Sam Gagner
HEIGHT: 5' 11"
BIRTHDATE: 10/08/1989
AGE: 27
DRAFTED: EDM: 2007-6 overall

  • Finished 2nd on the Oilers in points (38) and assists (24), and 4th in goals (14)
  • Started the season with a ten-game point streak, recording 11 points (3G, 8A)
  • Registered eight multipoint games
  • Tallied a season high three-point game (1G, 2A) Mar. 28 vs. CBJ
  • Led the Oilers in overtime goals (1)

  • collected a career high 47 points (18G, 29A) (2011-12)
  • Posted eight points (4G, 4A) tying a franchise record (Gretzky and Coffey) on Feb. 2 vs. CHI (2011-12)
  • Recorded his 100th career NHL point Oct. 24 @ CGY (2009-10)
  • 1st career penalty shot Oct. 25 @ VAN (2008-09)
  • 1st goal of the season Nov. 18 vs. TOR (2008-09)
  • Appeared in his 100th career NHL/Oilers game Nov. 29 @ STL (2008-09)
  • Posted two-game scoring streak (4A) Dec. 31-Jan. 3 (2008-09)
  • Scored four points (3G, 1A) Mar. 19 @ COL for his 1st career NHL hat trick (2008-09)
  • Posted one of the finest seasons by a rookie in Oilers history, scoring 49 points (13G, 36A), and 23 PIM in 79 games (2007-08)
  • The youngest player in the NHL, he scored points in 35 of 79 games and was plus or even in 51 of 79 games (2007-08)
  • Finished 7th in Voting for the Calder Trophy as NHL Rookie of the Year (2007-08)
  • Co-winner of the Top First Year Oilers Award with Andrew Cogliano (2007-08)
  • Tied with Ales Hemsky for 2nd in NHL and led NHL rookies in shootout deciding goals with four, falling one shy of the NHL record for most shootout deciding goals in a single season, held by four players (2007-08)
  • His 49 points are the most points scored by an Oilers rookie since Ales Hemsky netted 30 (6G, 24A) in 2002-03 and ranks him 5th on the Oilers single season list (2007-08)
  • His 36 rookie assists rank 3rd on the Oilers all-time list (2007-08)
  • Ranked 3rd on the Oilers in multiple point games with 12, behind Hemsky (17) and Horcoff (15) (2007-08)
  • Posted a nine-game scoring streak accumulating 12 points (3G, 9A) Feb. 4-24; the streak was the longest of the season by an Oiler and the 2nd longest by an NHL rookie (2007-08)
  • Posted an Oilers rookie record eight game assist scoring streak for 11 points (2G, 9A) Feb. 4-22 (2007-08)
  • Registered 1st career multiple-point game with (2A) Oct. 12 vs. VAN and twice had three points in a game with three points (1G, 2A) Mar. 11 vs. STL and Mar. 18 vs. PHX (2007-08)
  • Played 1st career Oilers/NHL game Oct. 4 vs. SJS, scoring 1st career Oilers/NHL point with an assist (2007-08)
  • Registered 1st career Oilers/NHL goal Oct. 20 @ CGY against Miikka Kiprusoff (2007-08)
  • One of 16 players named to the roster for the NHL YoungStars Game as part of the NHL All-Star Weekend in Atlanta. The 7th Oiler to appear in the game since 2001-02, he scored once for the Western Conference (2007-08)

  • Scored 118 points (35G, 83A) in 53 games to average 2.23 points-per-game, finishing 3rd on the Knights scoring list and 5th in the OHL (2006-07)
  • Ranked 2nd in scoring among OHL rookies behind teammate Patrick Kane, who led OHL scoring with 145 points (62G, 83A) in 58 games (2006-07)
  • Participated in the 2007 CHL Top Prospects game and was a member of Western Conference All-Stars at the OHL All-Star Classic, scoring a goal and four assists (2006-07)
  • Played with the Sioux City Musketeers where he was named to the USHL’s All-Rookie Team (2005-06)
  • Youngest player at 2006 USHL All-Star Game (2005-06)

  • Played one game for Team Canada at the 2008 IIHF World Championship
  • Was the youngest member of the gold medal winning Team Canada at the 2007 IIHF World Junior Championship in Sweden
  • Named MVP of the 2007 Summit Series between the Canadian and Russian national junior teams held in September, 2007. He led all scorers in the eight-game series with 15 points (6G, 9A), leading Canada to a 7-0-1 series victory