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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.
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Edmonton Oilers’ GM Craig MacTavish claimed to be done making moves with his roster this summer after trading winger Magnus Paajarvi and a second round pick in next year’s entry draft to St Louis in exchange for David Perron but signing yet another defenceman to his team’s roster Thursday afternoon, it would appear that that is just not the case. While the Oilers have been...
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
You know who doesn’t think training camp should be a case of The More the Merrier?
Players who are worried about being elbowed out of the way by somebody better.
And that’s just the way Oilers general manager Craig MacTavish wants it.
MacTavish added yet another D-man to an already crowded mix Thursday when he brought former Oiler Denis Grebeshkov back to Edmonton on a one...
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 [...]
Thursday the Edmonton Oilers announces a new ECHL affiliation with the Bakersfield Condors, just 2 months after their previous team, the Stockton Thunder fell in the Kelly Cup Finals to the Reading Royals. The Thunder were the Oilers' ECHL affiliate for 7 seasons, and while they didn't win the Kelly Cup, the Thunder were still the Western champs, and so another strong, winning...