Gagner (COVID-19 protocols) isn't expected to play Friday against Chicago, NHL.com reports.
Gagner was just placed on the NHL's COVID-19 protocol list Thursday, so this news doesn't come as a surprise. With Gagner on the shelf, Givani Smith is expected to draw into the lineup Friday. At this point it isn't clear when Gagner will receive clearance to return to game action.
Gagner has been added to the NHL's COVID-19 protocol list, Sportsnet's Chris Johnston reports.
Gagner has yet to be officially ruled out of Friday's clash with Chicago, but at this point he should be considered a longshot at best to suit up for that contest. The 31-year-old forward has gone scoreless through the first four games of the campaign.
Gagner (undisclosed) is participating with the first group at training camp Thursday, Ansar Khan of MLive.com reports.
Gagner sustained an undisclosed injury at the tail end of last season, but it was evidently minor, and plenty of time has elapsed since then. The versatile forward -- who has moved on to his third team to start his 14th season -- reportedly moved to the third-line right wing in the latest session.
Gagner (undisclosed) signed a one-year, $800,000 contract extension with the Red Wings on Saturday.
Gagner appeared in 42 games split between the Oilers and Red Wings in 2019-20, picking up six goals and seven helpers while posting a minus-10 rating over that span. The 31-year-old forward will be a middle-six player without much offensive upside for Detroit next season, and he might sit as a healthy scratch from time to time, so he won't be a dependable fantasy option. He was dealing with an undisclosed injury at the end of last season, but he should be ready for next campaign's training camp.
Gagner will miss Thursday's game versus the Capitals due to an undisclosed injury.
Gagner is reportedly a little banged up after taking a few hits along the boards and will require at least a night off to rest his issues. He could be a candidate to rejoin the action Saturday in Tampa Bay, but the Wings have little incentive to rush him back considering they are well out of playoff contention.
Gagner (visa) was in attendance for Wednesday's practice session, Dana Wakiji of the Red Wings' official site reports.
With Gagner back at practice, the center should be good to go ahead of Thursday's matchup with Minnesota. Based on lines at practice per Ansar Khan of MLive.com, the Ontario native figures to get a look in a top-six role with his new club. In 36 appearances for Edmonton this year, the 30-year-old notched just five goals and seven helpers and likely will miss the 30-point mark for the second straight year.
Gagner is currently dealing with visa issues and won't join the Red Wings until later this week, Ansar Khan of MLive.com reports.
Gagner was traded to Detroit in a package deal with the Oilers on Monday, but he'll have to get his work visa issues squared away before suiting up for his new club. Another update on the 30-year-old forward's status should surface once that occurs.
Red Wings GM Steve Yzerman said Gagner, whom the team acquired from the Oilers on Monday, will be a mainstay in the lineup, Ansar Khan of MLive.com reports.
Detroit still has an abundance of left-shot forwards, but trading speedster Andreas Athanasiou for Gagner -- who shoots from the right -- should lead to a more balanced attack. The journeyman produced five goals and seven assists over 36 games prior to the trade.
The Red Wings acquired Gagner, a 2020 second-round pick and a 2021 second-round pick from the Oilers for Andreas Athanasiou and Ryan Kuffner on Monday.
The 30-year-old Gagner will be an unrestricted free agent following this season, but this move makes it a one-for-one swap in terms of salary cap. The winger has accrued 12 points -- two on the power play -- through 36 games this season, and he'll likely draw into the middle-six as well as the power play for Detroit given its lack of firepower.
Gagner (undisclosed) scored a power-play goal and tied for the team lead with with five shots in Wednesday's 2-1 overtime loss to the Bruins.
Gagner, who was unavailable Sunday against Carolina, returned to the lineup and deflected an Ethan Bear point shot early in the third period to knot the game at 1-1. Gagner has just five goals on the season, but four of them have come in his last 11 games, providing some depth scoring for an Edmonton squad that is dealing with a spate of injuries.
Gagner (undisclosed) is projected to return to the lineup against the Bruins on Wednesday, NHL.com's Derek Van Diest reports.
Gagner sat out of Sunday's win over the Hurricanes, it appears this was a minor issue. The 30-year-old is expected to flank Gaeten Haas on the third line, and Gagner should return to the power play as well.
Gagner (undisclosed) didn't take warmups and won't play in Sunday's game versus the Hurricanes, Jack Michaels of the Oilers Radio Network reports.
Gagner has failed to post a point in four straight games while accruing a minus-4 rating, so it's possible he's simply a healthy scratch. Markus Granlund will enter the lineup in Gagner's place.
Gagner netted a goal on five shots in Thursday's 6-3 loss to the Sharks.
Gagner struck at 4:04 of the first period. He's scored three of his four markers this season in the last six games, a surge that has earned him at least a temporary spot on Connor McDavid's line. Gagner has 11 points, 55 shots and a minus-4 rating through 29 contests.
Gagner scored a goal on four shots and added two PIM in Saturday's 8-3 win over the Flames.
Gagner's dust-up with Flames goalie Cam Talbot and defenseman Mark Giordano in the second period set off a brawl. The 30-year-old got the last laugh by scoring late in the third period. He's been limited to 10 points, 48 shots on net and a minus-5 rating in 27 games this season.
Gagner scored a goal, dished two hits and added two PIM in Saturday's 7-3 win over the Coyotes.
Gagner scored at 14:02 of the first period to stretch the Oilers' lead to 2-0. He hadn't scored in his last 15 outings dating back to Nov. 12. The 30-year-old forward now has nine points and 41 shots on goal through 24 appearances. His inconsistent role makes Gagner a non-factor in fantasy.
Gagner has been a healthy scratch in four of the last five games.
Gagner is on a five-game point drought, and the time in the press box isn't helping him snap that cold spell. For the year, he has eight points, a minus-7 rating and 37 shots on goal through 21 contests. Fantasy owners can safely overlook the 30-year-old even when he gets back into the lineup, as he'll likely be taking on a bottom-six role whenever that happens.
Gagner provided an assist and two shots on goal in Thursday's 6-5 loss to the Wild.
Gagner's helper came on the opening goal by Oscar Klefbom in the first period. By the end of the game, Gagner had little impact on the outcome. The 30-year-old had been a healthy scratch in the last two games. He's up to eight points through 16 appearances this season, but his part-time role in the lineup will keep Gagner off most fantasy rosters.
Gagner had two assists, one on the power play, in Wednesday's 5-2 loss to the Senators.
Gagner had the secondary helper on Jujhar Khaira's first-period goal, and dished to Oscar Klefbom for a power-play tally in the second. Gagner added three shots on goal in the contest. He's up to seven points and 26 shots through 14 games this year.
Gagner managed an assist in Saturday's 5-2 loss to the Canucks.
Gagner has picked up four of his five points this season in his last five appearances. The 30-year-old has added 20 shots on goal and nine hits in 12 games. He's currently filling in at second-line center in the absence of Ryan Nugent-Hopkins (hand).
Gagner recorded an assist, two shots on goal and a plus-2 rating in a 4-3 shootout win over the Coyotes on Sunday.
Gagner was pressed into action as the second-line center with Ryan Nugent-Hopkins (hand) out of action. Gagner's helper came on an Alex Chiasson goal in the second period, as the two new linemates found quick chemistry. It's been a sporadic start to the year for the 30-year-old Gagner, who has often served as a healthy scratch. He has four points and 18 shots in 10 games this season. He could be in for a short-term boost in production if he can retain the second-line center role while Nugent-Hopkins is out, which is expected to last at least one more game.
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