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Encyclopedia > Dave Gagner
Position Center
Shot Left
Height
Weight
ft 10 in (1.78 m)
188 lb (85 kg)
Pro Clubs New York Rangers
Minnesota North Stars
Dallas Stars
Toronto Maple Leafs
Calgary Flames
Florida Panthers
Vancouver Canucks
Nationality Flag of Canada Canada
Born December 11, 1964,
Chatham, Ontario
NHL Draft Round 1, 12th overall, 1983
New York Rangers
Pro Career 19841999

David R. Gagner (born December 11, 1964 in Chatham, Ontario Canada) is a retired NHL player. He was selected in the first round of the 1983 NHL Entry Draft by the New York Rangers and played parts of the next several seasons with them. His career really took off when he was traded to the Minnesota North Stars in 1987, recording 82 points in 73 games in his best season, 1990-91. He stayed with the Stars when they moved to Dallas and ended his career with brief stints with the Calgary Flames, Toronto Maple Leafs, Florida Panthers and Vancouver Canucks. He retired with 719 points in 946 NHL games. The position an ice hockey player plays can be divided into three basic categories: Forwards Centre Wingers Defenceman Goaltender ... Centre or Center in hockey is a forward position of a player whose primary zone of play is the middle of the ice, away from the side boards. ... A shot in ice hockey is an attempt by a player to score a goal by striking the puck with his stick in the direction of the net. ... Adult human height generally varies little between people compared to other anthropometric measures. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with body weight. ... A foot (plural: feet) is a non-SI unit of distance or length, measuring around a third of a metre. ... An inch (plural: inches; symbol or abbreviation: in or, sometimes, ″ - a double prime) is the name of a unit of length in a number of different systems, including English units, Imperial units, and United States customary units. ... The metre, or meter (U.S.), is a measure of length. ... The pound is the name of a number of units of mass, all in the range of 300 to 600 grams. ... The U.S. National Prototype Kilogram, which currently serves as the primary standard for measuring mass in the U.S. It was assigned to the United States in 1889 and is periodically recertified and traceable to the primary international standard, The Kilogram, held at the Bureau International des Poids et... The New York Rangers (NYR) are a professional ice hockey team based in New York City, They also always beat the New Jersey Devils cause Jagr scores on Brodeour 24/7 New York, U.S.A.. They play in the National Hockey League (NHL) and are considered one of the... The Minnesota North Stars were a team in the National Hockey League between 1967 and 1993. ... The Dallas Stars are a professional ice hockey team based in Dallas, Texas. ... The Toronto Maple Leafs are a professional ice hockey team based in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. ... The Calgary Flames are a professional ice hockey team based in Calgary, Alberta. ... The Florida Panthers are a professional ice hockey team who play in the Ft. ... The Vancouver Canucks are a professional National Hockey League (NHL) ice hockey team based in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. ... In English usage, nationality is the legal relationship between a person and a country. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Canada. ... A childs first birthday party For other uses of the term, see Birthday (disambiguation). ... December 11 is the 345th day (346th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1964 (MCMLXIV) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1964 calendar). ... Categories: Stub | Cities in Ontario | Ontario counties and regions ... The NHL Entry Draft is a collective meeting in which the franchises of the National Hockey League systematically select the rights to available amateur players who meet the eligibility requirements to play professional hockey in the NHL. // History The first NHL Amateur Draft was held on June 5, 1963 at... The 1983 NHL Entry Draft was held at the Montreal Forum in Montreal, Quebec. ... The New York Rangers (NYR) are a professional ice hockey team based in New York City, They also always beat the New Jersey Devils cause Jagr scores on Brodeour 24/7 New York, U.S.A.. They play in the National Hockey League (NHL) and are considered one of the... 1984 (MCMLXXXIV) was a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1999 (MCMXCIX) was a common year starting on Friday, and was designated the International Year of Older Persons by the United Nations. ... December 11 is the 345th day (346th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1964 (MCMLXIV) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1964 calendar). ... Categories: Stub | Cities in Ontario | Ontario counties and regions ... NHL redirects here. ... The 1983 NHL Entry Draft was held at the Montreal Forum in Montreal, Quebec. ... The New York Rangers (NYR) are a professional ice hockey team based in New York City, They also always beat the New Jersey Devils cause Jagr scores on Brodeour 24/7 New York, U.S.A.. They play in the National Hockey League (NHL) and are considered one of the... The Minnesota North Stars were a team in the National Hockey League between 1967 and 1993. ... 1987 (MCMLXXXVII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Dallas Stars are a professional ice hockey team based in Dallas, Texas. ... The Calgary Flames are a professional ice hockey team based in Calgary, Alberta. ... The Toronto Maple Leafs are a professional ice hockey team based in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. ... The Florida Panthers are a professional ice hockey team who play in the Ft. ... The Vancouver Canucks are a professional National Hockey League (NHL) ice hockey team based in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. ...


After his retirement, Gagner founded Custom Ice Rinks, Inc., a company that builds ice rinks in people's backyards in the winter. In August 2006 it was announced that he will be the new assistant coach of the London Knights of the Ontario Hockey League; his son Sam Gagner also plays for the team and is rated as a probable first round pick in the 2007 NHL Entry Draft. Dave also attends the University of Western Ontario part-time. City: London, Ontario League: Ontario Hockey League Conference: Western Division: Midwest Founded: 1968 (1965) Home Arena: John Labatt Centre Colours: Green, Gold, Black, and White Head Coach: Dale Hunter General Manager: Mark Hunter Affiliated Team(s): Petrolia Jets London Knights 2004-2005 The London Knights are an ice hockey team... A typical OHL hockey game. ... Sam Gagner (born August 10, 1989 in Oakville, Ontario) is an ice hockey player for the London Knights of the OHL. He is the son of former NHLer Dave Gagner, who spent 15 seasons with Minnesota, Dallas, Calgary, Toronto, Florida, and Vancouver. ... The 2007 NHL Entry Draft Logo. ...


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SLAM! Hockey (274 words)
He ranks 10th on the franchise's all-time list in games played, sixth in goals, eighth in assists and sixth in points and is the only player in franchise history to record six straight 30-goal seasons (1988-94).
A first round pick by the New York Rangers in 1983, Gagner was traded to Minnesota on October 8, 1987 with Jay Caufield for Jari Gronstrand and Paul Boutilier.
Gagner scored 60 points while playing in all 82 games for Calgary in 1996-97 but his production dropped dramatically in his last two seasons.
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