Carl Gunnarsson D STL 7 Days

Gunnarsson skated with the team for the first time Tuesday, skating for 10-15 minutes, Jeremy Rutherford of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports.

Gunnarsson underwent surgery in the offseason to repair a hip flexor injury, and his most recent step is encouraging in regards to his readiness for training camp.

Carl Gunnarsson D STL 11 Days

Gunnarsson (hip) has been limited to skating on his own during the Blues' pre-camp scrimmages,'s Lou Korac reports.

Though it seems he's not yet been cleared for full activity, Gunnarsson still seems to be progressing positively from his offseason hip surgery. While he could still be limited in the initial stages of training camp, Gunnarsson doesn't look to be at risk of missing the start of the regular season.

Carl Gunnarsson D STL 3 Months

The St. Louis Blues think that a left-handed defenseman like Carl Gunnarsson will be a good fit for them.

Gunnarsson figures to play on one of the Blues' top-two defensive pairings. The most likely scenario is that he'll play alongside Kevin Shattenkirk, but obviously that's subject to change. Unfortunately, Gunnarsson doesn't have the offensive upside necessary to make him a factor in standard fantasy leagues.

Carl Gunnarsson D STL 3 Months

The St. Louis Blues have acquired Carl Gunnarsson and the 94th pick in this year's entry draft for Roman Polak.

The Blues take a little salary cap hit to get a younger defenseman and a fourth-round pick. Not a bad swap. Gunnarsson's fantasy fortunes will change little in St. Louis. He is still not worth drafting in hockey pools.

Carl Gunnarsson D STL 4 Months

Carl Gunnarsson has undergone hip surgery.

Gunnarsson is expected to be fine for the start of training camp, so this is just an FYI. He had three goals and 17 points in 80 games in 2013-14.

Carl Gunnarsson D STL 6 Months

Carl Gunnarsson found the back of the net in Toronto's 5-3 loss to St. Louis on Tuesday night.

He has been an unlikely source of offense of late, with two goals and two assists in his last seven games. Gunnarsson has reached the 20-point mark once his five-year career and now he has 17. He's known more for being a solid defensive presence and he currently ranks fifth in the NHL with 166 blocked shots.

Carl Gunnarsson D STL 8 Months

Carl Gunnarsson scored for the first time in 83 games in Monday's win over Phoenix.

It was his first goal of the season and his seventh point in 50 games. Gunnarsson isn't known for his offensive contributions, but he has racked up 114 hits and 116 blocks to go with a plus-10 rating.

Carl Gunnarsson D STL 9 Months

Carl Gunnarsson is back in the lineup from his wrist injury.

He missed one game with the ailment. He is projected to be paired with Cody Franson against Carolina on Thursday night.

Carl Gunnarsson D STL 9 Months

Carl Gunnarsson (wrist) is listed as a game-time decision for Thursday's match in Carolina.

He missed Tuesday's game with a sore wrist after he was injured early into Saturday's contests against the New York Rangers.

Carl Gunnarsson D STL 9 Months

Toronto Maple Leafs defenseman Carl Gunnarsson will undergo an MRI for his upper-body injury on Monday.

Reports indicate that Gunnarsson's injury is elbow-related. The Maple Leafs might keep that under wraps, anyway, but we might know more about the extent of that injury early next week.