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Sam Gagner
NUMBER: 9 BIRTHDATE: August 10, 1989  (AGE 25)
HEIGHT: 5' 11" BIRTHPLACE: London, ON, Canada
WEIGHT: 202 DRAFTED: EDM / 2007 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Right ROUND: 1st   (6th overall)
2014-15: Tallied an assist vs. EDM, Dec. 16 Scored a goal at CGY, Dec. 2 Notched an assist at SJS, Nov. 22 Registered his 200th career assist at DAL, Nov. 20 Played in his 500th career game and had an assist vs. WSH, Nov. 18 Recorded 2 assists and his 300th career point at VAN, Nov. 14 Scored a goal vs. TOR, Nov. 4 Scored his 1st goal of the season at WSH, Nov. 2 Had an assist at TBL, Oct. 28 Notched an assist vs. FLA, Oct. 25 Skated in 17:34 in his ARI debut vs. WPG, Oct. 9. 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 a 6th round choice in 2015 Entry Draft, June 29, 2014.
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I don't know how he does it. I don't know how he gets his body parallel with the player and pulls it through his legs like that. I know he's tried it a couple times in practice and it's never worked, so how he does it in a game, it's incredible.

— Capitals defenseman Mike Green on teammate Alex Ovechkin's highlight-reel goal against the Devils on Saturday