“Today, I want to thank my trainers and teammates,” said Gagne. “You inspired me to surpass myself. You made me understand that you need more than talent; it takes sacrifice and discipline and you need to work harder than your rivals. I also wish to thank my fans. Every evening, you energized me and inspired me to perform.”
His 264 goals with the Flyers ranks ninth on the team's all-time list, and was also 10th in points (535) and games played (691). His best year came in 2005-06, the year after the infamous lockout. He scored 47 goals and 32 assists for 79 points.
In 90 career playoff games in Philly, Gagne scored 32 goals and 15 assists for 47 points, with six game-winning goals. Two of them were from the 2010 Eastern Conference Semifinals against the Boston Bruins, which we will certainly never forget. The first one started the epic comeback...
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