Legends of Hockey -- NHL Player Search -- Player -- Niklas Hagman
Niklas Hagman was born December 5, 1979 in Espoo, Finland. The 3rd choice, 70th overall selection of the Florida Panthers in the 1999 NHL Entry Draft, Hagman spent four seasons with HIFK Helsinki in the Finnish Junior League and parts of two seasons with HIFK Helsinki of the Finnish Elite League before joining Espoo for the 1999-2000 season.

After only 14 games with Espoo, Hagman joined Karpat Oulu in the Finnish Division I League for the remainder of the 1999-2000 season before leading Karpat Oulu in goals 28 and finishing second in points 46.

In his first full season in the NHL with Florida, Hagman suited up for 78 games, tallying 28 points (10-18-28) and has been one of the team's more durable players since his arrival. However, despite his productive play with Florida he was traded to the Dallas Stars in December of 2005.

In the summer of 2006, Hagman signed a two-year contract with the Dallas Stars. The following season, Hagman was one of three players on the Stars to compete in every game and he tallied a 17 goals. He bettered his goal output the following season, scoring a career high 27 goals and 41 points. Despite his increase in production, the Stars opted not to re-sign Hagman who would sign a four-year contract with the Toronto Maple Leafs.

On the international stage Hagman is a two-time member of Finland's World Junior Team (1998-1999), a four-time member of its World Championship team (2002-2005), a two time member of its Olympic team (2002,2006) and World Cup team in 2004.

On January 31, 2010, Hagman was shipped to the Calgary Flames as part of a seven player trade that saw the Maple Leafs acquire Dion Phaneuf.


REGULAR SEASON PLAYOFFS
Season Club League GP G A TP PIM +/- GP G A TP PIM
1995-96 HIFK Helsinki U18 Fin-U18 26 12 21 33 32 4 3 0 3 2
1995-96 HIFK Helsinki Jr. Fin-Jr. 12 3 1 4 0
1996-97 HIFK Helsinki Jr. Fin-Jr. 30 13 12 25 30
1996-97 HIFK Helsinki U18 Fin-U18 21 19 12 31 46 4 1 1 2 0
1997-98 HIFK Helsinki U18 Fin-U18 1 0 1 1 0
1997-98 HIFK Helsinki Jr. Fin-Jr. 26 9 5 14 16
1997-98 HIFK Helsinki Finland 8 1 0 1 0
1997-98 Finland WJC-A 7 4 1 5 0
1998-99 HIFK Helsinki Finland 17 1 1 2 14
1998-99 HIFK Helsinki Jr. Fin-Jr. 15 4 10 14 43
1998-99 HIFK Helsinki EuroHL 1 0 1 1 0
1998-99 Blues Espoo Finland 14 1 1 2 2 4 1 0 1 0
1998-99 Finland WJC-A 6 3 5 8 2
1999-00 Karpat Oulu Jr. Fin-Jr. 4 7 3 10 0
1999-00 Karpat Oulu Finland-2 41 17 18 35 12 7 4 2 6 0
2000-01 Karpat Oulu Finland 56 28 18 46 32 8 3 1 4 0
2001-02 Florida Panthers NHL 78 10 18 28 8 -6
2001-02 Finland Olympics 4 1 2 3 0 0
2001-02 Finland WC-A 9 5 2 7 2 +2
2002-03 Florida Panthers NHL 80 8 15 23 20 -8
2002-03 Finland WC-A 7 2 1 3 14 -1
2003-04 Florida Panthers NHL 75 10 13 23 22 -5
2003-04 Finland WC-A 5 0 0 0 0 -1
2004-05 Finland W-Cup 5 1 0 1 2
2004-05 HC Davos Swiss 44 17 22 39 20 15 10 7 17 6
2004-05 Finland WC-A 7 2 0 2 2 +1
2005-06 Florida Panthers NHL 30 2 4 6 2 -8
2005-06 Dallas Stars NHL 54 6 9 15 16 -2 5 2 1 3 4
2005-06 Finland Olympics 8 0 1 1 2 +1
2006-07 Dallas Stars NHL 82 17 12 29 34 +3 7 0 1 1 10
2007-08 Dallas Stars NHL 82 27 14 41 51 +4 18 2 1 3 14
2008-09 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 65 22 20 42 4 -5
2008-09 Finland WC-A 7 1 5 6 0 +2
2009-10 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 55 20 13 33 23 -3
2009-10 Calgary Flames NHL 27 5 6 11 2 -1
2009-10 Finland Olympics 6 4 2 6 2 -3
2010-11 Calgary Flames NHL 71 11 16 27 24 -2
2011-12 Calgary Flames NHL 8 1 3 4 2 +3
2011-12 Anaheim Ducks NHL 63 8 11 19 12 -10
2012-13 Lokomotiv Yaroslavl KHL 49 12 8 20 27 6 0 0 0 10
2012-13 Finland WC-A 10 1 0 1 4 -1
2013-14 Assat Pori Finland 44 21 17 38 36
2013-14 HC Fribourg-Gotteron Swiss 4 1 4 5 2 10 3 3 6 16
NHL Totals 770 147 154 301 220 30 4 3 7 28


Signed as a free agent by Davos (Swiss), July 23, 2004. Traded to Dallas by Florida for Dallas' 7th round choice (Sergei Gayduchenko) in 2007 Entry Draft, December 12, 2005. Signed as a free agent by Toronto, July 1, 2008. Traded to Calgary by Toronto with Matt Stajan, Jamal Mayers and Ian White for Dion Phaneuf, Fredrik Sjostrom and Keith Aulie, January 31, 2010. Claimed on waivers by Anaheim from Calgary, November 14, 2011. Signed as a free agent by Yaroslavl (KHL), July 12, 2012.