National Hockey League Draft Profile Brendan Gaunce
26 (26 overall)
Notes: 2012-13: Selected by Vancouver in 1st round (26th overall) of the NHL Draft.
Canadian centerman is ranked as the 13th-best North American skater by NHL
Central Scouting...Already has NHL size at 6-foot-2, 215 pounds and is
considered to be the best power forward available at this year's
draft...Posted 28 goals and 40 assists in 68 games for the Belleville Bulls of
the OHL in 2011-12...Added one goal and two assists in six playoff
games...Also helped Team Canada win Bronze at the 2012 U-18 World Junior
Championship, recording three goals and one assist over the seven
games...Older brother Cameron Gaunce was selected by the Colorado Avalanche
with the 50th overall pick of the 2008 NHL Entry Draft.