Robert Hägg

Edric Joseph

2018-04-15

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Robert Hägg, D

Shoots: L

Height: 6-2

Weight: 201

Born: 1995-02-08

Hometown: Uppsala, SWE

Drafted: 2013 by Philadelphia Flyers, 41st Overall

 

Observations:

April 2018 – After a rather pedestrian rookie season, Robert Hagg has yet to make his Stanley Cup Playoff debut due Coach Hakstol’s decision. Given that the Flyers are clashing with the defending champion Pittsburgh Penguins, it would be nothing if not a tough defensive assignment for his premier tour of Stanley Cup Playoff duty. Edric Joseph

 

March 2017 – It has taken the better part of three AHL seasons, but Robert Hägg is starting to take more initiative in his play. It shows with his 42 minutes in the sin bin despite playing fewer games so far this year. That being said, he is also more disciplined in when he is throwing the body as indicated in his improved plus-minus performance. Any fantasy value he has in the future is likely to be mainly in peripherals such as these.  Edric Joseph

 

June 2016 – Unfortunately, Hägg did not take a step forward in his development during his second full AHL campaign. His offense slipped to the tune of  five goals and 11 points through 65 games, while his play in the defensive zone was lacking at times. Hägg offers a vanilla package of tools that won't overwhelm opponents, but when on his game, offer a sound two-way structure that teams look for. With a prominent crop of defenders ascending on Lehigh Valley and Philadelphia beginning in 2016-17, Hägg will need to push forward or be left behind. – Cam Robinson

 

February 2016 – Hägg is having a less productive year offensively in his second full season at the AHL level. With only five points through 43 games so far compared to 20 points in 69 games the previous year, his offense has taken a step back with the Lehigh Valley Phantoms. Despite the lower production, Hägg has rem