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Robert Hagg | Defenseman | #8

Team: Philadelphia Flyers
Age / DOB:  (23) / 2/8/1995
Ht / Wt:  6'2' / 204
Drafted: 2013 / Rd. 2 (41) / PHI
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Robert Hagg scored his first career goal on Wednesday.
Hagg was playing in his 35th career NHL contest. His goal proved to be critical as the Flyers went on to earn a 4-3 win over Detroit. "It’s fun, especially with a win," Hagg said. "I was just closing my eyes and hoping for the best. When I looked up and saw the puck go in, there was a lot of emotion coming out. I had few chances earlier this season, so to see that one go in feels pretty damn good." The 22-year-old defenseman isn't likely to develop into a major offensive force, but he does dish out a lot of hits. He has 117 hits in 34 contests this season. Thu, Dec 21, 2017 05:32:00 AM

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Robert Hagg picked up his first NHL point on Tuesday.

It wasn't exactly the stuff of legends. Hagg blocked a shot and that led to him picking up a secondary assist on Shayne Gostisbehere's goal. "I mean, yeah, I’ll take it," Hagg said. "It’s not going to say in the newspaper how I made it, so I’ll take it." Hagg was playing in his seventh career game.
Wed, Oct 18, 2017 05:26:00 AM

Robert Hagg has made the Philadelphia Flyers squad.

The defenseman had a fine camp and will start the season as a top-six defenseman. He was drafted in the second round in 2013 and while a good blueliner, his fantasy value is limited.
Mon, Oct 2, 2017 08:33:00 AM

It looks like Robert Hagg is going to make the Flyers 23 man roster.

There are three rookie defensemen fighting for two spots on the Flyers defense, Hagg, Travis Sanheim and Sam Morin. Sanheim and Morin were the fourth pairing Saturday while Hagg was with Shayne Gostisbehere, a sign that Hag will make the team. The Flyers second round pick in 2013, Hagg had seven goals and 15 points in 56 AHL games last season with Lehigh Valley. He does not have a lot of upside fantasy wise at this time.
Sun, Oct 1, 2017 08:46:00 AM

Robert Hagg has an excellent opportunity to make the Flyers this season.

The defenseman has been playing with either Ivan Provorov or Shayne Gostisbehere during training camp and that's not too shabby as they are the Flyers top two defensemen especially offensively. "I don't mind it. Let them do their job and I'm taking care of the defense, kind of what I did last year, as well. Start getting used to it and I don't have any problems with it. I think my best game is in the D-zone, shutting down guys, 1-on-1 battles. And then sure, I can follow up in the game and find some pucks here and there. But my main focus is to be good in the D-zone, take care of that and the rest will take care of itself." Don't expect a lot offensively from Hagg.
Mon, Sep 25, 2017 09:44:00 AM

Robert Hagg is expected to compete for a roster spot in 2017-18.

Hagg made his NHL debut in 2016-17 when he played against Carolina on Apr. 9 and he posted five shots on goal in 21:19 of ice time. Samuel Morin, who also played his first NHL contest late in the year, is projected to become a regular too. Philadelphia already has talented rearguards Ivan Provorov and Shayne Gostisbehere on the roster.
Sat, Jun 10, 2017 09:14:00 AM

Robert Hagg has been sent to the minors.

Hagg was summoned on Sunday to make his NHL debut against Carolina. He had five shots on goal in 21:19 minutes of ice time.
Mon, Apr 10, 2017 10:43:00 AM

Robert Hagg will make his NHL debut against the Hurricanes on Sunday.

The 22-year-old posted seven goals and 15 points in 56 games for AHL Lehigh Valley this season. He's slated to pair with Shayne Gostisbehere and create Philadelphia's second defensive unit.
Sun, Apr 9, 2017 04:39:00 PM

Robert Hagg has been recalled from the minors.

Hagg was selected in the second round of the 2013 Draft. He will make his NHL debut on Sunday. This is his third season in the AHL and he has seven goals and 15 points this season. He has little-to-no fantasy value.
Source: NHL.com
Sun, Apr 9, 2017 10:45:00 AM

Robert Hagg has been cut from the Philadelphia Flyers' training camp roster.

Hagg will now report to AHL Lehigh Valley. He had 11 points and 42 penalty minutes in 65 AHL contests in 2015-16.
Thu, Sep 29, 2016 03:19:00 PM

The Philadelphia Flyers will allow Robert Hagg to play for Team Sweden at the World Junior Hockey Championships.

Hagg is playing for the Flyers' AHL affiliate in Lehigh Valley. The 19-year-old has won silver medals in back-to-back World Junior tournaments with Sweden.
Sun, Dec 14, 2014 01:22:00 PM

Robert Hagg scored the Flyers' only goal in their 3-1 loss to the New Jersey Devils.

Hagg scored a shorthanded goal in the third period to cut the Devils’ lead to 2-1. The 19-year-old will likely start this season in the AHL. Blair Jones got the lone assist on Hagg’s goal.
Sun, Sep 28, 2014 09:50:00 PM

Robert Hagg is eager to play his first full season in North America this year.

He skated in 10 minor-league games last campaign and is slated to start 2014-15 in the AHL with Philadelphia's affiliate in Lehigh Valley. Hagg is hoping to be NHL-ready in a couple of years. "It is going to be in 2 years, being realistic," he said. "Two years from now, I am going to have a Flyers jersey. That is my goal." Until then, he's busy building muscle, quickness and explosiveness to be ready when he gets a chance.
Thu, Aug 21, 2014 11:11:00 AM

Flyers prospect Robert Hagg enjoys the smaller ice surfaces in North America more than the larger surfaces he played in in his native Sweden.

"It is more fun to play here than in Sweden," Hagg said. "You can grab the forwards much easier in the corner. It’s much more physical. Plus, you can make one good pass and have a good scoring chance. In Sweden, it takes four or five passes. The smaller ice makes the game a little bit faster. You have to more fully concentrate on every shift. There is going to be a goal (against) if you are going to just skate around out there." Hagg made a good impression on the Flyers' braintrust when he played for the team's AHL affiliate in Adirondack last season for 10 games. "He played like a really well-rounded defenseman," said Terry Murray, who coached Hagg at Adirondack and will again this season as the Flyers move the team to Lehigh Valley. "He showed a good defensive stick and reads the play well while showing good strength. He made a lot of good plays, not flashy, just efficient."
Source: nhl.com
Sat, Jul 12, 2014 11:25:00 PM

Robert Hagg has signed with the Philadelphia Flyers.

The Flyers declined to offer any details regarding Hagg's deal, but it's an entry-level contract. He had six points and 47 penalty minutes in 50 Swedish League games this season. Hagg will start his North American career with AHL Adirondack.
Fri, Mar 21, 2014 12:22:00 PM

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4Scott Laughton
5Taylor Leier
6Oskar Lindblom
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D1Shayne Gostisbehere
2Ivan Provorov
3Andrew MacDonald
4Radko Gudas
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6Brandon Manning
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3Brian Elliott
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