Brandon Hagel

Chicago Blackhawks
Photo courtesy of Red Deer Advocate

Fantasy Summary

Hagel manages to create chances and always manages to get the puck down low. Needs to develop shot, but there is still a lot of promise with this former sixth round pick.


Attributes
Fantasy Upside 5.0
NHL Certainty 2.5
Country CAN
Position LW
Roster Type System
Shoot/Glove Left
Date of Birth August 27, 1998
Height 6‘1”
Weight 174 lbs
Drafted 2016 Round 6; Overall: 159

Observations

November 2018 – The Blackhawks have signed Hagel to a three-year entry level contract. The 20-year-old overager is having a great start to his season in the WHL where he’s scored 12 goals and 28 points in 15 games so far. Hagel became a free agent after the Sabres decided not to offer him a contract within two years of drafting him.  Jokke Nevalainen

October 2018 – The Sabres did not offer a contract to Hagel which meant they lost his rights and Hagel re-entered the draft this past summer. He went through the draft without a selection and is now back in the WHL for his overage season.  Jokke Nevalainen

January 2018 – Following a breakout 2016-17, Hagel hasn’t quite been able to replicate it this season. His numbers are still respectable hovering around the point-per-game mark with seven goals and 16 helpers in 27 games. He’s currently on the shelf with the mysterious ‘upper-body injury’ but is nearing a return. Brad Phillips

April 2017 – Brandon Hagel could be a late round steal for the Sabres. With 71 points in 65 games, Hagel finished 8th among 18-year-olds in the WHL. During the WHL Playoffs, Hagel scored seven goals in seven games, which led the WHL during the first seven games of the postseason. Hagel is also beginning to develop defensively and play a better two-way game. Hagel still has two more years before his WHL career is offically over, but he can easily earn an entry-level contract if he keeps playing at this level. Max Marko

January 2017 – After being drafted by the Sabres in the 6th round in 2016, Brandon Hagel has been having a stellar season after following a promising offseason during camp with the big club. Hagel is having a breakout post draft season much like fellow Sabres prospect Giorgio Estephan. Creating offense and working with his teammates on the ice, Hagel has been able to match his season point total (47) of last year in almost half the games. He has been adapting power to his game this season which has boosted his possession of the puck since he can now defend himself on the boards. This even led to Hagel scoring a six point game against the Victoria Royals. Max Marko


Stats

 Season Team League GP G A TP PIM      Playoffs GP G A TP PIM 
 2011-2012 Fort Saskatchewan Rang. Bntm AAA AMBHL 33 7 12 19 34 |          
 2012-2013 Fort Saskatchewan Rang. Bntm AAA AMBHL 33 22 19 41 34 |          
  Team Northeast Alberta Cup 5 1 3 4 2 |          
  Fort Sask Rangers Minor Midget AMMHL 7 4 1 5 2 |          
 2013-2014 Fort Sask Rangers Minor Midget AMMHL 37 32 26 58 62 |          
  Fort Saskatchewan Rang. Mdgt AAA AMHL 2 0 0 0 2 |          
 2014-2015 Fort Saskatchewan Rang. Mdgt AAA AMHL 34 23 28 51 42 |          
  Whitecourt Wolverines AJHL 6 1 1 2 0 | Playoffs 4 0 1 1
 2015-2016 Whitecourt Wolverines AJHL 3 1 2 3 2 |          
  Red Deer Rebels WHL 72 13 34 47 46 | Playoffs 17 1 9 10 18 
  Red Deer Rebels M-Cup 4 0 1 1 2 |          
 2016-2017 Red Deer Rebels WHL 65 31 40 71 85 | Playoffs 7 7 1 8 10 
 2017-2018 Red Deer Rebels WHL 56 18 41 59 45 | Playoffs 5 5 1 6 16 
 2018-2019 Red Deer Rebels WHL 66 41 61 102 80 | Playoffs 4 4 2 6
  Rockford IceHogs AHL 8 0 1 1 2 |          
 2019-2020 Rockford IceHogs AHL - - - - - |          

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