Gambrell signed a one-year, $1.1 million contract with the Sharks on Thursday.
Gambrell isn't exactly a key cog on the offensive end of the ice, tallying a combined 23 points over the last two seasons, but he does hold some value in leagues that count hits and blocked shots. His willingness to lay his body on the line likely also played a role in the team's desire to retain the restricted free agent for another campaign. Per Cap Friendly, he will be a restricted free agent again next offseason.
Gambrell posted an assist and two hits in Saturday's 5-4 overtime loss to the Coyotes.
Gambrell collected the secondary helper on a Rudolfs Balcers goal in the first period. The 24-year-old Gambrell is up to a career-high 12 points and 46 shots on net through 48 contests. He's added 76 hits, 53 blocked shots and a minus-16 rating in a defensively focused third-line role.
Gambrell (undisclosed) will play in Monday's game against the Avalanche, Sheng Peng of San Jose Hockey Now reports.
Gambrell will return from a three-game absence Monday. The 24-year-old has 11 points and a minus-13 rating in 44 games this season. He'll skate in a middle-six role.
Gambrell (undisclosed) could be ready to return Monday against the Avalanche, Sheng Peng of San Jose Hockey Now reports.
If Gambrell's able to go, he'll bump Alex True out of the lineup. Gambrell last suited up April 26 and has 11 points in 44 games this season.
Gambrell is considered day-to-day with an undisclosed injury, Curtis Pashelka of The San Jose Mercury News reports.
According to coach Bob Boughner, Gambrell "will be off for a couple days," so it's safe to assume he'll miss the Sharks' next two games at a minimum. He's only picked up 11 points through 44 contests this campaign, so most fantasy managers shouldn't need to track Gambrell's availability.
Gambrell scored a goal, blocked two shots and added two hits in Saturday's 4-2 loss to the Kings.
Gambrell cleaned up a loose puck at 16:54 of the first period for the Sharks' first tally of the game. The 24-year-old center has scored in consecutive contests. He's up to five tallies, 11 points, 38 shots on net, 55 hits and 41 blocked shots in 36 outings. Gambrell has matched his point output from 50 appearances last season while adding a bit more in the physical metrics.
Gambrell scored a shorthanded goal on two shots and added two hits in Friday's 5-2 win over the Kings.
Gambrell's goal with three minutes left in the third period gave the Sharks some valuable breathing room. The 24-year-old has doubled his goal total to four with two tallies in his last three games. Overall, the defensive center has 10 points, 37 shots on net, 53 hits, 39 blocked shots and a minus-4 rating in 35 contests. He mainly plays in a third-line role.
Gambrell scored a goal and blocked two shots in Saturday's 3-2 win over the Kings.
Gambrell converted on a pass from John Leonard at 15:23 of the third period. The goal stood as the game-winner, Gambrell's first such tally this season. He has three goals, six assists and 34 shots on net in 33 contests. The 24-year-old also has 38 blocked shots this year, which ranks fourth among all forwards in the league.
Gambrell (undisclosed) will play in Friday's game versus the Kings, Sheng Peng of San Jose Hockey Now reports.
Gambrell was questionable to play Friday after he blocked a shot in Wednesday's 4-2 win over the Wild. The 24-year-old will occupy his usual third-line center role against the Kings.
Gambrell (undisclosed) is considered questionable for Friday's game versus LA, Sheng Peng of San Jose Hockey Now reports.
Gambrell suffered an undisclosed injury when he blocked a shot during Wednesday's win over Minnesota. Another update on the 24-year-old forward's status should surface prior to puck drop against the Kings.
Gambrell produced an assist, three shots on goal and a plus-2 rating in Monday's 4-3 shootout win over the Wild.
Gambrell picked up the secondary helper on Erik Karlsson's go-ahead goal in the third period, although that lead didn't last. The 24-year-old Gambrell is beginning to find traction on offense with a goal and two helpers in his last six outings. He's at eight points, 31 shots, a minus-4 rating and 44 hits through 30 contests this year.
Gambrell produced an assist, three hits and two blocked shots in Wednesday's 4-2 win over the Kings.
Gambrell earned the secondary helper on Rudolfs Balcers' second-period tally. The 24-year-old Gambrell has three points in his last seven outings. He's produced only seven points in 27 contests this year. The Washington native has added 36 hits, 31 blocked shots and 26 shots on net.
Gambrell scored a goal on two shots, added three hits and blocked a pair of shots in Saturday's 5-2 loss to the Blues.
Gambrell struck just 2:23 into the game, but the Sharks were once again leaky on defense. The 24-year-old center has two goals and four helpers in 25 appearances this year. He's added 26 shots on net, 31 hits and 28 blocked shots, mainly in a bottom-six role.
Gambrell scored a goal on two shots and added two hits in Saturday's 3-1 win over the Ducks.
Gambrell's first goal of the year came on a rebound in the third period to produce the Sharks' final scoring play. The 24-year-old snapped a five-game point drought with the tally, his first goal of the year. He's added four assists, 20 shots, 26 hits and a minus-5 rating in 21 outings. Gambrell will likely be limited to third-line work at best when the Sharks' centers are all healthy.
Gambrell recorded an assist and went plus-3 in Monday's 6-2 win over the Avalanche.
Gambrell has a helper in each of the last two games since he returned from the league's concussion protocol. The 24-year-old may be heating up a bit, but he's still at four assists, 11 shots on net and a minus-3 rating in 15 outings. He'll need to take a major step forward if he wants to have any chance of competing with Tomas Hertl (COVID-19 protocol) for the second-line center job once the latter is ready to return to the lineup.
Gambrell (concussion) posted an assist in 17:16 during Saturday's 7-6 loss to the Blues.
Gambrell missed one game while in the concussion protocol. He centered the second line in his return, earning a helper on the opening tally by Timo Meier. The 24-year-old Gambrell has struggled to advance his play in 2020-21 -- he has only three assists, 10 shots on net and a minus-6 rating through 14 contests. He'll likely stay in the top six until Tomas Hertl clears the NHL's COVID-19 protocol.
Gambrell (concussion) took pregame warmups and is expected to return to the lineup Saturday versus the Blues, Curtis Pashelka of The San Jose Mercury News reports.
Gambrell only ended up missing one game while he was in the concussion protocol. The 24-year-old has just two assists and 12 hits in 13 appearances this season. With Tomas Hertl (COVID-19 protocol) out for two weeks, Gambrell could take on a top-six role in the near term.
Gambrell (concussion) won't play in Monday's game versus the Wild, Sheng Peng of San Jose Hockey Now reports.
Gambrell's not expected to be out much longer as he progresses through concussion protocol. The 24-year-old could return as soon as Thursday versus the Wild. Marcus Sorensen will draw into the lineup for Gambrell on Monday.
Gambrell entered the concussion protocol after a hit from Kyle Clifford in the third period of Saturday's game versus the Blues, Sheng Peng of San Jose Hockey Now reports.
Gambrell exited the game after the hit and didn't feel well enough to continue. The 24-year-old's status for Monday versus the Wild is in doubt. If he can't play, Alex Chmelevski or Maxim Letunov may enter the lineup in a bottom-six role.
Gambrell posted an assist, two shots on goal and a pair of hits in Thursday's 3-2 overtime loss to the Blues.
Gambrell's helper snapped a seven-game point drought for the 24-year-old. He's struggled to find much offense in a bottom-six role this season, but he's unlikely to see more than third-line minutes with the way he's played. He's got two assists, nine shots, 11 hits, 13 blocked shots and a minus-4 rating in 12 outings.
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|05/12||vs LV||L 0-6||0||0||0||-2||19:51|
|05/08||vs ARI||L 4-5 (OT)||0||1||1||0||17:37|
|05/07||vs ARI||L 2-5||0||0||0||-1||16:48|
|05/05||vs COL||W 3-2||0||0||0||-1||14:53|
|05/03||vs COL||L 4-5 (OT)||0||0||0||-1||17:13|
|04/26||vs ARI||W 6-4||0||0||0||+2||14:37|
|04/24||vs MIN||L 3-6||0||0||0||-2||17:36|
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