland.

Jun 19 2022 | Minnesota Wild
Standard | 2 yrs
$1,525,000
Cap Hit
$762,500

Paul Capizzano | Quartexx Management

Jun 18 2022

Gaunce signed a two-year, two-way contract extension with the Columbus Blue Jackets on Saturday.

Mar 25 2022

Gaunce scored a goal in Friday's 4-3 overtime loss to the Winnipeg Jets.