The Edmonton Oilers and forward Sam Gagner agreed to a three-year contract extension worth a reported $14.4 million.  The deal means that the two side now avoid a salary arbitration meeting. Gagner’s annual salary cap hit will be $4.8 million per season, which is up from his $3.2 million hit during the 2012-13 campaign.

So happy to remain an Edmonton Oiler for at least three more years. Thanks to everyone for the support. Time to get to work. #Oilers

Gagner,  was a restricted free agent, the London, Ont., native was drafted sixth overall by the Oilers in 2007.  In 48 games last season, the 23-year-old scored 14 goals and 38 points.


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