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Oilers announce Gagner out indefinitely with broken jaw

TSN.ca Staff

9/22/2013 2:47:58 PM

Edmonton Oilers centre Sam Gagner will miss some time to start the season.

The team announced on Sunday that Gagner will be out indefinitely with a broken jaw suffered in a preseason game with the Vancouver Canucks on Saturday.

Gagner and Canucks forward Zack Kassian collided along the boards on Saturday with Kassian's stick knocking out some of Gagner's teeth. X-ray's later confirmed Gagner had a broken jaw.

The 24-year-old had 14 goals and 38 points in 48 games with the Oilers last season. Through his six-year career Gagner has 91 goals and 258 points in 414 games.