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NHL: Oilers, Sam Gagner Agree to 3-Year, $14.4-M Extension
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NHL: Oilers, Sam Gagner Agree to 3-Year, $14.4-M Extension

Jul 22 2013, 7:32pm CDT | by

Center Sam Gagner and the Edmonton Oilers reached an agreement for a three-year, $14.4-million extension.

Sam Gagner is getting his wish to stay put in Edmonton.  Gagner received a three-year, $14.4 million extension from the Edmonton Oilers which stemmed from his desire for a no-trade clause, write the...

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NHL: Oilers, Sam Gagner Agree to 3-Year, $14.4-M Extension

Jul 22 2013, 7:32pm CDT | by

Center Sam Gagner and the Edmonton Oilers reached an agreement for a three-year, $14.4-million extension.

Sam Gagner is getting his wish to stay put in Edmonton

Gagner received a three-year, $14.4 million extension from the Edmonton Oilers which stemmed from his desire for a no-trade clause, write the Edmonton Journal's Joanne Ireland. The Oilers center will receive $4.4 million in the 2013-14 NHL season and $5 million in each of the next two. 

Oilers general manager Craig MacTavish announced the development on July 22.

Gagner logged on to his Twitter account to say that he's happy with the development. 

"So happy to remain an Edmonton Oiler for at least three more years. Thanks to everyone for the support. Time to get to work."

Ireland confirms the no-trade, no-move clause will be put into effect next season. She also adds Gagner was slated to become the NHL's youngest unrestricted free agent prior to his new deal. Now, he gets to build on his success with the Oilers. 

"I want to be in Edmonton long-term and I wanted to be sure that was possible. 

"I feel like we're going in the right direction and it's something I want to be part of."

Prior to his arbitration hearing with the Oilers on Monday at 9 a.m. ET, Gagner was asking for $5.5 million while Edmonton countered with $3.5 million, writes Yahoo! Sports' Sean Leahy. 

USA Today Sports' Kevin Allen notes there were 21 NHL players who filed for salary arbitration this summer. Gagner is the 12th who was able to come to terms with his team without having to resort to arbitration.  

Gagner was the sixth overall pick of the 2007 NHL Draft and has spent his entire career with the Oilers. In 414 career games, he has 258 points on 91 goals and 167 assists. His 258 points are good enough to currenlty rank him as the 17th all-time leading scorer in Edmonton Oilers history.  

 
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Sep 16 2014 8:22am CDT | Source: Sportsnet.ca

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NHL 2014-15 preview: Arizona Coyotes

Sep 16 2014 8:22am CDT | Source: Sportsnet.ca

Counting down the final 30 days to puck drop on the 2014-15 NHL season, Sportsnet previews all 30 NHL teams in reverse order of how we believe they will finish the regular season. A dozen reporters and analysts from Sportsnet’s hockey brain trust — Doug MacLean, John Shannon, Chris Johnston, Damien Cox, Mark Spector, et al. — submitted a list ranking all the teams in order of how they think the NHL season will shake ...
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