The Ducks have claimed left wing Niklas Hagman
off waivers from the Calgary Flames.
Hagman, 31 (12/5/79), has appeared in 707 career NHL games with Florida (2001-06), Dallas (2005-08), Toronto (2008-10) and Calgary (2011-12), scoring 139-143=282 points with 208 penalty minutes (PIM). Hagman appeared in eight games with Calgary this season, scoring 1-3=4 points with a +3 rating and two PIM.
Selected by Florida in the third round (70th overall) of the 1999 NHL Entry Draft, Hagman recorded three consecutive 20-goal seasons from 2007-10, including a career-high 27 with Dallas in 2007-08. The 5-10, 205-pound winger also appeared in 30 career Stanley Cup Playoff games with the Stars, earning 4-3=7 points with a +1 rating and 28 PIM.
A native of Espoo, Finland, Hagman has represented his country in the last three Olympic Winter Games, winning a silver medal in 2006 and bronze in 2010 when he led the Finnish team in goals (4) and points (6). Hagman also played for Team Finland at the IIHF World Championship (2009, 2004, 2003, 2002), the 2004 World Cup and the 1998 IIHF World Junior Championship.