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Simon Gagné

Born:Feb. 29, 1980Draft:1998 Flyers #22 overall
Hometown:Ste-Foy, QC, CANPosition:LW
Known For:Shoots:Left
National Team:CanadaCurrent Status:Retired

Simon Gagné is a Canadian former professional ice hockey left winger. He played for the Philadelphia FlyersTampa Bay LightningLos Angeles Kings, and Boston Bruins in NHL. He spent the first ten seasons of his NHL career with the Flyers (1999–2010), followed by one season with Tampa Bay (2010–11) and two with Los Angeles (2011–13), winning the Stanley Cup in 2012, before returning to Philadelphia via trade for the end of the lockout-shortened 2012–13 season. After not playing in 2013–14, Gagné signed with Boston, briefly playing for them before retiring in 2015.

Drafted out of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League (QMJHL) 22nd overall in 1998, Gagné played major junior with the Beauport Harfangs and Quebec Remparts for three seasons. He began his NHL career with the Flyers in 1999 and was named to the NHL All-Rookie Team. He has appeared in two NHL All-Star Games and has won two Bobby Clarke Trophies with the Flyers as team MVP.

Internationally, Gagné has represented Canada on five occasions. He has won silver medals at the 1999 World Junior Championships and 2005 World Championships while winning gold at the 2002 Winter Olympics and a World Cup championship in 2004.

Simon Gagne, Philadelphia Flyers (jeletsgoflyers/photoree)

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Achievements

  • CHL Top Prospects Game 1997-98
  • QMJHL Paul Dumont Trophy 1998-99
  • QMJHL Second All-Star Team 1998-99
  • U20 World Junior Championship Silver Medal 1999
  • U20 World Junior Championship most goals (7) 1999
  • NHL Rookie of the Month (December) 1999
  • NHL All-Rookie Team 1999-00
  • NHL All-Star Game 2001, 2007
  • Olymopic Gold Medal 2002
  • World Cup Gold Medal 2004
  • World Championship Silver Medal 2005
  • Stanley Cup champion 2011-12
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