And that's what he always did.
The Ottawa Senators acquired the 28-year-old from Anaheim on Thursday in exchange for a fifth-round selection in next year's NHL draft. Erik Donald Stanley Gudbranson (born January 7, 1992) is a Canadian professional ice hockey player currently playing for the Anaheim Ducks of the National Hockey League (NHL). Related: Erik Gudbranson Florida Panthers Brett Bellemore Carolina Hurricanes. He played all kinds of sad country songs about people leaving. Gudbranson played in 64 games in the 2015–16 season, scoring two goals and nine points, helping Florida into the playoffs for the first time since 2012. I'm thankful that my family is all healthy and happy. to add information, pictures and relationships, join in discussions and get credit for your contributions. He helped Canada win the silver medal in the World Juniors Championship in 2010–11. On May 25, 2016, Gudbranson was traded along with a 2016 fifth-round pick to the Vancouver Canucks in exchange for Jared McCann and both a second- and fourth-round pick in the 2016 NHL Entry Draft..
Donna Leith-Gudbranson and her 28-year-old son, NHL defenceman Erik Gudbranson, talk about signing with the Sens, what it was like working toward his NHL dreams, and playing hockey during COVID-19. How are you feeling about starting back? Probably my parents. Hopefully we can get fans in the stands as soon as possible, because that's when it's really going to become real. , "Erik Gudbranson: Third pick's the charm", "Panthers trade Gudbranson to Canucks for McCann", "Martin Putting Targets on Leafs' Rookies? And it's always been his passion, it's been his drive, it's what makes him tick, it's what he loves. Erik Gudbranson vs. Zack Smith. In his rookie season with Kingston in 2008–09, Gudbranson had 3 goals and 22 points in 63 games with the rebuilding Frontenacs, who failed to qualify for the playoffs. Oh, man, big question. His defensive partner for the majority of the season was captain Ed Jovanovski, though he also spent time partnered with Dylan Olsen. They get a taste when they come visit, playing in the NHL in different cities. https://www.hockeydb.com/ihdb/stats/pdisplay.php?pid=116033 CBC Radio's Ottawa Morning spoke with the mother-son duo on Friday. Erik, it's been such an odd time with the pandemic and the NHL bubble.
Gudbranson's younger brother Alex was selected by the Kingston Frontenacs in the first round of the 2010 OHL Priority Selection Draft. Box 500 Station A Toronto, ON Canada, M5W 1E6. What's it like being an NHL mom? In 2020-1, Gudbranson will earn a base salary of $3,000,000, while carrying a cap hit of $4,000,000. Are you going to be able to see your family, Erik? It is a priority for CBC to create a website that is accessible to all Canadians including people with visual, hearing, motor and cognitive challenges. With files from CBC Radio's Ottawa Morning. He was selected third overall by the Florida Panthers in the 2010 NHL Entry Draft.Before joining the Ducks, Gudbranson had previously played for the Panthers, Vancouver Canucks and Pittsburgh Penguins. His zodiac sign is Capricorn. We're going to plan so that once we get back home we can go see my mom and dad. That was the hardest drive ever. Especially thrilled is his hockey-loving mother, Donna Leith-Gudbranson. Closed Captioning and Described Video is available for many CBC shows offered on CBC Gem. Just choose whatever it is that makes you happy and give it your absolute best. Wives and Girlfriends of NHL players. , After playing in 57 games for Vancouver, and recording 8 points, Gudbranson was traded to the Pittsburgh Penguins on February 25, 2019, in exchange for Tanner Pearson.. And he messed with me when we were driving to Kingston. It's so cheesy, but [what happened Thursday] was a very good reminder of how thankful I am to have the friends and family that I do have. In the playoffs, Gudbranson had a goal and four points in five games as the Frontenacs lost to the Oshawa Generals in the first round. Gudbranson was invited to take part in Canada's 2011 National Junior Team selection camp. Troy Brouwer vs. Erik Gudbranson. So we've seen a little group of friends all summer long. Gudbranson made the Florida Panthers team for the 2011–12 season and made his NHL debut against the New York Islanders on October 8, 2011. During the 2014–15 season, Gudbranson played in 76 games, scoring 4 goals and 13 points, both career highs. I just get shivers just thinking about it. Their conversation is edited for length. I've been gone from home since I was 16 years old. It's a great question. Sarah Sweetnam and Erik Gudbranson have been dating since 2014.
 Alex currently plays with the Newfoundland Growlers of the ECHL. F—— dead" on his way to the Canucks' dressing room. I don't think there was a defining moment where somebody came up to me and said, "Hey listen, you could probably do this." Audience Relations, CBC P.O. On April 12, Gudbranson recorded his first Stanley Cup playoff point, a goal assisted by Evgeni Malkin, during the Penguins' first-round sweep to the New York Islanders. Gudbranson returned to Kingston for the 2010–11 season, where he saw a big improvement in his offensive numbers. PITTSBURGH — The YouTube video which showed Erik Gudbranson resoundingly winning a fight against Washington Capitals forward Tom Wilson quickly made the rounds on social media after the Pittsburgh Penguins acquired Gudbranson at the NHL trade deadline in February. Born on 7th January, 1992 in Ottawa, Ontario, he is famous for NHL Hockey Player. Gudbranson scored his first goal with Vancouver on December 8 in a game against the Tampa Bay Lightning, scoring against Ben Bishop in a 5–1 victory. Erik Gudbranson has been in relationships with Taylore Shaw (2010 - 2012). You see your son out there, but it's not the same as having him with you. Gudbranson then missed 27 games due to mononucleosis in the 2009–10 season, as he appeared in 41 games with the Frontenacs, scoring 2 goals and 23 points. Erik Gudbranson is the latest in a long line of Ottawa area natives to fulfill that dream.
Before joining the Senators, Gudbranson had previously played for the Panthers, Vancouver Canucks, Pittsburgh Penguins and Anaheim Ducks. And it was years and years of support like that. Gudbranson grew up playing minor hockey for the Gloucester Rangers AA rep teams in the ODHA before playing AAA Minor Midget in the OEMHL with the Ottawa Jr. 67's. Help keep Erik Gudbranson profile up to date. On October 18, 2016, Gudbranson recorded his first point with the Canucks, an assist on a goal by Bo Horvat, in a 2–1 win over the St. Louis Blues.  Following the game, Gudbranson yelled, "Matt Martin's dead. , On October 19, 2017, Gudbranson was assessed a five-minute major penalty for boarding and a game misconduct for a hit on Boston Bruins forward Frank Vatrano. I was originally drafted to Florida. Help us build our profile of Erik Gudbranson! Taylore Shaw and Erik Gudbranson had a relationship from 2010 to 2012. Add some “good” to your morning and evening. We've been asking people what they're thankful for in this very long, very weird year, this weekend being Thanksgiving. What I can do is support that and encourage him to be the best that he can be, and he proves that every day. And I want to give a shout out to all of the front-line workers out there and everything that they do to help keep us healthy and happy. However, the Panthers failed to qualify for the playoffs for the third consecutive season. In the playoffs, Gudbranson had a goal and two assists in seven games as Kingston lost to the Brampton Battalion in the first round of the playoffs. He later apologized. Erik Gudbranson & Sarah Sweetnam. After the season, Gudbranson was awarded the Bobby Smith Trophy, an award given to the OHL Scholastic Player of the Year..