Oilers sign Sam Gagner to 1-year deal

Updated: July 20, 2012, 3:51 PM ET
Associated Press

EDMONTON, Alberta -- The Edmonton Oilers have avoided arbitration with Sam Gagner, signing the forward to a one-year, $3.2 million deal.

Gagner played in 75 games last season with the Oilers, scoring a career-high 18 goals with 29 assists for 47 points.

On Feb. 2, he had eight points against the Chicago Blackhawks.

The 5-foot-11, 195-pounder has spent his entire career with Edmonton since being drafted by the club sixth overall in 2007.

In five seasons, Gagner has played in 366 games with 77 goals and 143 assists.


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