News:Carl Hagelin scored his second goal of the NHL playoffs and added two assists in Wednesday's 4-3 defeat of Washington.
Analysis:Carl Hagelin has found ways to shake off a slump this season, especially in the last 30 days or so. Despite being shut down in games 2 and 3, Hagelin now has two goals and two assists in four playoff games this season. Since April 19, the second-year winger three goals and five assists over a nine game span.
News:Carl Hagelin was plus-1 with two assists in a 4-3 overtime win over Carolina on Thursday night.
Analysis: Hags is averaging a point per game over his last four. His speed will be very important to the Rangers as they head into the Eastern Conference playoffs for the third consecutive season.
News:Carl Hagelin had an assist in Sunday's 4-1 win over New Jersey.
Analysis: Though it's been a very quiet month for the sophomore winger, he could be awakening. After going pointless in his first five games this month, Hags has two goals and two assists in his last six games.
News:Carl Hagelin (plus-1) netted a goal and added an assist in Wednesday night's 3-2 shootout win over Toronto.
Analysis: It's the second-year Swede's first points since March 26, and first plus-rating in the month of April. Hags, who had shown a bit more consistency in February and March, is not likely to catch fire prior to the end of the season and should only be on the radar of keeper league owners.
News: After having a maintenance day off Tuesday, Carl Hagelin practiced with team this morning, Steve Zipay of Newsday reports.
Analysis:Carl Hagelin had just 10 minutes of ice time in Monday night's 4-2 win over the Jets. With the arrival of Ryane Clowe, it will be interesting to see if head coach John Tortorella puts the sophomore winger on a line with Derek Stepan and Rick Nash where he has had the most success this season. Hags has just a goal and two assists in his last 11 contests.
News:Carl Hagelin, who had just 10 minutes of ice time in Monday night's 4-2 win over the Jets, was given what's called a maintenance day, tweets Steve Zipay of Newsday.
Analysis: There is plenty of room for speculation, as Jesper Fast has joined the team for practice, meaning Carl Hagelin, among others, may be the odd man out for a very important tilt with Pittsburgh on Wednesday. Hags has just a goal and two assists in his last 11 contests.
News:Carl Hagelin was a plus-2 with two assists in the Rangers' 4-1 win Sunday over Washington.
Analysis: While Hags has found the twine only once in the last 10 games, the Swede is a plus-4 with four assists during his current three-game point streak.
News:Carl Hagelin scored his seventh goal in Tuesday's 4-1 win over the Lightning.
Analysis: Hags was flying in this one, especially in the first period, and although it's his first point in four games, it closes out arguably the best offensive month of his young career. All 11 of his points -- seven goals and four assists -- have come in the month of February. This could become a habit if he continues to rack up ice time alongside the streaking Rick Nash.
News:Carl Hagelin tallied the first goal in Sunday's 2-1 over the Capitals.
Analysis: He ended up a plus-1 with four shots on goal. The Swedish speedster has five goals and two assists during his current four-game point scoring streak.
Rangers' Hagelin Continues Streak In Loss To Isles
News:Carl Hagelin had a goal and an assist in the Rangers' 4-3 shootout loss to the Islanders on Thursday night.
Analysis: Even more encouraging were Hags' two penalty minutes and game-high seven shots on goal, showing he is currently at full offensive stride. That's four goals and two assists in his last three games, accounting for the vast majority of his eight total points in 13 games this season.
News:Carl Hagelin scored the Rangers' first goal in Tuesday night's 4-3 shootout win over the Bruins.
Analysis: The goal came off a tremendous deke and pass by new line-mate Rick Nash. Carl Hagelin is now a plus-4 with four goals and two assists in five February games.
Rangers' Hagelin Breaks Drought In Win Over Lightning
News:Carl Hagelin was a plus-2 with two goals and an assist in the Rangers' 5-1 win Sunday over Tampa Bay.
Analysis:Carl Hagelin's speed and energy seemed to cause him being at the right place at the right time all night. One goal was off a point-shot deflection, the other a soft five-hole. The combination of Hagelin, Derek Stepan and Rick Nash created a lot of early energy. Oddly enough, all five of his points on the season have come against the Lightning.
News:Carl Hagelin scored the game-winning goal and added an even-strength assist in Saturday's 3-2 win over Tampa Bay. Both were his first of the season.
Analysis: It's nice to see Carl Hagelin get the monkey off his back -- he'd gone 0-for seven games prior to Saturday. He needs to find a way to get back to being the guy he was last year and then build from there.
News: After posting a minus-2 in the 3-0 loss to Pittsburgh Thursday, Carl Hagelin is a minus-3 and pointless with 16 shots on goal through seven games this season.
Analysis:Carl Hagelin hasn't produced consistently since April of last season. Including his pointless seven game start to this season, he now has three points in his last 34 NHL games. With the Ranger offense slumping early, sooner or later coach John Tortorella will look to shake things up and Hagelin may be the variable if he doesn't start producing.
News:Carl Hagelin has gone 33 games without a goal entering play Saturday, the Bergen Record reports.
Analysis: Initially tabbed as an option for a top-six role, Carl Hagelin spent most of his time at even strength with Mike Rupp and Brian Boyle in the Rangers' last game. Through four games, Hagelin is averaging just under 17 minutes per game including 1:57 on the power play.
News:Carl Hagelin appears to be in position to open the season on a line with Brad Richards and Rick Nash, the NY Post reports.
Analysis: Also of importance is that Carl Hagelin is no longer dealing with any significant effects of the shoulder injury that sent him back to New York from Sweden in November. If Hagelin is able to use his speed and mesh well with Richards, he could see a significant uptick in value this season.