Former Flyers left wing announces retirement

14 year veteran Simon Gagne has announced his retirement from the NHL. The former Philadelphia Flyers left wing closes a career in which he scored 601 points in 882 games. Gagne spent 11 years with the Flyers.

Over the course of his eleven year tenure, Gagne scored 264 goals and picked up 271 assists. He has also made Flyers history, ranking ninth in the teams all time leading goalscorers with 264 and tenth in both points and games played. Gagne even ranks as high as fourth in both points and goals in all time left wings for the team.

During his time in Philly, Gagne played in 90Stanley Cup Playoff games and scored 32 playoff  goals  ranking eighth in frachise playoff history for goals. He also has six game winners to his name.

He spent his first 10 seasons in Philadelphia before being traded to the Tampa Bay Lightning in 2010 where he spent a single season before helping the Kings to glory. He came back home in 2013 to the delight of fans and has now decided to call it a day.

From every Flyers fan young and old, thank you for the memories and all of your efforts over the past eleven years Simon.

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