UPDATE: Cameron Gaunce spoke to PHN’s Dan Kingerski about the incident, which you can read about here.
Former Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Cameron Gaunce who earned a Stanley Cup ring as a member of the 2017 Penguins Stanley Cup championship was the victim of a theft, Monday night.
According to the Twitter feed of Brendan Gaunce, Gaunce’s younger brother who plays in the Vancouver Canucks organization, thieves broke into Gaunce’s home and removed the safe which housed Cameron’s and his wife’s Stanley Cup jewelry.
1/2 Last night, my brother and sister in laws Stanley Cup rings were stolen. They were being kept in a safe, yet that didn’t stop the culprits from taking the entire safe out of the house. They are clearly recognizable objects, so if anyone has any knowledge or see’s any info… pic.twitter.com/KLoTFPMWC2
— Brendan Gaunce (@BrendanGaunce16) January 22, 2019
Correction: Thieves broke into Gaunce’s mother-in-law’s home in the Greater Toronto area.
Cameron Gaunce, 28, played in 12 regular season games for the 2016-17 Penguins but the depth defenseman was a healthy scratch during the playoffs. In those 12 games, Gaunce had four points (1g, 3a) and 13 penalty minutes. Gaunce also dished 23 hits.
That was the last time Gaunce played in the NHL. The defenseman is currently playing in the Tampa Bay Lightning organization for the Syracuse Crunch of the AHL. Syracuse had a matinee game, Monday.