View Full Version : Gagner to suit up for Austrian team during lockout

Coach Selly
10-16-2012, 08:35
Edmonton Oilers centre Sam Gagner had opted to ride out the NHL lockout by playing for EC-KAC Klagenfurt in the Austrian Hockey League.

Gagner, who has been at a few NHL Players’ Association sessions during the lockout, can see the writing on the wall, so he will depart for Klagenfurt, Austria, on Wednesday

The lockout between the owners and NHLPA isn’t ending any time soon, so Gagner gladly accepted an invitation from Klagenfurt general manager Emanuel Viveiros, who grew up in St. Albert and is head coach of the Austrian national team.

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