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Sam Gagner | Winger

Team: Arizona Coyotes
Age / DOB:  (25) / 8/10/1989
Ht / Wt:  5'11' / 202
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Sam Gagner recorded an assist in a 2-1 overtime win against his old team, the Edmonton Oilers.
Gagner was a healthy scratch on Saturday, but he was inserted back into the lineup for Tuesday's contest. He has an underwhelming 11 points in 30 games and the hope is his stint in the press box will spark him. Dec 17 - 8:13 AM

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Sam Gagner hopes to bounce back after spending Saturday's game in the press box.

"That was kind of expected," Gagner said. "I don't think this one was as expected. It's obviously frustrating. I feel like I want to be out there helping the team get out of it. It is what it is. Back in next game, so I'll focus on moving forward here." Gagner has just three goals and 10 points in 29 contests in 2014-15. He's worth keeping an eye on, but we can't recommend picking Gagner up in standard leagues at this time.
Dec 16 - 10:17 AM

Sam Gagner will miss his first game of the season as a healthy scratch Saturday night as BJ Crombeen fills in.

Gagner isn't quite living up to expectations as a reliable scorer with just three goals and ten points through 29 games this season.
Dec 13 - 7:25 PM

Sam Gagner scored a goal in Arizona's 5-2 loss on Tuesday.

Gagner hadn't found the back of the net in nearly a month. He's having a disappointing first season with the Coyotes as Gagner has just three goals and 10 points through 26 games.
Dec 3 - 9:36 AM

Sam Gagner's assist on Thursday was the 200th of his career.

It's been a milestone week for Gagner as he also played in his 500th career game on Tuesday. He got off to a slow start with his new team, Arizona, but he's picked up the pace lately with four points in four games.
Nov 21 - 9:53 AM

Sam Gagner recorded an assist for the second straight game but Arizona could not hold off Dallas in a 3-1 loss on Thursday night.

Gagner has four points in his past four games in what has been a streaky first season so far for the 25-year-old in the desert. The former first round draft pick has eight point in 20 contests so far.
Nov 20 - 11:48 PM

Sam Gagner had an assist in Arizona's 2-1 overtime win against Washington.

Gagner was playing in his 500th career game. He got off to a sluggish start with Arizona, but he's started to settle in with three assists in his last three contests.
Nov 19 - 8:35 AM

Sam Gagner will play in his 500th career game on Tuesday.

Gagner only turned 25 in August, so he still has a lot of hockey left in him. He played the first 481 games of his career with Edmonton, but the Oilers traded him to Arizona over the summer. He has two goals and six points in 18 games in 2014-15.
Nov 18 - 4:28 PM

Sam Gagner will return to Edmonton on Sunday for the first time since being traded away during the offseason.

Gagner is struggling in Arizona with only two goals and six points in 17 games but he could be coming out of it as he had two assists on Friday in the Coyotes 5-0 win over Vancouver.
Nov 16 - 4:09 AM

Sam Gagner scored his first goal as a member of the Arizona Coyotes on Sunday.

It broke a personal 13 game goalless streak by the former Edmonton Oiler. He had a new linemate in Mikkel Boedker and with Lauri Korpikoski, they formed a nice third unit. "I thought our line was creating chances," Gagner said. "Obviously, we wanted to get one after giving up that one in the first. I kind of turned it over. But it's a good feeling to help out in a win. Hopefully I keep it going here." We still cannot recommend Gagner but he has been streaky in the past and hopefully you can catch one of his hot streaks.
Nov 3 - 5:25 AM

Sam Gagner picked up his first point as an Arizona Coyote on Saturday.

It was a long-time coming for the former Edmonton Oiler as he set up Oliver Ekman-Larsson on the overtime power play winner. "I was just kind of focusing on playing my game and letting things happen," Gagner said. "I feel like it was better and obviously nice to kind of help out on the power play on the end there and find a way to get the team the two points. It's big and just gotta keep it going here." The Panthers game was Gagner's first on the wing for the Coyotes as he played with rookie Justin Hodgman and veteran Martin Erat.
Oct 26 - 6:52 AM

Sam Gagner is still searching for his first point with the Arizona Coyotes.

Gagner has played in five games with his new team. He dealt with an injury during the preseason that he feels derailed him, but he also believes that he's getting progressively better. Coyotes coach Dave Tippett thinks Gagner is also getting himself acclimatized to his new team after spending his entire NHL career to this point in Edmonton.
Oct 23 - 8:28 AM

Sam Gagner (upper body) made his Coyotes' debut on Thursday.

Gagner had no points and a minus-one rating in 17:34 minutes of ice time. It wasn't exactly a night to remember, but then it's not like his teammates did any better. Arizona has started the season with a 6-2 loss to Winnipeg.
Oct 10 - 1:48 AM

Sam Gagner missed Monday's preseason contest due to an upper-body injury.

The good news is that Gagner was still able to practice Tuesday. Coyotes coach Dave Tippett wanted to see how he feels Wednesday before committing to using him against Edmonton.
Oct 1 - 7:18 AM

Sam Gagner shifted from center to the right wing.

Gagner is playing alongside Martin Erat and Martin Hanzal. This isn't necessarily a permanent change for Gagner, but it looks like the Coyotes are interested in at least experimenting with him.
Sep 29 - 9:43 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
C1Antoine Vermette
2Martin Hanzal
3Joe Vitale
4Kyle Chipchura
LW1Mikkel Boedker
2Lauri Korpikoski
3Martin Erat
4Brandon McMillan
RW1Shane Doan
2Sam Gagner
3Alexandre Bolduc
4B.J. Crombeen
5Tobias Rieder
6David Moss
D1Oliver Ekman-Larsson
2Keith Yandle
3Zbynek Michalek
4Michael Stone
5Connor Murphy
6David Schlemko
7Chris Summers
G1Mike Smith
2Devan Dubnyk