Oilers' Gagner still in awe of his 8-goal night

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EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) -- Sam Gagner still can't believe his name is in the Edmonton Oilers record book alongside the likes of Wayne Gretzky and Paul Coffey.

Gagner moved himself into such lofty company after registering a club record-tying eight points in Edmonton's 8-4 win over the Chicago Blackhawks on Thursday.

Gagner said after the Oilers' skate Friday morning: "I'm not sure if it's even sunk in fully yet."

Gagner had four goals and four assists to become just the 11th player in NHL history to register eight points in one game. Gretzky did it twice, against New Jersey in 1983 and Minnesota in 1984, while Coffey did so against Detroit in 1986.

Gretzky's No. 99 and Coffey's No. 7 hang in the rafters at Rexall Place, and both players are in the Hockey Hall of Fame. They contacted Gagner to offer their congratulations.