Simon Gagne

Basics

Type: 
Out of Organization
Position: 
Left Wing
Shoots/Catches: 
Left
Height: 
6.00
Weight: 
195
Born: 
02/29/1980
Age: 
30
Hometown: 
Ste-Foy, PQ
Acquired: 
Acquired in a trade with Philadelphia Flyers on July 19, 2010
Last Team: 
Philadelphia (NHL)
Projects As: 
Top line two-way winger
Depth Chart Weight: 
1

Draft Info

Draft Status: 
Drafted
Draft Year: 
1998
Draft Type: 
NHL Entry Draft
Drafted By: 
Philadelphia Flyers
Round: 
1
Pick No.: 
22
Draft Team: 
Quebec (QMJHL)

Contract

Contract Status: 
Signed
Waiver Status: 
Waiver Eligible
Signing Date: 
09/11/2006
Contract Type: 
One-way
Contract Length: 
5 years
Cap Number: 
$5 250 000
Contract Start Year: 
2006
Contract End Year: 
2011
Contract End Status: 
UFA
Salary: 
$5 250 000
Salary: 
$5 250 000
Salary: 
$5 250 000
Salary: 
$5 250 000
Salary: 
$5 250 000

Bio

Awards: 

2006-07

  • NHL All-Star


2002

  • Olympic Gold Medal


2000-01

  • NHL All-Star


1999-00

  • NHL - All-Rookie Team


1998-99

  • QMJHL - Second All-Star Team

Scouting Report

Strengths: 

Is an exceptional skater, and he excels when killing penalties. Sees the ice well and loves to use his imagination. Has solid defensive instincts and versatility.

Weaknesses: 

Has battled several injuries over the course of his career, and is somewhat fragile. Could use a few more pounds in order to do a better job in the corners.

Projection: 

Very good, yet fragile two-way winger.

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