Found July 22, 2013 on Kukla's Korner:
PLAYERS: Sam Gagner
TEAMS: Edmonton Oilers
General Manager Craig MacTavish announces the #Oilers have agreed to terms with Sam Gagner (@89SGagner) on a 3-year contract. — Edmonton Oilers (@EdmontonOilers) July 22, 2013   3 year deal avoids Gagner becoming the youngest UFA in NHL history, buying 2 of his UFA years from him, and keeping him through 2015-16. — Dan Tencer (@dantencer) July 22, 2013 added 9:22am,   Sam Gagner's three-year extension with EDM has an AAV of $4.8M. — Bob McKenzie (@TSNBobMcKenzie) July 22, 2013

Gagner, Oilers agree to three-year deal

Restricted free-agent center Sam Gagner and the Edmonton Oilers have agreed to a new three-year contract, according to the team. The deal allowed them to avoid a salary-arbitration hearing scheduled for Monday. According to TSN, the contract is valued at $14.4 million for an average annual value of $4.8 million. The 23-year-old tweeted that he was pleased to be staying with the...

Sam Gagner signs three-year extension with Edmonton Oilers

 Sam Gagner and the Edmonton Oilers have agreed to a three-year contract extension avoiding salary arbitration. The contract is extremely fair for both parties the new deal carries cap-hit of $4.8 million per season as reported by TSN.  Sam Gagner broke into the NHL as an 18-year-old fresh faced kid when the Oilers made him the sixth overall selection of the 2007 NHL Entry Draft...

Oilers avoid arbitration with Gagner

The Edmonton Oilers narrowly avoided making history Monday morning. By coming to an extension agreement with centreman Sam Gagner before his arbitration hearing, the Oilers will not be the team that sets a whole new standard for the youngest UFA in NHL history. Not this time at least.  Continue reading "Oilers avoid arbitration with Gagner"

Oilers, Sam Gagner Agree To Terms Prior To Arbitration by   Steven Ellis

Sam Gagner and the Edmonton Oilers have agreed to terms on a three-year contract extension, avoiding arbitration that was scheduled for later today. The deal will pay him $4.8 million per campaign. Gagner made $3.2 million last season and went on to score 14 goals and 38 points in 48 games, a big improvement that would have seen higher numbers had [...]

Oilers ink three-year contract extension with centre Sam Gagner

The Edmonton Oilers have agreed to a three-year contract extension with centre Sam Gagner. The contract reportedly pays the 23-year-old about $4.8 million US a season. Gagner and the Oilers were set for an arbitration hearing Monday morning. "We met this morning and were able to come to an agreement," said Gagner. "I'm pretty happy I can just focus on getting...

Oilers GM Craig MacTavish has accomplished much of what he set out to do in off-season, but the rest not crucial

Craig MacTavish has secured another piece with the signing of Sam Gagner. The Edmonton Oilers general manager has had a busy off-season transforming his hockey club. For the most part, MacTavish likes the way things have developed. “We’re reasonably happy right now,” he said. “I’m optimistic that we’re going to be a very good team. We’ve certainly have a chance to...

Sam Gagner Asking For $5.5M In Arbitration

via TSN, Edmonton Oilers forward Sam Gagner has asked for $5.5 million next season in arbitration. Gagner, who is a restricted free agent, has an arbitration hearing scheduled for Monday. Last season, Gagner scored 14 goals and added 24 assists for 38 points in 48 games.

Edmonton is the smallest, lamest town in Canada

I grew up in a small town in southern Minnesota where things don't really change often, so when the slightest thing comes along, I hear about it even though I live in the cosmopolitan metropolis of St. Paul these days. They changed the name of the gas station on Highway 5! They put in a stop light! Did you hear about the car accident?  Still, even as inoccuous as those headlines...

Perron, Blues were often an uneasy fit

David Perron’s natural tendency is deke his way out of uncomfortable situations. But when asked recently if he had been misunderstood during his six seasons with the Blues, he took a direct route to the answer. “I believe I was a lot actually,” Perron said after learning 13 days ago that he had been sent to Edmonton in a trade that brought the Blues forward Magnus Paajarvi...
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