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Sam Gagner

27-Year-Old Center – Columbus Blue Jackets

2016-17 NHL Stats

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2016-17 Fantasy Hockey Outlook

It’s hard to believe Gagner is only 26, but the former OHL star has spent nine seasons in the NHL, with each new season holding less promise than before. He scored just eight goals and 16 points in 53 games with the Flyers, prompting a no-brainer decision to not re-sign him....

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SHOOTS: Right   HT: 5' 11"   WT: 200   DOB: 8/10/1989   BORN: London, Ontario   DRAFTED: 1st Rd, #6 Overall in 2007   Show ContractHide Contract

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Signed a one-year contract with the Blue Jackets in July of 2016.

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Gagner opened the scoring Monday with his 18th goal of the season in a 5-3 win over the Flyers.

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Sam Gagner NHL Stats
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  Overall Power Play Defense
Season Age League Team GP G A Pts +/- PIM SOG SH% GWG SHG TOI/G G A Pts TOI/G Hits BS
2007-08 18 79 13 36 49 -21 23 135 9.6 1 0 4 0 4
2008-09 19 76 16 25 41 -1 51 156 10.3 1 0 16:46 6 5 11 3:03 28 13
2009-10 20 68 15 26 41 -8 33 170 8.8 1 0 16:17 6 12 18 2:37 30 16
2010-11 21 NHL EDM 68 15 27 42 -17 37 138 10.9 2 1 17:45 3 6 9 2:57 24 29
2011-12 22 NHL EDM 75 18 29 47 5 36 149 12.1 0 0 17:11 6 6 12 2:28 21 23
2012-13 23 NHL EDM 48 14 24 38 -6 23 113 12.4 1 0 19:25 4 11 15 2:56 35 22
2013-14 24 NHL EDM 67 10 27 37 -29 41 143 7.0 1 0 18:23 1 6 7 2:37 33 34
2014-15 25 NHL ARI 81 15 26 41 -28 28 183 8.2 1 0 17:15 6 6 12 2:16 63 19
2015-16 26 NHL PHI 53 8 8 16 4 25 86 9.3 2 0 13:52 2 1 3 2:08 17 15
2016-17 27 NHL CLS 72 18 27 45 8 20 157 11.5 1 0 13:36 8 10 18 2:31 19 16

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Sam Gagner – Playing Time Overview

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2016-17 Time On Ice Stats

13:36

Average Time On Ice

On average, Sam Gagner was on the ice for 13:36.

2:31

Average Power Play Time On Ice

On average, Sam Gagner was on the ice for 2:31 during power plays.

0:01

Average Short-Handed Time On Ice

On average, Sam Gagner was on the ice for 0:01 while the team was short-handed.

Year Ice Time Power Play Short-Handed
2014-15 17:15 2:16 0:01
2015-16 13:52 2:08 0:01
2016-17 13:36 2:31 0:01

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2016-17 NHL Game Log   Sam Gagner
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Date Opp G A Pts +/- PIM PPG PPA SHG SOG SH% HIT BS TOI PPTOI
Mar 23 WAS@WAS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 1 1 14:56 2:09
Mar 22 TOR 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 0 17:42 2:56
Mar 19 NJD@NJD 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 2 0 13:47 0:45
Mar 18 NYI@NYI 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 0 0 16:28 0:00
Mar 16 FLA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 13:15 2:28
Mar 13 PHI@PHI 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 4 25.0 0 0 10:25 1:39
Mar 11 BUF@BUF 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 0 14:57 1:47
Mar 10 BUF 1 0 1 -1 0 1 0 0 6 16.7 0 0 14:38 1:33
Mar 7 NJD 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 14:14 2:11
Mar 5 NJD@NJD 1 1 2 2 2 0 0 0 2 50.0 0 1 12:52 0:42
Mar 4 OTT@OTT 1 0 1 -1 0 1 0 0 1 100.0 0 1 15:15 4:48
Mar 2 MIN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0.0 0 0 11:44 2:58
Feb 28 MON@MON 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 0 0 15:02 1:57
Feb 26 NYR@NYR 0 1 1 -1 0 0 1 0 2 0.0 0 0 14:38 1:55
Feb 25 NYI 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 5 0.0 0 1 16:21 1:53
Feb 19 NAS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 0 0 14:30 1:21
Feb 17 PIT 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 0 12:04 3:15
Feb 15 TOR 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 0 11:53 4:04
Feb 13 NYR 0 0 0 -1 2 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 1 10:36 4:02
Feb 11 DET 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 0 12:13 2:36
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Feb 9 VAN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 1 11:09 1:16
Feb 7 DET@DET 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 0 0 12:26 2:42
Feb 4 NJD 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 0 13:58 2:19
Feb 3 PIT@PIT 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 4 0 11:37 0:00
Jan 31 NYR@NYR 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 12:45 0:00
Jan 26 NAS@NAS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 0 0 11:44 2:24
Jan 24 NYI@NYI 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 0 13:56 0:00
Jan 22 OTT@OTT 0 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 4 0.0 0 0 14:04 2:18
Jan 21 CAR 0 1 1 2 2 0 0 0 2 0.0 1 0 13:05 3:09
Jan 19 OTT 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 0 16:34 3:39
Jan 17 CAR 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 6 0.0 0 1 14:46 3:33
Jan 14 FLA@FLA 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 13:12 3:43
Jan 13 TAM@TAM 0 0 0 -1 2 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 1 15:01 4:27
Jan 10 CAR@CAR 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 1 10:53 2:44
Jan 8 PHI 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 0 14:16 2:52
Jan 7 NYR 0 2 2 2 0 0 1 0 3 0.0 0 0 13:45 3:12
Jan 5 WAS@WAS 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 15:25 4:20
Jan 3 EDM 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 16:26 4:30
Dec 31 MIN@MIN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 0 11:26 2:06
Dec 29 WPG@WPG 0 1 1 1 2 0 1 0 1 0.0 0 0 14:24 2:11
Dec 27 BOS 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 1 10:59 2:10
Dec 23 MON 1 0 1 -1 0 1 0 0 1 100.0 0 0 11:42 2:40
Dec 22 PIT 0 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 4 0.0 0 0 13:24 3:02
Dec 20 LOS 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 1 1 14:18 2:18
Dec 18 VAN@VAN 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0.0 0 0 10:33 1:29
Dec 16 CGY@CGY 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 3 33.3 0 0 15:03 3:45
Dec 13 EDM@EDM 1 1 2 -1 2 1 1 0 4 25.0 0 1 14:15 3:59
Dec 10 NYI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0.0 0 0 14:29 2:42
Dec 9 DET@DET 1 1 2 2 2 0 0 0 3 33.3 0 1 12:39 0:00
Dec 5 ARI 2 2 4 2 0 1 1 0 4 50.0 0 0 11:30 4:03
Dec 3 ARI@ARI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0.0 0 0 15:11 4:15
Dec 1 COL@COL 0 0 0 -1 2 0 0 0 3 0.0 0 0 13:56 5:31
Nov 29 TAM 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 4 25.0 1 0 12:54 1:19
Nov 26 FLA@FLA 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 0 0 15:43 2:52
Nov 25 TAM@TAM 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 9:58 2:03
Nov 23 CGY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 15:32 5:35
Nov 21 COL 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 1 14:22 0:57
Nov 20 WAS@WAS 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 4 0.0 0 0 11:38 1:59
Nov 18 NYR 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 100.0 0 0 13:02 2:36
Nov 15 WAS 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 0 15:10 4:07
Nov 12 STL 2 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 5 40.0 0 0 13:51 1:34
Nov 10 BOS@BOS 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 50.0 0 0 16:00 3:54
Nov 9 ANA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 10:53 3:10
Nov 5 STL@STL 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 0 13:09 3:20
Nov 4 MON 0 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 3 0.0 1 0 16:43 3:53
Nov 1 DAL 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 5 20.0 0 0 17:02 1:42
Oct 28 ANA@ANA 2 0 2 1 0 1 0 0 5 40.0 1 0 15:24 3:55
Oct 27 SAN@SAN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 1 13:04 3:01
Oct 25 LOS@LOS 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 0.0 0 0 13:30 0:20
Oct 22 DAL@DAL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 12:39 0:03
Oct 21 CHI Did Not Play
Oct 15 SAN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 1 9:28 1:01
Oct 13 BOS 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 12:38 1:55

Sam Gagner: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Gagner may remain at center even after Lukas Sedlak returns from an oblique strain, The Columbus Dispatch reports.

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Gagner notched a goal and an assist Sunday in a 3-0 win over the Devils.

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Gagner snapped a 30-game goal drought with a power-play marker in the third period of Saturday's 3-2 loss to Ottawa.

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Gagner hasn't scored a goal in 21 games dating back to Dec. 23.

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Gagner picked up two assists -- one on the power play -- during Saturday's 5-4 loss to the Rangers.

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Gagner scored a goal and added an assist, both on the power play, in Tuesday's 3-1 win over the Oilers.

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Gagner went plus-2 while registering an empty-net goal along with an assist in Friday's 4-1 win over the Red Wings.

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Gagner collected two goals and two assists with four shots on net through just 11:30 of ice time during Monday's win over Arizona.

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Gagner notched a goal on four shots and a plus-2 rating during Tuesday's 5-1 win against the Lightning.

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Gagner registered an unassisted goal during Friday's 4-2 victory over the Rangers.

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Gagner scored two goals on five shots with a plus-2 rating in Saturday's 8-4 drubbing of the Blues.

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Gagner received 3:10 of power-play time during Wednesday's win over Anaheim.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2016-17

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2015-16

Traded to the Flyers from the Coyotes in late June, Gagner is getting a fresh start with an offensively talented hockey team. The 26-year-old's own gifts as a playmaker have never been in question, but it's his perpetual lack of consistency that will result in him skating for his third team in as many seasons. Coming off a 15-goal, 41-point season with Arizona in 2014-15, Gagner is expected to skate on the Flyers' third line, while potentially factoring into their second power-pay unit. Though Philadelphia boasts two of the league's top point getters in Claude Giroux and Jakub Voracek, they struggled to generate much offense from their bottom six, but Gagner certainly has the ability to help change that narrative. He could very well deliver another 40-point campaign, though his minimal contributions in the non-scoring categories will work to negate his overall fantasy impact,

2014-15

It feels like Gagner has been around forever, but we’re still waiting on the 25-year-old to deliver the breakout that has never seemed to come. Still, Gagner is a highly-skilled player who will slot into the role the Coyotes hoped Mike Ribeiro would fill: as a staple among their top-six forwards and a key cog on the power play. His 37 points and minus-29 rating in 2013-14 qualified a disappointment, but Gagner did miss a dozen games and was undermined by one of the league’s worst defenses in Edmonton. The change of scenery can only help. Gagner will likely line up on a wing and play some center, but the big question is whether in his eighth season in the NHL, he has another gear to get over the 50-point hump once and for all.

2013-14

So much for a 55-point season. Gagner underwent surgery to repair a broken jaw in the last week of September, courtesy of the errant stick of Vancouver's Zach Kassian. At least Kassian was suspended -- Gagner's face looked like it had been rearranged a little like a Mr. Potato Head. He's out for the first two months of the season and that seriously puts a damper on both his output and the Oilers', too. Once he returns, he'll have to earn his way back to center an up-and-coming second line with Nail Yakupov and Ales Hemsky (or Hemsky's replacement, if they successfully move him). Forty points might be a stretch. Ouch ... literally and figuratively.

2012-13

Gagner has been pushed to the second line with the Oil's addition of so much top end talent. He can still be a useful player, but is no longer seen as someone to build a franchise around and his naem is often whispered in trade rumors. Gagner is still just 22 years of age and could start this year with 2012's top overall pick, Nail Yakupov, flanking him, but his upside seems to be that of a 20-goal scorer with only a small handful of those goals on the power play.

2011-12

Gagner missed the final month of the 2010-11 season after having his hand sliced open by a teammate during a game. He will be fully recovered from the freak accident for the start of this season and is expected to center the second line. Gagner has disappointed the Oilers as he hasn't taken that next step in his evolution since scoring 49 points in his rookie campaign. The Oilers are starting to acquire more offensive talent and if Gagner is unable to take that next step this season, he may find his playing time diminished or taken away all together.

2010-11

Gagner was another Oiler that ended last season on injured reserve. His problem was with his hip and although the injury wasn't considered all that serious, the Oilers decided it would be best not to take a chance with their young center. If he had stayed healthy Gagner was poised to score the most goals in a season in his young career, but is still not much of a fantasy force with the exception of deeper leagues as scoring more than 25 goals in a season may be a stretch for him if he's not on the first line.

2009-10

Gagner was part of the problem in Edmonton last season. Not so much for declining play, but for having pretty much the same season as his freshman year. Improvement was expected, but outside of improving his plus/minus from -21 to -1, his stats are similar. If he wants more ice time, than he will have to find the back of the net more than the 16 times he did in 2008-09. Once again the upside is there for him to do just that, but his ceiling may be that of a 25-30 goal scorer.

2008-09

Gagner had a solid rookie season for Edmonton finishing with 13 goals and 49 points in 79 games. He has a very bright future. Finished the season as the Oilers number one center and should remain there. Although not a fantasy stud as of yet, there is plenty of room for improvement.

2007-08

Gagner has terrific hockey sense to go along with good offensive upside and defensive smarts. Hopefully, his development will continue in the upcoming years as the Oilers have a great prospect here. He'll likely return to London of the OHL in 2007-08.

2006-07

Gagner could very well one of the smartest hockey minds in this year's draft and we all know how hockey IQ can elevate a player's ultimate performance. Sure, he's a bit on the small side at 5'10" and 191 lbs, and he needs to improve his skating. But this kid is one of those seeing-eye playmakers who can dish up tasty little passes to sniping linemates. He needs some more seasoning but he will some day deliver better than a point per game. And fantasy owners will rejoice.