Johnny Gagnon

Career

  • NHL: 1930-40; 10 seasons, 7 quality[1. By modern standards of PPG]
  • 120G, 141A (22nd All Time at his retirement) for 261P (23rd) in 454 games; 32.2 PS
  • At his retirement, Gagnon was 18th All Time in APG and 24th in PPG[2. Minimum 300 games]
  • Era: Gagnon is 5th in Goals, GPG, Points, PPG, OPS and Games, 3rd in Assists and APG, and 6th in PS[3. Of the 8 players to play in at least 450 games between 1930 and 1940]
  • 82-game average: 21G, 25A for 47P
  • 3-year peak (1936-39): 48-game average of 16G, 19A for 34P
  • Playoffs: 12G, 12A for 24P in 32 games
  • Adjusted: 209G, 323A for 532P
  • Adjusted 82-game average: 38G, 58A for 96P
  • Traded thrice in his prime and once after.

Accomplishments

  • Scored 20 goals once
  • Top 10 in Goals twice
  • Top 10 in GPG in twice
  • Top 5 in Assists once, Top 10 twice
  • Top 5 in APG once, Top 10 twice
  • Top 10 in Points twice
  • Top 10 in PPG.

Great Teams

  • Best Player[4. Led the playoffs in goals] on one Champion (’31 Canadiens), Top 3 Forward[5. By points] on one Final Four (’37 Canadiens), Top 6 Forward[6. By points] on one Final Four (’32 Canadiens)

 

Gagnon had a great playoff run, but that’s about it.

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