Sam William Gagner was born on August 10, 1989, within Oakville, Canada. He is recognized as one of the professional ice hockey player. Currently, he is playing within the Philadelphia Flyers organization of the National Hockey League. He was drafted by the Edmonton Oilers in the first round, sixth overall, of the 2007 NHL Entry Draft, and played there for the first seven years of his NHL career. He also played one season for the Arizona Coyotes. He is an American by his nationality and his ethnicity is a white. His father was also a former NHL player. His father Dave Gagner played 15 seasons with New York, Minnesota, Dallas, Calgary, Toronto, Florida and Vancouver. His sister Jessica is also one of the prominent players of hockey. Currently, he plays for the Dartmouth Big Green women’s ice hockey program.
He started his hockey career in 2004. He played midget hockey with the Toronto Marlboros of the Greater Toronto Hockey League (GTHL) in 2004-2005. He played professionally, scored 173 points, and was awarded the Buck Houle Award, a Marlboros team award given for outstanding on ice performance and leadership. He turned professional in 2007. On October 1, 2007, he was then signed to a three-year, entry level contract with Oilers. He played his first NHL game o October 4 in a 3-2 shootout victory over the San Jose Sharks. He also played professionally in his Intl. career. He competed for Canada at the 2007 World Junior Championships in Sweden. Currently, he plays for Philadelphia Flyers. He was trade on June 27, 2015. Prestigious awards and rewards have honored him. He is not suffering from any injury now.
He is very successful in his career & game. He has achieved a lot and he has to accomplish more. He has been married to his long time girlfriend Dr. Rachel Linke. They celebrated their wedding in Muskoka, Ontario, on July 12, 2014. They together have a son and his name is Cooper William Gagner. Currently, the lovely couple is happy in their relationship. His relationship with his wife is going well. There is no any issue of divorce between the blessed couples. Their relationship is relying on mutual trust and understanding. He is not only a loyal husband but also a responsible father. He is straight by his sexuality and he is not a gay. He might be devoted towards humanitarian work but there is no any info about it.
This desirable player is surrounded with huge amount of fans and followers. He is actively growing on Facebook & Twitter. He is also receiving superb salary from his game that makes a wonderful net worth. His present salary is 3.4 million USD. He has an impressive personality. He has a standing height of 5 feet and 11 inches and his weight is around 202 lbs. A lot of info about his bio can be taken from Wiki.
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