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Sam Gagner

25-Year-Old Center – Arizona Coyotes

2014-15 NHL Stats

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2014-15 NHL Projections

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2014-15 Fantasy Hockey Outlook

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 t...

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SHOOTS: Right   HT: 5' 11"   WT: 202   DOB: 8/10/1989   BORN: London, Ontario   DRAFTED: 1st Rd, #6 Overall in 2007   Show ContractHide Contract

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Sam Gagner Contract Information:

Signeda three-year contract with the Oilers, worth $14.4 million, in July of 2013.

November 15, 2014  –  Sam Gagner News

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Gagner picked up a pair of helpers in Friday's 5-0 win over the Canucks.

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Sam Gagner NHL Stats
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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 21 2 7 9 -4 12 50 4.0 0 0 16:43 0 3 3 2:37 16 5
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16:43

Average Time On Ice in 2014-15

During an average game, Sam Gagner was on the ice for 16:43.

2:37

Average Power Play Time On Ice in 2014-15

During an average game, Sam Gagner was on the ice for 2:37 during power plays.

Year Ice Time Power Play Ice Time
2012-13 19:25 2:56
2013-14 18:23 2:37
2014-15 16:43 2:37

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Sam Gagner 2014-15 NHL Game Log
Date Opponent G A Pts +/- PIM PPG PPA SHG SOG SH% HIT BS TOI PPTOI
Nov 22 at SJ 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 1 2 20:07 0:51
Nov 20 at DAL 0 1 1 -1 0 0 1 0 5 0.0 0 0 19:50 1:34
Nov 18 WAS 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 1 0 16:35 2:36
Nov 16 at EDM 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 1 13:09 3:01
Nov 14 at VAN 0 2 2 1 0 0 1 0 3 0.0 0 0 13:22 1:58
Nov 13 at CGY 0 0 0 -2 2 0 0 0 4 0.0 0 0 17:21 0:31
Nov 11 DAL 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 0 0 17:14 6:05
Nov 8 NYI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 0 0 18:34 4:03
Nov 7 at ANH 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 0.0 2 0 16:26 1:46
Nov 4 TOR 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 3 33.3 2 0 14:48 3:43
Nov 2 at WAS 1 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 4 25.0 0 0 14:51 3:58
Nov 1 at CAR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 0 17:48 2:52
Oct 30 at FLA 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 1 0 16:46 2:54
Oct 28 at TB 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 2 0 16:46 0:00
Oct 25 FLA 0 1 1 -1 0 0 1 0 1 0.0 1 0 19:24 5:51
Oct 23 at MIN 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 1 17:34 1:35
Oct 21 at NSH 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 16:03 2:27
Oct 18 STL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 1 17:25 2:26
Oct 15 EDM 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 3 0 16:28 3:21
Oct 11 LA 0 0 0 -1 2 0 0 0 2 0.0 2 0 12:58 1:11
Oct 9 WPG 0 0 0 -1 2 0 0 0 3 0.0 1 0 17:34 2:20

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

Gagner scored his second goal Monday in a win over the Leafs. He took three shots and had two hits.

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Gagner put his team ahead for good with his third-period goal in a 6-5 win over the Capitals on Sunday.

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Gagner picked up an assist Tuesday in a loss to the Lightning. He had two shots and two hits in 16:42 of ice time.

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Gagner picked up an assist Saturday against Florida for his first point as a Coyote. He was minus-1 and added one shot in 19:24 of ice time.

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Gagner was held off the scoresheet and was minus-2 Thursday in a loss to Minnesota. He put one shot on net in 17:34 of ice time.

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Gagner has held without a point in 16:28 of ice time Wednesday in a win over his old Oilers mates. He took only one shot and had three hits.

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Gagner's position to start the season is up in the air, as coach Dave Tippett is considering playing him on the wing, according to Sarah McLellan of the Arizona Republic.

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Gagner will play against the Sharks on Friday, Sarah McLellan of the Arizona Republic reports.

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Gagner (undisclosed) is expected to play in Friday's preseason finale against the Sharks, Sarah McLellan of the Arizona Republic reports.

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Gagner's (upper body) status for Wednesday's preseason game against Edmonton is unclear, according to Sarah McLellan of the Arizona Republic.

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Gagner (undisclosed) began practicing at right wing Sunday, Sarah McLellan of the Arizona Republic reports.

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Just hours after Gagner was acquired from the Oilers, the Lightning shipped him along with forward B.J. Crombeen to the Coyotes for a 2015 sixth-round draft pick, ESPN.com reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2014-15

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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.