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Simon Gagne

Simon Gagne  #12

Left Wing
NUMBER: 12 BIRTHDATE: February 29, 1980
HEIGHT: 6' 1" BIRTHPLACE: Ste. Foy, QC, Canada
WEIGHT: 195 DRAFTED: PHI / 1998 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 1st   (22nd overall)
2014-15: Has 1-1=2 totals in 2 of his last 5 games w/an assist 11/24 vs PIT and a goal last night in ANA which was his 600th NHL point ... Has played the last 11 games after a DND 11/6 vs EDM ... Scored his 1st goal of the season 10/16 at MTL which was his 1st since 4/23/13 vs BOS w/PHI ... Played his 1st game as a Bruin and 800th in the NHL 10/15 at DET which was his 1st game played since 4/27/13 at OTT w/PHI ... Multi-pt gms: 0 Inj: 0 ... DND: 1 2013-14: Did not play due to injury Fun Facts: Came to Boston training camp on a PTO and signed a 1-year contract w/the team on 10/14 ... Boston is his 4th NHL team as he has also played for PHI, TB and LA (2012 Stanley Cup)
QMJHL Second All-Star Team (1999) NHL All-Rookie Team (2000) Played in NHL ALL-Star Game (2001, 2007) Missed majority of 2007-08 due to head injury at Pittsburgh, February 10, 2008. Traded to Tampa Bay by Philadelphia for Matt Walker and Tampa Bay's 4th round choice (Marcel Noebels) in 2011 Entry Draft, July 19, 2010. Signed as a free agent by Los Angeles, July 2, 2011. Missed majority of 2011-12 due to head injury vs. Phoenix, December 26, 2011. Traded to Philadelphia by Los Angeles for Phoenix's 4th round choice (previously acquired, Los Angeles selected Justin Auger) in 2013 Entry Draft, February 26, 2013.
Quote of the Day

I'm very excited about what happened today. We've worked on this deal with Toronto for a month, or over a month. It got a little bit of legs on draft day, but it really heated up last night, and we were able to complete the deal today.

— Penguins GM Jim Rutherford on Phil Kessel, who he acquired from the Maple Leafs in a trade on Wednesday