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Edmonton Oilers
Position
C
 
Jersey
9
Name  Sam Gagner
Born  8/10/1989
Height  5-11
Weight  202
Shoots  R
Hot3/19/2014 10:10:00 AM
Description: Oilers center Sam Gagner has picked up nine points in eight games this month.
Insight: That includes three two-point games. He had one goal and one assist Tuesday against Nashville, though with eight goals, 25 assists, 114 SOG and a -20 rating, he's a low-end fantasy option.
 
Hot3/13/2014 6:36:00 PM
Description: Edmonton coach Dallas Eakins expects center Sam Gagner (undisclosed) to play Thursday.
Insight: Gagner has collected seven points (one goal, six assists) during a five-game scoring streak but just 31 points in 53 games this season. He suffered an injury Tuesday but took part in the morning skate.
 
10/29/2013 1:02:00 PM
Description: Edmonton center Sam Gagner is expected to be activated from injured reserve for Tuesday's game against Toronto after recovering from a broken jaw.
Insight: Gagner lost several teeth and broke his jaw after getting hit in the face by Zack Kassian's stick. He put up 38 points (14 G, 24 A) last season in 48 games and is a must start when on the ice.
 
10/14/2013 11:10:00 AM
Description: Edmonton center Sam Gagner has been skating with the team over the past week while he recovers from a broken jaw.
Insight: Gagner lost several teeth and broke his jaw after getting hit in the face by Zack Kassian's stick. He appears to be ahead of the 6-8 week schedule and could return in early November.
 
9/23/2013 9:46:00 PM
Description: Edmonton center Sam Gagner is looking at a 6-to-8 week recovery time for injuries he suffered Saturday against the Canucks. SOURCE: Edmonton Journal
Insight: Gagner lost several teeth and broke his jaw after getting hit in the face by Zack Kassian's stick. Kassian has since been handed a five-game suspension.
 
7/22/2013 8:33:00 PM
Description: The Oilers re-signed Sam Gagner Monday for three years and $14.4 million. SOURCE: Dan Tencer, 630 CHED Edmonton
Insight: By doing so, the two sides were able to avoid an arbitration hearing. Gagner's success rate on shot attempts last season was the highest of his career (12.4 percent).
 
3/10/2013 10:05:00 PM
Description: Edmonton center Sam Gagner sent the Blackhawks to their second straight loss Sunday by scoring two goals in 19 minutes of ice time.
Insight: Both of Gagner's goals came in the first period with one coming on the power play and the other at even strength. Despite scoring two goals, Gagner finished the game with a -1 rating.
 
2/10/2013 8:54:00 PM
Description: Oilers center Sam Gagner had a goal, as assist, two SOG and a plus-2 Sunday against the Blue Jackets.
Insight: Gagner is getting most of his ice time centering a line with rookie Nail Yakupov and Ales Hemsky, who have five goals apiece. He is producing at better than a point-per-game pace (13 points, 12 games) in his sixth NHL season. He has put up a point total in the 40s in five straight seasons so this pace is unlikely to last, but fantasy owners can give him a shot anyway while he's hot.
 
9/28/2011 12:38:00 AM
Description: Sam Gagner is currently listed as week-to-week with a sprained ankle. TSN
Insight: Don't expect Gagner to start the season for the Oilers. Gagner's injury could mean that first overall pick Ryan Nugent-Hopkins has a better shot of making the team, although Oilers GM Steve Tambellini has stated that RNH's situation has nothing to do with Gagner's injury.
 
3/6/2011 2:55:00 AM
Description: Sam Gagner scored a power-play goal and added two assists in the Oilers' 5-1 win over Colorado on Saturday. Yahoo Sports
Insight: With Taylor Hall and Ales Hemsky down to injury and Dustin Penner recently traded, Gagner will be expected to carry a great deal of the offensive load for the Oilers for what's left of the season. He has traditionally been more of a second-half player, so he is a possible waiver-wire option late in the season.
 
12/17/2010 8:03:00 AM
Description: Gagner scored a goal and added an assist on Thursday night against the Blue Jackets.
Insight: Gagner has three points in his past two games with a goal and two assists over that span. (RapidDraft.com)
 
12/15/2010 8:05:00 AM
Description: Gagner picked up an assist on Tuesday night against the Leafs.
Insight: Gagner now has eight goals and 11 assists in 30 games so far this season. (RapidDraft.com)
 
12/3/2010 8:03:00 AM
Description: Gagner scored his eighth goal of the season on Thursday against the Leafs.
Insight: Gagner has points in four straight games with three goals and three assists over that span. (RapidDraft.com)
 
11/15/2010 8:04:00 AM
Description: Gagner picked up an assist on Sunday against the Rangers.
Insight: Gagner now has points in three straight games to give him four goals and six assists on the year. (RapidDraft.com)
 
8/31/2010 9:03:00 PM
Description: The Oilers have signed Gagner to a two-year $4.55 million contract.
Insight:
 
8/29/2010 8:25:00 PM
Description: According to Nick Kypreos of Sportsnet, the Edmonton Oilers and restricted free agent Sam Gagner have agreed on a two-year contract worth $4.55 million. Sportsnet
Insight: Gagner has reached the 40-point mark in each of his three seasons with the Oilers. He might be in for an increase in production as early as this season, as he will have the opportunity to play alongside the Oilers' young guns.
 

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