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Simon Gagne: A look back

  View image | With the 22nd pick of the 1998 NHL entry draft, the Philadelphia Flyers selected Simon Gagne. From there on, Gagne was a fan favorite, an All-Star, a clutch playoff performer and a leader. He spent parts of 11 seasons in the Orange and Black and after 14 years in the NHL decided to retire. The Flyers will honor Gagne tonight prior to their...
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November 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Simon Gagne announces retirement

Longtime NHLer Simon Gagne announced he’s retiring after playing 14 seasons in the league. “Today, I want to thank my trainers and teammates,” “You inspired me to surpass myself. You made me understand that you need more than talent; it takes sacrifice and discipline and you need to work harder than your rivals. I also wish to thank my fans. Every evening, you energized...
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September 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Simon Gagne announces retirement after 14 seasons

Simon Gagne officially announced his retirement Tuesday, bringing to an end a 14-year NHL career. “Today, I want to thank my trainers and teammates,” the 35-year-old winger said in a statement posted on the Philadelphia Flyers’ official website. “You inspired me to surpass myself. You made me understand that you need more than talent; it takes sacrifice and discipline and...
September 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Simon Gagne calls it a career

  View image | It was the end of yet another great era in Flyers hockey as Simon Gagne officially retired. Gagne spent 10 plus seasons in Philadelphia. The winger scored 264 goals and registered another 271 assists during his time in Philadelphia.  Gagne was the first true star player for the orange and black in the post Eric Lindros era. His best season...
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September 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Simon Gagne Hopes To Return To NHL Next Season

Simon Gagne is hoping to extend his NHL career. Veteran F Simon Gagne told Sportsnet he hasn't decided to retire and will be training this summer in hopes of landing an NHL job next fall.— Damien Cox (@DamoSpin) May 28, 2015 The veteran forward signed a one-year contract with the Boston Bruins last October and tallied four points (three goals, one assist) in 23 games. Gagne took...
May 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Simon Gagne Won’t Return To Bruins This Season Due To Personal Reasons

Simon Gagne might have played his last game in a Boston Bruins uniform. Bruins general manager Peter Chiarelli announced Monday that the winger will not return to Boston this season due to personal reasons. Gagne’s father died last month after battling liver cancer. “At this time Simon feels that he has to be home with his family, and he has the complete...
January 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Gagne adds versatility, experience to Bruins roster

WILMINGTON, Mass. — The Boston Bruins offense has struggled mightily to open the 2014-15 season with just four goals through four games, two of which were scored at even strength. The B’s made an addition to their roster Tuesday morning by signing veteran winger Simon Gagne to a one-year, one-way contract worth $600,000. The 34-year-old veteran participated in the team’s training...
October 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Bruins add Simon Gagne on one-year deal

The Boston Bruins have just four goals in four games to start the NHL season so it is understandable that they are looking for offense. On Tuesday the team signed veteran Simon Gagne to a one-year deal worth $600,000. Bruins have signed Simon Gagne to one-year, $600k deal — Pierre LeBrun (@Real_ESPNLeBrun) October 14, 2014 Gagne skipped the entire 2013-14 season so exactly...
October 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Simon Gagne will try out with the Bruins

Simon Gagne is trying to make an NHL comeback and it’s apparently starting at the Boston Bruins’ training camp later this year. Gagne missed the 2013-14 season and previously skated with the Philadelphia Flyers and LA Kings in 2012-13. His career appeared to be winding down over the last several seasons as his offensive production significantly diminished since his 34-goal 2008...
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August 15, 2014  |  Discuss

NHL News: Simon Gagne appears "ready to move on"

Seems like the end of the line for this former Olympic gold medalist and Stanley Cup champion.from crownedroyalSimon Gagne, the former first round and 22nd overall pick by the Philadelphia Flyers in 1998 seems to be resigned to his fate, as a former NHL player. "I do not ask my agent to call all teams. If it engages, it will. Otherwise, we are ready to move on," Gagne told Kevin...
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July 18, 2014  |  Discuss

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