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Sam Gagner

Born:August 10, 1989Draft:2007 Oilers, 6th Overall
Hometown:London, ON, CANPosition:C/RW
Known For:Shoots:Right
National Team:Canada

Sam William Gagner (born August 10, 1989) is a Canadian professional ice hockey player currently playing for the Detroit Red Wings of the National Hockey League (NHL).

He was drafted by the Edmonton Oilers in the first round, 6th overall, of the 2007 NHL Entry Draft, and played there for the first seven years of his NHL career. He also played one season each for the Arizona CoyotesPhiladelphia Flyers, Columbus Blue Jackets and the Vancouver Canucks before returning to Edmonton in 2019, he was shipped to the Detroit Red Wings on the 2020 NHL Trade Deadline and re-signed for 1 year after the COVID-19 shortened season.

Sam Gagner
Sam Gagner with the Philadelphia Flyers (Amy Irvin / The Hockey Writers)

Sam Gagner Statistics

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Achievements

  • International Silverstick Bantam AAA All Star — 2003-04
  • Toronto Marlboros’ Buck Houle Award — 2003-04
  • OHL Cup Champion — 2004-05
  • OHL Cup Most Points (17) — 2004-05
  • OHL Cup MVP — 2004-05
  • USHL All-Rookie Team — 2005-06
  • CHL All-Rookie Team — 2006-07
  • CHL Top Prospects Game — 2006-07
  • OHL First All-Rookie Team — 2006-07
  • OHL Most Assists by Rookie (83) — 2006-07
  • OHL Playoffs Most Assists (22) — 2006-07
  • OHL Third All-Star Team — 2006-07
  • U20 WJC Gold Medal — 2006-07
  • NHL Rookie of the Month (February) — 2007-08
  • NHL YoungStars Roster — 2007-08
  • Super Series MVP — 2007-08
  • World Championship Silver Medal — 2007-08
  • EBEL Champion — 2012-13
  • Spengler Cup Winner (Team Canada) — 2012-13
  • Alternate Captain (Oilers) — 2013-14

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