Oilers and Gagner working on extension: [UPD: Elected Arbitration]
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06-28-2013, 07:36 PM
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Gagner has improved a lot over the past few seasons IMO. Perhaps you are still seeing him as the first shiny toy that you gave up on, and now that he is showing signs of life, it burns you that you gave up so early.
I disagree with most of the things you have posted about Gagner. He has some weaknesses, but you are grossly exaggerating.
Maybe you saw a good 20 game stretch and thought "WOW Gagner has finally turned the corner!" Then he was one of the Oilers worst forwards more often than not for the final 20 games of the season. Same player, same story. He is what he is. A small, weak, slow, good offensive, weak defensive player.
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