SIMON GAGNE RUMORS & GOSSIP
Philadelphia Flyers captain Claude Giroux says a message from a former captain of the team has helped him rediscover his passion for the game. “It wasn’t going right, and I got a nice text from Mike Richards. … I think he gave me a boost to relax and play the game,” Giroux told NHL.com on Tuesday. ”It’s a great game. There’s a reason why we play in the NHL. It’s...
For 27 games Philadelphia Flyers fans were able to watch Simon Gagne back in the team’s uniform once more.
One would think that the 33-year-old winger would be lost in the numbers game for the cap-challenged team but that might not be true. Flyers GM Paul Holmgren told the Philadelphia Inquirer on Tuesday that the team is “kicking around” the idea of inviting Gagne to training...
Throughout the summer, former All-Star forward Simon Gagne has very quietly sat on the unrestricted free agent market. The reason has NOT been a lack of interest from NHL teams, provided that Gagne's contract is adjusted downward to reflect that he's becoming more of a role player than a top six forward.
Instead, it it because Gagne has expressed a strong preference to...
[Photo: USA TODAY Sports] About two and a half years after being traded away from the only place he knew, Simon Gagne returned to the city where it all began. The struggling Philadelphia Flyers fetched Gagne from the Los Angeles Kings for merely a conditional fourth-round draft pick. Returning to Philadelphia was a boon for [...]
(Photo: Getty Images) In July of 2010, the Flyers traded away fan-favorite Simon Gagne to the Tampa Bay Lightning. After one season, he was traded to the LA Kings, where he was a member of the Cup-winning team in 2011. Last February, the Flyers brought Gagne home. In 27 games with the Flyers last season, [...]
The Flyers played strong early and managed to keep the Washington Capitals in check en-route to a 4-1 win at home Wednesday night in Simon Gagne’s return to Philadelphia.
Philadelphia (10-11-1), coming off of a disappointing loss to Toronto on Monday, wasted no time establishing the momentum in their team’s favor early as Claude Giroux scored to give the Flyersa 1-0 lead after...
Simon Gagne is expected to return to the Los Angeles Kings' lineup for Game 3 of the Stanley Cup finals.
Gagne hasn't played since Dec. 26, when the veteran left wing was sidelined by his latest concussion.
He is in his first season with the Kings, who signed the seven-time 20-goal scorer as a free agent.
The Kings repeatedly downplayed any notion Gagne could play in the...
Via AP on Fox
June 04, 2012
Five months after suffering a career-threatening concussion, Kings' forward Simon Gagne is expected to return to the lineup for Game 3 against the New Jersey Devils in the Stanley Cup Final.
Game 3 is tonight at Staples Center and the Kings have a 2-0 lead in the best-of-seven series.
Fourth-line forward Brad Richardson looks to be the odd-man out but not because of an injury...
Simon Gagne thought the Los Angeles Kings would be a Stanley Cup contender. That's why he signed with them as a free agent last summer.
Gagne's projection was correct. He just wishes he had played a bigger role in it.
The high-scoring forward hasn't played for the Kings since Dec. 26, when he suffered his latest concussion. It's been bittersweet to watch Los Angeles...
Via AP on Fox
May 25, 2012
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LOS ANGELES The Los Angeles Kings have placed forward Simon Gagne on the injured reserve list (upper body injury), Kings PresidentGeneral Manager Dean Lombardi announced Wednesday.
Gagne suffered the injury during Monday nights Kings-Coyotes game, a 4-3 Kings win. Gagne, in his first season with the Kings, is fifth on the club in scoring (7-10=17) and fourth in goals. He is also...