Thread: Confirmed with Link: Oilers re-sign Sam Gagner (1yr/$3.2M)
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07-20-2012, 12:45 PM
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Originally Posted by Master Lok View Post
Gagner has never hit 50 points. In his five years, he has hit 49, 41, 41, 42, 47 points.

Oshie isn't a bad comparable - who has hit 39, 48, 41, 54 but in fewer games than Sam. So Oshie's ppg is higher than Gagner.

The problems isn't the dollars it's the term.

What is Sam Gagner? Is he a 50 point centre? Is he a 60 point centre? Can he handle tougher opposition? He hasn't so far.

If the Oilers were to offer a 5 year term, at what - $4 million per. Those are Oshie like numbers - is Sam Gagner as good?
Oshie also brings a lot more to the table than just points. Can't say the same about Gagner.

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Originally Posted by stratedge View Post
Wow. I can just imagine that scene, sitting in the waiting room, awkward silence. Finally, Tambellini turns to Gagner and his agent, "3.2?". "Okay."
LOL. That's pretty funny.

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