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Sam Gagner
NUMBER: 89 BIRTHDATE: August 10, 1989  (AGE 26)
HEIGHT: 5' 11" BIRTHPLACE: London, ON, Canada
WEIGHT: 202 DRAFTED: EDM / 2007 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Right ROUND: 1st   (6th overall)
2014-15: Posted 1-1-2 vs. SJS, Apr. 4 Tallied an assist vs. BUF, Mar. 30 Registered 1-1-2 at BUF, Mar. 26 Notched an assist at DET, Mar. 24 Had an assist vs. COL, Mar. 19 Earned an assist vs. CHI, Mar. 12 Tallied an assist and the GDG vs. VAN, Mar. 5 Had an assist vs. ANA, Mar. 3 Scored 2 PPGs at NYR, Feb. 26 Earned an assist vs. SJS, Feb. 13 Scored a goal at STL, Feb. 10 Had an assist at MTL, Feb. 1 Scored a goal at OTT, Jan. 31 Recorded 1-1-2 at TOR, Jan. 29 Tallied an assist at CHI, Jan. 20 Had an assist vs. OTT, Jan. 10...Posted 2-1-3 vs. CBJ, Jan. 3 Earned an assist vs. ANA, Dec. 27 Registered 2-2-4 at EDM, Dec. 23. 2013-14: Collected 10-27-37 in 67 games Ranked 5th on EDM in scoring and shots (143) Tallied 5 multi-point games Notched a 5-game point streak (1-6-7) from Mar. 1-11. NOTES: Has also played for EDM Tied an EDM franchise record with 8 points (4-4-8) on Feb. 2, 2012 vs. CHI Recorded a career-high 13-36-49 in 79 games as a rookie in 2007-08.
USHL All-Rookie Team (2006) OHL All-Rookie Team (2007) Signed as a free agent by Klagenfurt (Austria), October 15, 2012. Traded to Tampa Bay by Edmonton for Teddy Purcell, June 29, 2014. Traded to Arizona by Tampa Bay with B.J. Crombeen for Arizona's 6th round choice (Kristian Oldham) in 2015 Entry Draft, June 29, 2014. Traded to Philadelphia by Arizona with future considerations for Nicklas Grossmann and Chris Pronger, June 27, 2015.
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You could feel it. You could feel that they were going after each other and trying to win the game for their team.

— Capitals forward Nicklas Backstrom on Game 2 of the 2009 Eastern Conference Semifinals, in which Capitals forward Alex Ovechkin and Penguins forward Sidney Crosby each scored hat tricks
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