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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 had an assist in a 6-1 loss on Tuesday.
Gagner went four games without a point. He has a lackluster seven goals and 22 points in 45 contests in 2014-15. Don't count on Gagner picking up the pace after the All-Star break. Jan 21 - 10:15 AM

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Sam Gagner has been moved back to center with the absence of Martin Hanzal in the lineup.

Gagner is playing between Mikkel Boedker and Lucas Lessio for now. After a terrible start, Gagner has turned it on of late with seven goals and 20 points in 37 games and eight points in his last seven. He was clicking nicely with Hanzal before the injury but is scoreless in his last two games without Hanzal.
Jan 10 - 7:27 AM

Sam Gagner has clicked on a line with Martin Hanzal.

In five games, the duo has combined for 16 points. "One's a big guy who likes to go to the net," coach Dave Tippett said. "The other guy's a smaller guy that likes to handle the puck. If you can have a smaller guy handle the puck and give the big guy time to get to the net, things can work out." It wouldn't be surprising to see Gagner and Hanzal united for a while given their recent success. Gagner has seven goals and 20 points in 37 contests in 2014-15, but eight of those points have been recorded in his last five games.
Jan 6 - 7:23 AM

Sam Gagner lit the lamp twice and added an assist in the Coyotes’ 6-3 win over the Blue Jackets on Saturday night.

Both of Gagner’s goals were scored on the power play, as the Coyotes scored a season-high three with the man advantage. Oliver Ekman-Larsson netted the other power-play tally. Gagner was brought over to add some scoring depth, and he’s been off and on this season, now with seven goals and 20 points in 37 games. Martin Hanzel enjoyed a four-point night with a goal and three helpers. Tobias Rieder (goal, assist) and Kyle Chipchura (goal, assist) got the other goals. OEL also had a helper, while Keith Yandle chipped in with two.

Sam Gagner has been selected as the NHL's third star of the week.

Gagner had two goals and six points in three contests. He's struggled early in his tenure with the Coyotes, so it will be interesting to see if this represents him finally turning a corner. He's certainly got enough offensive upside to make him worth gambling on if you can free up a roster spot for him without making any meaningful sacrifices.
Source: NHL.com
Mon, Dec 29, 2014 01:03:00 PM

Sam Gagner enjoyed a massive game Tuesday night as he recorded two goals and two assists in a 5-1 victory over Edmonton.

Gagner was expected to rejuvenate his career by moving to the desert, but he's been quite the disappointment thus far. Perhaps a breakout game like the one will get him going on the right track. Martin Erat, Brandon Gormley and Keith Yandle also scored for Arizona in the win while Martin Hanzal picked up three assists.
Wed, Dec 24, 2014 01:16:00 AM

Sam Gagner had an assist in a 7-1 loss on Monday.

Gagner might have been part of the silver lining in this blowout loss, but he's been pretty disappointing overall for Arizona so far this season. He has just three goals and 12 points in 32 games in his first season outside of Edmonton.
Tue, Dec 23, 2014 08:31:00 AM

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.
Wed, Dec 17, 2014 08:13:00 AM

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.
Tue, Dec 16, 2014 10:17:00 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.
Sat, Dec 13, 2014 07:25:00 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.
Wed, Dec 3, 2014 09:36:00 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.
Fri, Nov 21, 2014 09:53:00 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.
Thu, Nov 20, 2014 11:48:00 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.
Wed, Nov 19, 2014 08:35:00 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.
Tue, Nov 18, 2014 04:28:00 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Antoine Vermette
2Martin Hanzal
3Joe Vitale
4Kyle Chipchura
5Brendan Shinnimin
LW1Mikkel Boedker
2Lauri Korpikoski
3Martin Erat
4Lucas Lessio
5Tobias Rieder
6Brandon McMillan
RW1Shane Doan
2Sam Gagner
3B.J. Crombeen
4David Moss
D1Oliver Ekman-Larsson
2Keith Yandle
3Zbynek Michalek
4Michael Stone
5Connor Murphy
6Chris Summers
7Andrew Campbell
G1Mike Smith
2Mike McKenna