Hagel scored three goals and added two assists in three games last week as the Stingrays went 2-0-1 improving their ECHL-best record to 9-0-2.
The 25-year-old scored two goals, including the game-winner, in a 4-2 win at Greenville on Thursday before scoring a power-play goal in a 3-2 overtime loss against Evansville on Friday. He ended the week with a pair of assists in a 6-5 shootout win over Evansville on Saturday.
A native of Hamilton, Ontario, Hagel is second among ECHL rookies with six goals and is fourth among first-year players with nine points. He is tied for fourth among rookies in plus-minus at +7.
Hagel scored 34 points (17g-17a) in 92 games at Princeton University from 2008-12 and spent last season with Miami University where he tallied 19 points (6g-13a) in 42 games. He made his pro debut at the end of last season recording two assists in six games with Lake Erie of the American Hockey League.
On behalf of Marc Hagel, a case of pucks will be donated to a South Carolina youth hockey organization by Sher-Wood Hockey, the exclusive puck supplier of the ECHL. Since beginning its sponsorship of the award in 2000-01, Sher-Wood Hockey has donated more than 29,000 pucks to youth hockey organizations in ECHL cities.
Also Nominated: Nick Mazzolini (Alaska), Joel Broda (Bakersfield), Matt Lowry (Evansville), Mickey Lang (Fort Wayne), Kurtis Bartliff (Gwinnett), Tyler Gron (Idaho), Ryan Del Monte (Kalamazoo), Matt White (Ontario), Kyle Bigos (San Francisco), Travis Novak (Toledo) and Carter Rowney (Wheeling).
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