Red Wings re-sign Sam Gagner to one-year deal

Sam Gagner
Posted at 8:07 PM, Sep 26, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-26 20:07:46-04

DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Red Wings have signed forward Sam Gagner to a one-year contract extension.

The Red Wings acquired Gagner on Feb. 24 in a trade with Edmonton. He played six games for Detroit.

In 42 games last season with the Red Wings and Oilers, Gagner had six goals and seven assists. He turned 31 in August.

This was Gagner’s 13th NHL season. He has 164 goals and 295 assists in 844 games. Detroit also announced it has signed forward Turner Elson to a one-year extension. The 28-year-old Elson has spent the last three seasons with Grand Rapids of the AHL.