Art Gagne

Career

  • NHL: 1926-32; 6 seasons, 2 quality[1. By modern standards of PPG]
  • 67G, 33A for 100P in 228 games; 22.4 PS
  • Era: Gagne is 21st in Goals, 19th in GPG, 24th in PPG, 23rd in OPS and 39th in Games[2. Of the 53 players to play in at least 200 games between 1926 and 1932]
  • 82-game average: 24G, 11A for 36P
  • 3-year peak (1926-29): 44-game average of 14G, 5A for 19P
  • Playoffs: 2G, 1A for 3P in 11 games
  • Adjusted: 132G, 165A for 297P
  • Adjusted 82-game average: 47G, 59A for 107P
  • Traded four times in his prime, and multiple times outside of the NHL.

Accomplishments

  • Top 10 Offensive Player[3. By Offensive Point Shares] once (’28)
  • Scored 20 goals once
  • Top 10 in Goals once
  • Top 10 in GPG once
  • Top 10 in Assists once
  • Top 10 in Points once
  • Top 10 in PPG once
  • Non-NHL:
    • Led the WCHL in Goals once, Assists once and Points twice

Great Team

  • Unknown role[4. No data] on one WCHL Stanley Cup Runner Up (’23 Eskimos)

 

Gagne is a tough one: he entered the NHL at age 29 and had a fair amount of individual success in the WCHL before entering the NHL.

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