02/23/2010 10:54 AM - Kyle Hagel has skated in 40 games for Las Vegas in 2009-10
Rockford, Ill.- The Rockford IceHogs have signed left wing Kyle Hagel to a professional try-out agreement, Chicago Blackhawks General Manager of Minor League Affiliations Mark Bernard announced on Tuesday.
Hagel, 25, has appeared in 40 games with the Las Vegas Wranglers in 2009-10, notching seven goals, seven assists and 75 penalty minutes. The Hamilton, Ontario native made his American Hockey League debut with the Rochester Americans in 2008-09, recording five PIMs in three games.
After skating with Princeton University for four seasons (2003-08), the winger made his professional debut with the Fresno Falcons in 2008-09. He recorded seven goals, six assists and 143 penalty minutes in 38 games between the Falcons and Reading Royals.
Next Home Game: Saturday, Feb. 27 vs. Peoria Rivermen: Game time is 7:05 p.m. It’s Blackhawks Night presented by Taco Bell at the MetroCentre as fans will have an opportunity to meet Blackhawks assistant coach Mike Haviland along with forwards Kris Versteeg, Troy Brouwer, Colin Fraser, defenseman Niklas Hjalmarsson and goalie Antti Niemi. The IceHogs will be hosting a silent auction and also giving away five game worn IceHogs jerseys throughout the game.