Originally written on Bloguin Best  |  Last updated 2/26/13
Gagne traded. He's not impressed. The Los Angeles Kings have traded Simon Gagne to the Philadelphia Flyers in exchange for a conditional fourth-round pick that they acquired from Phoenix, as seen on Philadelphia's official Twitter account. Gagne skated with the Flyers between 1999-00 and 2009-10 (10 seasons) before spending one season in Tampa Bay (2010-11) and a little more than one full season with Los Angeles (2011-12, 2013). Welcome back to Philadelphia, Simon Gagne. The veteran returns to Philadelphia after an extremely slow start to 2013 with the LA Kings. In 11 games, Gagne has yet to score his first goal of the season. He's been able to chip in five assists, but to say his goal drought has been disappointing is an understatement. His struggles date back to a 2011-12 season where injuries limited the forward to just 34 games. When he was healthy, he was a shell of his former high-scoring self. He tallied just seven goals with the Kings, yet ultimately emerged a winne...
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