Sam Gagner’s recent NHL career hasn’t gone according to plan.
Gagner had a slow training camp, and began the season as a healthy scratch in his first year with the Flyers. Just when Gagner was gaining steam, he suffered an injury. Upon his return one month later from a possible concussion, playing time was scarce, and Gagner was waived.
This was certainly not what Gagner had in mind for his career in Philly.
However, the quintessential professional put his head down and produced for the AHL Lehigh Valley Phantoms, earning a call-up in late January. Since then, Gagner has been a contributor for the Flyers.
Read the rest on About.com’s Philadelphia Flyers page!