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Robert Hägg
Born (1995-02-08)8 February 1995,
Uppsala, Sweden
Height
Weight
6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
201 lb (91 kg; 14 st 5 lb)
Position Defence
Shoots Left
NHL team
F. teams
Philadelphia Flyers
Modo Hockey
Ntl. team Flag of Sweden.png Sweden
NHL Draft 41st overall, 2013
Philadelphia Flyers
Playing career 2012–present


Robert Hägg (born 8 February 1995) is a Swedish professional ice hockey player, currently playing with the Philadelphia Flyers of the National Hockey League (NHL). He was selected by the Flyers in the 2nd round (41st overall) of the 2013 NHL Entry Draft.[1]

Playing career[]

Junior[]

Robert Hägg started his hockey career at age 13 playing for Gimo IF in Gimo, Uppland.[2] In his second season, at age 14, Hägg recorded 16 points in 32 games played for Gimo. In the 2010-11 Season, now on MODO U16, Hägg had a breakout year leading the U16 SM league in assists and points by a defenseman. Additionally, he won the U16 SM defenseman of the year award.[3]

Professional[]

On 21 March 2014, the Philadelphia Flyers signed Hägg to a three-year entry-level contract.[1][4] Hägg made his NHL debut on 9 April 2017 against the Carolina Hurricanes in the last game of the Flyers regular season.[5]

During the 2017–18 season Hägg recorded his first NHL goal in a 4–3 win over the Detroit Red Wings on 21 December 2017.[6] Hägg led the NHL in hits with 232 and rookies in blocked shots before being pulled out of the lineup with a lower body injury on 10 March 2018.[7]

International play[]

Medal record
Ice hockey
Competitor for Flag of Sweden.png Sweden
World Junior Championships
Silver 2013 Ufa
Silver 2014 Malmö

Hägg played throughout his junior career at the International stage for Sweden, culminating in two silver medals at the 2013 World Junior Championships in Ufa, Russia and 2014 in Malmö, Sweden.

On 9 May 2019, Hägg was named to make his senior international debut with Sweden at the 2019 World Championships held in Bratislava, Slovakia.[8]

Career statistics[]

Regular season and playoffs[]

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2011–12 Modo Hockey J20 44 4 13 17 46 8 1 1 2 2
2012–13 Modo Hockey SEL 27 0 1 1 2 1 0 0 0 0
2012–13 Modo Hockey J20 28 11 13 24 24 7 1 1 2 4
2013–14 Modo Hockey SHL 50 1 5 6 47 2 0 0 0 4
2013–14 Adirondack Phantoms AHL 10 1 3 4 10
2014–15 Lehigh Valley Phantoms AHL 69 3 17 20 42
2015–16 Lehigh Valley Phantoms AHL 65 5 6 11 42
2016–17 Lehigh Valley Phantoms AHL 58 7 8 15 48 5 0 1 1 0
2016–17 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 1 0 0 0 0
2017–18 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 70 3 6 9 32 2 0 0 0 0
2018–19 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 82 5 15 20 63
2019–20 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 49 3 10 13 30
SHL totals 77 1 6 7 49 3 0 0 0 4
NHL totals 202 11 31 42 125 2 0 0 0 0

International[]

Year Team Event Result   GP G A Pts PIM
2012 Sweden U17 4th 6 2 4 6 16
2013 Sweden WJC18 5th 5 1 3 4 12
2013 Sweden IH18 7th 4 3 2 5 35
2013 Sweden WJC Silver medal icon.svg 5 1 1 2 0
2014 Sweden WJC Silver medal icon.svg 7 1 0 1 12
2015 Sweden WJC 4th 7 0 2 2 2
2019 Sweden WC 5th 8 0 0 0 4
Junior totals 34 8 12 20 77
Senior totals 8 0 0 0 4

References[]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Flyers agree to terms with prospect Robert Hagg. Philadelphia Flyers (21 March 2014). Retrieved on 21 March 2014.
  2. Kommuner Z-Ö. Archived from the original on 7 September 2009. Retrieved on 5 January 2015.
  3. Robert Hägg. Retrieved on 5 January 2015.
  4. Flyers ink prospect Robert Hagg to entry-level deal | Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia. csnphilly.com. Archived from the original on 28 May 2014. Retrieved on 27 May 2014.
  5. Robert Hagg the latest to get rewarded with NHL debut. Courier-Post (9 April 2017). Retrieved on 14 March 2018.
  6. POSTGAME 5: Bounce Backers (21 December 2017). Retrieved on 14 March 2018.
  7. OTF: Hagg, Oduya injured; out vs. Jets (10 March 2018). Retrieved on 14 March 2018.
  8. "Sweden announces roster for 2019 World Championships" (in Swedish). swehockey.se (9 May 2019). Retrieved on 9 May 2019.

External links[]

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