Brendan Guhle
Brendan Guhle
22-Year-Old DefensemanD
Anaheim Ducks
2019 Fantasy Outlook
Guhle wasn't able to carve out a full-time NHL role with either the Sabres or the Ducks in 2018-19, appearing in just eight games between the two clubs. He did, however, have 27 points in 50 contests with AHL Rochester before being acquired by the Ducks in exchange for Brandon Montour at the trade deadline. The Ducks are pretty thin on defense, so Guhle should be in contention for a bottom-four role once training camp gets underway. However, the 2015 second-round pick projects to be a physical stay-at-home defender at the highest level, so even if he's able to land a full-time gig with the parent club this season, his fantasy value will be extremely limited. Read Past Outlooks
$Signed a three-year, entry-level contract with the Sabres in July 2015.
Lands first NHL goal
DAnaheim Ducks
November 27, 2019
Guhle scored his first career NHL goal on his only shot of the game in Wednesday's 4-3 shootout loss to Arizona.
ANALYSIS
Guhle sent a rather harmless-looking point shot through traffic that eluded Arizona goaltender Darcy Kuemper, getting the Ducks on the board in the first period. More significantly, it was Guhle's first NHL goal in his 44th career game. The 22-year-old played just 11:32 on Wednesday, the lowest among Anaheim defenseman, and figures to remain in a third-pairing or depth role for the Ducks.
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2019–20 Time On Ice Stats
  • Average Time On Ice:
    17:19
  • Average Power Play TOI:
    0:06
  • Average Short-Handed TOI:
    0:57
 
Ice Time
Power Play
Short-Handed
2017–18
0:00
0:00
0:00
2017–18
18:06
0:56
0:25
2018–19
0:00
0:00
0:00
2018–19
16:08
1:22
0:01
2018–19
11:41
0:00
0:00
2019–20
17:19
0:06
0:57
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Past Fantasy Outlooks
2018
2017
The second-round pick (2015) spent most of last season with AHL Rochester and excelled, earning 18 games with the big club and looking very much like he could handle himself in the NHL. He notched five assists with a minus-6 rating while averaging over 18 minutes per game. Guhle's expected to at least challenge for a full-time role this season, though he'll have to unseat one of the veterans or hope an injury opens up a roster spot. Guhle's an excellent skater who plays well at both ends of the ice, but he's also not a risk taker and will likely take his time to get used to the NHL. His lack of interest in swashbuckling means scoring won't be a priority for a player who prefers to keep his game simple.
The Sabres loved Guhle's raw athleticism when they picked him in the second round, and the smooth skating two-way defenseman will enter his first pro season after spending time in the WHL, AHL and NHL last season. The Sabres beefed up their defensive corps over the summer and see no reason to rush Guhle's development, so he'll spend most of the season with AHL Rochester where he's expected to play a top-four role.
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Brought up to big club
DAnaheim Ducks
November 11, 2019
The Ducks recalled Guhle from AHL San Diego on Monday, Helene Elliott of the Los Angeles Times reports.
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On scoresheet with apple
DAnaheim Ducks
October 26, 2019
Guhle collected an assist and went plus-2 in Saturday's 5-2 win over the Avalanche.
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Activated from IR
DAnaheim Ducks
October 21, 2019
Guhle (lower body) was lifted from injured reserve Monday, per the NHL's official media site.
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Surfaces on IR
DAnaheim Ducks
Lower Body
October 17, 2019
Guhle (lower body) is listed on injured reserve, per the NHL's official media site.
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Watching from press box again
DAnaheim Ducks
Lower Body
October 16, 2019
Guhle (lower body) isn't expected to play Wednesday against the Sabres, Lance Lysowski of The Buffalo News reports.
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