Hagman claimed off waivers by Ducks.

Various sources report the Anaheim Ducks have claimed forward Niklas Hagman off re-entry waivers from the Calgary Flames. The remainder of his $3 million salary for this season will be divided between the Ducks and Flames, with his salary now counting as $1.5 million against the Flames cap, and $1.5 million against the Ducks.

SPECTOR’S NOTE: To be honest, I didn’t expect him to be claimed, which apparently indicates how dire things may be offensively for the Ducks at this point this season. It clears up an additional $1.5 million cap space for the Flames, which could perhaps be used later in the season to add to their roster depth.

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4 Responses to Ducks claim Hagman.

  1. alforducks says:

    Hey look Murray is still alive, well sort of

    Look out Columbus were coming after you for the first overall pick

  2. BizVicious says:

    Hagman is a good player. AND you’ll have a hard time finding anyone on the Ducks roster who put in a consistant effort like he does.

    I wish him well, and better linemates.

  3. JJB says:

    I like the move. At $1.5 mil and maybe better line mates maybe Hags can find another 20g season in him. He had 1g 3a 4pt in 8g this year, wasn’t playing all that badly. I think a 15-20g 40p season could be had if he is rejuvenated in Anaheim.

  4. Remi says:

    Hagman – Koivu – Selanne

    Isn’t one of the Finnish lines from the Olympics? lol
    And didn’t the Fins finish 3rd?

    That could have something to do with it

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