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Flyers sign RFA Robert Hagg to 2-year deal

Flyers sign RFA Robert Hagg to 2-year deal
Published On: Thu, Aug 02
Oct 27, 2015; St. Louis, MO, USA; St. Louis Blues defenseman Robert Bortuzzo (41) controls the puck against the Tampa Bay Lightning during the first period at Scottrade Center. Mandatory Credit: Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports

General manager Ron Hextall crossed off the final box on his offseason checklist.A 

Defenseman Robert Hagg, a restricted free agent,A signed a two-year contract Wednesday nightA with the Flyers. Hagg was the team's only remaining RFA still unsigned.

Hagga€™s new contract runs through the 2019-20 season. It has a total value of $2.3 million and a cap hit of $1.15 million per season, according to CapFriendly.com. Hagg will be a restricted free agent again in two years.

The 23-year-old from Uppsala, Sweden, had a solid rookie season, playing in the teama€™s first 70 games of the 2017-18 campaign before he missed two weeks with a lower-body injury. Once Hagg returned, he wasna€™t able to regain his place in the lineup.A 

After starting the season with a plus-13 rating through the first three months of the season, Hagg was a minus-8 over the final three-plus months.

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