St. Louis Blues Executive Vice President and General
Manager Doug Armstrong announced today the club has signed
forward Kyle Hagel to a two-way contract.
Hagel, 26, has spent parts of the last two seasons with
the American Hockey League’s (AHL) Rockford IceHogs including 2010-11 where he
appeared in 77 games and posted 13 points (five goals, eight assists) and 245
penalty minutes. During the 2010-11 season, Hagel racked up 31
fighting major – tied for the most in the American Hockey League – and finished
with 245 penalty minutes – an IceHogs single season record.
Following the season, he was named the Rockford IceHogs’
Man of the Year for his outstanding contributions to the Rockford
community. Hagel has also appeared in 80
career games in the ECHL with Fresno, Reading and Las Vegas and accumulated 14
goals, 14 assists and 220 penalty minutes.
The 6’0, 205-pound forward is a native of Hamilton,
Ontario and played his collegiate hockey at Princeton University. He was named to the ECAC All-Academic Team in
each of his final three years at Princeton and as a senior was an All-Ivy
ticket plans for the 2011-12 season are now on sale through the Rivermen front
office. For more information call
309-676-1040 or visit www.rivermen.net.