|BIRTHPLACE:||Ste. Foy, QC, CAN|
|DRAFTED:||PHI: 1998-22 overall|
|2009 Playoffs: Went scoreless at Pittsburgh in Game Five on Apr. 23 and vs. Pittsburgh in Game Four on Apr. 21... Posted two goals vs. Pittsburgh in Game Three on Apr. 19... Went scoreless in Game Two at Pittsburgh on Apr. 17... Recorded a goal in Game One at Pittsburgh on Apr. 15.
2008-09 Regular Season:
- NHL/Flyers Career Regular Season Totals: 606 GP, 242-242-484, 231 PIM
- Career Regular Season Totals vs. Penguins: 47 GP, 19-21-40, 8 PIM
- 2008-09 Single Game Regular Season Highs: Goals - 2 (four times); Assists - 2 (nine times); Points - 4 (@ ATL, 10/28/08); Shots - 9 (vs. BOS, 3/29/09); Plus/Minus - +3 (twice); TOI - 23:41 (@ NJ, 12/21/08).
Nickname is Gags…Favorite video game PlayStation 3 Guitar Hero…Likes to eat at Capital Grille and Buddakan in Philadelphia…Favorite thing about Philadelphia is the passion and loyalty of the sports fans… If he could be on stage at any concert, he would choose Metallica who he has met before…Favorite TV shows are Entourage and Lost…Is an avid sports car fan and owns a yellow Lamborghini… For the past eight years, The Simon Gagne Golf Tournament, which is held in Ste. Foy, Quebec, has raised over $200,000 with all proceeds benefiting kids with Leukemia.
Missed all 17 playoff games and the final 27 games of the regular season after sustaining a mild concussion at Pittsburgh on Feb. 10...Was scoreless vs. New Jersey on Jan. 22, ending his six-game point-scoring streak (2G,5A)...Was named First Star vs. Ottawa on Jan. 20 after posting two assists...His second assist vs. Ottawa on Jan. 20 was his 200th career NHL assist (21st player to record 200 assists as a Flyer)...Scored a power play goal at NY Rangers on Jan. 10 after missing the previous 26 games due to a concussion...Missed four games from Oct. 25 through Nov. 2 after leaving game at Florida on Oct. 24 due to a concussion...Scored two goals, including the game-winning goal in overtime, vs. Carolina on Oct. 20...His second goal vs. Carolina on Oct. 20 was his 400th career NHL point (17th player to record 400 points as a Flyer)...Was named Second Star at Vancouver on Oct. 10 after recording the game-winning goal and an assist....His goal at Vancouver on Oct. 10 was his 397th point as a Flyer, moving him into 17th place on the team's All-Time List (past Eric Desjardins)...Registered a goal and an assist at Edmonton on Oct. 6...His assist at Edmonton on Oct. 6 was his 395th point as a Flyer, moving him past Dave Poulin and into 18th place on the team's All-Time List.
Is the 13th player in Flyers history to score 200 goals as a Flyer…2006-07: Won Bobby Clarke Trophy as the Flyers' most valuable player…Won Toyota Cup as player with most Star of the Game selections…Scored 20 goals for the third consecutive season and for the sixth time in his seven career NHL seasons…Scored 30 goals for the second consecutive season and for the third time in his seven career NHL seasons…Scored 40 goals for the second consecutive season and for the second time in his seven career NHL seasons…Was first on the team in goals (41, ninth in the NHL), points (68), shots (291, 13th in the NHL), power play goals (13), power play points (21), game-winning goals (4) and average ice time among forwards (21:02, 13th among forwards in the NHL)...Scored 18 goals over his last 25 games of the season...Goal vs. NY Islanders on April 7 was his 40th goal of the season and his 200th career NHL goal...Game vs. New Jersey on April 5 was his 500th career NHL game...Missed six games from March 12 through 21 due a left groin strain sustained vs. Boston on March 10...His 12 goals scored in February were the second most in the NHL (behind Detroit's Henrik Zetterberg - 13)…Was scoreless vs. Boston on Feb. 19, ending his five-game point-scoring streak (7G,4A) and five-game goal-scoring streak (7G - tied his career high for longest goal-scoring streak)...Posted a -1 rating vs. Boston on Feb. 19, ending a streak of recording a "plus" or "even" rating in 11 straight games (+10 over span)...His assist vs. Tampa Bay on Jan. 30 was his 361st point as a Flyer and moved him into 19th place on the Flyers All-Time Points List (past Ron Sutter)...Was held shotless vs. NY Rangers on Dec. 12 after recording at least one shot in first 29 games of the season…Recorded at least one shot on goal in 74 of the 76 games that he played this season…Was named to the Eastern Conference All-Star Team for second time (2001)…2005-06: Won the Bobby Clarke Trophy as team MVP and Toyota Cup for most First Star selections...Led the team in goals (47, seventh in the NHL), points (79, tied for 27th in the NHL), plus/minus (+31, tied for sixth in the NHL) and shots (334, fifth in the NHL)... Led the team in average time on ice among forwards (20:46)...Was tied for first on the team in game-winning goals with seven (tied for 11th in the NHL)...Was second on the team in power play goals with 12...Recorded at least one shot in every game that he has played this season...Reached the 40-game mark for the first time in his six-year NHL career…Was the first Quebec-born NHL player to score 40 goals in a season since Mario Lemieux scored 50 goals during the 1996-97 season (Also first Quebec-born player to score 40 goals for the Flyers)…Has set a new career high for goals in a season (33 in 2001-02)…Has set a new career high for points in a season (66 in 2001-02)…Scored his 40th goal of the season vs. New Jersey on March 21 (12th player in team history to reach mark)...Scored the game-winning goal at Florida on March 15, his 67th point of the season (new career high)...Was named First Star vs. Carolina on March 8 after scoring the deciding goal in the shootout...Missed three games from March 1 through 4 due to a bruised knee sustained as a member of Team Canada in game vs. Russia in 2006 Olympic Winter Games on Feb. 22...Recorded three points (1G,2A) in six games for Canada at 2006 Olympics…Missed game vs. NY Islanders on Feb. 8 due to a stomach virus...Was scoreless at NY Rangers on Jan. 30, his 400th career NHL game...Scored a goal vs. Montreal on Jan. 25, his 34th goal of the season (new career high)...Posted three assists vs. Colorado on Jan. 14, tying career high for assists in a game (fourth time)...His third assist vs. Colorado on Jan. 14 was his 300th NHL point...Gagne's goal at
:07 of overtime at NY Rangers on Jan. 5 was the second fastest overtime goal in a regular season game in NHL history (Toronto's Mats Sundin scored at :06 at St. Louis on Dec. 30, 1995)...Gagne's goal at :07 of overtime at NY Rangers on Jan. 5 was the second fastest goal to open a period in a regular season game in Flyers history...Missed game at Washington on Dec. 31 due to flu...Recorded the game-winning goal andan assist vs. Ottawa on Dec. 22 after missing the previous five games due to a right groin strain (from Dec. 10 through 19)...Was named First Star vs. Atlanta on Nov. 5, after recording his second career hat trick and an assist...His four points (3G,1A) vs. Atlanta on Nov. 5 tied his career high for points in a game (second time)...Was scoreless at Montreal on Oct. 25, ending his six-game point-scoring streak...Scored at least a goal in each of the first five games of the season (Oct. 5 through 15), setting a new career high for longest goal-scoring streak (7G)...Was named First Star vs. Pittsburgh on Oct. 14 after setting a new career high for points in a game with four (2G,2A)…2004-05:Was a member of Team Canada at 2004 World Cup of Hockey and 2005 World Championships…2003-04:PLAYOFFS: Was named First Star vs. Tampa Bay on May 20, after scoring two goals, including the game-winning goal in overtime...Posted three assists vs. Toronto on May 2, setting career highs for assists and points in a playoff game...REGULAR SEASON: Led the team in shots with 211...Was first on the team in game-winning goals (6) and even-strength goals (18)...Was second on the team in goals with 24...Reached the 20-goal mark for the fourth time in his five-year NHL career...Scored the game-winning goal on a penalty shot vs. Atlanta on Feb. 21, his first career penalty shot in the NHL...Was scoreless vs. NY Rangers on Feb. 14, ending his four-game goal-scoring streak (tied his career high for longest goal-scoring streak)...His goal vs. Washington on Feb. 4 was his 100th in the NHL...Game at Columbus on Dec. 10 was his 300th in the NHL...Missed two games (Oct. 20 & 21) due to a bruised right shoulder sustained at Phoenix on Oct. 18…Is the only active player and just one of five in League history born on Feb. 29…2002-03: Tied for second on the team in plus/minus at +20...Returned to the lineup vs. Columbus on April 1 after missing 13 games from March 8 through March 31...Re-injured a right groin strain at NY Rangers on March 7...Was scoreless at NY Rangers on March 7 after missing the previous 13 games after re-injuring a right groin strain at NY Islanders on Feb. 4... Missed three games from Jan. 25 through 30 due to a right groin strain sustained vs. NY Islanders on Jan. 24...Missed five games from Dec. 28 through Jan. 5 due to concussion sustained at Colorado on Dec. 27...Missed two games (Nov. 29 and 30) due to an abdominal oblique muscle injury sustained at Pittsburgh on Nov. 27...2001-02:Is the 25th player in Flyers history to reach 30-goal mark (10th youngest player in Flyers history to reach 30-goal mark)...Set a new career high for goals in a season, for assists in a season and for points in a season...Was
first on the team in goals (33, tied for 17th in the NHL), in game-winning goals (7, tied for ninth in the NHL) and in shooting percentage (16.6% - 33 goals on 199 shots)...Was second on the team in plus/minus at +31 (tied for third in the NHL)...Was third on the team in points (66) and in shots (199)...Scored 23 of his 33 goals on the road...His assist vs. Florida on April 8 was his 33rd of the season, setting a new career high for assists in a season (32 with the Flyers in 2000-01)...His goal vs. Toronto on March 25 was his 60th point of season to set new career high for points in a season(59 in 2000-01)...Was scoreless vs. Calgary on March 7, ending his four-game goal-scoring streak from Feb. 26 through March 2 (6G - tied his career high for longest goal-scoring streak)...Was named Second Star at NY Rangers on March 2 after recording his first career hat trick...Recorded a goal and three assists in six games for gold medallist Team Canada at the 2002 Olympic Winter Games...Was scoreless and posted a -1 rating vs. Atlanta on Jan. 8, ending a streak of 18 games played that he had posted a plus or even rating (+17 over span)...Registered three assists vs. St. Louis on Dec. 18 (tied his career high for most assists in a game - third time)...Was scoreless at Tampa Bay on Nov. 8, ending his seven-game point-scoring streak from Oct. 20 through Nov. 6 (2G,6A - new career high for longest point-scoring streak)...Had his No. 12 retired by the Quebec Remparts of the QMJHL on Sept. 14 (played for the Remparts for two seasons - 1997-98 and 1998-99)...Joins Guy Lafleur (No. 4) as the only numbers retired by the Quebec franchise...2000-01: Shared the Pelle Lindbergh Memorial Trophy as most improved player from the previous season as voted by his teammates (with Dan McGillis)...Was first on the team in plus/minus at +24...Was second on the team in game-winning goals with seven...Was tied for second on the team in goals with 27...Was third on the team in points with 59...Scored two goals, including the game-winner, as a member of the North American Team for the 51st NHL All-Star Game (first appearance)...Recorded an assist at Toronto on 3/24/01 after missing the previous 12 games (from 2/25/01 through 3/22/01) due to a subluxation of his left shoulder, sustained vs. Tampa Bay on 2/24/01...Was named First Star after recording two goals and an assist vs. Atlanta on 2/17/01 (three points tied his career high for most points in a game)...Recorded three assists at Pittsburgh on 1/31/01, tying his career high for assists and points in a game...Was goalless at Washington on 1/28/01, ending his career high four-game goal-scoring streak (5G)...Registered two goals, includingthe game-winning, and an assist vs. New Jersey on 12/16/00, tying his career high for most points in a game...Recorded two goals, including GWG, and an assist in his 100th NHL game vs. Washington on 11/18/00...Recorded three assists at NY Rangers on 10/24/00, setting a career high for most assists in a game...1999-2000:Named to NHL All-Rookie Team...Among NHL rookies, was tied for first in power play goals (8), second in goals (20), second in power play assists (13), second in power play points (21), third in assists (28), and fourth in points (48, 14th all-time among Flyers rookies)...During playoffs, led NHL rookies in points (10)...Tied for NHL lead among rookies in goals (5)...Scored game-winning goal in his first NHL playoff game on 4/13/00 vs. Buffalo, becoming the first Flyers rookie to score game-winning goal in his first NHL playoff game...During regular season, scored his 20th goal of season on 4/4/00 at Atlanta...Scored his first NHL shorthanded goal 2/9/00 at Toronto...Named NHL Rookie of the Month for December as he led all NHL rookies in scoring with two goals and 10 assists for 12 points in 13 games...Scored a goal and two assists, his first career three-point game, at Vancouver on 12/29/99...Registered his first NHL assist on 10/14/99 vs. Montreal...Scored his first two NHL goals on 10/12/99 at Washington...Appeared in his first NHL game 10/2/99 vs. Ottawa...1998-99: Named to QMJHL All-Star Second Team...Led Quebec (QMJHL) in points (120), assists (70), and plus/minus rating (53)...Tied for first on team in goals (50)...Scored at least one point (16G,24A) in 21 straight games during Quebec’s 27-game undefeated streak...1997-98: Led Quebec in playoff goals (11)...International Career: Recorded a goal and three assists in six games for gold medallist Team Canada at the 2002 Olympic Winter Games...Played for Canada’s silver medal team at 1999 World Junior Championships and led the tournament with seven goals, four of which came in one game to tie a Team Canada record set by Mario Lemieux in 1983.