Swedish-born New York Rangers‘ 6th round pick in the 2007 draft (#168 overall), rookie wing Carl Hagelin(26) received his first call-up from their AHL affiliate Connecticut Whale and in his debut recorded his first NHL point, an assist on the game-winning goal.
He’s tied for the team lead in goals with the Whale. He has 7 and 6 assists in 17 games.
12/1: In 4 games, he has 1 goal and three assists.
Original story: 11/26-11
After being called up to the Rangers in his rookie season he would never return to the minors.
In his next three seasons he was unable to replicate his initial point total of 38 but would get close and score a career high 17 goals in each of his last two campaigns.
Set to become a restricted free agent and looking for a good, long-term deal he was moved to Anaheim Ducks on the second day of the 2015 draft.